A VitaSmile procedure is similar to a smile makeover, but includes attention to the functional and health aspects of treatment in addition to aesthetic aspects. It’s like a smile makeover and a full smile reconstruction combined.
A smile makeover will focus on cosmetic concerns like discolored teeth, gaps in your smile, and crooked teeth. It helps ensure you have a beautiful smile that you are happy to show off. It gives you confidence in the appearance of your smile.
A full mouth reconstruction will look at health and problems in your mouth, such as tooth decay, chipped or cracked teeth, and infected teeth. It also looks at the health of your bite, and factors such as an overbite, underbite, crossbite, or imbalanced bite. It will give you confidence in the health and function of your teeth.
VitaSmile does both, giving you complete confidence in the beauty, health, and function of your smile.
If you have untreated tooth decay, like about a quarter of US adults, Dr. Reeves will normally recommend a filling. Often, he prefers ceramic fillings to composite resin fillings–they last longer and are more attractive. If you have metal amalgam fillings, it might be best to remove them and replace them with more attractive fillings that might also be better for the health of your teeth.
Infected teeth can lead to infection of the brain or the blood if left untreated. In addition, they can increase your risk of heart disease. Dr. Reeves will recommend root canal therapy if you have infected teeth that can be saved.
Dental crowns are good for treating tooth decay. They repair, support, protect, and beautify teeth all at once. In addition, dental crowns work well to protect teeth after root canal therapy.
Dental implants are the best way to restore the health and beauty of a smile affected by missing teeth.
Invisalign and other orthodontic treatments don’t just help your smile look beautiful, they can improve the health of your bite and your teeth.
Porcelain veneers are cosmetic restorations that can help if your teeth are worn, chipped, discolored, or more. They give your teeth an entirely new look.
Teeth whitening is a great complement to many restorative and cosmetic procedures, and we often use it to top off the effects of your VitaSmile procedure.