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Brighten Your Smile With Front Teeth Care From Drs. Coombs & Brewer

Front Teeth Solutions

Veneers are thin porcelain cosmetic dental restorations that are bonded on the outside of a tooth. Containing no metal, they can be very translucent, allowing for some of the most lifelike restorations possible. Extremely durable and stain resistant, dental veneers can be used to restore a single tooth or enhance your entire smile.

Today, most front tooth crowns are made of materials with no metals in them. This eliminates the old 'black line' along the gums, and allows for a much more realistic and vital-looking tooth. Front tooth crowns replace the missing tooth structure, add strength to a tooth, and look very natural. In-smile designs that include multiple teeth and crowns (where necessary) can be used in conjunction with veneers to achieve the ultimate smile.

If you feel your teeth are darker than you'd like, bleaching may be your solution for a brighter, more attractive smile. At-home bleaching involves making a set of soft and comfortable custom-fit trays that you can wear at your leisure for approximately 30 minutes. Over the next few weeks, your teeth will lighten 3-4 shades. Ask us about our in-office bleaching.

Bonding/Tooth-Colored Filling
If you have old, stained fillings that are detracting from your smile, replacing them with the new generation of bonding materials may give you that more youthful, attractive smile. Bonding can also be used to close spaces and create minor shape changes in teeth.

Instant Orthodontics
If your smile suffers from crooked and discolored teeth, a smile design, employing veneers and/or crowns can give you the smile of your dreams while presenting healthy looking, white, straight teeth.

Tooth Replacement
Missing front teeth can be solidly replaced with a bridge or an implant. A front tooth bridge can be made with no metal, giving a very lifelike appearance. The implant can be very conservative and not involve the tooth on either side of the space. Dr. Holmes or Dr. Mannikko can share with you what would work best in your situation.

Cerec crowns
Cerec Crowns are crowns that we can make in office while you wait — no coming back for a second appointment. Here's a brief description how a crown is made:

  1. An optical 3D image is acquired with a small camera wand that is placed in your mouth to take a photo.
  2. The restoration is created on the screen using the image data
  3. The image gets sent to the milling machine where a ceramic block is placed to reproduce the design.
  4. Then after adjustments are made we add color and bake it to finish your beautiful new crown.
  5. This is accomplished during a single appointment.

Not all crowns can be done this way we still have situations that require some to be sent to the local lab.