Cosmetic Dentistry Services in Montgomery, MN
Getting the picture-perfect smile of your dreams is easier than you think with comprehensive cosmetic dentistry services from Geoff Iverson, DDS and his dedicated team. Conveniently located in Montgomery, MN, we welcome patients from Le Center and other nearby communities to trust their smile transformations to our skilled and caring dental team. We provide a full range of treatment options from at-home whitening to Invisalign® clear braces. Contact our office to find out more or schedule your cosmetic dentistry consultation.
Opalescence At-Home Teeth Whitening
Over the counter whitening strips, gels, and toothpastes promise dramatically brighter smiles. Unfortunately, the low doses of whitener and poor application methods make these options minimally effective. Opalescence at-home whitening kits from our team offer dramatically improved results. We provide prescription strength doses of active whitening agents and customized application trays that allow the whitener to remain active longer brightening smiles by several shades over the course of two weeks of daily application.
Veneers are a thin layer of dental-grade porcelain used to conceal any number of cosmetic flaws, including chips, cracks, gaps, and stains. The custom, crafted porcelain veneers are bonded to the front facing surfaces of teeth to cover dental irregularities, leaving patients with flawless smiles. The process requires two appointments. During the first visit, we prepare the tooth by removing a very minimal amount of surface enamel. We then take an impression of the tooth, place a temporary veneer, and send it to our dental lab that will create a custom veneer. Once we receive the final product from our lab, patients return to permanently bond their new porcelain veneer.
Direct Cosmetic Tooth Bonding
Patients interested in concealing a number of flaws in a single appointment may want to consider direct bonding as an affordable, effective alternative to veneers. These treatments are reserved for those patients whose dental flaws are small and not widespread. Veneers are preferable if numerous teeth within the smile line need to be corrected. If we determine direct bonding is the right treatment option for you, we’ll prepare teeth by removing and smoothing any damaged dental structures. Then, we craft the cosmetic solution chairside from tooth-colored, composite resin. We apply the resin directly to teeth, and once it’s in place, we cure the material using a curing light, contour and polish the restoration to achieve a highly esthetic end result. The entire process is generally completed in just one appointment, and can offer patients a significant cost savings compared to porcelain veneers.
All-Ceramic Dental Restorations
We use a number of restoration materials to create crowns, bridges, and other solutions, but for patients interested in improving the appearance of their smiles, all-ceramic restorations are the best option. Crafted from a single block of high quality ceramic, these restorations are long lasting and they retain their natural appearance even after years of wear. All-ceramic restorations can be used to repair damaged teeth with improved aesthetics, and they can be used for purely cosmetic purposes. Additionally, they are the best treatment options for those patients who have adverse reactions to metal. The process is very straightforward. During the initial visit we prepare the teeth, capture impressions, and place a temporary restoration. Once the final restoration is received from the dental lab in approximately two weeks, patients return to exchange their temporary for a custom crafted restoration that blends seamlessly into the smile.
Invisalign® Clear Braces
Patients who wish to improve the appearance of their smiles while maintaining a professional image and those interested in an orthodontic solution that is faster, more comfortable, and more convenient, may want to consider Invisalign orthodontics. Rather than a series of metal brackets and wires, Invisalign® uses clear, plastic alignment trays to gently shift teeth into their ideal alignment over the course of about twelve months. Best of all, the alignment trays are completely removable, which means patients don’t need to change their diets or oral hygiene routines.