It’s common knowledge that your smile makes an important first impression, but what kind of an impression are you making if you’re hiding your smile because of bad teeth? Dr. Ella Shuster offers cosmetic dentistry procedures at her two Academy Dental Care offices in Westfield and Chatham, New Jersey. Call or click for your appointment with Dr. Shuster, and you’ll never hide your smile again.
Cosmetic dentistry can really be called smile enhancement. The Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry defines cosmetic dentistry as, “Dentistry aimed at creating a positive change to teeth and your smile.” The goal of cosmetic dentistry is to enhance your outward appearance and improve your oral health.
Dr. Shuster specializes in cosmetic dentistry and takes hundreds of hours of continuing education each year to learn new techniques and integrate the latest products into her dental practice. At Academy Dental Care, she offers the following procedures designed to improve your smile and make you feel confident:
During your consultation with Dr. Shuster, she’ll listen to your concerns and devise a cosmetic dentistry plan to address all your dental function and appearance goals.
If you’ve had cavities filled at some point in your life, it was probably done with silver-colored amalgam fillings. These fillings are highly effective in replacing tooth structure destroyed by decay, but their noticeably dark appearance can have a grave effect on your smile.
At Academy Dental Care, Dr. Shuster offers composite resin fillings that have a tooth-colored appearance that blends in with your existing teeth. These fillings are ideal for the following situations:
Replacing your filling with a tooth-colored filling is a quick and easy process that will leave your smile brighter and your teeth stronger.
Porcelain veneers are a great solution if you are dealing with several dental imperfections at the same time and are in need of comprehensive correction. Custom veneers can help cover up:
With the proper care, veneers last 15 years or more and they are resistant to natural staining.