Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry

A picture of a beautiful smile that has had Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry.

Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry

Your smile is the first thing people see. It instantly portrays your personality, self-confidence, joy and vitality. Does your smile say it all or are you embarrassed to smile? Nearly half of adults surveyed say they want a beautiful smile. Isn’t it time, right now, to have the beautiful smile you deserve? Ot won’t take years or even months – you can have the smile of your dreams. We use the most advanced techniques in dentistry to give you the smile you deserve without waiting.  Please take the opportunity to educate yourself about the cosmetic and restoration dentistry that we offer.

Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry

Bridges

A bridge is a dental restoration that fills the space where one or more teeth are missing. The bridge restores your bite and helps keep the natural shape of your face. Before you get a bridge, your dentist wants you to know more about the steps involved.   Read More

Contouring and Reshaping

Imperfections or problems like slightly overlapping or irregularly shaped teeth, tiny chips in the teeth, or excessively pointy cuspids, can often be fixed with a little tooth reshaping and dental contouring. Read More

Crowns

A crown is a dental restoration that covers or caps a tooth to restore it to its normal shape, size, and function. Its purpose is to strengthen or improve the appearance of a tooth. Read More

Dental Bonding

Bonding is the application of a tooth-colored composite resin (plastic) to repair a decayed, chipped, fractured or discolored tooth. Read More

Dentures

Dentures can replace your missing teeth and improve your quality of life. With practice, eating and speaking will be easier. You can smile freely without feeling embarrassed. Dentures can be made to look like your natural teeth. There may be only a small change in how you look. Full dentures may even give you a better smile. Read More

Fillings

Advances in the application of fillings provide our patients with tooth-colored, composite materials. If you are a patient with tooth decay requiring a filling, Dr. Medina with fill the tooth with these new materials. Composite fillings look like the natural tooth and provide better protection for your teeth. Read More

Gum Lift

Gums are just as important as teeth when it comes to the way your smile looks. Uneven, asymetrical, or excess gums make teeth appear smaller than they actually may be and causes the smile to look gummy. Contouring the gum tissue is typically the correct and easiest answer to this common problem. Read More

Implants

Many patients choose implants to replace a single tooth, several teeth, or to support a full set of dentures. Implants are posts that are surgically placed in the upper or lower jaw, where they function as a sturdy anchor for replacement teeth. They are made of titanium (a strong, lightweight metal) and other materials that are accepted by the human body. Read More

Porcelain Onlays and Inlays

Porcelain onlays are ideal for posterior teeth which have adequate strength or tooth structure remaining for a bonded filling. Onlays accomplish the same purpose as a crown (or cap) for restoring function and strength, but with additional, important advantages. Read More

Root Canal Treatment

Your teeth are meant to last a lifetime. Years ago, diseased or injured teeth often were pulled. But today, even if the pulp inside one of your teeth is injured or infected, the tooth often can be saved through root canal (endodontic) treatment. Endodontics (end-o-DON-tics) is the branch of dentistry that deals with treating diseases or injuries to the dental pulp. An endodontist is a dentist who specializes in root canal and other endodontic treatments. Read More

Tooth Whitening

If your teeth are discolored, tooth whitening may help.  Whitening is any process that makes teeth look whiter. Whitening may be safely performed in a dental office or at home. There are two major groups of whitening products: Read More

Porcelain Veneers

Veneers are made of either ceramic or composite resin material. Your dentist will help you choose the material best for you based on strength, stain resistance, color and appearance. Each type of veneer has its own benefits. Read More