Cosmetic Dentistry

Shapiro Family Dental -  - General and Cosmetic Dentistry

Shapiro Family Dental

General and Cosmetic Dentistry located in Wethersfield, CT

You don’t have to live with crooked, discolored, chipped, or gapped teeth. The experienced dentistry team at Shapiro Family Dental in Wethersfield, Connecticut, uses a wide array of cosmetic solutions, such as dental implants, Invisalign®, veneers, and teeth whitening, to perfect your smile. Schedule an appointment with Shapiro Family Dental over the phone or online to learn more about your options.

Cosmetic Dentistry Q & A

What is cosmetic dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry includes dental services that improve the appearance of your teeth and smile. You can reap the following aesthetic and wellness benefits by receiving cosmetic dentistry care at Shapiro Family Dental. 

  • Straighter teeth
  • Whiter teeth
  • A more attractive smile
  • A more aligned bite
  • No more gaps

Cosmetic dentistry services can replace missing teeth and reshape teeth that are broken, chipped, cracked, worn down, or misshapen.

Which should I expect during my appointment?

During an appointment at Shapiro Family Dental, your provider reviews your medical and dental history and examines your teeth and mouth. They take dental X-rays and let you know which dental restoration procedure, or series of treatments, best matches your personalized needs and desired outcome.

Which cosmetic dentistry procedures are available?

Your Shapiro Family Dental provider might recommend one or more of the following cosmetic dental procedures:

Teeth whitening

At Shapiro Family Dental, teeth whitening is a simple procedure that you do in the comfort of your own home.  The team at Shapiro Family Dental can provide you with a take-home whitening kit. It contains a set of trays and whitening gel that you can set up and wear at home. With a take-home kit, you can achieve the same results as an in-office procedure within a few short weeks.

You may feel some minor tooth sensitivity following the whitening process, but this will fade away quickly!


Invisalign is a series of clear aligners you wear on your teeth 20-22 hours daily over a period of 12-18 months. The aligners slowly shift your teeth into a more desirable alignment without brackets and wires associated with traditional braces. Many people won’t notice you’re wearing them.


QuickBraces can straighten crooked teeth using state-of-the-art, thin, tooth-colored wires instead of bulky metal brackets. The treatment is more cost-effective than traditional braces and can give you an aesthetically pleasing smile in as little as six months.


Veneers are thin layers of porcelain material that fit over the front part of your natural teeth to improve their shape, color, texture, and overall appearance.


Crowns are cap-like dental restorations that fit over your natural teeth to strengthen them and improve their appearance. Crowns also protect your teeth after receiving a large filling or root canal.


Bridges, which are artificial teeth typically attached to two crowns that fit over your natural teeth, help fill in gaps if you have missing teeth.

Dental implants

Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that can replace multiple missing teeth and support crowns or bridges to restore your smile.

To find out which cosmetic dentistry option best matches your personalized needs, schedule an appointment with Shapiro Family Dental over the phone or online today.