Posts Categorized: Cosmetic Dentistry

Lipstick, Lip Gloss, and…Is Your Beauty Regimen Missing Something?

From neon eyeliner to contouring, makeup and beauty trends are forever changing. Even so, a healthy, attractive smile has timeless appeal. Dr. Shawn Hofkes, whose expertise has made him invaluable to anyone who has a desire for a more appealing smile, explains that porcelain veneers in Cerritos, CA are a must-have for any beauty routine…. Read more »

Quiz: How Do Porcelain Veneers Rejuvenate Smiles?

At Cerritos Dental Surgery, we understand the importance of obtaining a beautiful smile. We want our patients to enjoy the improved confidence and qualify of life that accompanies improved dental health. To help address cosmetic smile issues, we offer innovative porcelain veneers. With porcelain veneers, you can experience complete smile rejuvenation with a single procedure.

FAQs: Do I Need Cosmetic Dentistry?

How do you feel about your smile? Do you look in the mirror and wish you could flash a smile that belongs on the red carpet? Many esthetic issues can plague a person’s smile, including teeth stains, misalignment, and damage from chips or decay. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry can make completely transforming the appearance of your smile possible.

Learn about Zirconia Dental Crowns

A dental crown is considered a restoration. Designed to completely surround a damaged tooth or dental implant, dental crowns are affixed to the remaining tooth structure or titanium post using dental cement. Over the years, a large variety of materials have been used for fabricating dental crowns. Some materials proved more successful than others, but… Read more »

Dental Implants vs. Fixed Bridges

The disadvantages of tooth loss extend beyond the obvious oral health problems.  It also results in loss of confidence, and possible problems with eating and speech.  You don’t have to live with that embarrassment.  High quality dental implants at our Cerritos, CA practice may be the optimal choice for replacing missing teeth. 

Porcelain Veneers: An In-Depth Look at a Cosmetic Superstar

The very meaning of the word “veneer” seems to suggest something superficial and lacking in substance. In practice, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Porcelain dental veneers look beautiful, can disguise a wide range of esthetic flaws, and have the strength and durability to withstand constant use. Today, we’re taking an in-depth tour of… Read more »