What Is Cosmetic Dentistry?
Your smile is often one of the first features people notice about you. That’s why Candace Kwakye DDS are committed to giving you a confident smile that represents your happiness and health. We believe when your confidence glows from the inside out, the world can see who you really are. That’s why we offer a variety of cosmetic services ranging from teeth whitening to full smile makeovers for patients in and around Silver Spring and Cloverly, MD.
We want to help you achieve your smile goals. Our cosmetic dentistry is both an art and a science. Staying up-to-date with the latest cutting-edge techniques and advanced materials, our office proudly offers you a beautiful, natural smile and all the confidence that comes with it.
Cosmetic Dentistry Services
When you have worn tooth enamel, uneven tooth alignment or spacing, discoloration, and chips or cracks in your teeth, dental veneers may be an effective treatment for you. Dental veneers are shells or layers of tooth-colored porcelain or composite that get placed over the problem teeth and get permanently mounted in place.
Since veneers are individually sculpted for each patient, it is virtually impossible to tell the difference between a veneer and a natural tooth. Custom-made veneers also resist coffee, tea stains, and cigarette smoke because they are made of high-tech materials.
Even though dental veneers are considered a cosmetic dentistry procedure,they also pose a few functional advantages as they protect the surface of damaged teeth.
Zoom! Teeth Whitening
The most common complaint people have about their smile is whiteness. Over time, your teeth may become darker, yellow, or stained. Our office offers Zoom! teeth whitening, which is an efficient and pain-free way to brighten your smile. Zoom! is the most common teeth bleaching process used throughout the United States. It lightens discoloration of the enamel and dentin. One Zoom! procedure will take just one hour and leave your smile eight to ten shades whiter.
While there are a variety of teeth whitening options available today, nothing compares to the in-office benefits of professional teeth whitening. If you’re looking for an instant way to improve the look of your smile, you should consider Zoom! teeth whitening as a cost-effective option.
Full Mouth Restoration
If you have missing, fractured, or worn-out teeth, you may be in need of a full mouth restoration. There are various procedures that go into a full mouth rehabilitation process that can take multiple visits, depending on how severe your situation is or what you would like done. Some of these procedures may include crown lengthening, orthodontics, implants, veneers, or crowns.
If you have slightly chipped, discolored, or crooked teeth, bonding can be a cost-effective way to have your teeth fixed in just one visit to our office. In a typical dental bonding procedure, a filling will be bonded to the tooth to improve the appearance. Bonding filling comes in many tooth-colored shades to ensure a nearly perfect match to the appearance of your natural teeth. Bonding has many advantages over veneers and crowns. Bonding is less expensive and it only takes one or two office visits to complete.
If you have been suffering from the side effects of crooked or misaligned teeth due to an improper bite, then you may find great value from dental orthodontic treatments. Dental orthodontics can help you achieve a straighter and more beautiful smile that you will be sure to love. No matter how simple or complex your case may be, we are here to help straighten your smile, fix alignment issues, ease pain, and boost your self esteem!
Dr. Candace Kwakye creates superior smile makeovers by listening to her patients and what they would like to see from their smile without compromising function. When it comes to a smile makeover, Dr. Kwakye considers your facial appearance, gum tissue, lips, skin tone, as well as the width, the length, and the color of your teeth. She works with you to learn your goals, and create a personalized treatment plan so you can determine which procedures will work for your teeth.
Dr. Kwakye has a number of patients who now have long-lasting, beautiful, natural, and healthy smiles from his makeover treatments.
When brushing alone is not enough to reach difficult spots on your teeth, we may recommend having these spots filled with a sealant. When you neglect to fill in these cracks and grooves in your teeth, these locations can develop tooth decay. The sealant will give you extra protection and help prevent cavities.
Don’t let crooked teeth shake your confidence. Invisalign is here to help! Invisalign straightens your teeth without the hassle of traditional braces. As the name implies, Invisalign is an invisible and comfortable orthodontic treatment. Similar to braces, Invisalign’s removable, clear aligners gradually pull your teeth into the proper position. The best part? No one can even tell you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment.
Before & After Photos
“Dr. Keith did a spectacular job transforming my smile.”