You are in your brother’s upcoming wedding, and you want your teeth to be brighter than they ever have. Plenty of pictures are going to taken, and you’ve been hearing about how teeth whitening makes you appear years younger. Your ex is supposedly going to be there, so you want to look as young, vibrant, and great as possible.
You could go with the fast and furious Zoom! Bleaching that brings your smile many shades whiter after just one short appointment. However, you were hoping to be able to do your whitening at home. Your Vernon Hills cosmetic dentist, Dr. Engelberg, can provide you with customized whitening trays, and all you have to do is decide the where’s and when’s of your bleaching sessions. (more…)
Do you have trouble smiling without feeling self-conscious because of deep chips that go past the enamel and into the dentin of your teeth? Chipped teeth can happen for a number of reasons, but if you find them embarrassing, your smile confidence can be completely ruined. Chips can also expose you to a higher risk for cavities. If you are curious as to how cosmetic dentistry can make you feel better about the way your smile looks, take this quiz from your Lincolnshire dentist, Dr. Brent Engelberg.
Q1. True or false – Dental bonding is an extremely invasive procedure.
Q2. True or false – Teeth that are bonded will not look natural.
Q3. True or false – Porcelain veneers can cover up a multitude of dental issues. (more…)
Look in the mirror and smile. Tell the truth: do you feel attractive? If not, what can you do about it? Many people are very self-conscious about the way their teeth appear. In some cases, the flaws are minute and could be fixed in a matter or a short, painless procedure. Even if your dental needs are many, having pride in your smile can truly make the difference between a happy or unhappy existence. Whether it’s a tiny chip, or a more complex treatment plan that you need, your Libertyville dentist, Dr. Brent Engelberg, can help you achieve teeth and gums that make you feel like smiling.
Cosmetic Dental Bonding
Cosmetic dental bonding is made of the same tooth-colored composite resin material that we use to fill cavities. Bonding provides one of the most conservative and simple cosmetic treatments available. Your Libertyville dentist will apply the resin material to the affected teeth. Once the resin cures, several polishing and sculpting tools will be used to reshape your teeth so that they match the rest of your smile.Dental bonding is the perfect solution for correcting chipped teeth. This is also a wonderful solution for filling in gaps or masking discolorations that are resistant to teeth whitening. (more…)
Do you have an Achilles heel when it comes to a pursuit of looking younger? Many people are hard on themselves, but aging happens whether you choose to focus on it or not. We live in a privileged society where we have options and opportunities to look and feel great about ourselves. Whether it’s Botox for wrinkles, plastic surgery to tighten skin, or cosmetic dental procedures, you may be thinking about undergoing some sort of efforts to shave a few years off. Your Northbrook dentist, Dr. Brent Engelberg will talk about utilizing the great cosmetic services we offer to look a touch more youthful.
Shortened Teeth Due to Longer Life
Our teeth age, just as our skin does. When teeth are cracked, chipped, worn down, and/or discolored, you are likely to appear older and more tired. Luckily, cosmetic dental issues can be much simpler to reverse then skin wrinkles, spots, and blotches. Teeth will wear (more…)