Cosmetic Dentistry

Boost Your Self Esteem with Cosmetic Dentistry

Too many people mistakenly assume that cosmetic dentistry is all about vanity. The truth is, it is and it isn't. Yes, our Waldorf, MD, dentist strives to make patients' smiles (Dare-we-say?) perfect, but that's not all we do. We are in this business because we know just how much a person's self-esteem rides on the appearance of his or her smile. When a person has a crooked, chipped, cracked, discolored or incomplete smile, he or she may try to hide behind closed lips and actual physical barriers. He or she may also refrain from pursuing his or her career goals, relationships or other dreams. Dr. Christian Johnson, DMD, aims to put an end to those feelings of inadequacy by enhancing patients' smile so they are the best they can possibly be.

 Before and After Cosmetic Dentistry.

Our Cosmetic Dentistry Team Specializes in a Number of Treatments

Our dentist in Waldorf, MD, has obtained certification and training for a number of complex cosmetic dental procedures. However, before he delves into the restoration process, he starts with the basics. Dr. Christian Johnson will first perform a thorough dental exam to ensure your cosmetic issues don't stem from an underlying and more serious dental concern. If they do, he will prescribe a treatment plan to correct those and create a solid foundation. Once your mouth is, for all intents and purposes, "healthy," Dr. Christian Johnson will determine which type of cosmetic treatment is right for you. Our team may recommend one or more of the following procedures:

  • Dental Implants: Dental implants are one of the most natural and effective tooth replacement options. If you're missing one or more teeth, implants may be right for you.

  • Removable Dentures: Dentures are another tooth replacement option. However, we only recommend this option when a patient has a limited budget or an unhealthy foundation on which to place implants.

  • Cosmetic Bonding: Cosmetic bonding helps repair and hide small cracks and chips in teeth.

  • Inlays & Onlays: If you have teeth that have large cavities, it may be worth your while to invest in an inlay or onlay. Both these options are used in pediatric dentistry as well.

  • Teeth Whitening: Life can take a toll on your teeth. Coffee, tea, soda and other beverages can stain your otherwise beautiful smile. Teeth whitening is an easy correction process that takes limited time.

  • Porcelain Veneers: Do you have chips and cracks you want to hide? Ask our Waldorf, MD, dentist about porcelain veneers.

  • Orthodontic Treatment: Is your smile misaligned? Consider braces or, if you don't want the wire and brackets, Invisalign.

  • Crowns & Bridgework: These are the ideal restoration options for replacing large amounts of tooth loss.

  • Tooth-Colored Fillings: If you simply need a small repair, ask our dentist in Waldorf, MD, about natural-looking fillings.

A Smile Makeover With a Personal Touch

The goal to helping patients obtain a smile of their dreams is to first learn what about their current smile they don't like. We create a comfortable environment in which individuals feel comfortable discussing what they dislike about their teeth. When patients are hesitant to open up, Dr. Christian Johnson provides suggestions regarding aspects such as size, shape, color and spacing. Our lobby includes photos of before and afters which patients are free to peruse to get an idea of what they want their final to look like. Ultimately, we strive to provide a comfortable environment in which patients feel safe and comfortable expressing their visions for themselves, and in which they know those visions will be met with nothing but acceptance.

Contact Your Waldorf, MD, Cosmetic Dentistry Team Today

If you're interested in boosting your self-esteem and obtaining the type of confidence necessary to go after your goals without a moment's hesitation, contact our Waldorf, MD, dentist and team today. You can schedule an appointment by phone at (301) 645-3230. You can also fill out an appointment request form online.

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