Get a Picture-Perfect Smile this Holiday Season

Picture Perfect Smile Blog Header.png

Between posing for Christmas cards and commemorating family get-togethers, it seems someone always has a camera during the holiday season. If your imperfect smile has you ducking out of frame or you’ve perfected a closed-lip smirk, relax … you’re not alone. Many of us have a smile that we wish was a little straighter, whiter or even more complete. The good news is with advances in today’s dentistry, you don’t need to go back-in-time for a mouthful of metal braces to achieve it! 

Dr. Vacek offers plenty of solutions to help you achieve a dazzling smile you can’t wait to let shine.

Dental Implants

It’s hard to show off your smile when you’re missing teeth. Dental implants offer a solution that is stable, predictable, functional and beautiful. Dr. Vacek and his team can create a realistic tooth with CEREC technology and precisely implant it using a 3D surgical guide. Dr. Vacek is an expert at surgical implants, with more than 400 hours of continuing education under his belt, so you’ll know exactly what to expect, and you’ll love the results.

CEREC Crowns

Misshaped or broken teeth can make you feel self-conscious, but they don’t have to. With CEREC one-visit crowns, Dr. Vacek can give you a tooth that looks exactly like the one you were born with – in one visit. CEREC, short for ceramic restoration, is a high-tech dental device that uses the CAD/CAM or “Computer Aided Design” and “Computer Aided Manufacturing” to digitally map the inside of your mouth, taking a computer image of your tooth and then milling a new, exactly-measured tooth, out of solid ceramic right in our office. The material, the color, and even the surface texture are all customized for your individual situation. Dr. Vacek then bonds your crown to your existing tooth – the same day.

Teeth Whitening

Whitening your teeth with one of our at-home, professional kits is a quick and comfortable way to get a dazzling smile. The at-home teeth whitening kit comes with custom bleaching trays that fit snugly and comfortably. It includes a safe, professional grade solution that powers out deep stains. Just pour the gel into your trays and wear them as directed each day. You'll notice whiter teeth within a week and realize dramatic results after about two weeks of daily treatment. The kit can lighten your teeth six to 10 shades.

Invisalign

Invisalign clear aligners can give you similar outcomes to braces, without having a mouth full of metal. What’s more is Dr. Vacek can use his CEREC imaging equipment to create digital models for these orthodontic cases. Gone are the days of uncomfortable mouth impressions; instead the doctor performs a 3D scan to produce a predicted finished product complete with a timeline of how long the patient will need to wear the aligners and how many will be needed for the desired outcome.

Dr. Vacek offers even more smile options like cosmetic bonding and porcelain veneersSchedule an appointment today at our Lincoln, Neb. office and find out just how easy it is to get the sparkling smile of your dreams. 

Dr. Craig Vacek