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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Cosmetic Dentistry

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Here at Northpark Dental, our entire staff is trained to answer your questions about your oral health. We encourage you to ask them, and we’ve even compiled a few of the most common ones here. Please call us if you can't find the answer you’re seeking.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Have you thought about making some enhancements to your smile, but you've felt like cosmetic dentistry may be complicated or expensive? Dental bonding is an excellent way to improve your smile with an efficient, affordable, and non-invasive procedure. Using the same material that dental fillings use, composite resin, bonding can eliminate minor imperfections such as:

  • Chipping
  • Small fractures
  • Discoloration or stains
  • Gaps, spacing, or misshapen teeth

Composite is bonded directly to your tooth to correct shaping or cover discoloration. Since composite can be customized to match your teeth, the results of cosmetic bonding are aesthetically pleasing.

Affordable Way to Improve Your Smile

Bonding also tends to be less expensive than other cosmetic procedures, so it’s an affordable way to make improvements to your smile. We can typically complete a bonding procedure during one appointment, so you’ll be able to enjoy your new smile in no time!

Contact Our Johnston

Would you like to learn if bonding might be right for your needs? Contact Northpark Dental today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Phan or Dr. Babor. We offer many cosmetic services designed to improve and enhance your smile, so if bonding doesn't best suit your needs, our dentist will discuss other treatments with you that can help you reach your goals. 

Dental veneers are thin, but strong shell-like coverings that the dentist places on the front surfaces of the teeth. Veneers can be made of various materials, such as porcelain, ceramic, and resin composite. However, porcelain veneers are commonly used because they most closely resemble the iridescence of natural teeth.  

man smiling after getting porcelain veneers in urbandaleVeneers Can Revive Your Smile

Veneers can conceal a multitude of smile flaws, leaving you with a bright and refreshed smile. Some of the imperfections veneers can fix are:

  • Crooked teeth
  • Gapped teeth
  • Broken, cracked, or chipped teeth
  • Minor misalignments
  • Stained or discolored teeth
  • Oddly shaped teeth
  • Teeth that are too short
  • Gummy smiles

Our skilled cosmetic dentist Dr. Trung Phan can restore nearly any dental issue with high-quality materials, advanced technology, and a steady and artistic hand. We want your smile to look and feel its best!

Porcelain Veneers in Urbandale, IA

If you are tired of having a drab or dull smile, why not try veneers? Countless A-list celebrities have veneers, which explains the dazzling appearance of their picture-perfect smiles. Veneers can instantly transform your smile so you can feel confident sharing it with the world. 

To learn more about our high-quality veneers or to book your consultation, please call our Urbandale dental office at (515) 707-8050

We look forward to turning your teeth into pearly whites!

If your smile has lost a bit of its luster, you're not alone. You might be surprised at the impact that professional teeth whitening can make. Many of our patients feel that it took years off of their appearance!

woman smiling while getting her teeth whitened in urbandaleTypes of Teeth Whitening

At Northpark Dental, we offer two convenient options for teeth whitening in Urbandale.

  1. Take-Home Kits: A take-home teeth whitening kit is customized with clear plastic trays we make with an impression of your smile. You'll use high-strength whitening gel in your trays at home whenever it's convenient for you. We recommend 10 days to start, and then you'll have your trays to update your smile whenever you like.
  2. In-Office Whitening: An in-office whitening treatment takes about an hour and provides you with immediate results. We'll apply high-strength gel to your teeth and finish with a fluoride treatment to reduce sensitivity. This option is excellent if you have an upcoming event to prepare for.

If you're looking for reliable "teeth whitening near me," Northpark Dental serves Urbandale, Grimes, Des Moines, and its surrounding communities.

Contact Our Urbandale Dental Office

Don't wait to learn more about this affordable and quick option for cosmetic dentistry! Call Northpark Dental today at (515) 707-8050 for more information about professional teeth whitening.

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