Many people assume that a healthy smile is a beautiful one – but that’s not always the case, unfortunately. Teeth can fall victim to a wide variety of frustrating flaws over time, from noticeable discoloration to unpleasant chips and cracks. If you’re ready to give your look a makeover, you can trust Dr. Dina Cocco to do the job right here in Ann Arbor, MI. Our team will work closely with you to determine the specific needs of your unique smile and what services would create the dazzling results you have in mind. Contact us today to get started!
Veneers are extremely thin, custom-crafted pieces of dental porcelain that are designed to cover just the front surfaces of a patient’s teeth in a lifelike manner. By doing so, they effectively hide years of cosmetic flaws all at once instead of requiring patients to undergo multiple, time-consuming procedures! Better yet, their resistant, long-lasting nature helps them improve your look for many years.
Here at our office, we understand that many patients don’t like the idea of having damaged teeth corrected with dark-colored, noticeably unnatural restorative materials (amalgam). That’s why we can use tooth-colored ceramic/composite instead for a natural and beautiful result! This high-quality material is so similar to tooth enamel that your new crown, inlay, or onlay will even reflect light in the same way. It’s also comfortable, functional, and 100% biocompatible. In some instances, amalgam is still recommended. We will discuss treatment options with you prior to your filling appointment.
Dark staining and discoloration of teeth can occur over time for a variety of reasons – coffee, wine, certain medications, and even simple old age. When you’re ready to enjoy a whiter smile, all you need to do is talk to our team about our whitening options. We offer several take-home bleaching kids, and our team will instruct and show you how to use them properly to achieve significant and lasting results!
Patients who have a gap between their teeth, sometimes referred to as diastema, may want to consider one of a number of available dental treatments to correct this smile flaw. From a simple cosmetic transformation using bonding or porcelain veneers to more advanced orthodontic realignment, there are a number of treatments available to create flawless smiles for patients with diastema. To find out which option is right for you, schedule a treatment consultation with Dr. Cocco and her team.
While in-office whitening is effective and very fast, some patients would prefer a more gradual and flexible approach to improving their smile. In these cases, our team is happy to recommend a customized take-home kit! These kits come with the same great high-grade whitening gel that can’t be found at a store, as well as oral trays that are designed for your one-of-a-kind smile.
The patient’s job is simple – all they need to do is wear both of these components together for a prescribed amount of time each day. This can be completed when you’re getting ready for work in the morning or when you’re watching TV after a long, busy day. It completely revolves around your schedule, and the entire process can be completed in the comfort of your own home. Many patients see positive improvements after several days of use, with the most noticeable changes occurring after a few weeks.