Cosmetic Dentistry

Composite Resin Veneers

Like all veneers, composite resin veneers are used to improve the overall appearance of teeth by changing their shape and color. Composite veneers are used to treat multiple cosmetic dental issues including things like stained teeth, crooked teeth, chipped or cracked teeth or to fill in gaps between existing teeth. 

While other types of veneers can require multiple visits to the dentist and usually involve some drilling or reshaping of existing teeth, composites usually require little to no tooth reduction during the treatment process. The composite material is usually applied to the outer surface of the tooth and molded into shape by the dentist, making it a fairly quick but effective treatment.

While composite veneers don’t tend to last as long as porcelain veneers and don’t have quite the same transformative impact, they can be a great way of transforming a smile for far less of an investment. It’s the best way of fixing minor cosmetic damage to teeth and can be used to fix a wide range of dental issues.

Ask our dentist at Franklin Dental Care about composite veneers to enhance your smile. Call us at 615-942-8780 to schedule a consultation.

Invisalign

Invisalign is a treatment that straightens your teeth without worrying about how you will look with metal braces on. Invisalign aligners look very much like a clear plastic retainer does and work the same way traditional braces do. One of Invisalign's many advantages is that you can remove the aligners anytime you need or want to: before eating, brushing, flossing, or even going somewhere special. After assessing the structure and shape of your teeth, our dentist will tell you exactly how long you must keep them on every day. In most cases, dentists usually recommend wearing the aligners for, at least, 22 hours a day. 

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Smile Makeovers

A smile makeover is a process of improving the appearance of your smile through one or more cosmetic dentistry procedures, such as:

  • Dental veneers
  • Composite bonding
  • Implants
  • Teeth whitening

Some of the components taken into consideration include your facial appearance, skin tone, hair color, teeth (color, width, length, shape and tooth display), gum tissue and lips. Smile makeovers are performed for many reasons and customized according to your unique considerations.

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