Cosmetic Dentistry in Waterford, MI

Dr. Sheehan Can Correct a Wide Variety of Dental Problems, Such as:

  • Missing teeth, gaps between teeth, general bite dysfunction
  • Chipped, cracked, or worn teeth
  • Unsightly, stained, or washed-out fillings
  • Permanently stained or discolored teeth
  • Crooked or crowded teeth

While general dentistry helps patients achieve a high-level of dental health, cosmetic dentistry aims to improve the patient’s smile and appearance. Although not recognized as an official dental specialty, millions of people seek cosmetic dentists for enhancements to their teeth and aesthetics. Waterford Township dentist Dr. Amanda M. Sheehan is highly trained and experienced in cosmetic dentistry, offering a wide array of treatment options tailored to your smile.

Whether you’re looking to shrink a gap in your smile or considering placing a porcelain veneer over your problem tooth, our Waterford dentist has the detailed training required to conduct all major cosmetic procedures. Having focused on cosmetic dentistry while attending the American Academy of Oral Medicine, Dr. Sheehan is uniquely experienced in helping patients find dental solutions that improve their overall smile and self-confidence.

Dr. Sheehan continues her passion for cosmetic dentistry by staying updated on new treatments and technology. Whether you are thinking about getting dental veneers or require a more comprehensive smile transformation, Dr. Sheehan knows the methods and materials that will improve your smile. Contact Dr. Sheehan for more questions regarding cosmetic dentistry in Waterford Township, MI.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does dental insurance cover cosmetic dentistry?

Coverage of cosmetic dentistry treatments varies by provider. They’re more likely to cover procedures that will improve not only the aesthetic aspect of your teeth but also their functionality. Cosmetic treatments that have a higher chance of being covered by dental insurance include crowns, composite fillings, and sometimes veneers and bonding.

However, if there is no structural damage to your smile and you choose to obtain teeth whitening or veneers simply to remove discoloration, your insurance provider may cover a small amount of the treatment.

Can cosmetic dentistry fix crooked teeth?

Cosmetic dentistry is an attractive way to fix crooked teeth. Thanks to Invisalign, we can straighten your smile quickly without anyone knowing you’re even wearing them. Veneers can also be used to make your teeth appear straighter. These thin porcelain shells are placed over your crooked or gapped smile, delivering flawless results.

When choosing a cosmetic treatment, Dr. Sheehan will discuss each procedure with you in detail. Invisalign can permanently straighten teeth, while veneers will only make them appear straighter.

Is cosmetic dentistry painful?

Our goal is to make sure your cosmetic treatments are as pain-free as possible. To do this, we’ll provide you with an anesthetic or sedation dentistry if necessary. These will numb the area around the teeth being worked on and can also help you feel relaxed during your visit.

Patients may experience slight discomfort while they’re adjusting to their Invisalign clear aligners, but we’ll do our best to eliminate uncomfortable sensations as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Is cosmetic dentistry safe?

Your safety is the priority of our entire staff at Oakland Family Dental. That’s why we only offer cosmetic treatments that are safe your smile and will last for many years to come. Dr. Sheehan is a member of many dental organizations and continues to expand her knowledge of modern dentistry practices.

We use high-quality dental technology to create and place restorations that are personalized to your mouth.