Cosmetic Dentist Encinitas - Dentist in Encinitas, CA
Beautiful teeth are a symbol of health and wellness, but it’s easy for teeth to become damaged over time. Whether you have teeth that have been chipped or cracked by accident, or your smile has been discolored over the years by coffee drinking, our Encinitas cosmetic dentist can help. We offer comfortable, durable, and convenient solutions to help patients achieve whiter and damage-free smiles.
Cosmetic Dentistry in Encinitas, CA
Dr. Skeens offers patients a variety of options for correcting cosmetic issues or dental health problems for a more attractive smile. Our treatments help to correct tooth decay, repair damaged enamel, brighten teeth, and help your smile appear balanced.
Our cosmetic dental treatments include:
Teeth Whitening – For many patients, an improvement in the color or shade of dental enamel can be all it takes to improve their appearance. Dr. Skeens helps patients achieve dramatically whiter teeth with custom take-home bleaching trays or same-day, in-office teeth whitening.
Veneers – Our porcelain veneers are perfect for concealing chips and cracks on dental enamel and giving you a balanced, white smile. Veneers are thin slices of porcelain that are shaped to look like your natural teeth and are placed over the fronts of existing teeth. The result is a smile that looks picture-perfect. Many patients with several cosmetic issues, such as deep staining, chipping, or mild overcrowding choose veneers to provide a full smile makeover, as these cosmetic restorations can be placed without multiple return visits or complex procedures.
Composite Fillings – Repairing a cavity doesn’t have to mean that your tooth is left with a highly visible silver filling. Dr. Skeens utilizes tooth-colored composite resin to repair small spots of tooth decay in a way that is seamless.
Same-Day Dental Crowns – With the help of CEREC technology, Dr. Skeens can aesthetically and functionally repair a severely damaged tooth in just one dental appointment. Decayed teeth pose a risk for your oral health and look as unhealthy as they feel, but our one-day crowns can boost your oral health and smile aesthetic in less time that you might imagine. Our in-office crowns are made from ultra-strong and durable zirconia for lasting results.
To promote natural looking treatment, our cosmetic dental procedures are completely metal free. While metal-based restorations were formerly your only option for durable restorative care, advances in fabricating dental prosthetics have made tooth-colored materials stronger and longer lasting. Dr. Skeens provides all-porcelain or zirconia restorations to ensure that your treated smile looks just like your natural teeth for the life of your dental work.
Making your Cosmetic Dental Visit Comfortable
Our Encinitas cosmetic dental office is all-digital to promote better treatment planning and customized care. Our digital technology prevents the need to use bulky impression trays in many cases, which some patients find difficult to tolerate. To help plan and carry out certain cosmetic dental restorations, Dr. Skeens uses a 3D cone beam scanner and can even use this technology to create same-day prosthetics. For longer cosmetic treatments, our office provides the relaxing benefits of dental sedation.
To learn more about how Dr. Skeens can help you achieve a beautiful new smile, contact his team today for your consultation. We look forward to providing you with the smile you deserve!