Dr's. Zerbe and Richey
Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
880 Cass St, Suite 104, Monterey, CA 93940
Smiles are how we communicate warmth and kindness, and when yours reveals health and beauty, you feel encouraged to share it more often. If there are elements in your smile causing you to withhold this display of kindness, then maybe you should consider cosmetic dental treatments.
At the dental office of Lindley Morse Zerbe DDS, there are several cosmetic treatments that can give you a smile that boosts your confidence and highlights your natural beauty. Dr. Zerbe and Dr. Richey have the technical expertise and artistic eye to enhance smiles in Monterey and surrounding communities.
Nearly any imperfection in your teeth can be corrected with cosmetic dentistry. There are procedures to brighten, straighten, or refashion your smile so you can look and feel better.
Tooth-Whitening: Drs. Zerbe and Richey use Venus White Max®, a professional strength gel that can be administered in office or at home. This product produces impressive results, lightening teeth by several shades after a single treatment.
Tooth Bonding: Enamel colored composite resin can be sculpted onto dental imperfections to conceal stains, chips, or, cracks. This substance seamlessly and securely bonds onto teeth and can also replace silver fillings to give smiles a more natural appearance.
Invisalign® Clear Aligners: These nearly invisible trays are made of soft, comfortable plastic. They are conveniently removable, allowing for normal diets and cleaning routines. This discrete treatment is ideal for self-conscious and professional people. Straightening smiles with Invisalign is usually completed within a year and appointment times are less frequent and shorter in duration than those required by traditional orthodontic treatments.
Porcelain Veneers: Thin, porcelain shells are affixed onto the fronts of the most visible teeth. The veneers can conceal many dental irregularities, like discoloration, misalignment, undersized or misshapen teeth, and chipped or cracked teeth. The shells are customized to flatter your unique features, and they shine with the luminosity of natural tooth enamel.
Porcelain Crowns: Crowns cap a tooth, providing a durable and lifelike enhancement. They are matched to surrounding teeth and can be tailored to add appeal to your smile. They can be placed on as many as six to eight teeth in the upper and lower jaw for a dramatic transformation of your smile.
Dental Implant Restorations: To fill gaps in smiles, implant-supported restorations return full function and beauty to dentition. They support the health of the jaw bone and require no alteration to surrounding dentition.
Fixed Bridges: If you have tooth loss, a fixed bridge can replace one or two teeth. Porcelain crowns are first placed on the adjacent anchor teeth, and then a pontic tooth replacement is cemented to the supporting teeth. The entire bridge is color matched to neighboring teeth for a durable and aesthetic tooth replacement.