Family Dental Group of Jefferson Valley
2985 Navajo Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Cosmetic Dentistry in Yorktown Heights, NY

What You Need to Know About Cosmetic Dentistry in Yorktown Heights

Are you embarrassed by the appearance of your teeth or gums? Many people feel the same and suffer with badly stained, broken, chipped, or misaligned teeth that make them reluctant to smile. Thanks to advances in dentistry, there is now a world of cosmetic dental treatments available that can significantly improve the appearance of your teeth and the confidence you feel every day.

What Is Considered Cosmetic Dentistry?

First of all, it’s inherently different than general dentistry. In general dentistry, dental procedures deal with preventing, maintaining, diagnosing, and treating the health of teeth and gums to ensure proper function. These treatments are all mandatory for a lifetime of dental health. Cosmetic dentistry, however, is more concerned with form than function and these elective treatments are designed to enhance the appearance of the teeth, gums, and smile for mainly aesthetic purposes. Of course, some cosmetic services also help with the function of the teeth, but most simply provide cosmetic dental benefits. With the latest dental treatments that preserve a great deal of the natural tooth structure, cosmetic procedures deliver more natural-looking results and greater comfort than ever.

The Many Cosmetic Dentistry Services We Provide

Now that you know how cosmetic dental treatments can dramatically improve the appearance of your teeth, gums, and smile, you may be wondering about the treatments and techniques that perform these dental miracles. We offer a wide variety of cosmetic dentistry procedures that improve the look of all aspects of your smile. We can easily repair uneven or chipped teeth, remove stains from teeth, whiten teeth by several shades, close gaps in the teeth, correct broken or damaged teeth with crowns, restore missing teeth, and use tooth-colored substances to fill cavities, just to name a few. Our full range of cosmetic procedures is featured in the following list:

Veneers

If your teeth have chips, stains, or cracks, veneers can be used to cover these imperfections. They are thin shells made of a very strong tooth-colored material that gets placed onto the teeth to cover any flaws. In addition to being strong and comfortable enough to let you eat normally, they are also aesthetically pleasing because the cosmetic dentist can match the veneer material to your tooth’s natural color. With proper care, they can last for 20 years. READ MORE

Composite Bonding

No need to be embarrassed by chipped teeth because our cosmetic dentist in Yorktown Heights can repair most chips with composite bonding. The bonding is made of a resin composite material that gets secured onto the chipped tooth to replace the lost structure of the tooth. This treatment can greatly improve the look and strength of a chipped tooth.

Tooth-Colored Fillings

Made of a white-colored resin that can be matched to a tooth’s natural color, tooth-colored fillings are often used instead of metal fillings for a more natural-looking result. Best of all, our cosmetic dentist in Yorktown Heights can place these fillings with much less drilling and very little damage to the dental structure.

Porcelain Crowns

For teeth that are damaged by trauma or decay, porcelain crowns can restore them to their natural beauty. The crown’s porcelain material is completely resistant to stains and corrosion. In addition, these crowns are extremely strong and they can be matched to the precise shade pf your natural teeth. READ MORE

Porcelain Bridgework

If you have a lost tooth or multiple teeth, let our cosmetic dentist in Yorktown Heights create a porcelain bridge for a completely natural-looking replacement. READ MORE

Inlays and Onlays

For badly decayed teeth that are damaged enough for a crown, the solution can be found with inlays and onlays. Both provide a very natural-looking result, but inlays are used on the biting surface, while onlays are bonded to the top of the biting section.

Dental Implants

To replace missing teeth in the most attractive and natural way, many patients with missing teeth choose dental implants. They feature a tiny titanium screw that gets topped with a crown. By being secured into the jaw, they preserve the health of the jaw bone and provide a strong base for the implant. As one of the most in-demand dental treatments, they are also used to firmly hold dentures and bridges in place. READ MORE

Teeth Whitening

Do you want to have a better and brighter smile in an inexpensive way? Then teeth whitening is the treatment for you. It provides an easy way to to eliminate unattractive dental stains and discolorations. READ MORE

Cosmetic Gum Surgery

If you’re one of the many people embarrassed by a gummy smile or misshapen gum lines, cosmetic gum surgery can enhance the look of your smile by improving the shape of gums. With this procedure, a cosmetic dentist or periodontist uses a laser or special tool to make your gums look more attractive.

Traditional & Clear Braces

We offer both traditional & clear braces to straighten and align the teeth. Traditional braces are a time-tested option, while clear braces are a newer cosmetic dental service that offers as much effectiveness, but with much more discretion. READ MORE

Invisalign

This is a special kind of clear braces that involve the use of invisible aligners to straighten and align teeth. READ MORE

Can Insurance Cover the Cost of Cosmetic Dental Treatments?

While most general dentistry is covered by dental insurance because these services are required for basic dental health, most cosmetic dentistry procedures aren’t covered by dental insurance because they are elective and intended for mostly aesthetic benefits. Yet, a number of insurance plans also provide some form of cosmetic dental insurance to cover treatments that improve dental health or function while also enhancing appearance. But even if your insurance doesn’t cover these aesthetic procedures, many now offer supplemental cosmetic dental insurance coverage that can help with your total cosmetic dentistry cost. For answers to any dental insurance questions, contact your insurance provider or call our practice to make an appointment for your consultation.

Helpful Tips to Find a Cosmetic Dentist in Your Area

After learning about the ways that cosmetic dentistry can improve your smile, you may be asking, “Will I be able to find cosmetic dentistry near me?” No need to wonder about how to find a cosmetic dentist, because you’ve already found our practice. At our cosmetic dental office, you will find friendly, knowledgeable dentists who will listen to your dental concerns and discuss the many ways that we can make your smile make you extremely happy. We are always happy to answer any of your questions about our treatments, as well as explain how much time they will require, and all of the ways they can significantly improve your smile. Are you ready to learn more? Call our office today for details about our full range of cosmetic services and to make your consultation appointment.

What Is the Average Cost of Treatment?

While cosmetic dental fees can vary greatly based on the specific procedures desired, be assured that affordable cosmetic dentistry is available at our office, even if you’re not covered by dental insurance. At your initial consultation, you can learn all about your different options for treatment and receive an estimate of your overall cosmetic cost. We are also willing to work with you to make your dream smile a reality. Simply call our office right away for more information.

Are you ready to be happy with the appearance of your smile? Then, you’re ready for all of the ways that we can give you the better smile and greater confidence you deserve. Call our office today to schedule a better smile. Call today or request an appointment online.

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I live far away and was visiting relatives when I encountered a dental emergency. FDG gave me an immediate appointment and treated me like I had been their patient for decades. This was on a […]
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I’m sitting here for the 2nd time this month, my son is getting some cavities filled and Dr. Mila is singing and he is giggling hysterically, trying not to move! I’m so happy we came here […]
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Dr. Stein and the staff are great. I get very nervous at the dentist and they are very patient with me.
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Dr.Mila is the best. After being terrified of dentists for years, my daughter actually loves to go see Dr.Mila. The front office staff are a pleasant change from our previous dentist. Thanks to […]
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I absolutely love this dental group Dr. Mila, the pediatric dentist and her assistants alway make sure my boys are comfortable and pay special attention to them during their visits. I was always […]
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My family and I love this Dental group. The staff is very friendly and they make your visit enjoyable. Dr. Mila Belgrade is so nice she makes your visit very comfortable and she is easy to talk to if […]
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I have not been to the dentist in years due to a bad experience with another dental group. My son needed a dentist and we found Family Dental Group on-line. They were amazing with my son (who is […]
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We have always had excellent treatment from the entire staff. Dr. Stein and Dr. Friedman have been so great.
Andrea W.
Dan the hygienist does a wonderful job on my cleaning and gum treatment I would not go to another person been coming here over 5 yrs very happy thank you dan
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Excellent job, my dentist was very caring and nice, letting me know everything she was doing before she did anything and then showed me exactly what she did when the root canal was over. She is an […]
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My grandkids LOVE going to the dentist. Dr. Mila Belgrade and her assistants Wendy and Liliana are so sweet and caring. ” Ava and Livvy say “they do a really good job on our teeth” […]
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I loved Dr. C. She was great. I have never had a cavity before and she put me right at ease about the procedure and what to expect. She was awesome!
Holly T.
Dr Friedman explained everything in detail. Staff was warm and inviting. Filling forms out on line was much better than doing forms in the office before the appointment. Would recommend this Dental […]
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They were very patient and kind with my son.
Daniel J.
Great employees, such a friendly and comfortable environment, and Dr. Dean really knows what she is doing!!
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I came in for my first time, experiencing severe tooth pain and the hygienist and dentist were amazing and so caring. I got my tooth out and as bad as that is, my experience with them was amazing. I […]
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