Smile Makeover Montreal
If you have ever wondered how an entirely new smile might enhance your best physical features and personality traits, Drs. Charles and Patrick Casey can create a custom smile makeover for you at our Montreal office. Because our doctors strive to provide long-term satisfaction through their cosmetic dentistry treatments, their motto is "Foundation First!" In other words, we make absolutely sure that your teeth and gums are healthy before we administer cosmetic treatments. There is more to a smile than meets the eye, and we want to make sure that your dental enhancements bring you countless confident, unforgettable smiles. Each of our smile makeover treatments is tailored to your face shape, smile line, and other unique features. If you would like to learn more about how a smile makeover can help you look and feel your best, contact our Montreal practice today.
The Recipe for a Smile Makeover
A smile makeover can consist of any combination of cosmetic and restorative dentistry procedures. Our doctors will thoroughly examine your mouth and recommend the treatments needed to establish a healthy foundation. If you have an improperly balanced bite or teeth that are severely misaligned, orthodontics may be necessary before proceeding with cosmetic treatments. Tooth decay, gum disease, and other conditions that will continue to degrade your oral health if left untreated must also be treated before the cosmetic aspects of your smile can be effectively addressed.
Planning Your Smile Makeover
There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all smile makeover, and we take great care to make sure that your new smile helps you look and feel your very best. Drs. Charles and Patrick Casey will carefully plan your smile makeover to provide the smile you desire, a natural-looking outcome, and a properly balanced bite. Once they have gathered information about the way you would like your smile to look, they will assess your oral health and take note of your unique features, such as the size and shape of your anterior teeth and the curvature formed by the edges your top teeth. These measurements will help your dentist to implement treatments that make your smile look healthy, symmetrical, and attractive.
Benefits of a Smile Makeover
Self-confidence is one of the most important elements of a fulfilling lifestyle. Your satisfaction with your appearance is a key contributor to your self-confidence. A smile makeover can help you feel more outgoing and confident, which can yield amazing benefits in your personal and professional life. By building the smile of your dreams upon a healthy foundation, we aim to help our patients experience the maximum benefits of a smile makeover.
Factors Affecting Smile Makeover Costs
The cost of a smile makeover can vary widely based on the cosmetic procedures included. Dr. Patrick Casey will thoroughly discuss the treatment opportunities available to help you dramatically enhance your smile. After discussing your goals, Dr. Casey will create a unique treatment plan, based on concerns that you would like to address in your smile. The procedures included in your customized plan, the technology that is involved, and the sedation that is required, can all factor in to your total smile makeover costs at our Montreal, QC dental office.
Because we can perform many of these treatments together, we will be able to reduce the costs associated with sedation and the time required for recovery and healing.
A Customized Treatment Plan
A smile makeover consists of two or more cosmetic dentistry procedures combined to restore a patient’s smile to its original beauty, or to create a new, more attractive appearance. Dr. Casey can perform a smile makeover that includes a variety of procedures, including our in-office whitening treatment, dental crowns, porcelain veneers, white fillings, and dental bonding. Additionally, Dr. Casey can include restorative procedures, such as dental implants to replace the roots of missing teeth, or orthodontics, depending on your unique goals and concerns.
Each of these procedures has a different price, so the total cost of your treatment will depend largely upon which procedures are included. However, because we can perform many of these treatments together, we will be able to reduce the costs associated with sedation and the time required for recovery and healing.
Factors Affecting the Cost of a Smile Makeover
The cost of a smile makeover factors in several different elements, including:
- Location - Having your dental work completed in a big city may cost you more than having the work done in a suburban location.
- Procedures - Patients will pay less for a smile makeover involving two less expensive procedures, such as a whitening treatment and dental bonding, than they will for treatment including costlier procedures, like the placement of dental implants or porcelain veneers.
- Complexity - The complexity of your treatment plan will factor into the cost of your smile makeover. For example, a smile makeover that includes two fillings and a whitening treatment will cost less than a treatment plan that includes three crowns, a porcelain veneers, and orthodontics.
- Technology - Dental technology continues to evolve, and it can cost a lot for a dental practice to stay current with the most advanced equipment and techniques. While it may cost more to incorporate recent techniques, like laser dentistry or the E4D CAD/CAM system for creating restorations into your treatment plan, you will find the benefits that these technologies provide are well worth the additional cost.
- Experience - The dentists with the most experience and expertise will command a higher price for their services, but you will realize much better results from their work.
- Sedation - During a smile makeover, Dr. Casey can perform several procedures at once, which will reduce the cost of sedation when compared to having each treatment performed independently. We offer both oral conscious and intravenous (IV) sedation, which have different associated costs.
Planning a Smile Makeover
Planning a smile makeover requires careful calculation, a refined sense of aesthetics, and true compassion. While your goals will steer much of the procedure, your dentist must also take care to ensure that your treatments complement your facial features in order to look natural and attractive. He must also make certain that your treatments do not disrupt the proper balance of your bite. Under the care of Drs. Charles and Patrick Casey in Montreal, QC, your smile makeover can be carefully tailored to help you experience an exciting new level of confidence and satisfaction in your life.
Veneers Before & After
Achieving the Right Proportions and Symmetry
While the placement of a porcelain veneer or dental crown can conceal imperfections such as staining, damage, or slight misalignment, your restorations must also be crafted to look proportionate and natural among surrounding teeth. Careful calculation will determine the precise dimensions that your teeth should have. These are often referred to as the "Golden Proportions." For the front teeth, a height-to-width ratio of around 75 to 80 percent often achieves the best appearance. Your dentist can then enhance the incisors and canines to complement this shape. We can refine the dimensions of your anterior teeth using veneers, bonding, crowns, and gum contouring.
A smile makeover can have a profound effect on your confidence and quality of life. We employ a careful blend of artistry and science to help you achieve a smile that provides maximum benefits.
Another important means of achieving the right tooth dimensions and symmetry is the measurement of the smile line. In simplest terms, the smile line is the curvature of the edges of the top anterior teeth, which should reflect that of the bottom lip when smiling.
Our goal in performing a smile makeover is to not only help you look your best, but also maintain proper occlusion. As we plan your treatment, we will take great care to ensure that once your enhancements are complete, your teeth will be properly aligned and allow your top and bottom jaws to meet comfortably. This can minimize undue strain on your jaws, helping you to avoid issues such as teeth grinding and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). Of course, this careful balance can also help to prolong the results of your smile makeover.
A single cosmetic dentistry treatment can often provide a dramatic improvement. However, a smile makeover is specifically designed to combine treatments that complement each other. For example, if you are receiving veneers, your dentist may recommend gum contouring in order to create an attractive frame for the tooth and achieve the right height-to-width ratio. When a smile makeover calls for restorations such as crowns or veneers, your dentist will likely recommend undergoing teeth whitening first. By taking this approach, your teeth can adopt a bright, healthy-looking color, and your restorations can be customized to match.
Contact Us Today
A smile makeover can have a profound effect on your confidence and quality of life. We employ a careful blend of artistry and science to help you achieve a smile that provides maximum benefits. To begin planning your new smile, please schedule an appointment by calling (514) 937-6558 or contacting us online.