Your smile is an important part of the first impression you make. It is the first thing most people will notice about you. Thanks to the latest technologies in the field of dentistry, it is very easy to achieve a healthy and beautiful smile. Cosmetic dentistry in Annapolis, MD can deliver a smile you love and can be proud of.
Dr. Vernon Sheen offers a full range of dental treatments at his cosmetic and family dentistry office. He is an experienced and highly trained cosmetic dentist in Annapolis. Dr. Sheen uses cosmetic treatments to enhance smiles while improving long-term dental health. He believes in working closely with each patient so that he understands their goals and oral health needs.
Cosmetic Dentistry in Annapolis, MD
From teeth whitening to a complete smile makeover, we can help you to achieve your aesthetic goals for your natural smile. We offer a full range of cosmetic dental services, including:
Cosmetic tooth bonding
The dental bonding treatment involves using a tooth-colored resin to alter the appearance of a tooth. Dr. Sheen will apply it to the affected tooth and shape it by hand into the desired shape. Then he will cure it to the tooth with a hardening light. Tooth bonding is an affordable cosmetic procedure that treats many dental health concerns. Your dentist can complete the treatment in one dental office visit.
Same-day Dental Crowns
Dr. Sheen offers same-day dental crowns with CEREC. This state-of-the-art system uses CAD/CAM technology. Your dentist will take digital images of the tooth and create a digital 3-D model of the new dental crown.
Dr. Sheen will use the images and our onsite dental laboratory equipment to create the dental crown. Your new cap will be comfortable and natural looking. Your dentist will permanently bond it into place. It will cover the entire tooth protecting it from further damage and decay. To learn more about the benefits of same day dental crowns, see CEREC Restorations.
Clear Aligners with Invisalign®
Invisalign® is an orthodontic treatment that uses clear aligners to gently reposition teeth. This clear aligner system is ideal for patients who have mild to moderate orthodontic issues. It involves wearing a set of aligners for about a week. Then you move on to the next set until your teeth are in perfect alignment. Patients enjoy how discreet and comfortable they are compared to metal braces. Your are able to remove them to care for your teeth. To learn more about the benefits of Invisalign, see Invisalign.
Similar to porcelain veneers, Lumineers are designed to bond to the front of teeth to hide many types of imperfections. However, they are much thinner and require less tooth preparation. Lumineers are minimal-prep dental veneers that are made from ultra-thin, quality ceramic material. Your dentist will customize them to blend with your natural smile. Dr. Sheen will lightly etch the surface of the teeth so that he can attach the veneers. To learn more about the benefits of Lumineers, see Lumineers.
Porcelain veneers are thin, translucent coverings that are permanently bonded to the front of teeth. They are made from fine dental porcelain. This medical-grade material offers advanced treatment to meet your cosmetic needs and durable results that will resist stains. Porcelain veneers will cover the entire tooth, hiding just about any cosmetic issue. To learn more about the porcelain veneer process, see Porcelain Veneers.
Dr. Sheen offers both in office and at home teeth whitening options. He is one of the few dentists in the Annapolis area that offers advanced laser teeth whitening. He also provides his patients with at home teeth whitening systems. This is popular among patients who are very busy cannot find time to come into the office for a whitening treatment. During your consultation, your dentist will suggest which one is right for you. To learn more about the benefits of professional teeth whitening, see Teeth Whitening.
What to Expect
During a cosmetic dentistry consultation, Dr. Sheen will want to evaluate your health history, oral health, and discuss the aesthetic concerns you have with your smile. This is a one-on-one meeting between you and your dentist and its essential in determining the best cosmetic dental procedures to enhance your teeth and smile. Here’s what you can typically expect during a cosmetic dentistry consultation:
- Consultation: During a basic consultation, we will gather your medical and dental history. A discussion between you and your dentist will determine what you like and dislike about your smile and what you want to change.
- Examination and Evaluation: Your dentist will perform an examination of your entire mouth, teeth, gums, and surrounding structures. They may find dental issues that will need to be addressed before we can move forward with your cosmetic procedures. You may or may not require X-rays or other imaging. These tools help in the planning and treating phases.
- Treatment Planning: After a full evaluation, your dentist will explain all your suitable treatment options that will help achieve your goals. You can choose which treatment or the several treatments that will best help you reach your desired outcome. Dr. Sheen will then put together a treatment plan to meet your needs and wants. Your treatment plan may include a combination of general, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry treatments. addressing oral health issues is important to the longevity of your results.
- Cost and Timeline: Once your dentist understands what you expect, we can provide you with an estimate of the cost of your treatment. We will also help you schedule your appointments and plan out your whole timeline of treatments.
Cosmetic Dentistry Before & After Pictures
To see the profound change cosmetic dentistry can have on your smile, it is important to take some time to view before and after photos. Dr. Sheen has documented many cosmetic cases and wants to share those results with you. This can help you determine which treatments may work best for you or give you the desired results you want.
Visit our cosmetic dentistry smile gallery to see before and after photos of Dr. Sheen’s patients.
Schedule a Consultation for Cosmetic Dentistry in Annapolis, MD
Cosmetic dentistry does more than just enhance your smile. It enhances your life by boosting self-confidence and contributing to personal health and wellness. To schedule a cosmetic dental consultation with Dr. Sheen, contact our Annapolis dental office today.
Call (443) 482-5202 or request an appointment online.