Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry & Family Dentistry in Charelston, SC

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Cosmetic Dentistry services offered in Charelston, SC

Cosmetic treatments can enhance the appearance of your smile and improve your overall oral health. At Hudgens Dental in Charleston, South Carolina, board-certified cosmetic dentist Roy Hudgens, DMD, offers multiple aesthetic options to protect the health and beauty of your smile. Call the office or schedule an appointment online to learn more about cosmetic dentistry.

Cosmetic Dentistry Q&A

What is cosmetic dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry improves the appearance of your smile. At Hudgens Dental, Dr. Hudgens offers several aesthetic treatments to brighten, restore, and reshape your teeth and gums. He performs a comprehensive evaluation to provide personalized recommendations for you.

While cosmetic treatments primarily address aesthetic concerns, they can also restore your oral health and wellness. For example, a chipped tooth may appear unattractive, but it can also shift your bite over time. Treating the chipped tooth now prevents bite abnormalities as you age.

What can cosmetic dentistry address?

Cosmetic dentistry addresses a wide range of aesthetic concerns, such as:

  • Tooth discoloration
  • Misshapen teeth
  • Chipped teeth
  • Cracked or broken teeth
  • Overly long or short teeth
  • Teeth worn down by grinding
  • A gummy smile

As an experienced cosmetic dentist, Dr. Hudgens can address several aesthetic issues with a complete smile makeover.

What treatments are included in cosmetic dentistry?

Some of the most popular cosmetic treatments at Hudgens Dental include:

Teeth whitening

Teeth whitening removes stains and lightens the shade of dull, yellow teeth. Dr. Hudgens offers Zoom!® whitening, which can brighten your smile by up to eight shades in a single visit*. 

The treatment involves applying a whitening solution to your teeth and activating the gel with an LED light. The treatment takes 15 minutes. Dr. Hudgens repeats the process three times to achieve your desired look.

Teeth bonding

Teeth bonding uses composite resin materials to repair minor chips and cracks in your smile. This fast, safe, affordable cosmetic treatment can also reshape your teeth and improve discoloration.

Porcelain veneers

Porcelain veneers are thin, ceramic shells that attach to the front-facing portion of a tooth. You can get one veneer or a full set of veneers to alter the appearance and uniformity of your smile. Veneers are stain-resistant and easy to care for.

Gum contouring

If you have a gummy smile, your gums appear to cover more than half of your teeth. With on-site laser devices, Dr. Hudgens can reshape your gum tissue for a more balanced appearance. 

Laser dentistry is a safe treatment that minimizes your risk of infection and accelerates the recovery process.

Call Hudgens Dental or schedule an appointment online today to learn more about cosmetic dentistry.

*Individual results may vary