At Contemporary Dentistry, we understand the importance of a confident smile. Crooked or a smile with spaces and gaps can affect your appearance, oral health, and self-esteem. That’s why we’re dedicated to offering innovative, holistic solutions tailored to your needs.

Under the expert care of Dr. Arlene Messer, Dr. Anna Belous, Dr. Robert Calgano, Dr. Adriana Palacio, and our skilled team, Contemporary Dentistry is known for being a place where technology meets compassionate care. Our doctors are known for their commitment to advanced dental technology, holistic dentistry, patient comfort, and their extensive training in cosmetic and neuromuscular dentistry. We work to ensure that your path to a beautiful smile is in the best hands.

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Causes and Effects of Misaligned Teeth

Crowded teeth or teeth with excessive spacing can arise from various factors, including genetics, early loss of baby teeth, the improper fit of dental restorations, or habits like thumb-sucking in childhood. Sometimes, they are simply a result of natural growth patterns. Understanding these causes is crucial in developing a personalized treatment plan addressing your concerns.

The Physical and Psychological Effects

Apart from aesthetic concerns, misaligned teeth can lead to dental health issues like uneven wear, difficulty in cleaning, and increased risk of cavities and gum disease. Psychologically, they can impact self-confidence, often causing reluctance to smile or speak freely. We recognize these challenges and are committed to transforming your smile and enhancing your overall quality of life through our dental care.

Holistic Approaches to Alignment Correction

Our team prioritizes your health and comfort, choosing minimally invasive methods wherever possible. Our treatments are designed to realign teeth effectively with minimal discomfort and disruption. This includes options like Invisalign, which offers a discreet and comfortable way to straighten teeth without traditional braces.

Invisalign offers the following benefits:

  • It is practically invisible—no metal brackets or wires
  • More comfortable—won’t irritate cheeks or tongue
  • Fully removable
  • No diet restrictions
  • No special cleaning techniques or tools
  • Takes about as much time as traditional orthodontics

Comprehensive Cosmetic Solutions for Alignment Issues

Our commitment to your smile goes beyond alignment correction. We offer a range of cosmetic dental solutions designed to enhance the overall aesthetics of your smile. These procedures are carefully tailored to meet your individual needs and preferences, ensuring results that look natural and reflect your style.

Porcelain Veneers: A Versatile Solution

Porcelain veneers offer a versatile solution to various aesthetic dental concerns, including crooked or gapped teeth. These thin, custom-crafted shells are designed to cover the front surface of teeth, providing an immediate transformation. They are ideal for correcting minor misalignments, chips, spaces, or rebuilding worn-down teeth, offering a balanced, symmetrical smile. The process involves minimal tooth preparation, preserving the natural tooth structure while achieving significant aesthetic improvements.

Comprehensive Whitening Solutions

To complement your aligned smile, we offer options for whitening to achieve that perfect finish:

  1. Opalescence Whitening to Go: For a simple and convenient whitening option, Opalescence Whitening to Go offers an effective and user-friendly solution. This system provides noticeable results with the flexibility of at-home application, allowing you to achieve a brighter smile on your schedule. This is also a great system for touch-ups and special occasions.
  2. Home Whitening: This system utilizes custom fabricated trays that you apply at home for 2-4 weeks or as directed. A special syringe is used to apply the gel to your trays, and depending on your needs, we offer day white or night white systems.
  3. KOR Deep Whitening: This system is renowned for its ability to tackle deep stains and discolorations, providing dramatic whitening results that are both safe and long-lasting. For patients willing to invest the time and effort, the KOR system is unique in rejuvenating the tooth’s ability to absorb oxygen, significantly enhancing the bleaching effect. This system relies on both custom tray home whitening and in-office application of whitening gel to achieve the desired effect.

Customized Treatment for Optimal Results

We understand that each patient’s needs are unique. We take the time to assess your specific concerns and goals, ensuring that our cosmetic solutions are tailored to you. Whether it’s veneers, whitening, or a combination of treatments, our goal is to enhance your smile, confidence, and quality of life.

Bio Clear Method for Closing Gaps

In addressing gaps between teeth, we utilize the innovative Bio Clear method. This technique involves wrapping teeth with a composite material that mimics natural tooth structure, effectively closing gaps without extensive dental work. It’s a conservative approach that preserves your natural tooth, offering a durable and aesthetically pleasing result.

Our commitment to minimally invasive dentistry ensures we always consider the most conservative options first. We carefully evaluate each case to determine the best approach, whether reshaping the teeth slightly or using advanced materials to close gaps seamlessly.

Sedation Options for Anxiety-Free Procedures

Understanding that dental procedures can be anxiety-inducing, we offer various sedation options. From nitrous oxide (laughing gas) to oral conscious sedation, our goal is to ensure you feel relaxed and comfortable throughout your treatment.

Embrace Your Smile with Confidence

We offer a wide range of solutions for fixing crooked or gapped teeth, each tailored to your unique needs and preferences. Our holistic approach, with state-of-the-art technology and a commitment to minimally invasive procedures, ensures that your journey to a more confident smile is as comfortable and effective as possible.

We invite you to experience the personalized care and exceptional results that define our practice. Whether through Invisalign, porcelain veneers, the Bio Clear method, or our advanced whitening treatments, we are here to guide you every step of the way.

Ready to start your journey to a confident, radiant smile? Contact Contemporary Dentistry at (585) 244-3337 and schedule your consultation with Dr. Messer, Dr. Belous, or one of our other exceptional dental professionals. Let’s embark on this transformative journey together.