Cosmetic Dentist – Fairfax, VA
Transformed Worn Teeth into Gorgeous Smiles
If you are not 100% satisfied with the appearance of your smile, it’s time to do something about those imperfect teeth. And there’s good news — cosmetic dentistry in Fairfax, VA can provide the solution you need to grin with full confidence. Drs. Brenda Young and Marjun Ayati offer a range of popular cosmetic treatments, from Invisalign clear braces to porcelain veneers and more. Keep reading to find out how we can help you love your smile once again! Patients from Fairfax, Merrifield, Annandale, George Mason, Vienna, and all surrounding communities are welcome to our state-of-the-art dental office.
Invisalign® Clear Braces
Invisalign offers an alternative to metal braces for adults and older teens who wish for a more subtle orthodontic treatment. A series of clear plastic aligners can gradually reposition the teeth over the course of 12 to 18 months, on average. Removability adds even more convenience to this treatment option!
Patients who wish for a dramatic smile transformation can benefit from porcelain veneers. These thin coverings are manufactured from dental porcelain, a material that reflects light in the same manner as your natural enamel. What’s more, veneers are customized to fit the precise size, shape, and color that suits your features best — to create a totally natural appearance that we know you will appreciate. Porcelain veneers are placed over the course of two visits to our dental office.
Metal-Free Dental Restorations
If you have a damaged or decayed front tooth, you need a restorative solution that blends strength and beauty. Fortunately, metal-free restorations fit the bill! Your cosmetic dentist can have a beautiful ceramic/porcelain crown, bridge, inlay, or onlay manufactured to renew the form and function of your smile at the same time.
Direct bonding is a noninvasive cosmetic treatment that your dentist may recommend for imperfect or damaged tooth enamel that is visible when you smile. With the same composite resin used for tooth-colored fillings, your cosmetic dentist can artistically sculpt a new shape for your tooth in a single appointment. The composite resin is applied, reshaped according to your needs, and then hardened under a special light. Direct bonding offers many patients an affordable alternative to porcelain veneers.
If, like many adults, you have noticed your tooth enamel getting darker over time, there is a wonderful solution available from your dentist. At Fairfax Dental Group, we are pleased to offer in-office and take-home teeth whitening treatments with Opalescence and Zoom! Whitening so you can whiten at the pace you’re most comfortable with.
Having a beautiful smile is about more than just your teeth. Patients who have excessive gum tissue or an uneven gumline know that the periodontal tissue also plays a significant role. If you are unhappy with your smile due to the appearance of your gums, your cosmetic dentist can help with gum recontouring. Using modern tools and methods, we can precisely remove any excess tissue and leave just what needs to stay for your most beautiful smile.
Cosmetic Dentistry FAQs
Are you ready to transform your worn teeth into a gorgeous smile? With so many treatments to choose from, it’s natural to have a few questions. During your consultation with your Fairfax cosmetic dentist, we’ll be more than happy to give you all the information you’re looking for. In the meantime, we invite you to look through a few common questions we get about cosmetic dentistry below!
Can Anyone Get Cosmetic Dentistry?
If you’re not happy with your smile, you’re probably a great candidate for cosmetic dentistry. However, your oral health needs to be in good shape before we can set about improving your pearly whites. During your initial visit, we’ll closely inspect your mouth for signs of tooth decay, gum disease, or teeth grinding. Oral health issues like these can lead to severe problems if left untreated. Plus, they can make some cosmetic treatments uncomfortable or even influence their success. After we’ve made sure your smile is healthy, we’ll be able to move on with enhancing its appearance.
Is Teeth Whitening Right for Me?
Professional teeth whitening uses powerful whitening agents and advanced dental technology to achieve truly dazzling results. In a single, quick appointment, we can take years of stains and discoloration off of your smile. However, while nearly anyone can benefit from professional teeth whitening, there are some cases that cannot be treated with this service. For instance, discoloration that stems from damage to the inside of the tooth, overexposure to fluoride in childhood, or certain antibiotics typically can’t be lifted with any form of whitening. In these cases, we may recommend treatments like dental bonding or porcelain veneers in order for you to get the brilliant smile you deserve.
Am I Too Old for Braces?
Do you want straighter teeth, but aren’t willing to endure a mouth full of metal wires and bracket to achieve them? Many adults forgo the orthodontic treatment they need simply because traditional braces would distract from their appearance at work, on dates, with friends, or other important aspects of their life. Thankfully, we offer a way for you to straighten your smile without sacrificing your appearance in the meantime with Invisalign! These clear, removable aligners are the easiest and most convenient way to correct misaligned teeth and bites. During your consultation, we’ll look at a variety of factors to see if Invisalign is the most effective way for you to straighten your pearly whites.
Is Cosmetic Dentistry Expensive?
Unfortunately, most dental insurance policies don’t cover the cost of cosmetic treatments. However, that doesn’t mean achieving the smile of your dreams isn’t affordable! Our Wellness Plan Membership offers a set of treatments for a single upfront cost as well as 10-15% courtesy on nearly all cosmetic treatments. Additionally, we offer third-party financing through CareCredit. With CareCredit, you can break down the cost of your treatment into several smaller payments that easily fit into your monthly budget.
You don’t have to live with dental flaws if you don’t want to! Call us today to schedule your consultation and start your journey towards a brand-new beautiful smile!