Cosmetic Dentistry

Keeping your mouth healthy is always our first concern, but we also realize that a beautiful smile is important.

If you do not like the way your smile looks, it can negatively impact your life, from your self-esteem to your comfort and confidence in business or social settings. When you are not proud of your teeth, you might feel stressed or maybe even depressed.

If you find yourself reluctant to eat, laugh, and talk because you are embarrassed about your smile, let the team at Valley Ridge Dental help. We offer a full range of cosmetic dentistry services designed to give you the smile of your dreams.

Teeth Whitening

With the Opalescence whitening products offered at our office, we can tailor a whitening system to fit any lifestyle. Opalescence has been the leader in tooth whitening for more than 25 years and is backed by more than two decades of scientific research and industry-leading innovation. 

  • Opalescence Go is a professional strength whitening gel prefilled in a disposable tray, making it easy to take on the go. 
  • Opalescence PF is a whitening gel that is dispensed into custom-fitted whitening trays made by our office. We ensure proper fit and adaption of the trays, allowing you to whiten your teeth in a more tailored way in the comfort of your own home.
  • Opalescence Boost is our in-office whitening system. This system provides whiter, brighter teeth in about an hour. Boost is ideal for patients looking for instant results or for those who struggle to be diligent about wearing trays regularly.

Enamel Microabrasion

If your teeth have white spots after orthodontic treatment or superficial brown or white staining as a result of fluorosis, enamel microabrasion can make a huge difference in the confidence you have in your smile.

With enamel microabrasion, we use a chemical and mechanical abrasion slurry to remove and whiten these spots. When you follow this procedure with whitening treatment using custom trays, the result is a smile you can be proud to wear. 

Veneers

Veneers are a conservative yet extremely esthetic restoration that can change the size, shape, and color of your teeth. A veneers is a thin layer of highly esthetic porcelain that is bonded to the surface of your tooth after only minimal tooth preparation. In as few as two or three appointments, you can dramatically change the look of your smile.

Bonding

Bonding is the process of chemically adhering an esthetic tooth-colored resin material to your tooth. It can be used to restore worn, chipped, or decayed teeth. It can also be used to close spacing between teeth or alter the shape and contours of your teeth to achieve an esthetic result in only one appointment.

All-Porcelain Crowns

With advances in dental materials, it is now possible to provide not only esthetic, natural-looking porcelain crowns, but also incredibly durable restorations. A porcelain crown covers the entire tooth, giving it strength and restoring its natural contours, function, and esthetics. 

All-Porcelain Bridges

Replacement of a missing tooth can be done predictably with the use of a porcelain bridge. A bridge uses the teeth on both sides of the space to support the restoration.

The restoration gets its name because it provides a filler for the gap between the two teeth. The anchor teeth are crowned, and a porcelain tooth connects the two anchors. 

You Can Have the Smile of Your Dreams Today

If you want to learn more about our cosmetic dentistry options, call today for a consultation with Stillwater, MN dentist Dr. Katie Daniels.