FAQs: Do I Need Cosmetic Dentistry? - Corbet Locke D.D.S. Corbet Locke D.D.S. in Woodway
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FAQs: Do I Need Cosmetic Dentistry?

added on: June 2, 2015

Do you ever look in the mirror and wish you had a brighter, more attractive smile? Do you wonder, “Do I need cosmetic dentistry?” With cosmetic dental care, we can address esthetic imperfections and improve the appearance of your teeth. We offer an array of treatments to address everything from damaged to stained teeth.

Frequently Asked Questions About Cosmetic Dental Care in Waco, TX

Question: What happens if I have a chipped tooth?

Answer: In most cases we can address a broken tooth in just a single visit. With dental bonding, we apply multiple layers of composite resin. The material builds up lost structure and can correct a number of minor cosmetic flaws. We will cure the material with a light and sculpt and polish the tooth. The resulting tooth will look whole again.

Question: How do I remove unsightly teeth stains?

Answer: If you have teeth stains we have two office-eased procedures an at-home option. Zoom! and Sinsational Smile use a combination of bleaching gel and curing light to remove surface stains. The home-based option employs trays and a bleaching gel to remove more serious discoloration in about one to two weeks.

Question: Can I correct my smile without braces?

Answer: Yes, if you have uneven teeth you can enjoy a straighter smile without the use of metal braces. Invisalign uses clear plastic aligners to correct misalignment in about a year. You can remove the aligners before meals and special occasions.

Question: Do I need to multiple procedures to transform my smile?

Answer: No. With porcelain veneers, we can place a thin restoration over the front of the teeth. The veneers instantly change the appearance of the teeth, correcting misshapen, malformed, stained, or damaged teeth in as little as two visits. The veneers look natural and can last for decades. If you have any questions, contact our office today.


We look forward to providing families with exceptional care and advanced treatment options. To schedule an appointment with Corbet Locke, DDS, please contact us at (254) 776-4888. Our office welcomes patients living in Waco, Hewitt, McGregor, Woodway, and nearby cities.