Cosmetic dentistry is a growing field of dental work that is becoming extremely popular as patients begin to realize how affordable it is to obtain a more beautiful smile. Dr. Ann Kelley and her team of professionals at Kingsgate Dental encourage patients to take the time to learn more about cosmetic solutions that can be used to address imperfections of the smile.
What is cosmetic dentistry?
Cosmetic dentistry focuses a lot on elective procedures used to enhance the appearance of the smile. Dr. Ann Kelley is excited to provide her patients with several ways in which they can address aesthetic concerns. They include:
- Teeth whitening – a professional whitening treatment can greatly enhance the color of the teeth. Enamel may be brightened up to eight shades whiter with the use of take-home whitening trays.
- Porcelain veneers – porcelain veneers are commonly used to cover the front of teeth to disguise problems such as staining, unusually shaped teeth, and even chipped teeth. They are custom-made for patients and are matched with the existing teeth for seamless integration.
- Dental crowns – crowns may also be used to cover teeth that have been broken or stained, but they are better suited for the teeth near the back of the mouth as they can withstand stronger chewing and biting forces than porcelain veneers.
- Dentures – when teeth are missing, patients need to replace them as soon as possible to avoid other problems with the alignment of their smiles. Dentures come in both full and partial varieties and are chosen based on the needs of the patient.
Dr. Ann Kelley and the professionals at Kingsgate Dental encourage Kirkland, WA area patients to take the time to learn more about cosmetic procedures to improve the appearance of their smiles.
Ann Kelley, DDS
Dr. Ann Kelley
is a graduate of the Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska. She highly values the comfort of her patients, and places the needs of the patient above her convenience. Her dental clinic is built to bring the best and most comfortable dental experience to all her patients. She builds relationships with her patients based on trust and always acts to safeguard this trust.
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