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Cosmetic Dentist in Carrollton

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Is there something that bothers you about the way your smile looks? Are your teeth not as white as you would like, or do you find yourself constantly worrying about a chip, crack, or gap? If so, then your cosmetic dentist in Carrollton, Dr. Chandy, would love to introduce you to cosmetic dentistry. With the services outlined below, she can eliminate any flaw you can imagine and give you the kind of smile that always fills you with confidence. No matter what your teeth look like now, she can turn them into something truly special. To schedule a cosmetic appointment, contact us today.

Porcelain Veneers

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Porcelain veneers are extremely thin ceramic coverings that are bonded to the front of the teeth, and with them, we can fix a number of smile imperfections at the same time, including:

You can get just one to enhance a single tooth or an entire set to achieve a complete smile makeover. They are always custom-made to a patient’s specifications, so the only limit is your imagination.

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Metal-Free Dental Restorations

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If one of your front teeth becomes damaged or decayed, we understand that restoring its health and appearance are paramount, which is why we will only use beautiful, natural-looking metal-free restorations to do so. Crowns made of either E-Max or Zirconia are 100% ceramic, and because of this, they can be designed to be extremely lifelike. The material is strong, durable, but it can also be shaded to perfectly match real enamel in every way, even down to how it reflects light.

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Direct Cosmetic Tooth Bonding

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Direct cosmetic tooth bonding offers a quick and easy way to get rid of minor flaws that throw off the entire look of the smile. With it, you can say goodbye to that one pesky stain, chip, or gap that has been driving you crazy for years. For this, Dr. Chandy will apply a naturally-colored composite resin to a tooth, and then she’ll literally sculpt it until it’s the perfect shape and size. The entire procedure usually takes less than an hour, is completely painless, and the results can last for 10 years or more.

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Zoom!® Teeth Whitening

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Has a love of coffee, wine, tea, tobacco, or aging and genetics caused your teeth to darken and stain? If so, we can restore their youthful glow with Zoom!® Teeth Whitening. With just one in-office treatment, we can make your smile up to EIGHT shades whiter in less than an hour!

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Understanding the Cost of Cosmetic Dentistry

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Many people are hesitant to pursue cosmetic dentistry because they don’t want to break the bank. Since dental insurance doesn’t typically offer coverage for cosmetic dental treatment, you’ll need to find another way to pay for those expenses. Fortunately, as your cosmetic dentist in Carrollton, we’ll be happy to help you navigate your financial needs. We’ll recommend a service that fits your budget perfectly and explain your available payment options. If you’d like to learn more about what to expect, continue reading or give our office a call today!

Which Cosmetic Dental Service Is Right for Me?

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Prospective cosmetic dentistry patients are often trying to either whiten their teeth or correct flaws in them. Once our cosmetic dentist examines your teeth, they can help you explore solutions that make sense for your goals, such as:

  • Veneers – If you have multiple dental imperfections, you may want to consider veneers. Even though they can be costly, they’re the only option capable of correcting several flaws at once. Plus, you can enjoy your new-and-improved smile for over a decade with proper maintenance.
  • Metal-Free Restorations – When you need restorative care to rebuild a damaged or decayed tooth, our team will help you maintain your naturally confident appearance with materials that are 100 percent biocompatible, highly durable, and an exceptionally close match for tooth enamel. This is a lower-cost option.
  • Teeth Whitening – Don’t like the color of your smile? Professional whitening treatment is a fast, cost-effective way to improve your pearly whites! However, keep in mind that it cannot help with the shape or position of your teeth. In-office whitening and take-home kits are available, as cost and treatment time varies with each one. Expect at-home whitening to take longer and be less expensive between the two.  
  • Direct Bonding – If you have minor imperfections you want to address, direct bonding may be the ideal solution for you. It’s a fast, efficient, and cost-effective way to improve tooth shape, size, and color. Although this option is affordable, it will need to be redone every few years.

Why Cosmetic Dentistry Is an Investment Worth Making

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We understand that cosmetic dentistry can feel like a significant financial commitment. However, it’s an investment that will pay off for many years to come. Not only can it improve your appearance, but you can expect to enjoy a better overall quality of life due to increased confidence. From bettering your social life and your desire to connect with people on the job, you’ll be more likely to have positive interactions with those around you!

How to Make Cosmetic Dentistry Affordable

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This branch of dentistry is generally not covered by dental insurance, so you’ll need to find an alternative method to pay for your treatment. On that note, we offer low-interest financing via CareCredit to patients who want elective cosmetic dentistry procedures. Also, if you are a new patient, you can get a Zoom! Teeth Whitening session for the discounted rate of $299 to make your smile up to eight shades whiter in less than an hour!

Are you ready to get the grin you always wanted? Contact us to learn more about these treatments and the cost of cosmetic dentistry in Carrollton during a consultation. It’s our mission to help you accomplish your smile goals while also considering your financial needs.  

Smile Makeover

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Does your smile have more aesthetic imperfections than you can count? A smile makeover may be the best treatment option for you, then. During this process, Dr. Chandy will work closely with you to develop a treatment plan to help meet your goals. It can include two or more of our restorative or cosmetic services, and we’ll customize it to fit your budget and timeline.

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Cosmetic Dentistry FAQs

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Dr. Chandy is a cosmetic dentist in Carrollton who understands making the choice to transform your smile takes time. Not only is there the cost factor involved, but you also likely want to know if a typical procedure will require frequent touch-ups over the years. Patients who inquire about cosmetic dentistry often have many questions, which is why she and the team at Aegis Dental have pulled together some FAQs for you to review. These will help you start the process of better understanding cosmetic dentistry and how it can positively impact your smile. As always, you are invited to contact our team and schedule an appointment to learn more.

Does cosmetic dentistry improve my oral health, too?

Yes, while cosmetic dentistry is designed to focus on the aesthetics of your smile, you can expect to notice a dramatic difference in the way your teeth and gums feel after completing treatment. By covering the cracks, chips, gaps, and minor misalignment of your teeth with the help of cosmetic dentistry, your risk for tooth decay, gum disease, and excessive wear and tear will significantly decrease. Although the goal of cosmetic dentistry to help you feel better about the look of your smile, it also gives you greater confidence knowing your teeth and gums are in better health.

Is it possible for my teen to undergo cosmetic dentistry?

In most cases, it is not advised for a teenager to receive cosmetic dentistry; however, there are exceptions. Depending on the need and Dr. Chandy’s evaluation of your teen’s smile, it may be possible for them to receive:

  • Metal-Free Dental Restorations
  • Direct Cosmetic Tooth Bonding
  • Zoom! Teeth Whitening

Why is it necessary to see a cosmetic dentist?

A cosmetic dentist spends additional time learning about the various procedures associated with cosmetic dentistry. From porcelain veneer placement to administering teeth whitening treatment to shaping and sculpting direct cosmetic bonding onto the tooth enamel, it takes a skilled hand and artistic eye to transform smiles. While there are general dentists who simply offer cosmetic treatment, they may or may not have the advanced training and skills to perform these types of services and produce high-quality results. This is why it is important that you do your research before selecting a cosmetic dentist.

Before and after images, reviews, and testimonials can go a long way in helping you decide who you wish to see about your smile. Fortunately, Dr. Chandy is skilled in her craft and will listen carefully to your needs and goals, ensuring you achieve life-changing results.

How can I make my results last longer?

Most cosmetic dental treatments require touch-ups and replacements over the years, but if you want to extend the lifespan of your new smile, there are a few things you can do, such as:

  • Maintain an optimal oral hygiene routine by brushing your teeth twice a day for two minutes, flossing before you go to bed, and rinsing with an antimicrobial mouthwash
  • Keeping your regular dental appointments twice a year
  • Stopping the use of tobacco products and smoking
  • Avoiding using your teeth as tools to open packages and containers
  • Avoiding hard, crunchy foods that can easily damage real and artificial teeth
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