Cosmetic dentistry is more than just brightening your smile- cosmetic procedures can restore dental health and function as well as bring back your natural, fresh looking smile. Having a smile that you can feel proud of has been shown to boost overall self confidence!
Dr. Scott Finlay, DDS, a cosmetic and general dentist in Arnold, has extensive experience and education in the field of cosmetic dentistry and is considered one of the leading cosmetic dentists in both the Annapolis area and the U.S.
Dr. Finlay practices “complete dentistry” and offers his patients a comprehensive approach to cosmetic procedures starting with a thorough exam of the entire occlusal system to identify any possible underlying dental health problems that may be causing a cosmetic issue.
Dr. Finlay emphasizes to his patients the importance of having a healthy mouth and well functioning bite in order to ensure comfortable and long lasting results from any cosmetic procedure. Dr. Finlay will take the time necessary with each patient to understand both the condition of their oral health and their personal concerns and goals. With the use of digital technology, Dr. Finlay can explain and demonstrate both a procedure and possible outcomes beforehand, ensuring that each patient feels comfortable with the treatment plan.
Dr. Finlay offers a variety of cosmetic dental procedures that can enhance both the oral health and appearance of his patient’s smile:
- Composite fillings: frequently used to fill small cracks, minor decay and imperfections in the tooth;
- Porcelain veneers: strong, high quality restorations that permanently cover the tooth with a thin layer of dental porcelain;
- Teeth whitening: often a “quick smile makeover”option;
- Invisalign: clear braces for straightening teeth for a variety of reasons.
Dr. Finlay also offers dental crowns and dental implants for patients with more complex dental problems. If you have been considering a cosmetic dental procedure, contact Dr. Finlay to schedule a consultation to discuss your personal options.