Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you, and Cornerstone Dental Arts is here to help you achieve a healthy and beautiful smile you will love!
How can I get get a healthy and beautiful smile?
The most important part of dental health is preventative care. A good at-home oral hygiene routine and regular dental checkups, cleanings and x-rays are vital to maintaining a healthy smile.
At home, you should brush and floss your teeth at least twice a day. Regular brushing and flossing prevent bacteria from growing and leading to painful and problematic gum disease. Keep a travel toothbrush and toothpaste plus floss in your purse or desk at work and make sure to get any stuck food out of your teeth between meals. When flossing, get between all your teeth and move the floss back and forth carefully. If you have a tough time reaching your back teeth with regular floss, try individual flossers. Many patients report that they have an easier time getting all their teeth flossed effectively with a flosser. When you brush your teeth, be sure to use a good toothpaste as recommended by your dentist. Use the amount as directed on the tube and brush all areas of your teeth and tongue. Don’t miss those hard to reach spots in the back! Spend at least two minutes brushing every nook and cranny of your mouth, and rinse with clean water when you’re done.
Even if you have an excellent at-home routine, you still need to see the dentist twice a year for a professional cleaning. When you come in for your dental checkup, we’ll do a deep cleaning and flossing, remove plaque and stubborn tartar, and take x-rays. You can also expect a head and neck exam for cavity detection and as a screening for oral cancer.
If you are still unsatisfied with your smile despite good oral hygiene, you can explore cosmetic dentistry. According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, there were over 3 million cosmetic dental patients in 2016 alone! If you think cosmetic dentistry might be for you, call us to set up a consultation. At Cornerstone Dental Arts, we offer multiple services that can take your smile to the next level!
As one of the most comprehensive cosmetic treatments available, porcelain veneers are a great option if you have multiple cosmetic flaws. They can straighten slightly misaligned teeth, fill in large gaps, fix small chips and cracks, and even instantly whiten your teeth.
Metal-Free Dental Crowns
If you have visible damage to one of your front teeth, the last thing you want is a solution that draws more attention to your mouth. For this situation, you want a solution that offers both restorative and cosmetic dentistry, and our metal-free dental crowns fit the bill! These all-porcelain crowns look and feel natural and can even restore all of your tooth’s lost strength.
A small chip or crack can have a surprisingly negative effect on your entire smile. With cosmetic bonding, you can have that fixed in an hour or less! Your dentist will apply a putty-like composite to your tooth and use it to sculpt away any imperfection. Once it looks exactly how you want it to, they harden it with a curing light. The results are immediate!
At Cornerstone Dental Arts, we offer multiple ways to get the bright white smile you’re looking for. If you want a quick fix, come in for KOR Teeth Whitening. With one in-office visit, we can eliminate years of deep stains and make your smile brighter than ever! If you prefer to whiten your teeth in the comfort of your own home, we can provide you with a customized Nite/Day At-Home Whitening Kit. It takes just two weeks to make your teeth look up to eight shades whiter.
Will insurance cover the cost of dentistry?
We know that affordable dental care is very important, which is why we at Cornerstone Dental Arts provide a number of convenient payment options to make achieving your best smile yet easier than ever. If you have any questions or concerns about the cost of your care, please let us know. We are always willing to work with you!
While we do not contract with any dental insurance, we are happy to submit claims to any insurance carrier.
If you do not have dental insurance, don’t worry! We are pleased to offer our exclusive Cornerstone Patient Loyalty Program. It provides all of the rewards of dental insurance without any of the hassle. There are no deductibles, no annual maximums, no exclusions, and no waiting period. With a small monthly membership fee, you’ll receive doctor exams, two cleanings per year, all the x-rays you may need, topical fluoride treatments, and even a 15% discount on any additional treatment.