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Cosmetic Dental Patient Michelle

Dentists Advise, If You Want To Upgrade Your Image, Start With Your Smile

It’s not necessary to get a “Hollywood” smile, but…

…getting a smile makeover can make you look younger, boost your self-confidence and self-esteem, as well as enhance your communication abilities, your sex appeal, and positively impact your personal and professional interactions.

As outlined in research by social psychologists, most people spend about 30 seconds appraising you before they begin to develop a laundry list of impressions about your:

 • educational level
 • job competence
 • success
 • personality
 • sophistication
 • trustworthiness
 • sense of humor
 • and your social heritage.

 Good or bad, this means that looks matter these days.

Cosmetic Dental Patient Luther

Using cosmetic dentistry, our staff can make your smile light up a room when you enter it. With skill and precision, we will create your perfect smile. Nature-mimicking restorations such as advanced metal-free crowns, veneers, bridges, and inlays/onlays  feel and function like your natural teeth and look incredible.

Supporting Research:

When respondents in a 2008 independent survey were asked, “What exactly would you most want to improve about your own smile?” The most common response was: “Brighter and Whiter Teeth”.

When asked, “What types of things do you feel make a smile unsightly?” The most common replies were:

• Discolored, Yellow, or Stained Teeth
• Missing Teeth<
• Crooked Teeth
• Decaying Teeth & Cavities
• Gaps & Spaces in Teeth
• Dirty Teeth

Almost all Americans (98.7%) consider a smile is a crucial social asset.

97% of adults think a stunning smile makes a person more appealing to members of the opposite sex.

Three-quarters (76%) of adults feel an unattractive smile may hurt a person’s odds for career success.

Later, researchers asked, “What exactly is the first thing you notice in a new acquaintenance’s smile?” The most common responses were:

• A Straight Smile
• Whiteness & Color of Teeth
• Cleanliness of Teeth
• Sincerity of the Smile
• Any Missing Teeth?
• Sparkle of Smile

Using cosmetic dental work, we will help your smile illuminate the room if you enter. By way of various processes, we will create that stunning smile of which you have been fantasizing. With the help of tooth whitening, porcelain veneers, crowns, implants and bridges, we will transform an ok smile to a fantastic one.

At Berrien Dental, we can improve your self esteem and your relationships with cosmetic dentistry! We offer a full range of smile makeover techniques to enhance your smile, including porcelain veneers, porcelain crowns, bridges and porcelain onlays, implants, tooth-colored fillings using bonded composite, gum sculpturing, and smile bleaching.

What Goals Do You Have For Your Smile?

Smile improvement often results in life improvement. That’s why it’s so important that Dr. Christy and Dr. Balsis and our staff work with you as a team to guarantee that what you want is what you get before we begin any cosmetic dental work.

We take an all-inclusive game plan and believe in assembling a treatment plan with a thorough discussion of options. Cosmetic Dental Patient Troy


What can be done:

• Make you look ten years younger
• Close gaps between teeth
• Repair decayed, chipped, broken or cracked teeth
• Change the shape of teeth so they’re no longer crooked or crowded
• Sculpt away extra gum tissue to reveal your full smile
• Lengthen or shorten uneven teeth
• Replace missing teeth
• Replace ugly metal-based restorations with all-porcelain
• Change how teeth come together to address malocclusion
Whiten and brighten stained or discolored teeth


Call for a smile consultation at (269) 471-4055 or “Request a Consult” using the form at the right.



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