Want to know a secret? Those perfect smiles shown off by celebrities on the red carpet during award season are not always natural. Many have undergone various cosmetic and restorative treatments to fix imperfections, from bite issues and misshapen teeth to discoloration and gaps between teeth. Here is another secret…celebrities are not the only ones… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Prepless Veneers
You know that when you come see our Lake Forest, IL team for esthetic improvement to your smile (and you need more than whitening), you will likely be the recipient of porcelain cosmetic work. This means that whatever treatment you receive, from veneers to crowns, the finished result with look amazing, beautiful, natural, and will… Read more »
With one or more custom-designed porcelain veneers, you can completely transform your smile without needing extensive dental treatment. In fact, in addition to their highly lifelike appearance, porcelain veneers’ ability to preserve your healthy teeth is one of the reasons why they’re so popular. In some cases, your dentist may even be able to place… Read more »
Porcelain veneers can be the secret to a natural and beautiful smile. When porcelain veneers are fitted to the needs of your smile and crafted with artistry, they will have a comfortable and natural look. Depending on the cosmetic changes you want to make, there is a type of porcelain veneer that will meet that need…. Read more »
You may have heard of dental veneers. You may even know someone who has them. Dental veneers are usually made of porcelain and are ultra-thin shells that are bonded to the front of your natural teeth. The removal of tooth structure is required to accommodate the thickness of the veneer. This allows the veneer to… Read more »
Are you looking for an alternative to traditional dental veneer treatment? Something less invasive? Maybe you’ve look into cosmetic bonding but didn’t think that was right for you. There are many low-prep and no-prep veneers options on the market today. Although not all veneer cases lend themselves to low-prep or no-prep, your dentist can tell… Read more »
Be honest: How do you feel about the appearance of your teeth? For many people, teeth stains and other cosmetic imperfections dull their smiles. To help patients ob tain a stunning smile, Dr. James Fondriest offers a unique solution: porcelain veneers. With our cosmetic dental veneers, we can alter the appearance of your teeth in… Read more »
Conservative porcelain veneers are playing a major role in high end cosmetic dentistry. There was a time when only movie stars and politicians could afford cosmetic dentistry. Pictures of their before and after smiles were illuminating, and often sent waves of envy through the average Joe. Nowadays, cosmetic dentistry is available and more affordable for… Read more »
Your smile is one of the most important aspects of your appearance, and it is often one of the first things people notice about you. However, when your smile is marred by noticeable cosmetic flaws such as cracks, chips, and significant discoloration, it can have a huge impact on your self confidence. If you are… Read more »
A perfect smile can instill confidence and make a great first impression. In fact, according to a recent Kelton Research study, people with beautiful smiles are considered both more attractive and successful. The study went on to reveal that for many Americans, a smile is one of the first things they notice when meeting… Read more »
How do you feel about the appearance of your smile? For many people, an array of dental imperfections hinders the health and beauty of their smiles. In fact, a recent study conducted by Wakefield Research shows that over a third of Americans are unhappy with the appearance of their smile. Fortunately for residents of… Read more »
At Lake Forest Dental Arts, we strive to provide the dental techniques necessary to boost the appearance of a patient’s smile. We offer the latest in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. In today’s blog, your Chicago dentist, Dr. James Fondriest, answers common questions patients often ask about our dental procedures.
What do you do when you a break a tooth? Many people don’t realize that a broken tooth can lead to serious dental issues if they don’t seek immediate treatment. Thankfully, at Lake Forest Dental Arts, we not only repair your broken tooth, our team of dental professionals can also completely restore your tooth,… Read more »
When we age, we may look older but we never seem to feel older. So, why not have a smile that reflects how young you really feel? Over time, our smiles become stained and damaged, losing their youthful luster. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still have the glowing smile of your youth. A… Read more »
Do you ever feel self-conscious about your smile? Do you want a beautiful smile free of dental damage or embarrassing teeth stains? Dr. James Fondriest understands that a beautiful smile boosts confidence and helps make a great first impression. In fact, according to a recent Kelton Research study, a bright smile can make a person… Read more »
Our tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body. But unfortunately, our teeth are still vulnerable to damage and discoloration. While teeth are meant to withstand a lifetime of wear and tear, your smile can still lose its youthful luster. Many people assume restoring their smiles will require multiple office visits and… Read more »
A bright smile instills confidence. According to a recent Kelton Research study, the majority polled said a beautiful smile makes a person appear more successful and attractive. In addition, a large portion of the people polled said a smile was one of the first things they notice when meeting someone for the first time…. Read more »
A recent Kelton Research study revealed that beautiful smiles make a person appear more attractive and successful. Unfortunately, over time our smiles can become marred with damage and permanent stains. Cosmetic dentistry enables your Lake Forest dentist, Dr. James Fondriest, to improve your smile and boost your confidence.
Accidents happen. Whether from a sports injury or biting down on a popcorn kernel, our teeth can become cracked or chipped. Thankfully, patients have a variety of options available for repairing damaged teeth. In today’s blog, your Lake Forest cosmetic dentist, Dr. James Fondriest, discusses popular methods of smile restoration.
Research into the psychology of smiling indicates that your smile can have a huge influence on your professional, social, and romantic relationships. If you hide your smile due to insecurities over the shape, size, color, or general appearance of your teeth, you could be perceived as insecure, reserved, or even unfriendly. Luckily, you don’t have… Read more »