8383 M 139
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
Phone: (269) 471-4055
Fax: (269) 471-3829
When Changing Your Image, Evaluate Your Smile
It’s not necessary to get a “Hollywood” smile, but…
…enhancing your smile could make you look younger, boost your self-esteem and self-confidence, and also enhance your conversation skills, your sex appeal, and favorably influence your personal and professional connections.
According to studies by social psychologists, the majority of people take about 30 seconds appraising you before they start to create a list of perceptions about your:
• academic level
• job competence
• sense of humor
• and your social heritage.
For better or worse, this means that appearances matter in today’s world.
Using esthetic dentistry, we have the technology and techniques to give you a smile that will change your life. Through different procedures, we will create your perfect smile. Nature-mimicking restorations such as the latest porcelain or bonded natural-looking fillings, porcelain crowns and veneers look, feel and function like your own teeth.
In an independent analysis in 2008, it was discovered:
When questioned, “What is the initial thing you observe in a new acquaintenance’s smile?” The most common answers were:
• A Straight Smile
• Brightness & Color of Teeth
• Cleanliness of Teeth
• Is Their Smile Sincere?
• Missing Any Teeth?
• Sparkle of Smile
When participants had been questioned, “Precisely what would you most want to further improve with your own smile?” The most common response was: “Whiter & Brighter Teeth”.
And when questioned, “What kinds of things do you feel make a smile less attractive?” The most common replies were:
• Stained, Discolored, or Yellow Teeth
• Missing Teeth
• Crooked Teeth
• Decaying Teeth & Cavities
• Spaces and Gaps in Teeth
• Unbrushed Teeth
Practically all Americans (98.7%) feel a smile is an important social asset.
97% of adults believe a wonderful smile really makes a person more desirable to those of the other sex.
Three-quarters (76%) of adults feel an unsightly smile may hurt someone’s probability for job success.
With cosmetic dental work, we will make your smile light up a room whenever you enter. By means of various methods, we will create that stunning smile of which you have been dreaming. With tooth whitening, veneers, implants, crowns and bridges, we will transform an average smile to a superb one.
At Berrien Dental, we can change your life with a smile lift! Dr. Christy and Dr. Balsis offer a comprehensive menu of aesthetic dentistry treatments to give you the smile you want, including porcelain veneers, porcelain crowns, bridges and porcelain onlays, implant-supported dentures and/or partials, tooth-colored composite fillings, gum re-shaping, and teeth whitening.
What Do You Want From Your Smile?
Changing your smile can change your whole appearance. That’s why it’s so important that you are an equal partner in all of the decisions to guarantee that what you want is what you get before we begin any cosmetic dental work.
We follow an all-inclusive approach and commit to developing an agreed upon plan for your smile makeover.
We are able to:
• Restore a beautiful, youthful look to your appearance
• Close up gaps in front teeth
• Fix cracked, broken or chipped teeth
• Perform “Instant Orthodontics” to re-position crooked or crowded teeth
• Sculpt away extra gum tissue to reveal your full smile
• Adjust the length of teeth that are mismatched
• Replace missing teeth
• Replace old metal fillings, crowns and bridges
• Adjust your occlusion to relieve headaches and migraines
• Perform smile whitening in our office for the most dramatic results
Call for a smile consultation at (269) 471-4055 or “Request a Consult” using the form at the right.
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