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Category Archives: Cosmetic Dentistry

Four Options for a Better Looking Smile

Four Options for a Better Looking SmileYour phone beeps. Someone has posted   a picture of you with a group of friends. It’s  a great picture of everyone – except you. You look at your smile critically. It should be whiter, straighter. You hate that gap between your front teeth, and the bottom tooth that was chipped in middle school stands out like a sore thumb.

If you feel uncertain about your grin, you should contact your cosmetic dentist in Centennial, Colorado. We can provide treatment options for a healthier, more aesthetically pleasing smile.

Four of our most popular options include:

  • Whitening: Gel whitening is a treatment of the past. In Centennial, we use Sapphire Light, a new technology that whitens with Plasma Arc Light to whiten your teeth as much as 12 shades in 30 to 60 minutes. No more bleach sensitivity and no more messy trays.
  • Porcelain Veneers: Ultra-thin porcelain shells cover twisted, uneven, or discolored teeth. Although the process of applying veneers does involve removing some of the surface of the tooth, ultimately, the veneers cover and protect the tooth behind them. Once it’s done, your smile will shine!
  • Dental Bonding: If your cosmetic dental concerns are more minor, you might not need a full set of veneers. Dental bonding can correct small issues like wear from chips, a too large gap between your teeth, or a tooth that’s uneven. It looks and feels like your regular teeth!
  • Dental Implants: A missing tooth can make your smile off balance, and it can also be a health problem! But you can correct the problem permanently with a dental implant. The implant is anchored in your jaw with a titanium root. Once the root and jaw heals, we place a permanent crown over the root. The implant looks, feels, and functions like a natural tooth!

There are lots of options to fix your teeth. Your Centennial dentist at Young Family and Cosmetic Dentist will go over all of them with you so you can determine a treatment plan that’s right for you! Call our office today to schedule a consultation!

What is a Cosmetic Dentist? And Do I Need One?

Don’t just settle for any cosmetic dentist in Centennial, CO. You need someone with the proven experience and artistic touch that it takes to create a smile you can feel proud of. Dr. Kathleen Young of Young Family and Cosmetic Dentistry has extensive experience managing aesthetic cases involving: Composite Bonding Tooth Recontouring Porcelain Veneers DentalContinue Reading

Cosmetic Teeth Whitening in Centennial, CO

Who wouldn’t want a younger looking, brighter smile? Often times, every day choices like the foods we eat, the beverages we drink, and even tobacco products can lead to unsightly tooth stains. As we age, our teeth naturally yellow, creating an appearance that many patients want to remedy. With a wide variety of do-it-yourself teethContinue Reading

How Veneers Can Easily Give You the Smile of Your Dreams

There’s possibly nothing worse than feeling embarrassed about the way you look. With all of the time we put into our hairstyles and clothing, it’s even worse when there’s something we can’t change on our own – like the way our teeth look.  But what if you could drastically transform your crooked, chipped, discolored, orContinue Reading

Four Signs That You Have A Great-Fitting Denture From Your Centennial, CO Dentist

How do you know if your dentures are fitting your mouth, as they should? When it comes to your teeth, a well-fitting denture is important for a confident, functional, attractive smile. Here are a few tips to clue you in on whether your full-mouth restoration is fitting as it should: If you can talk, laugh,Continue Reading

Does It Hurt To Get Dental Implants?

Worrying about pain associated with a dental procedure is completely understandable. As with any type of surgery, getting dental implants can cause some minimal discomfort, but the resulting restoration of your beautiful, confident smile makes it worthwhile.   Dr. Kathleen Young has years of experience performing dental implants in Centennial, CO and hundreds of satisfiedContinue Reading

Implant supported Dentures: What are They?

Not Your Grandpa’s Dentures! If you’ve ever worried about losing your teeth and having to wear dentures – you’re in luck. Modern denture options have dramatically evolved from what they’ve been like for generations. Now, instead of wearing a large removable prosthesis, you have another option: an implant retained denture. What is it? Implant retainedContinue Reading

Why Dental Implants Last a Lifetime

Have you ever wondered why it is so challenging to replace a missing tooth? Because most prostheses, such as dentures or bridges, wear out over time. But now you have another option – dental implants. In fact, implants can actually last for life.   Here’s why: Dental Implants Fuse With Your Bone Implants aren’t designedContinue Reading

Sensitive Teeth? 3 Things to STOP Doing Today.

It’s not uncommon to battle sensitive teeth. But the truth is, you could be making it even worse. Here are 3 things that cosmetic dentist in Centennial, CO, Dr. Kathleen Young, wants you to stop doing right away if you battle tooth hypersensitivity: 1. Stop Using Whitening Toothpaste The #1 cause of sensitive teeth inContinue Reading

What Is the Process for Dental Implants in Centennial?

A dental implant is an artificial tooth, supported over a metal post that is inserted into the bone beneath your gums. The actual process is not as uncomfortable as you might think. In fact, we now regard implants to be the preferred method of tooth replacement. Thanks to Dr. Kathleen Young and her team atContinue Reading