What Does a Smile Makeover Entail?

Few people win the natural, 100,000-watt smile lottery. You might’ve lived with tooth problems since childhood, or perhaps they’ve developed over the years due to wear-and-tear, overlooked oral hygiene, or injury. 

The good news is that you can have your smile beautifully redesigned without sacrificing comfort, loads of time, or safety.

At Popper Dental on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Dr. Jason Popper, Dr. Marlisa Popper, and Dr. Howard Popper have mastered the art of the smile makeover and they gladly tailor it to your individual dental needs.

The smile makeover, explained

A smile makeover is dental work done to benefit you cosmetically. Though this type of work might seem frivolous to some, it really isn’t. Your feelings about your teeth and whether you’re confident to show them can have a major influence on your self-esteem

At Popper Dental, we have many tools at our disposal that can restore your smile. Some patients need just one or two; others need many. Whatever your circumstance, we’re here to help figure out the best treatment plan for you at your initial consultation.

The many problems that we have innovative solutions for include teeth that are: 

A smile makeover can also address a “gummy” smile or other gum issues. 

Smile makeover solutions

Your smile makeover plan at Popper Dental is likely to include one or more of the following services:

Zoom whitening

Zoom whitening can make your teeth up to eight shades lighter, and we offer an in-office or take-home option.


Dental veneers are wafer-thin, customized coverings for your teeth made of porcelain that unify your smile by concealing chips, cracks, and discoloration.


Bonding is a lower cost option than veneers that involves placement of composite resin material that matches your teeth. It hides a multitude of problems, from discoloration and decay-related damage to misshapen teeth.


Invisalign aligners are an alternative to braces that fix the alignment of your teeth and prevent problems that go beyond the cosmetic. Misaligned teeth can cause you to have headaches and challenges with chewing and speaking. 

The aligners are removable, clear and subtle, and straighten your teeth over time. They work faster, typically, than traditional braces.

What is a full mouth reconstruction?

Not every mouth is a good candidate for a smile makeover. If you’re missing too many teeth, you may require a full mouth reconstruction, where we essentially rebuild your mouth using some of the following:

Even in a full mouth reconstruction, the cosmetic is accounted for. We’re experts at creating a polished, natural-looking finish for your new or repaired teeth. 

A smile makeover is well worth the time

Teeth that are in harmony with one another are the most pleasing visually, and our team at Popper Dental is eager to show you just how fabulous we can make your smile. Call our office today to schedule an appointment, or make one online

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