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Cosmetic dentistry is one of the most cost-effective ways to improve your appearance. A beautiful, bright, healthy smile can increase self confidence and overall life satisfaction. Cosmetic dentistry can encompass things such as tooth-colored fillings, dental implants, or crowns. We have many options, so please call us for a cosmetic consultation.
Fixed Dentures with Implants
Dentures can be attached to implants to help improve their fit and greatly increase chewing ability. Made in our in-house denture lab, our dentures are a great fit for replacing missing teeth and eliminating bridges. As an added benefit, the implants prevent the steady bone loss caused by traditional dentures.
Many everyday things like coffee, tea and wine can significantly dull teeth. Smile-whitening enables us to significantly brighten your smile for that dazzling white smile you deserve.
Plastic whitening trays will be made from models of your teeth. You will then place a special whitening gel in each tray and wear the trays in your mouth for several hours per day. (Many patients wear their trays after dinner and before bed.) A significant change in tooth color is usually seen in just four to six weeks.
Veneers are very thin porcelain pieces that are custom made to adhere directly to the front of teeth without grinding or shaving. Transform your smile without drilling on your natural teeth!
In the hands of a highly skilled dentist, porcelain laminates can provide you with an incredibly natural, beautiful smile. They are virtually undetectable and can dramatically improve your appearance. They are durable and long-lasting when compared to other cosmetic treatments.
Gum disease is treated by carefully removing the bacteria and substances that form in the pockets around the teeth. The removal of this material occurs on a microscopic level and requires great skill. Our dental team has had advanced training to effectively remove all of the bacteria.
Root Canal Therapy
Root canal therapy is an excellent way to save a tooth that would otherwise die and need to be removed. All teeth that have had root canal therapy must be protected with a crown. This is because teeth that have had the pulp removed are more susceptible to fracture.
Mercury Free Restorations
The common silver filling contains mercury. Dr. Patel uses the highest-quality biocompatible, tooth-colored restorations to create healthy, beautiful smiles. Since the composite material adheres directly to the tooth enamel, less preparation of the tooth is required before using it. This means it is more durable and provides a more natural-looking result.
At Thayer Dental Care, we have an on-site dental laboratory to custom create your dentures. Our on-site dental laboratory in Thayer, Missouri ensures that your dentures are made at the highest standards. This also helps us to provide you with your dentures and other dental restorations in a shorter period of time.
All on 4 Permanent Retained Implant Bridge
You can put an end to the suffering, embarrassment, and inconvenience caused by your missing and failing teeth. You can enjoy eating again. You can actually be proud of your smile. Most importantly, you can significantly improve your overall health by eliminating disease and infections in your mouth, and becoming pain‑free.
Teeth Tomorrow® is the solution! It provides permanent, natural looking teeth, custom-made to your personal requirements. You never have to take them out. You brush them just like normal teeth, and you can eat and smile with confidence. Learn More
Implant Supported Dentures
Do you wear dentures or have a mouthful of missing or failing teeth? Eat what you want again, smile, laugh, and look and feel years younger with our implant-supported dentures.
Our on-site dental laboratory also allows us to provide you with CEREC® same-day crowns. The conventional method for creating dental crowns requires at least two appointments at the dentist’s office. With CEREC technology, however, we can mill your custom porcelain crown right at our office. This gives you the benefit of having your crown designed, created, and placed all on the same day without needing to come back to our office for multiple visits.
From toddlers to the elderly, our skilled dental team is familiar with the unique needs of every patient, no matter their age. Our goal is to help them develop great oral habits that will last them a lifetime.
Join us today and discover how our practice can help treat your entire family.
Dental Implants bond with your natural bone to support custom made crowns to replace damaged or diseased teeth. Dental implants have been used for over 30 years and are the strongest devices to support replacement teeth. Schedule a consultation to see if dental implant treatment is the right plan for you.
BPS Lower Suction Dentures
Biofunctional Prosthetic System Lower Suction Dentures which allows you to wear lower dentures without the traditionally required implant and were developed in Japan by Dr. Jiro Abe.
These dentures include:
- Revolutionary new impression technique using slow setting, high definition material to capture muscles of cheek and tongue
- New tooth positioning to work in harmony with your muscle
- High definition impression materials
- Special bio-functional teeth
- Lower distortion acrylic injection machine to gain superior fit
- Adjustable articulator to simulate your jaw movements
- Special contouring and shaping of the denture to work in harmony with your muscle movements when chewing and speaking while in function
80% of patients are candidates, so call for a consultation today!
Solea Laser Dentistry
Stress-free dental visits are here
Don’t put off going to the dentist because of anxiety over the needle or the sound of the drill. Now we have Solea, an advanced new dental laser technology that is virtually replacing the needle, drill, and scalpel in the dental office. Solea can accommodate patients of all ages and procedures of all kinds—without the need for anesthetic in most cases. Solea lets us fill cavities anesthetic free, drill free, and pain free.
Learn why the Solea Laser is revolutionizing dentistry.