What do you know about cosmetic dentistry? With a focus on smile esthetics, cosmetic dentistry improves the look of your teeth and gums. For many people, cosmetic dentistry starts a journey to a beautiful new smile. Livingston NJ cosmetic dentists, Dr. David Silverstrom and Dr. Gary Silverstrom, discuss common cosmetic dental procedures. Livingston Cosmetic Dentistry Quiz 1. True or False: Your Livingston NJ cosmetic dentists offer a complete smile makeover. 2. True or False: Professional teeth whitening offers long lasting results. 3. True or False: Porcelain veneers completely transform a smile. 4. True or False: Dental bonding restores a tooth in a single visit. Answer Key 1. True. A smile makeover involves a combination of several cosmetic and restorative procedures. Smile makeovers run the gamut for conservative to extensive, depending on your smile issues. For more information on our smile makeovers, schedule a consultation with your Livingston NJ cosmetic dentists today. 2. True. Over-the-counters teeth whiteners rarely offer long lasting results and many people report tooth sensitivity and gum irritation as a result. For quality stain removal, you may need professional teeth whitening. At The Silverstrom Group, we offer both in-office and at-home teeth whitening procedures. For more information on which whitening technique will best address your smile, contact Dr. David or Gary Silverstrom today. 3. True. Veneers are custom-made wafers of porcelain placed on the front teeth. Strong, esthetically pleasing, and stain-resistant, veneers address multiple smile issues. Porcelain veneers help correct the appearance of misalignment, repair cracks or chips in a tooth, and close unsightly gaps between teeth. Veneers also cover teeth stains and reshape malformed or damaged teeth. With veneers, you recieve instant smile rejuvenation. 4. True. With dental bonding, a composite resin will be shaded and placed onto a tooth in several thin layers. The material will then cure, providing quality restoration in just one appointment. Bonding masks permanent teeth stains and repairs damaged teeth. About Dr. David Silverstrom and Dr. Gary Silverstrom: The Silverstrom Dental Group provides the latest in comprehensive dental care for patients in Livingston, NJ and surrounding communities. To schedule an appointment, call (973) 797-9345.