Get the Smile of Your Dreams with Cosmetic Dentistry

Let our San Antonio, TX dentist Dr. John A. Moore, Jr. give your smile a touch of classic Hollywood glamour with cosmetic dentistry. Every smile done by Dr. Moore is backed by 35 years of dental experience. Visit Cosmetic Dental Associates in San Antonio, TX for cosmetic dentistry treatment by skilled professionals in a sophisticated, upscale environment.

For the patient interested in traveling to San Antonio, TX for Dr. Moore’s services, our city is easily accessible by plane and car. And you will find our accommodations and local restaurants on par with those of any other major city. Call Cosmetic Dental Associates in San Antonio, TX at 210-951-4444 to schedule your consultation today.

Our Featured Cosmetic Dentistry Services

Gum depigmentation is a quick way of returning your gums to their natural shade. We are able to brighten your gums without cutting or lasers.

Dental veneers are small pieces of luminous material shaped to fit your teeth for a flawless smile. We offer Lumineers veneers, prepless veneers, and porcelain veneers.

Professional teeth whitening can whiten your teeth by several shades, and we use an in-house proprietary blend for our teeth whitening treatment. We also specialize in permanent teeth whitening for an everlasting white smile.

Orthodontics can straighten your smile and correct your bite. Invisalign and ClearCorrect are both popular clear braces options, as well as our personal line, Invisabrace™.

Dental implants are the teeth replacement option that function and look most like your natural teeth.

Dental crowns can be used to complete your dental implant, as caps over damaged teeth, or as replacement teeth in your dental bridge. A dental bridge uses the support of your natural teeth to hold your new tooth or teeth in place.

Tooth bonding uses resin to whiten, straighten, reshape, or smooth out your teeth. It’s often paired with cosmetic shaping to achieve the ideal appearance for your tooth.

Gum reshaping is used to even out an uneven gumline or fix a gummy smile. We can also address an uneven gumline and gum recession with a gum graft procedure.

The allure of a radiant smile is undeniable. Call Cosmetic Dental Associates today at 210-951-4444 to schedule your San Antonio, TX area cosmetic dentistry consultation at our office. Dr. Moore is happy to package together any of our services for the ultimate smile makeover.

Dr. John A. Moore, Jr. has been voted into America’s Top Dentists in Cosmetic Dentistry. He has been recognized for outstanding achievement by the Southwest Society of Prosthodontists, The University of Texas Health Science Center, and Mexican Academy of Prosthodontics.

Video of Gum Reshaping and Prepless Dental Veneers Patient at Cosmetic Dental Associates
Color Matching Veneers Procedure at Cosmetic Dental Associates in San Antonio, TX
Video Procedures of Cosmetic Dentistry Treatment at Cosmetic Dental Associates
Video Procedure of Dental Veneers after Invisalign at Cosmetic Dental Associates

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Our Approach to Cosmetic Dentistry Changes Lives

CDA has led the way for cosmetic dentistry in San Antonio. Our large team has helped hundreds or thousands of people. Our cosmetic dentists have lists of accomplishments and degrees. We offer the most excellent cosmetic dentistry you can imagine.

An in-office laboratory benefits you as the patient because your treatment time is much shorter. Your treatment is also more cost-effective and comfortable! We can custom-create some restorations on the spot!

The latest technology gives us the ability to completely personalize your care. We use digital images and CEREC technology to ensure your results. You won’t even have to worry about things like temporary crowns because your permanent restoration will be placed while you wait!

It’s important to find a cosmetic dentist who thinks like an artist. You need someone who can use your natural teeth to create a smile that is not only stunning but healthy as well. No one should be able to tell that you’ve had work done!

Trust the award-winning doctors at Cosmetic Dental Associates. Above all, no matter what your situation may be, we will make you comfortable and give you the self-confidence you deserve with a beautiful smile.

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Who is cosmetic dentistry for?

Cosmetic dentistry is for anyone with dental needs in San Antonio. We do all dental procedures in a way that ensures maximum patient satisfaction and appearance. Cosmetic dentistry is general dentistry done beautifully. It could also be said that things are done more comfortably in a cosmetic dental office. It turns out, cosmetic dentists are very interested in the smile they are creating and that anything like mismanagement, a poor result, or pain will keep the cosmetic dentist from reaching this goal. The cosmetic dentist is not going to get a happy patient and a true smile photo at the end if everything isn’t done right!

How do I pay for cosmetic dentistry?

There are many answers for this. Believe it or not, there are many cosmetic dental procedures covered by insurance and for those that are not, we have numerous financing options. You can come to Cosmetic Dental Associates, find out what you would like to do, and then get a price on it. As for the cost of each cosmetic dental procedure, it is not any more than general dentistry because there is no “extra” charge for making it pretty.

We are one of the few cosmetic dental offices in San Antonio that does not charge a premium for our dental services. San Antonio itself ranks as one of the most affordable cities in the country to get your cosmetic dentistry done. Check out our payments options page for more information on financing your cosmetic dental treatment so you can get it done now and make low monthly payments.

How do you rate your cosmetic dentists?

Rating cosmetic dentists in San Antonio is like rating artists. Probably the best way to do this is to evaluate for yourself by looking at the cosmetic dentist’s before and after pictures. We have an extensive before and after gallery online as well as books full of before and after photos and many beautiful portraits at Cosmetic Dental Associates of San Antonio. An important aspect of the before and after photos is to find out if they are stock photos or purchased photos. You want to see if they are photos of the cosmetic dentist’s actual patients.

I want cosmetic dentistry, but can I afford it?

Cosmetic dentistry is surprisingly affordable. When measured against a person’s success in relationships, in their job, or in social interactions, it is considered by a majority of individuals to be priceless. It could easily be argued that the smile is one of our most precious possessions. Come in for a visit and see how valuable and affordable cosmetic dentistry in San Antonio can be.

What are cosmetic dental procedures?

Cosmetic dental procedures are any dental procedures done with a higher than usual attention to the cosmetic appearance of the teeth. This has long been recognized and perfected at Cosmetic Dental Associates and, because of this, has caused a tremendous appreciation for what looks “real” and what is needed to achieve this.

How can you tell if a dentist is actually a cosmetic dentist or a general dentist who does cosmetic dentistry?
The easiest way to tell if a dentist is a “cosmetic dentist” is to see if the dentist is an artist in more areas of his or her life than just dentistry. Art is a broad subject, and it is not limited to just a single endeavor. Cosmetic dentistry is not just putting veneers on front teeth or “capping” your teeth. As mentioned, another thing to look for is a collection of many before and after pictures of the cosmetic dentist’s work. All artists today document and photograph their work. If it’s not worth photographing, they generally don’t. If it is, they do!

What is the most common cosmetic dental procedure?

The most common cosmetic dental procedure is veneers and porcelain restorations on the upper front eight teeth. Interestingly and unfortunately, the most common reason we replace front teeth is because the patient is unhappy with the veneers or front teeth they’ve already had done. You may have noticed that the majority of the before and after cosmetic dentistry pictures shown are redos of previous dental work. Also, just to be fair, much of the previous work is technically fine, and even some could be considered good general dentistry. The only flaw at times is that the finished product doesn’t look real; there is something in the mouth telling everyone they’re not real. This is where cosmetic dentistry comes in.

What do implants have to do with cosmetic dentistry?

Sometimes implants are needed to support areas of missing teeth. It is extremely challenging to get implants to look real. Without having full customization and chairside ceramic alterations by ceramists, artists, and cosmetic dentists, there is no way to ensure consistently real and beautiful implant dentistry. In this area, the cosmetic dentist is constantly challenged by the placement and unnatural shape and size of the implant itself. The fact that they are metal also compromises the “hiding” of the implant as it often shows through the gum tissue and the porcelain crowns.

What happens when cosmetic dentistry fails?

Cosmetic dentistry is just like any other dentistry and can break, or the tooth to which it is attached can decay. The cosmetic dentist just repairs or replaces the problem just like it was a beautiful tooth without anything already done to it.

How can I preview what cosmetic dentistry can do for me?

At Cosmetic Dental Associates, we have a unique and special team of artists and software programs that allow us to digitally create a picture before we actually do the treatment. You will get a visual representation of what is possible and what your teeth could look like before you get the work done. Just ask for a DigiSmile at your next appointment.

How can I know which cosmetic dental procedure will work best?

The only way to get a good opinion of what type of procedure is best is to get with a cosmetic dentist who is experienced with all the different specialties of dentistry to maximize your result or give you an unbiased opinion.

How can I review all the cosmetic dentists in the area?

One way is to go to Google or another review site to see what the patients are saying. Nearly all experienced cosmetic dentists have many testimonials available on their websites for you to review. Not having many means either they don’t have them or don’t bother with them.

What can be done to make my teeth look better?

Teeth whitening is almost always a part of the procedure. Dental veneers are used to cover damaged or misshapen teeth. Dental bridges or dental implants can fill in unsightly gaps.

But the exact steps to give you a perfect smile depends completely on your situation. We have one of the most versatile and experienced cosmetic dentists in San Antonio who will be overseeing your dental experience. Dr. Moore has extensive experience in cosmetic dentistry and correcting damaged teeth with porcelain veneers and with Invisalign (invisible braces) to correct crooked or misaligned teeth. These are both noninvasive procedures. In fact, Dr. Moore has gone to great lengths to understand and apply noninvasive techniques in cosmetic dentistry.

Some cosmetic dentists will tell you that all kinds of invasive stuff is needed. Don’t do it without coming to us first! We are experienced in using the noninvasive cosmetic dentistry techniques. We know you don’t like the invasive methods, so we don’t do it!

Take Invisalign, for example. These invisible braces can be used to correct a wide range of problems. San Antonio has many dentists and cosmetic dentists, but Dr. John Moore is San Antonio’s first dentist using cosmetic dentistry who has been recognized by Invisalign as an Elite Provider of Invisalign. Why is that? Because in all of our fair city, Dr. Moore has extensive experience in using these invisible braces.

Cosmetic dentistry is not just what gets taught in dental school. It comes from actually correcting thousands of people’s teeth and giving each one a fabulous smile. If you have any doubts about this, see our San Antonio cosmetic dentistry smile gallery. This is a great way to see what a cosmetic dentist in San Antonio can do for you.

How can I be sure my smile will still look natural?

Once your cosmetic dentistry work by our dentist is completed, your smile will be more natural than it was. Older fillings can be replaced and carefully matched to your exact teeth color after teeth whitening. Cracks and chips in your teeth will be repaired. A lot of what is done by a cosmetic dentist is just repairing damage, though we change the shape and alignment of teeth when that is needed, all to make your teeth look completely natural. The whole point of cosmetic dentistry is that your teeth look perfect, and that includes looking natural. If you can tell that you had dental work done, then you didn’t get it done here.

How expensive is cosmetic dentistry?

The cost depends entirely on your situation and how many corrective steps are needed. However, we work hard to keep costs down by having our own in-house lab (one of the very few cosmetic dentists in San Antonio who does), and we also work with you to ensure you get as much insurance coverage as possible and the best possible financing for the dental work needed.

How long does cosmetic dental work take?

Teeth whitening takes only an hour or two. Other work can take one or two visits. In the case of alignment where braces are needed, we use Invisalign, a very gentle treatment done over a period of several months.

What about my other questions?

We are always happy to answer your questions. When you call our office in San Antonio for a cosmetic dentist consultation, you will reach a knowledgeable and helpful staff member, and if needed, one of our experienced dentists in cosmetic dentistry will answer your questions. We look forward to hearing from you! You can ask the dentist a question here.

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