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Cosmetic Dentistry – Glastonbury, CT

Boost Your Smile and Your Confidence Simultaneously

Why Choose Glastonbury Dental Associates for Cosmetic Dentistry?

  • One-Visit Restorations
  • In-Office and Take-Home Whitening Available
  • Metal-Free Dental Ceramics

Porcelain Veneers

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If you have multiple imperfections in your teeth that you’d prefer to remove all in one treatment, porcelain veneers offer a comprehensive solution unmatched by other cosmetic treatments. Through a series of ultra-thin sheaths of dental ceramic, our dental office can cover everything from cracks, chips, gaps, even slightly rotated or misaligned teeth. Each veneer is designed to match your existing tooth enamel, so you don’t have to worry about whether or not your new smile will look natural!

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Metal-Free Dental Restorations

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If you’ve had silver fillings placed in the past, you’ve probably noticed that they cast an unsightly reflection onto your smile. Furthermore, many patients would prefer to avoid metal materials in their mouth if they can, which is why our dental office offers metal-free materials to restore teeth. Whether its composite resin or ceramic, your new smile is sure to look incredibly natural and blend in seamlessly.

Dental Bonding

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When a tooth has minor chips or cracks that don’t affect its overall function, it’s better to have a solution that only addresses this single imperfection. Not only can direct bonding hide these minor imperfections, but you don’t have to spend a lot of money just to get it done. After preparing your tooth, the dentists at Glastonbury Dental Associates carefully mold composite resin around your tooth, shaping and molding it into place. Once hardened, your smile’s appearance will be fully restored!

In-Practice Teeth Whitening

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Whether you’ve got surface stains from coffee, tea, and wine or discoloration deeply embedded inside your enamel, our dental office’s in-house whitening treatment is sure to make your smile look brighter than ever. Glastonbury Dental Associates uses KOR as well as Opalescence to remove stains and deep discoloration in just one hour! The powerful bleaching solutions used in this treatment are much more powerful than anything you’ll find at your grocery store or pharmacy!

At-Home Teeth Whitening

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For those who spend a lot of their time away from home or simply don’t have time to get to our dental office for routine touch-ups, take-home whitening trays with Opalescence and Opalescence Go make it easier to whiten teeth at home! To administer the bleaching gel, our dental office makes custom-made whitening trays that fit your smile exactly. This ensures that no gel leaks from the trays and helps you maximize their fullest whitening potential.

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Invisalign® Clear Braces

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Unsightly gaps or misalignment can make it difficult to smile, but traditional orthodontics can make it even more so! If you’d prefer to avoid metal hardware filling your mouth, especially as an adult, Invisalign clear aligners can solve a variety of issues using clear plastic trays. Each pair of aligners is worn for a set period of time. Once your teeth have shifted to their new position, simply switch on to the next pair until you complete the series!

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Smile Makeovers

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With so many cosmetic treatments to choose from, it can be difficult to decide just one. If you’re in need of guidance, Glastonbury Dental Associates is happy to schedule a cosmetic consultation with you in order to learn about your options in more detail. Smile makeovers combine multiple treatments together to solve many issues at once, providing a comprehensive approach to your new look. Whether you’re looking to complete multiple rounds of teeth whitening inside and outside the dental office or get multiple restorations placed, our dental office is more than prepared to meet your accommodations.

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Get the Smile You’ve Been Dreaming of Having!

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For the Hartford, CT area, our Glastonbury dental office offers complete general, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry. You can count on us to continually update our education and technology to make sure that you’re receiving excellent results from every visit to Glastonbury Dental Associates. Contact us to make an appointment today!

Cosmetic Dentistry FAQs

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If your teeth are plagued with aesthetic imperfections such as chips, stains, and gaps, you might think that you have to smile with your mouth closed in order to achieve a confident grin. However, there are several different procedures that we provide in order to improve the appearance of your teeth and give you that confident smile that you deserve. To help you make a better-informed choice about the future of your smile, we’ve answered some of our most frequently asked questions about cosmetic dentistry in Glastonbury.

Will My Dental Insurance Cover Cosmetic Dentistry?

In the majority of cases, insurance carriers will not cover the cost of cosmetic dentistry procedures, but there are always some exceptions. For instance, your cosmetic treatment might overlap into restorative dentistry, such as in the case of dental crowns, which your insurance may decide to cover. In fact, some restorative treatments are covered at up to 80% by your insurance, depending on your individual policy.

Our office will do our utmost to minimize the cost of your cosmetic treatment by working with your insurance company and filing claims on your behalf. If you don’t have dental insurance, keep in mind that we also partner with the third-party financing option CareCredit, which allows you to receive the dental care your smile needs with little to no interest.

Can My Child Benefit from Cosmetic Dentistry?

More often than not, we won’t recommend cosmetic dentistry for children, as their baby teeth will simply fall out and be replaced by their permanent pearly whites. However, there are some treatments that are suitable for teenagers, such as teeth whitening or Invisalign clear braces. We know that teens can be incredibly self-conscious of their appearance, so we want to make sure your teen is happy with their smile. At your consultation with your dentist in Glastonbury, we can go over more detailed options about which treatment would best benefit your child’s or teen’s grin.

How Long Will the Treatment Process Take?

There isn’t an easy answer to this question because every procedure and every patient is different. The time is takes to achieve your new smile will vary based on which treatment you have selected. For example, if you have selected in-office teeth whitening or dental bonding, you can see your results after just one appointment. However, some other procedures, like veneers or Invisalign, can take significantly longer. Ultimately, the best way to determine how long you’ll have to wait to see your results would be to schedule a consultation with one of our dentists.

Am I a Candidate for Cosmetic Dentistry?

If you are dissatisfied with some aspect of the teeth you see smiling back at you in the mirror, cosmetic dentistry might be right for you. In general, you might be an ideal candidate as long as your mouth is free of oral health problems like cavities and gum disease. If you have some kind of infection, it needs to be treated before we can begin administering cosmetic services.