A New Smile and a New You in 2019


It’s a New Year and that means a new you. Whether or not you have made a resolution for a new smile, it is something to consider this New Year’s Day.

Your East Greenbush dentist Dr. J Craig Alexander has several cosmetic dental procedures that will make you grin in 2019.

Teeth Whitening

If you follow Dr. Alexander’s Blog, you will know that professional tooth whitening can do wonders for your pearly whites; however, not all teeth can be whitened. Teeth with intrinsic staining or teeth that have been restored cannot be lightened with tooth whitening products. If you find yourself in that situation, there are other ways to give your smile a boost.

Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are thin sheets of dental porcelain that your East Greenbush dentist places on the fronts of your teeth. Although veneers are thin, a portion of your enamel will need to be removed. This makes the veneer look natural. You will also need two or three dental appointments for porcelain veneers. If you are unsure about a permanent restoration, you may want to consider cosmetic dental bonding.

Cosmetic Dental Bonding

Applied in a single dental visit, cosmetic dental bonding is a procedure that is used for chips, cracks, and small spaces between your teeth. Dr. Alexander also uses dental bonding for front fillings, inlays, and onlays. Dental bonding is applied to the tooth or teeth and sculpted into place. Once your dentist in East Greenbush is satisfied with the results, the bond will be secured with a laser or light. Dental bonding is a great alternative to porcelain veneers, but is not as strong.

If a new smile isn’t on your wish list for 2019, why not? Call or click and schedule an appointment with Dr. Alexander. Your New York dentist can’t wait to make you smile. Call now.