Cosmetic Dentistry


Cosmetic Dentistry

Having a healthy, bright, and beautiful smile enhances our appearance and makes us feel confident.

Thanks to cosmetic dentistry we are able to improve our teeth with affordable treatments. The dental professionals at Metro Dental Health are well versed in the cosmetic dentistry practices that you need to align your teeth, improve their functionality, and perfect your smile so you are smiling and showing off your teeth with confidence!

Bonding

Bonding is a process in which an enamel-like dental composite material is applied to a tooth’s surface, sculpted into shape, hardened and then polished. Bonding is typically used for cosmetic purposes to improve the appearance of a discolored or chipped tooth. It is also used to close spaces between teeth, to make teeth look longer or to change the shape or color of teeth.

Veneers

Are ultra-thin, custom-made porcelain laminates that are bonded directly to the teeth. They are an option for closing gaps, enhance the shape, or change the color of teeth that do not respond well to whitening procedures. Veneers enhance the appearance of any flaws in your teeth to perfection.

Composite Fillings

A composite filling is used to repair a tooth that is affected by decay, cracks or discoloration of any sort. A composite filling is a repair of cavities and just like most dental restorations a touch up will be needed someday. Composite fillings is an easy repair and quick repair that’ll get the job done right.

Teeth Whitening

Over time, the surface of your teeth will stain and discolor. Causes include, the foods and beverages we consume daily, poor dental hygiene, aging, and more. At Metro Dental Health, we offer professional teeth whitening that iwill boost your confidence. Not only is it safe for your dentist to whiten your teeth but it is more effective than over-the-counter brands.

Porcelain Fixed Bridges

A dental bridge is a fixed appliance and is an great way to replace missing teeth.

There are multiple bridges that may be right for you. Here at Metro Dental Health, you and one of our dentists can discuss what is the best fit for you. The “traditional bridge” is the most popular type and is usually made of porcelain fused to metal. Porcelain fixed resemble your natural teeth the most. This type of bridge consists to two crowns that go over two anchoring teeth (abutment teeth) and are attached to pontics (artificial teeth), filling the gap created by one or more missing teeth.

most popular questions

Common Questions

Your questions about cosmetic dentistry answered.

Periodontal disease is an oral infection where the gingiva is inflamed, infected, and irritated. Without professional intervention, this condition can destroy a person’s oral health and overall wellbeing. Estimates show that periodontal disease affects roughly four out of five people within their lifetimes.

Since the gums become inflamed and infected, periodontal disease attacks the supportive bond between teeth and gums, and ultimately affects bone density. As the gums pull away from the teeth as a response to irritation, the roots of teeth become exposed to debris and bacteria. The roots of teeth, unlike the crowns, do not have as strong of a protective coating (like tooth enamel) and are therefore more susceptible to developing decay. Moreover, without the support of gum tissue, teeth will become loose and fall out.

In addition to affecting the health of teeth and gums, the infection associated with periodontal disease is systemic and can enter the blood stream. A wealth of research has linked periodontal disease to cardiovascular issues and diabetes.

Irritants that inflame gingival tissue cause receding gums. As a response to irritation, the gums pull away from teeth. The most common culprit behind gum recession is tartar accumulation. Tartar is the hardened form of plaque and it cannot be removed by oral hygiene practices at home. As tartar accumulates along the gums, it creates periodontal pockets. These pockets deepen as tartar builds up and it ultimately breaks down the supportive bond between the gums and teeth. Receding gums also expose the roots of teeth to oral bacteria.

Healthy gums should not bleed during normal oral function and oral hygiene. For instance, noticing blood on your dental floss or toothbrush is a sign that your gums are inflamed and irritated. If you notice that your gums are bleeding, continue brushing and flossing as normal and make an appointment for an oral checkup as soon as possible. At your checkup, your dentist or periodontist can determine if you have gum disease and its level severity.

A periodontist is a specialist who has advanced education and training to diagnose and treat issues that affect soft tissues in the oral cavity. If your dentist recommends that you see a periodontist, it is for good reason. Since a periodontist’s area of focus is on the gums and other soft tissues, he or she can provide in-depth, expert care that a general dentist cannot offer.

Meet The Doctor

Dr. Bezik

Dr. Bezik is committed to providing advanced, state-of-the-art periodontal and implant related treatments in a relaxing environment to improve the general and dental health of our patients.

Dr. Bezik

DDS, MDS

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