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Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry that can improve the appearance of your smile with the use of many treatments. If you’re interested in this branch, then you likely have many questions. Our dentist, Dr. Doris Madrigal, is more than happy to help you find the answers you’re looking for by providing the answers to commonly asked questions about cosmetic dentistry.

Q: What is teeth whitening?
A: A treatment that can break up the stains on your tooth enamel and give you a more attractive smile.

Q: What are the differences between professional and over-the-counter whitening?
A: Professional whitening is customized to your smile needs and goals and can be safe for the teeth and gums. Over-the-counter whitening is made to whiten a typical smile one or two shades. It can also be messy and ineffective, depending on your goals.

Q: What are dental veneers?
A: Porcelain shells that are very thin. They cover the front surfaces of your teeth, can hide their imperfections and increase the beauty of your smile.

Q: What is dental bonding?
A: The process of covering the teeth with dental resin, shaping and hardening the resin. This treatment may hide the unattractive characteristics of the teeth and enhance the smile.

To learn more about cosmetic dentistry in Round Lake Beach, Illinois, please contact DM Family Dentistry and talk to a member of our dental team. All you need to do is dial 847-740-8827 and we will be more than happy to help you. We look forward to hearing from you!