Cosmetic Dentistry: The Basics

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Here at Oak Grove Dental, we completely understand the importance of a healthy and confident smile. That’s why we provide services in cosmetic dentistry.


What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry involves any procedure that shifts, rehabilitates or replaces teeth to improve the appearance of your smile.


What are some branches of dentistry or dental procedures that would improve my smile?

  • Orthodontics: You’ve probably encountered multiple people who have or have had braces. Braces, headgear, and other orthodontic devices were invented to reposition your teeth and jaw, usually over a period of about two years, though treatment time can vary. In severe cases of jaw misalignment, surgery is performed. After the treatment is over, a night time retainer is fashioned to maintain the position of your teeth and bite.
  • Restoration: Perhaps your teeth are discolored, decayed or chipped. Veneers or crowns can restore your smile with materials like gold, alloys or porcelain. Whether a veneer or crown is the best choice depends upon the strength of your tooth. Dr. Eric Eidbo can help you determine the best option for your needs.
  • Tooth Replacement: Accidents happen. Maybe your tooth was knocked out, or maybe you had to have it removed to preserve your tooth’s overall health. Talk to Dr. Eric Eidbo about getting a dental implant. Dental implants require specialized, advanced training for the best results. Our expert team will know the best options for improving your chewing ability, speaking and appearance.


Call us at 925-685-2286 to schedule a cleaning and consultation. We’ll have you on your way to a happier, healthier mouth in no time.