Houston Dentist Spurs Patients to Investigate Cosmetic Solutions

Today dentists have far more dental techniques and materials to offer their patients than 10 or even 5 years ago.

Houston, USA – September 11th, 2014 /PressCable/

Dr. Lauren Nguyen educates her patients about the latest technologies in cosmetic dentistry that have wide ranging applications. Today dentists have far more dental techniques and materials to offer their patients than 10 or even 5 years ago. The cosmetic tools available to improve a patient's smile include dental veneers and crowns, dental implants, “invisible” braces, and advanced composite materials for bonding and repair.

Dr. Nguyen manages a busy dental office (Pinnacle Dental) in the heart of the galleria area of Houston, Texas. In addition to offering all of the standard general dentistry services, her office also provides the latest cosmetic dental services to the area residents and workers. “We have a very nice mix of clients, from mothers and children to the busy executives that work nearby, and they all want a beautiful smile,” said Dr. Nguyen. Although women comprise the majority of her patients Dr. Nguyen has stated that men are closing the gap.

More than ever people and employers view a person's smile as part of their overall appearance. And that is driving the demand for cosmetic dentistry. “We can certainly help with dental issues that concern a single tooth but today people are more aware of the appearance of all of the teeth – their smile,” according to Dr. Nguyen. The term used to describe the work done to improve a patient's overall smile is called a “smile makeover.”

A smile makeover can be as simple as a session of teeth whitening or the replacement of a few metal filling with white composite fillings. Or it may require a combination of dental crowns, veneers, implants, or other cosmetic options. The goal is to fix and repair any dental defect and create a smile that is as close to perfect as possible. A list of the most common cosmetic procedures requested by patients at Pinnacle Dental is:

Dental Veneers – a thin white porcelain layer applied to the teeth Crowns – a “cap” placed over a damaged but still healthy tooth Teeth Whitening – 1 hour in-office procedure or traditional home whitening trays Bonding – a technique to “repair” chipped teeth and close gaps Implants – used to replace missing teeth “Invisible” braces – helps patients to realign their teeth

“Whether it is a single tooth or a complete smile makeover, every patient and procedure is a custom treatment,” explains Dr. Nguyen, “and we take the necessary time to explain the options to our patients.” Personalized care and commitment for each patient appears to be the standard for a successful cosmetic dental practice.

Dr. Nguyen has been practicing dentistry in Houston since 1998 and is a graduate from the prestigious University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. To stay up-to-date on the latest cosmetic dental technologies, she continues to attend extensive postdoctoral studies in advanced dentistry with a focus on cosmetic dentistry.

Contact Info:
Name: Dr. Lauren Nguyen
Organization: Pinnacle Dental
Website: http://www.GalleriaHoustonDentist.com
Phone: (713) 484-8484
Address: 5605 Winsome Lane #B, Houston, TX 77057

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