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Is Your Smile Ready for Holiday Family Photos? St. Paul Teeth Whitening Dentist Explains Your Smile Makeover Options

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Can you believe that it's only a couple of months until Thanksgiving, and the winter holidays aren't far behind?

If you don’t feel confident about your smile, it shows. Let this be the year that you are the person in the family photos with the biggest, brightest smile!

There have been so many advances in modern dental materials and techniques that there’s virtually no limit to the types of smile transformations we can create for you. The St. Paul teeth whitening dentist would like to share a few esthetic treatments we offer that will leave you with a healthier, more beautiful smile than when we started.

When we talk about a smile makeover, we are referring to a combination of different cosmetic treatments. When combined, these treatments will give dramatically improve your appearance and give your confidence a boost.

Who is a Good Candidate for a Smile Makeover?

You are a good candidate for a smile makeover if you are dealing with multiple esthetic dental flaws. The main criteria that you should be in otherwise good dental health since smile makeovers tend to be esthetic in nature.

Here are a few of the most popular treatments we offer and how our cosmetic dentist can use them to enhance your smile.

Professional Teeth Whitening

If you want to have a bright, white, and beautiful smile, an ideal option is teeth whitening. Professional dental bleaching treatment can brighten even the most stained smile by up to seven shades in a single visit.

Dental Bonding

For minor chips, cracks, and stains, dental bonding is an option to consider. With dental bonding, a special tooth-colored resin is applied directly to the tooth, masking flaws in appearance and enhancing the overall appearance of the smile.

Porcelain Veneers

One of the most versatile treatment options for smile makeovers is porcelain veneers. These thin shells of dental ceramic are ideal for many cosmetic dentistry patients. The St. Paul teeth whitening dentist can use veneers to seamlessly mask teeth that are chipped, cracked, stained, or crooked.

Schedule a Consultation for a Smile Makeover

Ready to get started on your perfect smile? Please call our office, and we’ll be happy to arrange a cosmetic dental consultation to discuss your treatment.

Laser Dentistry

Laser Dentistry Highland Park St. Paul

We’re using innovative laser dentistry to provide you with fast, effective, and comfortable treatment!

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Laser Dentistry Machine Used by Dr. Malterud

With laser dentistry more patients than ever before are getting the treatment they need comfortably and quickly. Our office uses the revolutionary Lightwalker Laser to treat a number of common dental problems.

With the Lightwalker Laser we:

  • Treat periodontal disease (also known as gum disease)
  • Eliminate cavities and prepare teeth for fillings
  • Perform root canals
  • Treat cold sores and canker sores
  • Improve the appearance of the smile with cosmetic dentistry
Diagram of Laser Dentistry by Dr. Malterud in Saint Paul, MN

Laser dentistry has a number of important advantages over traditional treatment methods. Laser dentistry is appropriate for a wide number of patients, including children and patients with dental phobias.

Here are some of the benefits of using the Lightwalker Laser:

  • Laser treatment is very comfortable, in fact many patients don't require any anesthesia during laser treatment.
  • The laser is quiet—no drilling sounds!
  • There is minimal bleeding with laser treatment.
  • No cutting or stitches.
  • Using a laser, Dr. Malterud can be more precise than with traditional instruments. This means that we can preserve more of your healthy tooth structure when placing fillings or performing root canals—keeping your teeth stronger for years to come.

Using the Lightwalker Laser we're able to offer our patients effective, efficient treatment for a wide number of dental problems. If you have questions about whether laser dentistry may benefit you, feel free to contact us by phone at (651) 925-2644 or schedule an appointment online.

NuCalm®

NuCalm Dentistry Highland Park St. Paul

Get the Relaxing, Comfortable Dental Treatment You Need With All-Natural NuCalm®!

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NuCalm®

Get the Relaxing, Comfortable Dental Treatment You Need With All-Natural NuCalm®!

NuCalm®, what’s that?

NuCalm® a completely natural relaxation protocol that helps dental patients remain comfortable during dental treatment. After using NuCalm® patients leave our office feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

How does it work?

NuCalm® treatment combines a few different techniques to relax the patient. The purpose of NuCalm® is to coax the patient into the first stage of sleep. NuCalm® is designed to shift brain waves from high frequency beta brain waves (wakefulness) to lower frequency alpha/theta waves (deep relaxation).

What exactly happens during treatment?

There are four consecutive steps to NuCalm®:

  • First you’ll take a dietary supplement. This supplement helps to counteract the effects of adrenaline in your body.
  • Next, our dental team will attach small microcurrent stimulation patches behind your ears. Low-level electrical currents facilitate your body’s relaxation response.
  • Then, you’ll put on a pair of noise-dampening headphones. These headphones play soothing music that has been optimized calming neuroacoustic tones. As you listen to these sounds, you’ll fall deeper into a stage of pre-sleep.
  • The final step is for you to put on light blocking glasses. These glasses are so important—they help you block out distractions and potentially stressful stimuli!

It takes only moments for the effects of NuCalm® to kick in—you’ll notice the difference right away!

Why choose NuCalm®?

Dental patients of all ages choose NuCalm® because it:

  • Is effective
  • Is completely natural
  • Starts working in minutes
  • Doesn’t include any medications or narcotics
  • Does not require the patient to receive injections
  • Does not incapacitate you physically or mentally (you’re never unconscious)
  • Is free from side effects—you won’t have to wait for the effects to wear off post-treatment
  • Is relaxing and rejuvenating

NuCalm® is suitable for all kinds of dental patients, and it is great for those people who avoid dental treatment due to fear and anxiety.

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Highland Park St. Paul Dentist Dr. Malterud

Dr. Mark Malterud DDS has been serving the Saint Paul, MN area as a general dentist for over 30 years...

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