All smiles are beautiful; smiling helps connect people to one another, it helps people feel better and helps you feel more confident, attractive, and assertive in your life. Studies have shown that smiling releases endorphins, hormones produced in the brain, causing a reduction in pain, a boost in the pleasure sensors, and overall well-being. However, when you notice imperfections in your teeth, such as chips, discolorations, and a misshapen appearance, becoming self-conscious about your smile can result in a lot of missed opportunities in life. If you’re worried about the gaps in your teeth and have spent years hiding your smile, then Dr. Kim can help.

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How Cosmetic Dental Treatments Achieve Beautiful Smiles

Cosmetic dental treatments can improve the quality of life; over a quarter of American adults believe in the power of cosmetic dentistry. This field of dentistry receives over $2.75 billion in national spending,and each year, companies such as Dentsply Sirona, 3M, and Ivoclar Vivadent invent thousands of dental products for improving cosmetic procedures. Each year, students graduating from college begin to understand and see the innovation behind the cosmetic dentistry field, and take their time to accredit themselves with numerous CE courses to expand their knowledge on the latest treatments in cosmetics. Cosmetic dentistry doesn’t just focus on the aesthetics of smiles; it transforms unhealthy teeth and gums into proper working machines capable of all necessary functions needed in their lives.Dr. Kim has fine-tuned this master ship of cosmetic dentistry, and turns his profession into art by meticulously paying attention to every curve and detail in your teeth, and understands that by improving the look of a smile, it improves the overall health and well-being of the person who matters most.

Dr. Kim’s Cosmetic Dental Treatments

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Dr. Kim personalizes his cosmetic treatments with each and every one of his patients by understanding their medical history. A person’s oral health takes great account into what procedures can be done and what treatment options are available to them. Dr. Kim offers a variety of cosmetic treatments to craft your smile to the look you desire, including:


A tooth that’s lost altogether will require an implant to fill the gap in between the gums and teeth, and give a tooth that lasts a lifetime. An implant procedure will involve a steel post drilled deep into the bone beneath the gum, and on top of the post will sit a dental crown. These implants can last anywhere from 15 to 30 years, and while are typically the most expensive procedures available, Dr. Kim is known to be an affordable dentist, offering various dental prices without insurance and care credit services to help with payments.


Veneers act as a shell in front of the discolored or decaying tooth, and aesthetically improve the physical appearance. Dr. Kim’s veneers are made of strong, thin porcelain that fixes many oral problems such as replacing damaged enamel, covering up irreversible stains, and protecting the tooth from infections in the dentin and root.


Dentures provide the all-around solution for people with multiple missing teeth or have a severe case of infected, decaying teeth. Dentures work to replace the teeth with a mold of perfectly straight, white teeth that are worn along the gums. Dentures are easily removable and are known as one of the more affordable sources for a movie star smile


Crowns help to cover teeth that have become damaged, especially if chipped or cracked in an accident.Crowns can restore teeth back to their healthy, beautiful form by sitting over the damaged tooth, with the enamel of the tooth filed down to accommodate for the crown. Crowns typically last as long as 25 to 30 years when properly cared for, and give those with tooth problems a new alternative to having the perfect smile.

Dr. Kim’s Mission: Encouraging Dental Hygiene

At Seneca Valley Dental, Dr. Kim focuses on oral hygiene as his primary role as a dentist; brushing, flossing, and visiting the dentist are the key elements towards changing bad habits and improving the overall health of the person. Dr. Kim maintains stead-fast, professional relationships with his patients by taking the time to understand the person, and encouraging them to work towards lifestyle goals that will benefit them in the long run of their lives. To achieve that star smile, Dr. Kim will provide you with a selection of affordable treatments that you can choose from and will work with you every step to make sure you’re satisfied with his services.

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