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Difference Between a Dentist and a Cosmetic Dentist

Cosmetic Dentist St Charles IL 60175

Randallwood Dental in St. Charles, IL offers comprehensive oral healthcare and specialize in cosmetic dental services. If you have never received cosmetic dental care, you may not know what services are available or which services are considered restorative or preventative care. Here at Randallwood Dental, we believe in fully educating our clients about each of our services, and how they can help you get the smile you deserve. Read this article to fully understand the difference between cosmetic and non-cosmetic dentistry when booking your next appointment with us.

Understanding the Services Provided By a Non-Cosmetic Dentist vs. a Cosmetic Dentist

General dentists specialize in oral healthcare and preventative care. These types of oral health care include teeth cleaning, filling cavities, root canals, oral cancer screening, and restorative services. If you are coming in to get a checkup or discuss tooth pain you are having, you are receiving non-cosmetic dental services.

Cosmetic dentists dedicate their career towards improving the aesthetics and health of your teeth, improving your smile. Cosmetic dental procedures performed by Dr. Tanquilut includes porcelain veneers, aesthetic teeth contouring, Invisalign braces, and teeth whitening services. Dr. Tanquilut utilizes skills acquired from his extensive schooling and years of experience, ensuring a flawless smile you can’t wait to show off. Though cosmetic dentistry is not considered a specialty by the American Dental Association, it is important to choose the right dental provider.

Cosmetic Dentistry Services

Cosmetic dental services provided by Dr. Tanquilut at Randallwood Dental in St. Charles include:

Porcelain veneers are a cosmetic procedure used to create a straight, white smile in less time than braces and whitening practices. Veneers are created in a lab using an impression of your teeth to ensure they fit properly. Dentists permanently bond the porcelain based enamel shells to the front of teeth to provide an ideal smile. Porcelain veneers are popular among those who have teeth gaps, discoloration, or chipping. We set up consultations with every candidate to evaluate their oral health before providing porcelain veneers.

Bonded veneers are a more affordable route for a straighter, more beautiful smile without the use of braces. Composite resins, which are the color of your teeth, are shaped and hardened over discolored, chipped, or broken teeth, providing the end result of a more flawless smile. Dr. Tanquilut recommends bonded veneers for patients that need minor tooth repairs because this process makes the finished tooth look smooth and natural. Bonded veneers cost less than porcelain veneers and usually last between 5 to 10 years.

Invisalign braces create a straighter smile without the use of visually unappealing metal brackets and wire, in less time and money than metal braces. Invisalign clear braces are easy to wear, comfortably fitting your teeth without being visually noticeable by others. Invisalign braces have a compact design and are made with medical-grade plastic, correcting teeth spacing and bite problems in children, teens, and adults.

Teeth whitening services provided by Dr. Tanquilut utilizes a deep bleaching system which remove teeth stains, making your teeth up to eight shades whiter. Dr. Tanquilut is top rated cosmetic dentist in Western Suburbs that utilizes a top notch bleaching solution which will remove discoloration and stains in less than two hours.

Refer Dr. Rene Tanquilut – Cosmetic Dentist in St. Charles, IL 60175

Many non-cosmetic dentists refer their patients to Randallwood Dental when they do not have the expertise to perform the procedures themselves. Randallwood Dental is leading cosmetic dentistry in St. Charles, Illinois. Dr. Tanquilut is well experienced in providing aesthetic contouring, veneers, whitening services, and more. When you refer our cosmetic and family dentists to your friends or family, you are eligible for rewards. Find out more about our referral program. Call our office in St. Charles IL today to set up your next dental appointment (630) 280-3774.

Valentine’s Day Teeth Whitening Tips

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During upcoming Valentine’s Day celebration, it’s easy to get carried away with the delicious chocolate treats that can put a damper on your smile. While we all love to celebrate Valentine’s Day with wine and great food such as candies, red sauce, and others that can dull the brightness of your teeth.

There are many delicious treats you can enjoy during Valentine’s Day that can naturally whiten your smile over time. Consider below options:

  • Eat raw strawberries instead of chocolate covered strawberries — Most people don’t know that strawberries contain a substance called malic acid, which acts as a natural whitener removing discoloration on your teeth surfaces.
  • Eat and drink milk, cheese, and yogurt: These dairy products have calcium, which promotes strong teeth.
  • Eat celery, apples, and carrots: These crunchy delights can act as natural stain removers, increasing saliva production and washing all the debris away.
  • Drink water and then drink some more water: High consumption of water is very good for your body. Water can also help offset teeth stains caused by colored foods and red wine.

Need a bright smile before Valentine’s Day?

If you like to improve your smile and whiten your teeth before Valentine’s Day, please call our St Charles office today.  We offer teeth whitening treatments, which are safe and can effectively brighten your smile sooner than you think. For those with dark or tetracycline stained teeth our combination tray and in office treatment can help enhance your smile by 8-10 shades. You could walk out of our office with a glowing new confidence.

Dr. Rene Tanquilut is one of the leading cosmetic dentist in the St Charles and Elgin area. Randallwood Dental’s teeth whitening methods will give you better results than over-the-counter methods. We offer teeth whitening solutions including state of art KoR whitening deep bleaching solution. Until March 2014, we are offering FREE KoR whitening kit with Six Month Smiles or Invisalign Treatment. Please browse through our website and learn more about our teeth whitening services, and schedule your consultation with us today by calling (630) 280-3774 or via the contact form on our website. Don’t forget to check out our latest discount offers for new and existing patients.


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Fix crowded, crooked and chipped teeth with Invisalign

We offer our patients a multitude of options that would achieve the results that they want for a gorgeous Smile Makeover.   We offer the choice of an orthodontic care, but many of our patients don’t like the look and feel of traditional metal braces.  Invisalign is a great alternative and works great to straighten teeth.  Invisalign is a method of orthodontic treatment, which uses a series of clear, removable tray aligners used as an alternative to traditional metal dental braces. During the initial consultation with the patient, Dr. Rene Tanquilut will discuss in detail to determine if a patient is a good candidate for Invisalign. In most cases, crowded teeth can be straightened invisibly without braces. Dr. Rene Tanquilut will take x-rays, pictures and impressions of patient’s teeth, which Invisalign will use to create a digital 3-D image of them. From these images Dr. Rene Tanquilut will create a precise treatment plan, including the exact movements of patient’s teeth. Based on patient’s individual treatment plan, a series of custom-made, clear aligners is then created specifically for the patient. Patients using Invisalign wear clear trays that gradually move their teeth into proper positions.  In most cases, every two weeks, a new set of aligners are given to help patients advance to the next stage of their treatment plan.  During each follow up visit, patients are able to see their progress and improvement. Treatment plans vary for each patient, treatment takes approximately 6-12 months for adults patients, depending on the amount of correction desired.

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Learn More about Cosmetic Dentistry

Everyone deserves to have a beautiful smile, and you deserve the best dental experience possible! Dr. Tanquilut has the compassion and expertise to provide you with both.  If you are interested in learning more about how cosmetic dentistry can benefit you, we encourage you to contact us today at (630) 280-3774 or via the contact form on our website at www.randallwooddental.come to schedule your next appointment.  Our office is conveniently located in St Charles, Illinois to serve patients in the St Charles, Geneva, South Elgin and Batavia areas.

Need to schedule your and your child’s six month dental appointment? Call Randallwood Dental at (630) 280-3774 today!