people choose cosmetic dentistry to correct imperfections in shade,
shape and spacing of their teeth. Yet frequently cosmetic patients require
several disciplines of dentistry to achieve optimal esthetics. If you
wish your teeth were straighter but dont want to wear braces,
come in for a consultation to see if Invisalign invisible braces, or
a repositioning retainor and cosmetic dentistry can give you a perfect
braces can straighten your teeth using a series of nearly invisible
retainers, moving your teeth into alignment within about 12 months.
You wear each aligner for about two weeks, so your teeth move
into alignment gradually, millimeter by millimeter, until youve
achieved the intended result. There are no metal wires and brackets,
so Invisalign appliances are nearly undetectable. And since Invisalign
appliances are removable, you will be comfortable eating, brushing
But what do you do if the position of your teeth isnt the
If you require cosmetic dentistry to improve the shade and shape
of your teeth, an alternative to invisible braces is to use a
repositioning orthodontic retainer over a short period of time-sometimes
just a few weeks-before teeth whitening and/or porcelain veneers
can be used to complete the effect. Patients who have teeth that
are only slightly out of position, either too crowded or with
too many spaces, can use a repositioning retainor to improve the
alignment, then have porcelain veneers complete the effect.
We can use a repositioning retainor like this
close spaces like these
use a retainor to move crowded teeth into better alignment,
placing porcelain veneers for a perfect smile!
can even improve Class III Malocclusion (a position some patients
teeth rest together when closed) as seen on this model
Paolini opened the patients bite with posterior crowns,
then placed composite veneers.
matter what your past dental history has been, if you want to improve
your smile then we can offer you many solutions using cosmetic, orthodontic
and reconstructive dentistry. Call (212) 755-1033 to arrange a consultation
with Dr. Paolini. We look forward to creating your perfect smile!