Cosmetic Dentistry Is More than Tooth Whitening

Having a beautiful smile starts with good oral hygiene. In fact, if you are considering cosmetic dentistry for your toothy grin, your teeth, and gums must be healthy before Dr. Ivan Valcarenghi can proceed with cosmetic dental bonding, porcelain veneers, dental implants, or any other type of cosmetic dentistry treatments, including tooth whitening.

If you follow the Dr. Ivan Blog, you will know that tooth whitening is the most popular procedure both in the United States and overseas, but unfortunately, not everyone is a good candidate for tooth whitening.

If you have intrinsic or interior staining, teeth that have been stained from medication use, or old restorations that no longer match the rest of your teeth, tooth whitening will not work. However, there are other types of cosmetic dental procedures that can give you the smile that you deserve.

Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are perfect for worn teeth, teeth that cannot be whitened with professional tooth whitening products and teeth that are been previously restored. If you have old veneers or have had cosmetic bonding on the front of your teeth, talk to Dr. Ivan Valcarenghi from Ivan Smiles about porcelain veneers.

Cosmetic Bonding

If you do not want to commit to porcelain veneers cosmetic dental bonding could be the answer. Cosmetic bonding is not permanent and can fix chips, cracks, teeth that are too long or short and to fill small gaps between teeth. Although cosmetic bonding is not as strong as porcelain veneers, it may be the solution if you do not want to deal with temporary veneers and enamel removal.


Lumineers® are placed like porcelain veneers, but require little if any removal of your natural tooth. Because Lumineers® are extremely thin you don’t have to worry about Dr. Ivan removing any of the natural tooth structure. Dr. Ivan is a licensed and preferred Lumineers® dentist who can determine if Lumineers® are right for you.

Cosmetic dentistry really can change your life, and if you are looking for cosmetic dental procedures that will work for you, call or click and schedule a no obligation consultation with Dr. Ivan Valcarenghi today.

Your new smile is waiting. Call or click today.