It can be difficult to imagine what your teeth will look like after cosmetic treatment, but fortunately experienced cosmetic dentists such as
Dr. Howard will have plenty of past cases they can point to in order to give you an idea of what you can look forward to! On this page, you will see a number of smiles belonging to real patients. You can see firsthand what their teeth looked like before as well as the dramatic transformation that soon followed!
This woman wanted to improve her smile and was not happy with the color of her teeth. Utilizing Empress Porcelain Crowns and Veneers, her smile was radiantly enhanced giving her a more youthful appearance worth smiling about.
This woman was not very happy with her smile. She was also experiencing pain and sensitivity in several of her front teeth due to vertical fractures around the existing large fillings in those teeth. Using All-Porcelain and In-Ceram restorations on her front eight teeth, her pain and sensitivity completely disappeared and her smile was restored to its natural beauty. As seen above, the final result is quite gorgeous and gives her smile new vitality.
This woman was not happy with the appearance of her smile following orthodontic treatment. Her teeth were very narrow and there were spaces between all her front teeth. She wanted a more beautiful smile with no spaces between her teeth. Using ultra state-of-the-art Empress 2 Porcelain Veneer-Crowns and Veneer-Onlays on her upper front twelve teeth, her beautiful smile was restored giving a stunning improvement to her overall appearance. She now smiles all the time with confidence.
This woman was not very happy with her smile and how worn down her teeth looked. By placing All-Ceramic Empress and Empress 2 Veneers and Crowns on her upper twelve teeth, she now has an exquisitely beautiful smile worth smiling about! Notice how much more appropriate and nicer her teeth now look by having teeth that are the right size, shape, shade, and contoured for her smile.
This woman's front teeth were extremely worn down and she was unhappy about her appearance. By placing Empress 2 Porcelain Veneer-Crowns on her front six teeth, her "new" smile was dramatically restored to its natural appearance.
This woman's front teeth were chipped and worn down and she was unhappy about the discolored fillings in her teeth. By placing Empress 2 Porcelain Veneer-Crowns on her front four teeth, her "new" smile was dramatically improved and restored back to its natural appearance.
This woman was not happy with her smile and the discolored appearance of her two front teeth which had large plastic restorations on them. After placing two all-porcelain Empress crowns and four Empress veneers on her front six teeth, the transformation to her new smile was quite incredible! Her new smile demonstrates how cosmetic dentistry can make a difference in a person's life and give them the look they've always wanted.
This man was very unhappy about his smile and his upper left front bridge which kept coming off. After placing three Empress 2 Porcelain Veneer-Crowns and an Empress 2 All-Porcelain Bridge on his front six teeth, his "new" smile reflects total happiness with his new appearance and smile!
This man broke his front two teeth and did not like how small the teeth next to his front teeth were. Using Empress Porcelain Crowns and Veneers on his front four teeth, his smile was improved to a more natural appearance. As demonstrated by his "new" smile, he's quite happy with his new appearance, and his girlfriend is too!
This man did not smile a lot because he was very self-conscious about how his teeth looked as well as how discolored and slanted his front teeth were. By restoring all his teeth with Empress and Empress 2 All-Porcelain Crowns and Veneer-Crowns, his smile was properly aligned and straightened giving a more natural-looking and symmetrical appearance. Because of Cosmetic Dentistry, now he can smile without feeling self-conscious about his teeth.
This woman was not happy with the way her front teeth protruded out and was also having chronic pain in her left front central incisor. Unfortunately, that tooth had to be extracted. By restoring her entire mouth with Empress Porcelain Restorations, her smile was restored to an ideal and natural beauty. All of her pain was eliminated and she now has optimal dental health. Her smile is now more radiant and demonstrates harmony and symmetry. She now has a smile worth smiling about!
This man did not like how his front crowns looked and how they affected his smile. His smile was crooked due to the uneven wear on his teeth. By restoring his upper twelve teeth with Empress Porcelain Crowns and a Porcelain-to-Gold Bridge, his new smile is perfectly aligned, more even, and reflects just how customized his Empress Porcelain Restorations were created. He now feels confident and proudly shows off his new smile.
This woman was not happy with her unattractive smile and the dark spaces seen at her gumline between all her front teeth. The crown she has on her left central incisor does not match her adjacent teeth as well. After reconstructive microscopic gum surgery to correct her dark spaces, followed by Empress 2 Porcelain Crowns on her front 9 teeth, her smile was dramatically enhanced and her dark spaces were eliminated. Her new smile was remarkably improved and is perfectly matched for her facial beauty.
This woman was not happy with her smile and how her front teeth looked. She did not like the dark areas between her teeth at the gumline and desired a more attractive smile. After corrective treatment by a Periodontist (gum specialist), followed by a full mouth rehabilitation with Empress, Empress 2, and Implant Restorations, her new smile has totally been changed giving her a more confident and radiant look. She is completely thrilled with the results!
This woman had four different sets of front six teeth crowns done in five months prior to coming to our office. She was told by her dentist that her latest set of crowns was "as good as it gets and that she'll get used to how they look." She hated the way they looked as well as how puffy and swollen her gums were around these teeth. After six months of gum tissue healing and 11 new and perfectly fitting crowns, she now smiles constantly. She is completely thrilled with her new smile and how well and healthy her gum tissues look and feel. Quite an incredible difference from before!
This woman's front eight teeth were crowned and she was very self-conscious and unhappy about how she looked. Her gum tissues were extremely swollen around these crowns and her teeth looked very bulky and unnatural. Her dentist told her this was "the best cosmetic dentistry available today." After corrective gum tissue therapy followed by six months of gum tissue healing, along with 12 new Empress 2 All-Porcelain Crowns, her new smile reflects how great she feels about her teeth. Her new teeth look exquisitely natural, her gum tissue is completely healthy, and her smile is always showing! The difference in Cosmetic Dentistry techniques is quite obvious now!
This woman had not been to a dentist in a long time due to previous bad experiences, and now desired a better smile and improved dental health. Her previous smile was unattractive and she had a poorly done crown on her upper left lateral incisor. By restoring her mouth with a combination of Empress 2 Crowns and Bridges, as well as a Porcelain-to-Gold Bridge and Natural Composite Restorations, her new and rejuvenated smile has totally transformed her appearance! She is thrilled with the result and now smiles all the time!
This man had not had dental care for several years (due to dental fears) and wanted to improve his teeth and the way he looked. He felt he did not smile because of how his teeth appeared and he wanted to have a great smile. By restoring all his teeth with Empress Veneer Crowns and Empress 2 Crowns (after improving his periodontal [gum] health), his new smile has completely changed the way he looks and how he now smiles. He is amazed at the change his teeth have made in how he now feels about himself as well as how much more confident he is because of his great smile!
This woman did not like her crooked smile and the dark lines that showed around all her crowns. She wanted a better-looking smile and to eliminate the dark lines that she felt gave her a bad smile. She was extremely motivated to have a great smile. By restoring all her teeth with a combination of Empress Veneer Crowns, Empress 2 Crowns, and an Empress 2 Bridge, her smile is now radiantly beautiful and straight. Her dark lines have been completely eliminated giving her a more natural smile that complements her facial features. Quite an amazing difference using state-of-the-art materials and techniques!
This man was born with all his permanent teeth having no enamel on them as well as being malformed in size and shape. He also had a very significant chewing problem with only his second molars touching when he ate. He had been wearing upper and lower partial dentures for years to improve the way his teeth showed in public, and he was very self-conscious about his appearance (due to the way his teeth looked). By restoring all 27 of his teeth with Empress 2 Crowns and an Empress 2 Bridge, his smile, occlusion (biting/chewing ability), and overall appearance of his teeth and face were stunningly enhanced and improved. He is thrilled with the result as well as how much his confidence has been boosted because he now has a great smile and can show off his teeth!
This woman did not like the appearance of her smile and how her teeth looked. She desired a more attractive smile and teeth that looked more natural. Her front teeth seemed to protrude outward because, in part, her first premolars were tilted inward and were not visible when she smiled. By restoring her front eight teeth with Empress Eris restorations, both her smile and appearance were dramatically improved and her teeth now look incredibly natural. She is thrilled with the result and her smile now seems to illuminate her face, thereby enhancing her appearance!
This woman recently had porcelain crowns placed on her front six teeth that did not look natural and did not fit her teeth well. She also did not like how far out her teeth were protruding with her crowns and desired a better fit and look to her teeth. After removing her upper six crowns and restoring her upper front eight teeth with Empress 2 Crowns, as well as placing Empress Veneers on her lower front four teeth (in order to bring in her protruding upper front teeth), her new teeth now look great, fit perfectly, and no longer protrude outward. She is thrilled with the result and her new smile looks fantastic!
This woman was not happy with her smile and the numerous spaces she had between her teeth. She was very self-conscious about how she looked and the appearance of her teeth. After restoring her teeth with a combination of Empress Veneers, Empress Eris Crowns, a Porcelain-to-Gold Bridge, and Composite Restorations, both her smile and appearance have been dramatically enhanced. She now smiles all the time and her new dentistry has changed her life!
This woman was not happy with the discoloration and appearance of her teeth due to old dentistry done in another country. She wanted a more natural and beautiful smile that she could feel more comfortable with when she smiled. After restoring her teeth with a combination of Empress Eris Crowns and Composite Resin restorations, her smile has been dramatically enhanced and radiates a more confident and comfortable appearance in her face. She is extremely happy with the result and smiles continuously!
This man was not happy with the appearance of his teeth and the gaps between many of his teeth. He desired a better smile and to improve the health of his teeth. After restoring his teeth with Empress 2 Crowns and Porcelain-to-Gold Crowns, his smile was significantly enhanced and his teeth restored to optimum health. The change in his appearance is amazing - - all started by improving his smile, function, and dental health.
This woman was very unhappy about the recent dentistry she had done elsewhere, all of which was poorly done and began to fall off her teeth after it was completed. She was unable to bite into anything with strength and was very self-conscious about how she looked and the way her teeth now appeared. All her teeth were severely damaged from the recent dentistry. After removing all the defective dentistry, her teeth were properly restored with a combination of Empress Veneers, Lava All-Porcelain Crowns, and Porcelain-to-Gold Bridges. Judging by how happy she now smiles, she feels great, looks better, and is now able to eat with confidence for the first time in many years!
This woman was not happy with the appearance of her smile and how her front teeth protruded outward. Her upper teeth were worn down from grinding her teeth over the years, which also caused her frequent headaches and her front teeth to protrude outward. By restoring all her upper teeth with All-Porcelain Lava Crowns, her smile has been transformed, her teeth strengthened, and her front teeth repositioned into perfect form. Her headaches have been eliminated and she is absolutely amazed with her result!
This woman was not very pleased about her smile and how her teeth looked. Her teeth were extremely worn down and very discolored and she was having some functional (biting) problems due to the excessive wear on her teeth. After restoring all her teeth with a combination of Empress Veneers, Lava Crowns, and a Porcelain-to-Gold Bridge, all her biting problems were immediately resolved and her smile was restored to a more natural and youthful appearance. As evident by her new appearance, she is quite happy with her new smile and how beautifully natural her teeth look and feel!
This woman was not happy with the appearance of her smile and how uneven and worn down her teeth looked. Three of her four front teeth had large, old, and discolored tooth-colored fillings in them. She desired a more even and natural appearance as well as teeth that looked more symmetrical, longer, and more youthful. By restoring her front six teeth with All-Porcelain Lava Crowns, her smile has been rejuvenated and her teeth now look great. She is absolutely thrilled with the result!
This man did not like the way his right front tooth looked from a previously placed porcelain to metal crown. His gumline receded upwards showing a dark line around the tooth. By replacing this crown with an All-Ceramic Empress 2 Crown, his front teeth now look perfect making it impossible to tell that he even has a crown on his right front tooth!
This woman was very self-conscious about her smile and the gaps between her front teeth. She did not like to smile and was told by several other dentists that nothing could be done to correct her problem. Using Empress 1 and Empress 2 Crowns, her smile was redesigned and magnificently enhanced resulting in an incredible change as seen above. Now she smiles with confidence all of the time!
This woman was not happy with her smile and how dark her teeth looked. She also did not like how crooked her lower front six teeth were and desired a more natural and beautiful smile. By restoring all 28 teeth with Empress Crowns and Veneers, in combination with Porcelain-to-Gold Crowns, her new smile is quite stunning in its appearance and beauty. She continually gets compliments on her smile....and justifiably so!
This man was unfortunately injured during a mugging and suffered damage to his upper and lower front six teeth. The teeth were cracked and fractured resulting in his reluctance to smile. By restoring these 12 teeth with Empress Crowns and Veneers, his self-confidence about smiling was regained and he is now a much happier person. He now has a great smile and proudly shows it off!
This woman was born with a defect in the enamel on all her teeth and required extensive dental treatment in the past to help her teeth. Her upper front crowns were very bulky, protruded out, and made her very self-conscious about smiling. After restoring all 28 teeth in her mouth with Empress and Empress 2 Crowns, her teeth were ideally strengthened back to normal and her smile is so natural....the way nature originally intended it to be. She is extremely thrilled with the result!
This woman was not happy with the appearance of her teeth as well as having extreme sensitivity and discomfort in her back teeth from old fillings that had deteriorated. She also has a lot of wear on her back teeth causing her front teeth to be crooked and protruding outward. Restoring and rebuilding her teeth with Lava Crowns has improved her smile and biting ability, and eliminated her discomfort and sensitivity. Her final result shows off an incredibly beautiful and natural smile and has changed her facial appearance. She is completely happy now as evident by how much she smiles.
This man was not happy with the appearance and darkness of his upper teeth. He had numerous old silver and plastic fillings along with discolored crowns that affected how his teeth looked. By restoring his teeth with a combination of Porcelain-to-Gold Crowns and All-Porcelain Zirconia Crowns, his smile and facial appearance were dramatically enhanced thereby giving him a bright, new, and confident smile!
This woman did not like how her teeth and smile looked. She wanted a more beautiful and natural smile as well as fix whatever problems she had with her other teeth. She had numerous teeth with old discolored crowns and fillings, as well as numerous posterior teeth that were worn down. After restoring her teeth with a combination of Porcelain-to-Gold Crowns and All-Porcelain Zirconia Crowns, her teeth were transformed into a more beautiful and natural appearance. She is thrilled with the result and her new facial appearance radiates how she feels about her new smile and teeth!
This woman was suffering from frequent headaches and TMJ pain as a result of years of grinding down her teeth. She also was not happy how her teeth looked and desired an improvement to all her dental problems. After rehabilitating her function and occlusion (biting ability) to its proper position utilizing both Empress and Porcelain-to-Gold Crowns, her headaches and TMJ pain disappeared and she now feels wonderful. In addition, her smile has been rejuvenated and now looks gorgeous! As evident by her new appearance, her facial muscles are more relaxed and her smile definitely shows it!
This woman had broken her right front tooth in a car accident that resulted in her fracturing off 1/3 of the edge of her tooth. This piece was reattached numerous times until a new, Empress Crown was made to stabilize her tooth from breaking again. The end result is completely natural looking and indistinguishable from her left front tooth. Who says it’s impossible to match a front tooth restoration to a natural front tooth?
This woman had a large, discolored filling on her right front tooth that extended over the entire back of her tooth. She did not like the way it looked and wanted her tooth corrected. Due to the large size of the filling, it was impossible to replace the filling with another one. To achieve an ideal result with maximum aesthetics, function, longevity, and strength, an All-Porcelain Zirconia Crown was made to restore her discolored tooth. The result is indistinguishable from her adjacent front tooth and matches perfectly in all aspects! This is another example of our Cosmetic Dentistry at its very best!
This woman’s left central incisor needed to be removed due to a long-term problem with her root canal. After removing the tooth, a bone graft and dental implant were placed followed by gingival recontouring and an All-Porcelain Zirconia Crown. The final result shows how natural and beautiful her new tooth looks. She is thrilled with the result!
This man did not like how dark his smile looked and wanted his crooked lower front teeth straightened. He was also missing two back teeth on his upper left side. Utilizing All-Porcelain Zirconia Crowns on all his teeth, his smile, crooked teeth, and missing teeth were corrected to a more natural, healthy, and ideal result! As seen in his “after” photo, he now has a great smile and confidently smiles all the time!
This woman was not happy about how dark her teeth looked and the different colors of her existing crowns. She desired veneers to improve the appearance of her teeth and to enhance her smile. After restoring her teeth with a combination of Empress Veneers, Zirconia Invision Crowns, and Porcelain-to-Gold Crowns, her new smile is incredible and her teeth now look fantastic! She is thrilled with the result and constantly smiles now!
This 9 year old child was unfortunately born with only 13 permanent teeth; most of them malformed and smaller than normal. He was also born with multiple smaller than normal baby teeth. In addition, his teeth did not meet properly when he closed his mouth. Due to his young age, permanent dentistry could not be done until he stopped growing when he was a teenager. Once he stopped growing, his teeth were restored with a combination of Dental Implants and Implant Crown, Lava All-Ceramic Crowns, and Veneers. The end result is absolutely amazing and he continually smiles all the time now because of his new and radiant smile!
This man desired an improved cosmetic result and did not like how his teeth had different shades of color and was uneven in its appearance and at the gumline. After restoring his upper teeth with Zirconia Invision Crowns, his smile and teeth now look more even, natural, and brighter as compared to what he previously had. He is very happy with the result and the improved color of his teeth!
This man did not like how crowded his teeth were or the color of his teeth. He was born with very small upper lateral incisors which were pushed backwards making his front two teeth look bigger. He desired an improvement to how his teeth and smile looked. After removing these small lateral incisors and restoring his teeth with a combination of Zirconia Invision Bridges and Crowns, his new smile looks fantastic and more natural in appearance. His new dentistry makes him look 10 years younger!
This woman was very unhappy with recently completed “Cosmetic” Dentistry at another dental office and did not like how her teeth looked or the final shade of her new teeth. Her teeth were very crooked and uneven in both appearance and color and she was promised by her previous dentist he knew how to do cosmetic dentistry. After carefully planning and designing her new dentistry, a combination Zirconia Invision Bridges and Crowns were used to create a more natural and harmonious look to her teeth; thereby eliminating all crookedness and unevenness to her teeth. Her teeth look more natural, color-wise, and she and her husband are now extremely happy with the result. She smiles with more confidence now and proudly shows off her teeth!
This woman was not happy about the esthetics of her teeth, as well as wanted dental implants to replace two missing teeth. Her existing dentistry was very discolored and had decay around many of her teeth from the poorly done previous dental treatment. She also had several old fillings which were deteriorating rapidly. After placing a dental implant and restoring her teeth with a combination of Composite Resin and Zirconia Invision Porcelain Restorations, the appearance of her smile and her facial changes were dramatically enhanced giving her the smile she has always wanted! She absolutely loves how her teeth now look and constantly smiles with confidence.
This woman was very unhappy about the appearance and shape of her teeth. Her existing restorations were much discolored and quite uneven in shape and symmetry. There were numerous areas of surface staining which made her teeth look “dirty.” Her gum tissue around all her existing dental restorations was extremely inflamed and irritated and would easily bleed when touched. She desired a more beautiful smile and felt her side teeth did not show as much as they should. She had also spent a lot of time having her previous dentistry done and was upset at the thought of once again having to spend even more time to get that dentistry corrected. Using a combination of All Ceramic Invision Zirconia Crowns and Composite Restorations, both her smile and teeth were finally restored to their natural beauty with optimum dental health. Her gum tissue around all her teeth is now perfectly healthy and is evident in her final photos. She is thrilled with how her teeth now look and finally has the smile she has always wanted!
This woman was not happy with the appearance of her teeth and did not like having a full upper denture. She was having trouble speaking and chewing her food because her lower teeth were worn down and not treated properly at a specialist she previously went to. She also had numerous dental implants placed in her upper jaw by an oral surgeon but the implants were not placed in the correct position making it almost impossible to place permanent teeth in the proper functioning position. After a lengthy course of treatment involving rebuilding her lower teeth with All-Ceramic Crowns and Porcelain-to-Gold Bridges, followed by using Custom-Made Gold Abutments to support her permanent Porcelain-to-Gold Implant Bridges, her smile, ability to chew, and speak properly have been properly corrected and she is absolutely thrilled with the result!