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The Instant, Affordable Smile Makeover: Snap-On Smile®

Dr. Hellwig Oct 27, 2014

Close up of a woman’s mouth, which looks beautiful thanks to her new Snap-On Smile®As appealing and effective as modern cosmetic dentistry treatments such as porcelain veneers may be, they are not necessarily suited to everyone. For some patients, these treatments represent an expensive investment they simply cannot make in their smile at this point. For others, the permanent commitment required by porcelain veneers makes them hesitant to pursue a comprehensive smile makeover, even though they would like to enjoy the aesthetic benefits of such a treatment. There were some extremely good alternatives, including dental bonding and teeth whitening, but nothing that could replicate the transformative power of a complete Hollywood makeover with porcelain veneers at the heart of the treatment plan.

Until now, that is.

At the cosmetic dentistry practice of Dr. Peter Hellwig in San Diego, Snap-On Smile® offers patients the opportunity to achieve picture-perfect smiles that look completely natural affordably and without any alteration of their natural teeth. In an instant, Snap-On Smile® can transform virtually any smile - including those affected by chipped and cracked teeth, discoloration, gaps, and other conspicuous aesthetic flaws - into a masterpiece. There’s no drilling, no shots, and no discomfort.

Sound too good to be true? We invite you to visit Dr. Hellwig’s office today to discover for yourself just how close you could be to the smile of your dreams. In fact, your second visit could be to pick up your brand new, life-changing Snap-On Smile®.

What is Snap-On Smile®?

As the name suggests, Snap-On Smile® is essentially a set of façade teeth that you snap on over your existing teeth. They are made of a specially formulated dental resin material that looks remarkably realistic and virtually indistinguishable from natural teeth. You can have your Snap-On Smile® crafted to fit over your top teeth, bottom teeth, or both. They can be worn or removed as you wish. Wear them for special occasions or all the time. It’s up to you.

How do you get your Snap-On Smile®?

During your first visit to our office, Dr. Hellwig will examine your teeth to ensure that you are a good candidate for Snap-On Smile®. He will also explain all of your possible treatment options to you so that you can make a confident decision regarding your dental care. If you and he determine that Snap-On Smile® is the right treatment for you, you will select the style and shade of your new smile, and he will create an impression of your teeth. In approximately two weeks, you will return to our office and be fitted with your new Snap-On Smile®. It’s as simple as that!

Who is a good candidate for Snap-On Smile®?

Thankfully, most patients are good candidates for Snap-On Smile®, including those who are missing one or more of their natural teeth and who suffer from extensive cosmetic damage. You are almost certainly a good candidate for Snap-On Smile® as long as you:

  • Have at least four strong, healthy natural teeth remaining on the arch you are treating (e.g., four teeth on the upper arch; four teeth on the lower arch).
  • Do not have periodontitis, the advanced form of gum disease.
  • Do not have front teeth that protrude from the mouth (i.e., “buck teeth”).

Learn More about Snap-On Smile®

To learn more about Snap-On Smile®, please contact our cosmetic dentistry practice today.

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