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The teeth that appear when you smile play an important role in your sense of self-image. Discolored tooth enamel, noticeable physical defects and other cosmetic imperfections can cause you to feel self-conscious about your appearance.

Many people in the Los Alamitos, California, area with unappealing teeth will turn to a dentist like Dr. Chris A. Gipe to explore their cosmetic dentistry options. After a professional examination to assess the nature of the cosmetic defects he will present you with an effective treatment plan.

Discolored teeth and severe dental stains can sometimes be addressed by having him administer a dental bleaching treatment. However, this treatment plan will not address any noticeable physical defects with your teeth.

In a case like this Dr. Chris A. Gipe might recommend fitting the faces of your teeth with dental veneers. These thin shells, made from a special type of dental grade porcelain or composite resin. They mimic the appearance of white tooth enamel.

If a tooth suffers from a significant physical defect such as an existing dental filling, an active area of tooth decay or fractured tooth enamel he might recommend restoring it with a porcelain dental crown.

If you live in the Los Alamitos, California, area and you are unhappy with the appearance of your teeth, you should call 562-431-1349 to explore the cosmetic dentistry methods offered by Preferred Dental Care.