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Minor imperfections (chipped tooth enamel and deeply stained teeth) can leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile. This drives many people to want to explore their options for the white and even smile they’ve always wanted. If you feel this way, you should consult with North Fork Dental Care to explore the best option for restoring the appearance of your smile.

There are a few common cosmetic restoration options to choose from. Selecting the best option to improve your smile will depend on how deeply your teeth are stained, as well as any chips or previous dental work.

Dental veneers are basically thin porcelain shells that are cemented onto the face of the teeth in your smile. They are a popular option for improving your smile if you have teeth with minor chips as well as deep stains.

If one of the teeth in your smile has extensive past dental work, or it lacks sufficient enamel to anchor a dental veneer, North Fork Dental Care could recommend that the entire enamel layer is restored and replaced with a crown

If the teeth in your smile are only suffering from staining issues, North Fork Dental Care can help you find the best products or procedures to whiten your smile. Defining your whitening goals and addressing the primary cause of the staining will greatly influence the best teeth whitening option.

Whitening toothpaste or whitening strips can usually remove minor surface stains. However, if the teeth in your smile are deeply stained you will need to employ stronger whitening procedures.

At North Fork Dental Care, we also offer a dental tooth bleaching procedures that uses concentrated whitening agents and professional techniques for the safest most effective way to whiten your teeth.

If you would like to explore the options available for improving your smile, you should call North Fork Dental Care at 208-356-3012 to schedule an appointment.