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Snap-On Smile – Dallas, TX

Hassle-Free, Effective, & Non-Invasive Cosmetic Improvements

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Some patients feel as though the only way to improve the look of their smile and boost their confidence is to undergo an invasive cosmetic procedure. Fortunately, at Hampton Dental, we offer an easy and beautifying cosmetic procedure called Snap-On Smile in Oak Cliff that completely eliminates the need to alter your healthy pearly whites. Within a few appointments, you can gain a grin that boosts your confidence and makes you want to smile more. To learn more, schedule a consultation today!

What is Snap-On Smile?

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Snap-On Smile is a customized prosthetic appliance that is crafted from durable, customizable dental resin to resemble your natural teeth. It’s made to fit over your natural existing teeth, “snapping” into place to provide your smile with noticeable aesthetic improvements. After a brief adjustment period, your Snap-On Smile should feel completely natural.

At your first appointment, Dr. Peramala will take impressions of your teeth to create the customized prosthetic that’s free of cosmetic imperfections. You won’t need to have any of your teeth altered, and the prosthetic device can cover the top arch, bottom arch, or both, depending on your needs.

Are You a Good Candidate for Snap-On Smile?

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Snap-On Smile is a great option for patients who are looking to improve cosmetic imperfections that wear-down their self-esteem. The best way to learn whether you’re a good candidate is to schedule a consultation with Dr. Peramala, so she can examine your smile and address any underlying issues before beginning the process. We typically suggest Snap-On Smile for patients who are looking to correct some of the following issues:

  • Different sized teeth
  • Gaps and unwanted spacing between teeth
  • Severely stained teeth
  • Missing teeth

The Benefits of Snap-On Smile

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There are several advantages to choosing Snap-On Smile for your cosmetic needs. These include:

  • The prosthetic can be worn all day with virtually no negative impact on your natural teeth.
  • Can be used to address a variety of cosmetic flaws.
  • An easily reversible cosmetic treatment.
  • No healing period or alteration of your teeth required.
  • Straightforward and easy maintenance.

If you have any questions after the process, don’t hesitate to contact our office.

Snap-On Smile FAQs

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As you contemplate how you plan to transform your smile, the benefits that come with a Snap-On Smile in Oak Cliff are hard to ignore. Its quick, easy, and non-invasive approach makes it a popular cosmetic solution among interested candidates. At Hampton Dental, Dr. Peramala and our team want you to walk away feeling more confident in the way you look, but we also understand you probably have many questions before deciding on your future smile. To help you learn more about the process and expectations, we invite you to review the FAQs listed below. If you have any additional questions or would like to schedule an appointment, contact our team today.

How long does it take to receive my Snap-On Smile?

To receive your Snap-On Smile, it should only take two visits to our dental office. During the first appointment, Dr. Peramala will capture impressions of your smile before sending them off to a lab where technicians will fabricate your prosthetic. After a few weeks, you will return to have your Snap-On Smile put into place.

These visits are brief, requiring very little of your time. When you receive your prosthetic, Dr. Peramala will make any minor adjustments to ensure it looks natural and feels comfortable before you leave.

Will the Snap-On Smile affect my speech?

Because your Snap-On Smile will be a new and foreign fixture in your mouth, you’ll likely experience a short adjustment period. During this time, you may notice that your speech is slightly affected, causing you to have a minor lisp. The more you wear the prosthetic, the quicker your regular speech will be restored, but you can expect things to be back to normal within two weeks.

How should I clean my Snap-On Smile?

It is necessary that you use a special cleaner to keep your Snap-On Smile free of stains, debris, and bacteria. You may also use a Smile Gel to keep your breath fresh and neutralize acids. Your cosmetic dentist in Oak Cliff will provide you with the solution when you arrive to receive your custom prosthetic. You can ask your dentist about refills when necessary, and there are instructions printed on the bottle to make the process easy.

How long will my Snap-On Smile last?

The lifespan of your Snap-On Smile will be determined by how long you plan to use it and how well you take care of it. While the prosthetic does not stain easily, stain-causing foods and beverages can discolor your artificial teeth over time. When meeting with Dr. Peramala during your first appointment, you will decide whether you plan to use your Snap-On Smile as a short- or long-term restoration. This will give you a better idea as to how you’ll need to maintain your prosthetic to ensure maximum results.

Will insurance cover this type of cosmetic procedure?

It is highly unlikely that your dental insurance company will cover the cost for your Snap-On Smile. Because it is considered a cosmetic treatment, most insurers do not offer coverage for this type of service. To be sure, it is best if you contact an insurance representative as well as discuss with our team alternative methods to pay for your Snap-On Smile. If necessary, you can enroll in a low or no interest payment plan through CareCredit.