Cosmetic Dentistry – Cottonwood Heights, UT

Look Great & Feel Even Better

A beautiful smile can have a wide variety of positive effects on your life and self-esteem. Cosmetic dentistry in our Cottonwood Heights, UT dental office is a popular option for those looking to instantly improve their smiles. As a trusted dentist in Cottonwood Heights, Dr. Hansen knows that having a beautiful smile can provide an amazing amount of confidence. He offers several cosmetic solutions to help our patients achieve their desired smiles. Helping someone smile with complete freedom is something that brings us a lot of joy.

Man with attractive smile after cosmetic dentistry

Why Choose White Peak Dental for Cosmetic Dentistry?

  • Customized
    Smile Makeovers
  • Results That Always Look Natural,
    Never Overdone
  • Friendly Dental Team That
    Puts Your Comfort First

Porcelain Veneers

Woman's smile compared to porcelain veneer color chart

If you are not comfortable with the shape, length, or overall look of your teeth, Dr. Hansen offers an all-in-one dental solution to help you feel confident when you smile. While having straight teeth certainly helps, it isn’t necessarily a fix-all for your perfect smile.

Veneers can give the perfect length for your teeth to provide the ideal gum-to-tooth ratio that is often seen in appealing smiles. Additionally, veneers lay over your natural teeth, giving you a sparkling white smile!

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Teeth Whitening

Closeup of smile before and after teeth whitening

Who doesn’t want a bright, white smile? Unfortunately, over the years, your teeth can be stained by certain habits, like smoking, and the consumption of certain acidic foods and beverages, such as wine and chocolate. While brushing after every meal can ensure that stain-causing particles are removed from your mouth, residual particles will still remain on your teeth and gums. Over time, you may notice your teeth becoming less vibrant, resulting in a less confident smile.

White Peak Dental offers teeth whitening solutions to help restore and improve the vibrant beauty of your smile so you never have to worry again. Ask Dr. Hansen about your teeth whitening options at your initial visit. We work to incorporate the most effective teeth whitening treatments in the least amount of time.

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White Fillings

Animated smile with tooth colored white fillings

To enhance the aesthetic quality of your teeth while keeping them healthy, we offer white fillings as an alternative to silver or mercury fillings. You no longer need to worry about reducing the beauty of your natural teeth by filling a dental cavity.

Understanding the Cost of Cosmetic Dentistry

While many patients tend to worry about the cost of cosmetic dentistry in Cottonwood Heights, that doesn’t mean your future smile makeover can’t be made affordable. Cosmetic dentistry is highly personalized, meaning you can receive exactly what you need to feel good about your smile and nothing more. Our office is happy to speak with you directly to better determine your cosmetic concerns and then create a financing plan from there.

What Cosmetic Dental Service is Right for Me?

Woman learning cost of cosmetic dentistry in Cottonwood Heights

Most people who pursue cosmetic dentistry are trying to make changes to the color or shape of their teeth. Our office has several options for you to consider as part of your cosmetic treatment plan. All our services come with differing price points and Dr. Hansen will gladly explain what you can expect from each procedure. From there, a team member can go over the details of your costs. Learn more about them below:

  • White Fillings – Whether you have small chips and cracks or tiny gaps in between your teeth, white fillings can be placed to hide these imperfections in a single appointment. White fillings are one of the most affordable solutions you can find in cosmetic dentistry.
  • Veneers – When you need to completely transform your smile, veneers offer the best solution. Ultra-thin sheaths of dental ceramic are custom-shaded and shaped to fit over your existing teeth, hiding any imperfections you have. They can be more expensive, but should last you at least 10 years with proper at-home oral care.
  • Teeth Whitening – When stains can’t be removed with at-home brushing alone, professional teeth whitening can make a huge difference. It’s also a great way to affordably enhance your smile compared to other treatments.

Why Cosmetic Dentistry is Worth the Investment

Cosmetic dentist in Cottonwood Heights speaking with a patient

Cosmetic dentistry can feel like a big commitment (and in certain ways it is), but it’s also worth thinking about it as a financial investment. When you know it will make it easier to show your smile off with confidence and boost your self-esteem, it can be difficult to put a price on that. You just may start to notice your behavior changing when spending time with your friends and family as well as your outlook on life experiencing a boost of positivity. This can lead to a better social life, relationships, and even professional achievements!

How to Make Cosmetic Dentistry Affordable

Dentist explaining cost of cosmetic dentistry in Cottonwood Heights

Purely esthetic dental services will not receive coverage from a dental insurance plan in most situations. However, there are other options out there that can make your costs more budget-friendly. For example, those without insurance may find it easier to pay for essential dental treatments through our in-house membership plan. Once you sign up, you get access to the most important services designed to keep your smile healthy (i.e. exams, cleanings, etc.) This can make it much easier to put more funds towards the cosmetic services you want.

If you want to learn more about your options when financing cosmetic dentistry, please give our office a call to set up a consultation. We look forward to helping you achieve your dream smile!

Cosmetic Dentistry FAQs

patient smiling while looking in dental mirror

After reading the information above, are you still curious about our cosmetic dentistry services? We understand that you may want to know more details before committing to a treatment. Our team at White Peak Dental wants you to be as well-informed as possible, which is why we’ve decided to answer some frequently asked questions below. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, don’t hesitate to reach out for personal assistance.

Is Cosmetic Dentistry Safe?

Yes! As long as you’re under the care of a trained professional, most cosmetic dental treatments are considered perfectly safe. However, you should know that not every service is right for every patient. That’s why a cosmetic consultation with our team is necessary! We’ll examine your mouth beforehand to determine which procedures are right for you. If you have underlying oral health issues (i.e., decay or infection), they’ll need to be addressed first before you can undergo a cosmetic procedure.

How Do I Know If I Need Cosmetic Dentistry?

You’ll be happy to know that most healthy adults are eligible for cosmetic dentistry! Anyone that’s not feeling entirely confident with their smile could benefit from these services. Whether you want to address stained or cracked teeth, there’s likely an option to help you achieve your desired goals. Of course, the only way to know for sure whether or not you’d benefit from cosmetic dentistry is by attending a consultation with our team. During your appointment, we’ll recommend specific procedures to make the changes you want.

Does Cosmetic Dentistry Hurt?

Many people are hesitant to pursue cosmetic dentistry because they’re worried the procedure will be painful. Rest assured – our team at White Peak Dental will ensure your treatment is as comfortable as possible! The good news is that most cosmetic treatments (like bonding and whitening) are non-invasive, meaning they won’t even require a local anesthetic. For more invasive treatments (like veneers), your mouth will be numbed before your tooth is reshaped. You may experience mild soreness or sensitivity following the procedure, but it should go away with time!

How Can Cosmetic Dentistry Change Your Life?

At first, you may think that improving your smile with cosmetic dentistry is frivolous. However, it can improve many aspects of your life in several different ways! For instance, you’ll likely want to take better care of your teeth if they look good. You’ll be more willing to brush twice a day, floss daily, and visit your dentist regularly. Similarly, an attractive smile could motivate you to quit bid habits like smoking and drinking acidic beverages.