Cosmetic Dentistry

Even if you practice diligent hygiene and have impeccable oral health, there may still be things you wish to improve about your smile.

Cosmetic dentistry treatments focus on enhancing the appearance of your teeth and gums for truly remarkable results.

Dentist John Goodman offers several cosmetic treatments at our Kansas City, MO, dental practice.

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Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry

There are several reasons why individuals may want to pursue cosmetic dentistry. Those who undergo this type of treatment can enjoy:

Enhanced Appearance

A cosmetic dentist takes all of your concerns and goals into account when creating your treatment plan. The result is a beautiful smile and improved appearance.

Better Self-Esteem

When you look your best, you feel your best. Cosmetic dentistry can give you a boost in self-esteem and the confidence to take on the world.

Increased Opportunities

Like it or not, research studies suggest that when you have a healthy, attractive smile, you are perceived as more successful and approachable.

How can I know if this type of dental treatment is right for me?

What are some of the most common dental procedures used to enhance the smile?

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

To help you achieve the best possible results, Dr. Goodman uses photography, other cases featured on our website, and a diagnostic wax-up of the teeth to help patients visualize their final smile. We also rely on great communication and careful listening so we can create a treatment plan that meets the patient's goals, lifestyle, and budget.

There are several treatment options available, depending on the needs of the individual. Here are some of the most commonly performed dentistry procedures at our Kansas City practice.

Porcelain Veneers

If you want to conceal cracks, chips, or stains, dental veneers may be the solution. They can also be a great way to improve the appearance of misshaped, gapped, or slightly misaligned teeth. In addition to traditional veneers, we also offer same-day veneers at our dental office. Porcelain veneers cost $1,650 per tooth.

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Dental Bonding

Like veneers, bonding can correct a wide range of cosmetic dental issues. However, instead of using dental porcelain, Dr. Goodman will use a tooth-colored, composite resin. Bonding does not require any alteration of your teeth, and the results typically last about five years. 

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Snap-On Smile

Snap-On Smile® can instantly transform your smile. This custom-crafted device will be designed to look natural and maintain your normal bite alignment. Simply place it over your teeth when you want to wear it, and easily remove it whenever you choose. 

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Teeth Whitening

We offer in-office and take-home teeth whitening treatments to help patients achieve brighter, more beautiful smiles. During an in-office Philips Zoom!® treatment, you will experience immediate results in just 90 minutes. If you choose take-home treatment, we have two different options. We offer the GLO Science Pro Whitening and Opalescence home whitening kit. At the end of treatment, you can expect dazzling results that highlight all the best features of your smile.

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Smile Makeover

A smile makeover is a customized procedure that combines multiple cosmetic treatments to completely transform your smile. Our dentist will carefully plan your makeover to meet your dental goals. Your input is essential, and we will ask you to describe the smile you wish to achieve in great detail.

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We offer clear aligners to address orthodontic problems such as overcrowded, overlapped, jutted, twisted, or gapped teeth. Clear aligners can also address bite issues such as underbite and overbite.

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Gum Contouring

If you have a gummy smile or uneven gum line, Dr. Goodman can perform the laser gum contouring procedure to eliminate excess tissue and create a more attractive frame for your teeth.

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The Cost of Cosmetic Dentistry

The cost of cosmetic dentistry can vary significantly depending on the procedure and extent of treatment needed. We can provide you with an accurate quote during your next dental appointment. We also offer extended-term financing through CareCredit®, which breaks up the cost of treatment into affordable monthly payments.

Restorative Treatment Options

If you suffer from dental problems, we also offer a number of dentistry treatments to restore your dental health:

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John P. Goodman, DDS

John P. Goodman, DDS We Give Kansas City a Reason to Smile!

Dr. John Goodman has more than two decades of experience serving the community of Kansas City, MO. He offers a comprehensive range of services to address all types of dental problems, and he accepts CareCredit® financing to make treatment as accessible as possible. 

To request a consultation, please fill out our online form or call us at (816) 842-8585.

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"My experience with Dr. John Goodman DDS was outstanding. The entire staff was courteous and very accommodating. Dr. Goodman made me feel very comfortable but also finally gave me hope for having that "beautiful smile" that we (with not so good teeth) always wish for. I left feeling elated and excited for the first time about a dental appointment."

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