Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
There is never a better time to brighten up your smile then right NOW!!! Summer is rapidly approaching. ZOOM is a great way to look good and feel good. Clean, healthy looking teeth and a great smile never goes out of style. Here at the office of Andrew Hunter, D.D.S. our whitening expert will help you get 8 to 10 shades lighter in one visit. For a limited time, we will also customize whitening trays to take with you so you can keep that bright beautiful smile for years to...Read More
Cosmetic dentistry procedures can create the bright natural looking smile you desire. Whether you’re interested in a complete smile design, restoring chipped teeth or want to whiten, we can improve your smile. Cosmetic Dentistry is composed of several different types of dental procedures.
Below are some of the cosmetic options Dr. Hunter offers:
Dental Crowns – A perfectly fitted restoration that repairs and strengthens a tooth that has fractured has a large cavity, an old filling that...Read More
Are you looking to improve your smile? Do you want a dazzling, knockout smile that will be instantly noticed? There’s a technique dentists use to correct the appearance of teeth. Veneers!
Veneers are a thin, custom made shells that are placed on top of existing teeth, fixing discolorations, gaps, chips, and broken teeth. While veneers and bonding are cosmetic procedures used to treat similar problems, veneers may be a better alternative in cases where the patient wants to adjust the size or...Read More
You’ve spent a lot of money and put in a lot of time in with your dental implants. Now it is essential that you take care of your investment. Dental implants should be treated like natural teeth when going about your dental routines. In order to ensure that your dental implants are healthy and durable, Dr. Hunter recommends the following dental implant care tips:Diet– Be sure to have a healthy, balanced diet! Fruits and vegetables are the best way to guarantee the longevity of your...Read More
Among the easiest and least expensive cosmetic dental procedures, bonding is a fast, easy way to correct a number of minor dental aesthetic issues. In dental bonding procedures, a tooth-colored synthetic resin is bonded to the tooth, allowing the dentist to adjust the shape, spacing, and color of teeth. In some cases, dentists may use bonding to correct chips or cracks. In others, bonding can be used to correct smile issues. In some cases, bonding can even be used as an alternative to traditional fillings,...Read More
Today, cosmetic dentistry is more popular than ever, from whitening and shaping to closing spaces and replacing teeth. And dentists have a wide array of tools and techniques at their disposal for improving the look of your smile.
Before deciding to undergo any cosmetic procedure, it’s important to know the benefits and risks and what you can expect during the process. Make sure you’re clear about what it will cost, how much experience your dentist has...Read More
Does your smile struggle with cosmetic issues? Individuals with chipped, stained, misaligned, or worn down teeth are always looking for a way to mask their teeth. If you’re looking to gain a beautiful smile, look no further. Here at Dr. Andrew Hunter’s office, we offer Veneers!
Veneers are porcelain shells that are bonded to the front of the teeth to cover any cosmetic issues. Veneers can be fabricated by a dental technician in a dental laboratory. While...Read More
After spending money on your dental implants, it is essential that you take care of your investment. Dental implants should be treated like natural teeth when going about your dental routines. In order to ensure that your dental implants are healthy and durable, Dr. Hunter recommends the following dental implant care tips:Your Diet- Be sure to have a healthy, balanced diet! Fruits and vegetables are the best way to guarantee the longevity of your teeth. Water- Dr....Read More
Upon receiving your porcelain veneers, it is vital that you know how to properly care for new and rejuvenated smile. For this reason, Dr. Hunter strongly recommends the following maintenance tips for your porcelain veneers:Hard Foods- Avoid hard foods such as nuts because they could potentially damage the laminate used for your porcelain veneers. Stick Foods- Sticky foods such as caramels should also be avoided because individuals risk damaging their porcelain...Read More
Maintaining your white smile after a professional teeth whitening procedure can be extremely difficult. For this reason, Dr. Hunter of El Cajon lists the following foods and beverages that should be avoided in order for your teeth to remain white and bright:Wine- Dr. Hunter highly encourages patients to stay away from white and red wine after a teeth whitening procedure. Wines contain staining agents that put your white smile at risk of discoloration. Tea- According...Read More