Are you searching for a solution to enhance the appearance of your natural smile?
At DC Precision Dentistry in Washington, DC, we offer a complete range of cosmetic dentistry solutions. The main focus of cosmetic dentistry is to improve the appearance of a natural smile. A highly skilled cosmetic dentist not only creates a beautiful smile but a healthy, functional one as well.
Washington, DC cosmetic dentist Dr. Justin Deckard has undergone years of advanced training to deliver high-quality, advanced dental care. As an American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry member, Dr. Deckard uses his skill and expertise to help design and craft beautiful, natural-looking smiles.
Staying up to date on the current advancements in technology, techniques, and materials in cosmetic dentistry allows Dr. Deckard to deliver exceptional dental care and patient service. Dr. Deckard takes the time to listen to each patients’ goals, concerns, and expectations to develop a personalized treatment plan.
Are You Unhappy With the Appearance of Your Smile?
The appearance of your smile can have a huge impact on how you feel about yourself. Our goal is to change that for all our patients. We offer many treatments that can target the aspects of your smile that you are unhappy with. We pride ourselves in providing high-quality, personal dental care to each of our patients. Dr. Deckard will listen to your concerns and create a treatment plan to help you achieve a smile that you will be happy with. Our cosmetic dentistry treatments can address a wide range of dental concerns.
Cosmetic dental care can target:
- Discolored or stained teeth
- Damaged teeth
- Uneven or misshapen teeth
- Crooked or misaligned teeth
- Restore old dental work
- Gapped teeth
Transform Your Smile in Washington, DC
Dr. Deckard strives to help patients build and maintain the smile of their dreams. If necessary, Dr. Deckard may incorporate restorative, general, and cosmetic dentistry treatments to create the most effective treatment plan for your needs. Whether a patient needs minimal damage addressed or a full smile makeover, Dr. Deckard can build a treatment plan and tailor it to your specific needs.
Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments in Washington, DC:
- Invisalign: Addresses crooked and misaligned teeth. It uses clear aligners that you will change out every week to slowly move your teeth into the proper position.
- Tooth Bonding: Addresses cracked, chipped, damaged, or broken teeth. It is a simple treatment that utilizes a bonding resin material on the tooth and is molded into the proper shape.
- Porcelain Veneers: Addresses stained, chipped, uneven, broken, crooked, or damaged teeth. These are ultra-thin ceramic shells that your dentist will bond to the front of a tooth.
- Tooth Whitening: Professional teeth whitening addresses stains or discolored teeth. A simple and affordable in-office treatment that your dentist can complete in about an hour.
What is the quickest way to fix crooked teeth?
The fastest method of addressing crooked teeth is with cosmetic dentistry solutions such as porcelain veneers or composite resin bonding. Porcelain veneers bond to the surface of your teeth to improve their appearance. Veneers can dramatically change the shape and size of your teeth and help correct alignment issues, making them an excellent solution for crooked teeth. Composite resin bonding is a dental material that the dentist will apply directly to the tooth. The dentist shapes it around the tooth to disguise crooked teeth, gaps, and chipped teeth.
Can cosmetic dentistry fix an overbite?
Yes, cosmetic dentistry can help to correct an overbite. In cases where the bite is severe, your dentist may recommend orthodontic treatment to move teeth into their proper position. However, if the issue is mild or moderate, veneers and bonding can change the shape of your teeth and help close any gaps between them.
Why are my teeth yellow even though I brush?
There are many reasons why your teeth may be yellow even though you brush them. These include side effects of certain medications, smoking cigarettes, chewing tobacco products, drinking certain beverages (coffee, tea, and red wine), the natural aging process, trauma and injury to the teeth, and genetics. Teeth whitening treatments such as in-office bleaching, laser whitening procedures, or at-home whitening kits can help to brighten the natural tooth enamel and lift deep stains from within the enamel.
Can you get a teeth whitening treatment if you have cavities?
If you have cavities, you should fill them before undergoing a teeth whitening treatment. This is because the bleach used in these treatments can penetrate the tiny holes of the cavity and cause damage to your enamel. Therefore, it is crucial to make sure that you treat any cavities before whitening your teeth. Be sure to have your dentist match the color of the teeth to ensure the fillings do not stand out after your bleaching treatment.
How long do porcelain veneers last?
Porcelain veneers typically last anywhere from 7 to 15 years. However, the longevity of your veneers will depend on how well you care for them and whether or not you follow good dental hygiene practices. Be sure to brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and floss at least once daily to maintain oral health. Regular dental visits will also help monitor the smile’s health and check restorations for damage or signs of needing replacement.
How long does the tooth bonding process take?
The tooth bonding process usually takes about one hour. During the procedure, your dentist will use a specialized material to reshape and restore the teeth. Your dentist hardens the material with a special light, after which they perform any necessary adjustments to ensure the natural look of your smile. With proper care, you can reduce the staining of the composite resin material and extend the longevity of your dental bonding.
Schedule A Consultation
Our state-of-the-art dentist office is located in downtown Washington, DC. We are easily accessible to patients in the Shaw and Navy Yard area. Dr. Deckard is a trusted, experienced cosmetic dentist who is committed to helping each of our patients achieve their best smile. Our goal is to ensure you have the best dental experience and achieve the smile you want. To learn more about our cosmetic dentistry solutions, visit your dentist in DC. To schedule an appointment, call (202) 851-7554 or request an appointment online.