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Cosmetic Dentistry Ann Arbor: Get High-Quality Results from DGY Dentistry

Achieving a natural-looking, beautiful smile is more than a change in your outward appearance: it’s an investment in your overall confidence and health. At DGY Dentistry Ann Arbor, we offer a full range of cosmetic dental services to help our patients achieve a variety of goals. Whether you’re looking for a natural look or a bold, ultra-white smile, our experienced dentists can help you get your desired smile

It takes both technical and artistic talent to create high-quality, aesthetic dentistry. Our dentists in Ann Arbor, Michigan, are known for their artistic, lifelike work. 

Interested in learning more? Contact us.

Our approach to cosmetic dentistry

We employ an artistic and compassionate approach to maximize your outward appearance, inward health, and overall confidence. Our dentists begin with an educational and informative consultation outlining options available to enhance the cosmetic appearance of your smile. We listen to your concerns and desires, providing possible solutions and recommendations to achieve your desired smile.

Our dental practice prides itself on clearly communicating your procedures and choices with transparent payment options. We work collaboratively with our patients to help them make informed decisions about cosmetic dentistry and create a plan that fits into their life in Ann Arbor.

With meticulous attention to detail, we can help make your smile a natural extension of your personality. We take the time to do the job correctly because we know details matter and excellence does not happen quickly or by accident.

Difference between cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry

In some cases, restorative dentistry may also be needed. Restorative dentistry is used for reconstruction in the mouth. It is used to fix dental issues such as bite problems, missing or chipped teeth, and thinning bone, with a focus on preventing or treating oral disease.

Cosmetic dentistry, on the other hand, is done for appearances, to create a more beautiful smile. These procedures can help create a fuller smile, correct worn or discolored teeth, and correct spacing issues.

Although these forms of dentistry are used for different reasons, there is an overlap between procedures. Dental work like veneers, crowns, and implants can be considered both restorative and cosmetic, depending on if it is medically necessary. Our dentists will explain any reconstructive dental work that may be needed.

Cosmetic dentistry services offered in Ann Arbor

Our Ann Arbor dental practice offers a full range of cosmetic dental services, from a simple teeth whitening to in-depth restorations. We take the time to get to know you and your preferences so we can help create the smile you’re looking for.

 

Teeth whitening

Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures; in many cases, it is all that is needed to give patients their desired look. This process lightens your natural teeth and can provide a brighter landscape for other cosmetic procedures, if desired.

This simple cosmetic procedure uses an impression of the patient’s teeth to make custom trays for whitening. The patient puts a whitening gel in the tray and uses it for 45 minutes a day, and can expect to see visible improvement after 7-10 days of use.

 

Veneers

Veneers can be used to convert asymmetrical, discolored, and worn down teeth for a healthier and younger-looking smile. In the hands of an experienced cosmetic dentist, this procedure can convert unattractive enamel, improve spacing, and balance shapes and proportions.

In addition to cosmetic improvements, veneers can also provide corrections to crowding issues and eliminate the process of orthodontics. This gives patients their desired look in a shorter period of time, while also saving on additional orthodontic costs.

At DGY Dentistry Ann Arbor, our dentists use custom-made porcelain veneers to create an attractive and natural look. These veneers can be made to cover large portions of the tooth, or provide more strength in a minimally invasive way by covering just the edges or a smaller area of the teeth.

 

A patient’s mouth before and after new porcelain veneers.

Cosmetic gum shaping

Cosmetic gum shaping improves the aesthetics of gums by contouring the shape of the tissue and lengthening the teeth for a more balanced and youthful-looking smile.

Gum reshaping can be a standalone procedure or done in conjunction with other cosmetic procedures like porcelain work. Our Ann Arbor cosmetic dentists use new microsurgical techniques for gum grafting that are gentle on the patient and avoid using the palate as a donor site.

 

A patient with gum recession before and after periodontal and gum health improvements.

Dental implants

Dental implants are a popular solution for achieving a natural-looking smile after losing a tooth or multiple teeth. This tooth loss can be caused by advanced gum disease, impact to the tooth, or a failed root canal. Some patients may also consider modifying their existing dental implants if they were unhappy with the results of a previous dental implant surgery.

At DGY Dentistry Ann Arbor, our dentists are highly trained and experienced in the surgical, restorative, and prosthodontic (dental prosthetic) aspects of implant dentistry. In most cases, we can provide every aspect of the dental implant process, setting the stage for attractive and stable long-term results. Our porcelain crowns are custom-made and highly refined in a local lab to ensure only quality materials are used.

 

A patient with gum disease before and after dental implants.

 

Is cosmetic dentistry right for me?

Whether cosmetic dentistry is right for you depends on your current dental health and goals for your appearance. In some cases, restorative dentistry may be needed to address oral health problems before cosmetic procedures can be done. Our cosmetic dentists can help you determine the best steps for your smile in a no-pressure consultation.

Cosmetic dentistry near you

Interested in high-quality cosmetic dentistry in Ann Arbor? At DGY Dentistry Ann Arbor, our dentists combine expertise with creative vision to give patients stunning and natural-looking smiles. We use only the finest materials and are known for our meticulous attention to detail.

Our dental offices are conveniently located on Eisenhower Parkway, providing easy access to surrounding Washtenaw County and the larger Southeast Michigan area.

Call us at (734) 428-3297 or request an appointment today.