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By Denise A. Perrotta DMD
February 19, 2020
Category: Dental
Tags: cosmetic dentistry  

Cosmetic dentistry procedures have opened up a tremendous amount of ways to improve your smile. No matter what bothers you about your smile, chances are there is an option to correct it and give you the beautiful smile you deserve. Dr. Denise Perrotta in Winston Salem, North Carolina offers a wide range of cosmetic dentistry choices to remake your smile.

Let’s consider just a few of the many ways we can help your smile:

Professional teeth whitening is an excellent option to whiten and brighten a dull, aging smile. You can whiten your teeth up to 8 shades, and your amazing results can last for years You can be assured professional teeth whitening is safe too, because the products have been rigorously tested and approved by the American Dental Association.

Cosmetic bonding, contouring, and reshaping are often combined to hide many aesthetic issues. Bonding uses composite, a liquid material that can be matched to the color of your teeth and sculpted to match natural tooth contours. Contouring and reshaping are often combined with bonding to even out chipped edges and minimize the appearance of crowding, tooth overlap, and other issues.

Porcelain veneers are the option of choice if you want a dramatic difference in the beauty of your smile. Veneers are versatile enough to hide many minor and major aesthetic issues. They are thin laminates of beautiful, stain-resistant porcelain that are cemented on to the front surfaces of your teeth. You should consider veneers if you have teeth that are:

  • Chipped or cracked
  • Eroded or abraded
  • Discolored or stained

You can also minimize the appearance of crowded teeth, rotated teeth, gaps between your teeth and other alignment issues. In fact, you can change the size, color, and shape of your teeth with veneers. The choice is up to you!

Dr. Perrotta can help you discover more about your cosmetic dentistry options and which procedure is the right choice for you. To find out more ways to remake your smile, call Dr. Denise Perrotta in Winston Salem, North Carolina today.


By Denise A. Perrotta DMD
February 18, 2020
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: Dental Crown  

Dental crowns are one of the most effective ways to rebuild broken or badly decayed teeth. They are also the recommended choice for teeth that have had a root canal. That’s because dental crowns provide superb chewing and biting strength. Dr. Denise Perrotta in Winston Salem, North Carolina offers dental crowns to give you an outstanding smile.

Not too many years ago, dental crowns took at least two appointments to complete. Now, thanks to modern cosmetic dentistry technology, you can have your crown in one day. Dr. Perrotta offers CEREC One Day Crown technology using the CAD/CAM system. CAD/CAM stands for computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing and uses precise computer measurement along with 3-D technology.

This advanced technology allows your new crown to be manufactured right in the office, while you wait. Imagine being able to have a strong, beautiful dental crown in a single day. When you choose One Day Crowns, you can count on these amazing benefits:

Natural beauty, because CEREC crowns are manufactured using high-grade dental ceramic that reflects light and looks just like tooth enamel. In fact, once a CEREC crown is placed, it is virtually indistinguishable from your natural teeth.

Precise fit, because exact computer measurements are used. Your crown will fit perfectly.

Time savings, because instead of taking two to three appointments, your crown will be manufactured and placed in one day.

Thanks to CEREC and CAD/CAM technology, you won’t have to wear a temporary crown either. Your new crown will be ready and placed in a single appointment.

You and your smile deserve to find out how One Day Crowns can help you. To find out more about this amazing dental crown technology, talk with an expert. Call Dr. Denise Perrotta in Winston Salem, North Carolina today.




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