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Transform your smile and boost your self-confidence

When you look in the mirror, you should feel happy and confident with the smile you see. If you’re bothered by crooked, cracked, chipped or stained teeth – or with how your gums look – cosmetic dentistry could be the solution you’ve always wanted.

Cosmetic dentistry procedures range from very minor to more advanced transformations – it’s all up to you, and what you feel is right for your smile.

At Markham Eglinton Dental Centre, a skilled Scarborough cosmetic dentist can lighten and remove stains from your teeth, or suggest veneers to correct your tooth’s colour, close a space, or repair a cracked tooth. Bonding can change the shape and colour of your teeth.

The following interactive tools will help you determine whether cosmetic dentistry is right for you.

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Here are a few common cosmetic dentistry procedures: including using veneers to correct a tooth’s colour, close a space, or repair a cracked tooth.

Veneers:

These are ultra-thin laminates that we bond directly to your teeth. They are used to correct a tooth's colour, close a space, or repair a cracked tooth.

Veneer (Cracked Tooth) Cosmetic Procedures Veneer (Cracked Tooth)

Crowns:

A crown completely covers (caps) a tooth, protecting it and keeping it strong. They can be made of gold, porcelain fused to metal, or pure white porcelain (to resemble your natural tooth).

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Teeth Whitening:

Teeth whitening is very popular because of its amazing ability to revitalize a smile. It allows us to remove or reduce stains, lightening your teeth for a more attractive appearance.
Laser Whitening Cosmetic Procedures Laser Whitening

Bonding:

Bonding is used to improve the appearance of teeth, or to close gaps between them. A resin material is applied to the teeth and hardened using a special light. We can change the colour and shape of your teeth with bonding.

Transform your smile with cosmetic dentistry – take the first step by contacting Markham Eglinton Dental Centre, a cosmetic dentist in Scarborough.

FAQs -- Click to reveal the answers to cosmetic dentistry questions

Q: Are crowns and veneers the same thing?

A: No. A veneer is a thin laminate that is bonded directly to your teeth, and is used to correct a tooth's colour, close a space, or repair a cracked tooth. A crown is an artificial tooth that completely encircles (caps) your natural tooth.

Q: Are my teeth stained yellow because I drink coffee and red wine?

A: Red wine, coffee and tea are notorious for staining your teeth. Diet soda is also a problem, because its acidity breaks down your tooth's enamel -- leaving it prone to stains. You don't need to cut out these beverages entirely in order to protect your teeth -- just be mindful of what they might do to your smile, and try to limit your intake.

Q: I want my teeth to look like a celebrity’s – pretty and bright and perfectly-shaped. How could cosmetic dentistry help me achieve that?

A: Veneers could be the solution for you. They can improve the aesthetics of a person's smile very quickly, because the ultra-thin laminates are bonded to your natural teeth – correcting the shape and colour. Talk to us today to learn more.

Q: Does my dental insurance cover cosmetic dentistry procedures?

A: It depends on your coverage. We would be happy to help you understand your available coverage, so please ask us at your next appointment.