March 3, 2023
Most North Dallas people who are considering cosmetic dentistry are aware of the cosmetic dental procedures that are frequently advertised in the Dallas area.
There are porcelain veneers: a custom made wafer-thin covering permanently attached to the front of a tooth to make it stain-free and perfectly shaped. Veneers can repair small chips and crack in teeth that are free of decay. Many Shwarts Family Dentistry in Richardson patients get minimally invasive veneers on their top six teeth for a dramatic improvement.
Orthodontia has received a lot of attention in Texas in the past twenty years with the introduction of invisible and short-term braces. And braces are not only for ‘tweens and teenagers. At Shwarts Family Dentistry in Richardson, we have seen more adults straighten their teeth to achieve dazzling smiles with discrete orthodontic treatment.
Porcelain crowns have been around for generations but continue to restore decayed or damaged teeth while providing beauty, strength and natural function. Porcelain crowns are also used with advanced dental implants to restore missing teeth.
A cosmetic dental procedure that is lesser known in the North Dallas area is crown lengthening. If you feel that your teeth appear too short or that your smile exposes more gum than you would like (a ‘gummy smile’), you may be interested in crown lengthening.
Crown lengthening surgery is a safe and effective procedure that exposes more of the visible part of the tooth while minimizing the vertical length of exposed gum tissue.
When a gummy smile is corrected, our North Dallas crown-lengthening patients are often surprised at how it positively affects their whole face. They love their new smile which reveals pleasing, symmetrical portions of their upper teeth that have been hidden under gum tissue their whole life.
Sometimes, crown lengthening is used when a tooth is fractured at the gumline. The surgery makes tooth structure accessible for the necessary restoration.
Digital imaging helps Dallas dental professionals perform crown lengthening with exactness. A highly-detailed, 3-D image of tooth and bone structure allows the cosmetic dentist to contour a gumline to the patient’s exact specifications.
If you would like to find out if crown lengthening is right for you, schedule a consultation by calling Shwarts Family Dentistry in Richardson.We are located at 7522 Campbell Rd #120 in North Dallas. We look forward to showing you photos of crown-lengthening patients who are enjoying their new look.
About the Practice
Dr. Ellis Shwarts and his skilled team have proudly served the dental needs of patients and families in the Richardson, TX community for several years! A Dallas native, Dr. Shwarts received his dental degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and has spent countless hours educating himself and honing his skills so that he can provide a truly unmatched level of care. The practice offers a comprehensive range of preventive, cosmetic, and restorative treatment options. If you have any questions about the article or would like to schedule your next visit, feel free to contact the practice online or over the phone for further assistance: (972) 525-9283.
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