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By Nashua Smile Makers
August 20, 2020
Category: Oral Health
Tags: cosmetic dentistry  

Want a whiter brighter smile? People want to smile confidently but discolored, cracked and chipped teeth don't usually add to someone's confidence. Cosmetic dentistry restores teeth and rejuvenates your smile, and Dr. Salvatore Guerriero and Dr. Salvatore Colletta can help at their Nashua, NH, office.

What is cosmetic dentistry?

Not all cosmetic procedures are created the same. Meaning, some are purely cosmetic, while other provide restorative or preventative care. Cosmetic dentistry isn't just for adults, but for children too, and is generally used to improves the appearance/aesthetic of teeth and gums in terms of their color, position, shape and alignment.

Types of Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

  • Cosmetic Bonding repairs small chips or cracks in teeth that are a result of poor habits, like teeth grinding.
     
  • Dental Implants is a long-term solution for people who have lost teeth. Dental implants restore your smile and reinforce the jawbone to prevent bone deterioration.
     
  • Invisalign Clear Aligners are probably one of the best ways to straighten teeth for older teens and young adults because it's a discreet orthodontic treatment that fixes slight gaps and crooked teeth.
     
  • Porcelain Veneers are wafer-thin oral appliances that your Nashua dentist adheres to the surface of your teeth to hide large chips and cracks, discoloration, and reshape teeth.
     
  • Teeth Whitening brighten faded or discolored teeth to rejuvenate your smile, especially if you're an avid coffee or tea drinker.
     
  • Tooth-Colored Fillings restore cavities left in the wake of decay but the advantage of tooth-colored fillings is that no one will know the fillings even exist because they blend in with your natural teeth.

Who should you contact?

If you're interested in learning more about cosmetic dentistry, call Dr. Salvatore Guerriero and Dr. Salvatore Colletta at Nashua Smile Makers in Nashua, NH, at (603) 882-3727 to learn more.

By Nashua Smile Makers
March 19, 2019
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: cosmetic dentistry  

Cosmetic dentistry continues to grow as a branch of dental care that combines both science and aesthetics to create a perfectly beautifulbright smile and healthy smile. In addition to the other high-quality dental services that we offer here at Nashua Smile Makers in Nashua, NH, both Dr. Salvatore Guerriero and Dr. Salvatore Coletta have received training in the field of cosmetic dentistry to make sure that patients not only feel great, but look great as well! Read on to learn more about which cosmetic dentistry procedures we offer and what they can do for you!

Whitening

For a low-cost yet dramatic way to refresh your smile, your Nashua cosmetic dentist may suggest a professional whitening treatment. By applying a peroxide-based whitening solution to your teeth, discolorations from coffee, tea, and other stain-causing agents disappear in less than an hour. Many of our patients brighten the color of their teeth by eight to ten shades and retain their results for up to a year!

Bonding

Dental bonding is another affordable and effective cosmetic procedure that updates the look of your smile. Your Nashua dentist will apply a tooth-colored, putty-like material to places on your teeth that need reshaping or filling in, such as chips, gaps, or inconsistently-shaped edges. The bonding material is then hardened into place, giving you a flawlessly beautiful smile.

Veneers

Veneers are the ultimate in "extreme makeovers" for your smile. These thin pieces of porcelain, are buffed, shined, and shaped to look just like perfect natural teeth, and they fit on the front of your smile to mask any cosmetic problems behind them. It's no wonder that porcelain veneers are the preferred way for Hollywood's elite to upgrade their looks!

To learn more about the cosmetic dental procedures offered here at Nashua Smile Makers, contact our office today at 603-882-3727 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Salvatore Guerriero or Dr. Salvatore Coletta.

By Nashua Smile Makers
December 24, 2018
Category: Dental Procedures

Dental ImplantsDental implants are the best modern dentistry procedure available to replace missing teeth. Drs. Salvatore Guerriero and Salvatore Colletta, your Nashua, NH, dentists offer this state-of-the-art technology to their patients, and are happy to serve you too!

More About Dental Implants

Dental implants are held in such high regard because they deliver longer-lasting results, preserve the integrity of the rest of your natural teeth, and prevent both jawbone deterioration and facial sagging. They also have a documented success rate of over 95 percent and can replace either a single tooth or multiple teeth.

Dental implants are small, screw-shaped titanium posts that replace missing tooth roots. Their titanium make up is biocompatible, ensuring that the device will successfully fuse with your jawbone in a process called osseointegration. The installation procedure begins with your Nashua dentist applying local anesthesia on the problem area before opening it up and inserting the post. Next, your dentist surgically seals the area back up and allows the titanium post to osseointegrate.

When you come back your doctor re-opens the surgical area, in order to insert a screw and abutment. Your dentist then places a crown that matches the rest of your teeth on top and you're ready to walk out with a new smile!

Dental Implant Care and Maintenance

In order to properly care for your new dental implants, make sure that you maintain a healthy oral regimen, as poor oral hygiene may lead to a serious bacterial infection called peri-implantitis which destroys your teeth. Accordingly, adopt a habit of brushing and flossing every day while avoiding sugary foods and using excessive biting force. Teeth-grinding is also a serious issue that may damage your implant, so invest in a nightguard if you are prone to the behavior.

Consultation

Are you looking to replace missing teeth? If you'd like to know more about dental implants, call Nashua Smile Makers in Nashua, NH, at (603) 882-3727 to learn more. Drs. Salvatore Guerriero and Salvatore Colletta will be more than happy to help you!

By Nashua Smile Makers
November 28, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: cosmetic dentistry  

Improving your appearance can be as simple as taking advantage of a smile makeover. Our Nashua, NH, dentists, Dr. Salvatore Guerriero cosmetic dentistryand Dr. Salvatore Colletta, discuss several cosmetic dentistry services that can transform your smile.

Bonding

Bonding is one of the simplest and most cost-effective cosmetic treatments. It's commonly used to repair small chips or cracks in teeth, but can also conceal discolorations or cracks or change the appearance of a crooked or oddly shaped teeth. Composite resin, a flexible plastic-based material available in a range of common tooth shades, is applied to your teeth, then bonded to your enamel with a curing light.

Veneers

Veneers cover many types of imperfections that can mar your smile. Cracks, chips and discolorations disappear under a thin layer of porcelain during the veneer process. The tooth-shaped shells are applied to the fronts of teeth only and can also be used to change the shape of teeth, extend the length or close small gaps between teeth.

Teeth whitening

Stains on your teeth dull your smile and can make you feel a little self-conscious about the way you look. Professional whitening in our Nashua office only takes about an hour and can lighten your teeth as much as eight shades. Both in-office whitening and take-home whitening kits are available.

Crowns

Whether you have a crack in a tooth, a discoloration or don't like the shape of a tooth, a crown offers an excellent way to transform your smile. The hollow restorations fit over the top of your teeth after they've been filed on all sides. Crowns are also used to strengthen fragile or brittle teeth or teeth that have become weak due to a dental procedure.

Dental implants

Dental implants, the latest tooth restoration option, permanently replace your tooth roots. The titanium posts bond to your jawbone, ensuring that the crown attached to the top won't move no matter what you eat. Unlike other restoration options, implants usually never need to be replaced. Daily brushing and flossing is the key to keeping your implant healthy.

Ready to make over your smile with a cosmetic dentistry procedure? Call our Nashua, NH, dentists, Dr. Guerriero and Dr. Colletta, at (603) 882-3727 to schedule an appointment.

By Nashua Smile Makers
April 10, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: cosmetic dentistry  

There are so many different ways to makeover your smile with cosmetic dentistry.cosmetic dentistry

Are you looking to give those pearly whites a little refresher? Don’t worry; our Nashua, NH, cosmetic dentists, Dr. Salvatore Guerriero and Dr. Salvatore Colletta, have just the thing. Whether you are looking to make only small cosmetic adjustments or a pretty large makeover, here are just some of the options you have to choose from to revamp your look:

Cosmetic Bonding

Sometimes even the smallest of dental flaws drive you crazy. If you hate that small gap between your teeth, little chips or uneven tooth sizes, our Nashua dentists could easily fix that with a simple procedure known as cosmetic bonding (or dental bonding). The same tooth-colored material used to fill a tooth after a cavity will be used to cover these regions. The material is shaped and trimmed around these areas to cover imperfections. Once the material is shaped it is painlessly hardened in place with a laser.

Teeth Whitening

Put down that at-home whitening kit and turn to us for the brilliantly white smile we know you want but just can’t get with commercial whitening products. While you might notice a slight difference when using these products for weeks on end they cannot compare to the results you’ll achieve with in-office whitening. In just one session we can get smiles several shades whiter. Whether your wedding is coming up or you just want to refresh your smile, teeth whitening could just be the easiest and most convenient way to do it.

Porcelain Veneers

Maybe you have more serious imperfections that cosmetic bonding just can’t handle. That’s okay; you still have other options. In fact, dental veneers can be a great way to address gaps between teeth, cracks and chips, discolorations, unevenness and misshapen/malformed teeth. Think of veneers as fake fingernails for your teeth. By bonding these custom-made restorations to the front portion of your teeth, your smile can be instantly transformed.

Nashua Smile Makers is ready to give you the smile you’ve been hoping for. You don’t have to be born with the perfect smile because getting cosmetic dentistry in Nashua, NH can certainly offer you the natural results you want.