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Learn About Common Cosmetic Dental Treatments Marietta, GA

Learn About Common Cosmetic Dental Treatments

Are you dissatisfied with how your teeth look? Are you self-conscious about your smile? If so, you may be interested in cosmetic dentistry procedures. Cosmetic dental treatments can improve the look of your teeth, giving you a more beautiful smile that can last for years. 

Common Cosmetic Dental Treatments

Teeth Whitening:

Teeth whitening in Marietta is one of the most common cosmetic dental procedures, and it is a technique that can dramatically improve the look of your smile. Teeth whitening involves the use of hydrogen peroxide that is applied to the teeth to remove tooth staining. Hydrogen peroxide is applied to the teeth, and then a light or laser is used to activate the agent and let it penetrate the teeth. This process can take anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour, usually done in one or two sessions. Teeth can be lightened about 8-10 shades. These results can last about a year, depending on aspects such as oral hygiene and your lifestyle.

Dental Veneers: 

Veneers are another popular cosmetic dental treatment in Marietta. Veneers are thin, porcelain, or composite shells that are stuck over the front surface of the teeth. They are used to fix a variety of issues, such as cracked or chipped teeth, misshapen, gaps between teeth, and stained or discolored teeth. Usually, veneers are placed on the upper teeth, as they are more visible while smiling. Veneers are usually put in two appointments. During the first appointment, the dentist will extract a thin layer of enamel and take impressions of your teeth that are sent to a dental lab. The lab will use these impressions to customize your veneers. In the second appointment, the veneers will be set on your teeth and bonded into place.

Composite Fillings:

Composite fillings are used to repair cavities. They are also used to fix cracked or chipped teeth, & worn down teeth. Composite fillings are tooth-colored, so they blend well with the natural color of your teeth. It makes them a more aesthetically attractive option than traditional silver fillings. Composite fillings can be placed in one appointment at our dental office in Marietta. First, the cosmetic dentist will remove any decay from the tooth and then prepare it for a dental filling. The composite material is then set on the tooth and shaped to fit properly. Once the filling is in the spot, it is hardened using a light.

Dental Crowns:

A dental crown is a restoration that surrounds the entire tooth. It is used to fix oral issues, such as cracked or chipped teeth, misshapen teeth, severely stained or discolored teeth, and worn down teeth. Dental crowns are made of porcelain matching the color of your natural teeth. Crowns get usually placed in just two appointments. During the first appointment, your dentist in Marietta will remove any decay from the tooth and then take impressions of your teeth that are later; sent to a dental lab. The lab will use these impressions to create your customized crown. In the second appointment, the crown will be put on your tooth and cemented into one place.

Affordable Cosmetic Dentistry Service In Marietta

If you have been looking for the best cosmetic dentist to provide you with the best treatment that will suit your needs. Contact for cosmetic dentistry in Marietta or visit our dental website today for more information.

Posted on behalf of Dr. Paul Gilreath IV, Gilreath Family Dentistry

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Susan

Dr. Gilreath is incredible with my kids. They love going to the dentist now! And this busy mom loves the warm neck wraps, the soft music and enjoying a latte while I relax!

Kenneth H.

Was lucky enough to find these guys when I got insurance that my old dentist did not take. Very professional and friendly staff! Office has the latest greatest technology as well. If you're looking for a new dentist, search no further!

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Very personable and friendly, they took the time to go over my complex dental history and did not pressure me into anything. They gave their recommendations and priced out any options I had. Great group!

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Dr. Gilreath and his staff are top notch. I received the best cleaning I've ever had while watching my favorite show. The Doctor and his staff were all very polite, friendly, and courteous. They explained everything to me clearly and presented me with options in a gentle way that didn't make me feel pressured at all. It's obvious they really care about the wellbeing of their patients. The facility and equipment is really nice as well. I will definitely be back!

Juan R.

Always willing to work around my kids and my schedules. Today I had a long appointment. They started on time and always made sure I was comfortable and that the pain was managed so the procedure could’ve been completed without issues. Very courteous and professional staff.

Lucia B.

Awesome dental practice! The staff is friendly and efficient. Dr. Gilreath is thorough and versed in the latest technology and procedures. I love that he can make crowns in the office while you wait (so no walking around with a temporary crown for days or weeks). I would strongly recommend this dental practice!

Matthew W.

I've been going here for about a little over a year now. I've had a few cleanings, a filling, and started Invisiline so far. Hands down, the best run dental office I've ever been to. In the past at other dental offices I often had to wait 30 or more minutes beyond my appointment time before being seen. At Dr. Gilreath's office I've been seen on time every time. They seem to have systems in place to make every part of your visit run smoothly. From how they took x-rays, to billing and appointments, to the work done by the hygienist/dentist, everything seems to run like a well oiled machine. On top of that all the staff are all friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. The office space itself is also quite nice. Very clean, well maintained, and seems very "up to date" with their equipment. If you're looking for a dentist and are anywhere in the northwest metro area I would highly recommend Dr. Gilreath.

Jhion R.

The staff is always so courteous and personable. They make us feel like family every time we have an appointment. Service is excellent, too. My wife recently went for a cleaning and Dr. Gilreath noticed a chip in one of her fillings. He knew we recently had another baby and that her time was very limited so he went ahead and did the filling right then and there, an extra thirty minutes tops. Dr. Gilreath is always looking at the big picture and really knows his stuff. We will never go anywhere else

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