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Smiling is an everyday occurrence for most people, and most want to have their best smile on display. When your teeth look great, you want to smile, and when you smile, other people smile! Dr. Nicholas and her team of specialists can help you transform your smile through the use of cosmetic treatments here at our office in Palm Desert, California. With over 20 years of expertise behind us, we can give you the smile you deserve to start off the New Year!

Our cosmetic treatments are designed to be painless, non-invasive and take the smallest amount of time from your day. One option we have is crown lengthening. This procedure removes excess gum tissue that has grown too far down your teeth (sometimes called a “gummy smile”) or an uneven gum line. We sculpt your gum line to create the optimal length and shape.

After this procedure, we can even add a new dental crown or veneer to help achieve the desired look. A dental crown is a simple tooth-shaped cap that is placed over a tooth to strengthen and restore its appearance, shape and size. Another option for coverage is a dental veneer. A piece of material is customized to your smile and cemented on top of the original tooth. Like the dental crown, a veneer helps strengthen and give you an aesthetically pleasing look.

Another cosmetic periodontal treatment we offer is root coverage or soft tissue graft. If the roots of your teeth have been exposed (gum recession is an example or if you brush too roughly), we use gum tissue or another material to cover them. This can protect your teeth from decay, reduce sensitivity and, of course, cosmetically improve your look and prevent the progression of gum recession and tooth loss. With gum recession, we can also use the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique, a minimally invasive option. Unlike other traditional techniques, it is scalpel- and suture-free.

Many of these treatments can even be combined depending on the desired look. Dr. Nicholas and her team of specialists are committed to giving you your best smile. Give Palm Desert Center for Advanced Periodontics, Cosmetic, Sedation and Implant Dentistry a call at 760-851-0314 today to schedule a consultation. We service the surrounding communities of Palm Desert, La Quinta, Indian Wells, Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley. We will be happy to help you achieve your brightest smile yet!