About Smile Makeovers
You deserve to have a beautiful smile that you can be proud of. Enhancing your smile through cosmetic dentistry can have a profound effect on the rest of your face, making you look younger, healthier, and more attractive. Dr. Fredericks, our talented cosmetic dentist in Woodland Hills, CA, offers smile makeovers at Southern Cal Smiles. Thanks to training at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute, membership to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and years of practice, Dr. Fredericks has extensive knowledge of aesthetic dental treatments. When putting together a treatment plan for your smile makeover, Dr. Fredericks will pay close attention to your facial appearance, noting your skin tone, hair color, the shape of your lips, and your unique features. She will then create a customized plan that suits your needs and produces the results you desire. Your treatment plan will take into account the color of your teeth, their spacing and alignment, any missing or damaged teeth, and the balance between your teeth and gums. Since bright white teeth are a staple of a beautiful smile, tooth-colored restorations are essential to a smile makeover. Dr. Fredericks does not use gray metal restorations, as they are not only an eyesore but contain mercury, which is toxic to your health.
Depending on your cosmetic dentistry needs, your smile makeover could include a combination of two or more of the following dental treatments and procedures:
- Dental bonding to close small spaces between the teeth
- Dental bridges to close gaps left by missing teeth
- Dental crowns to support and strengthen a cracked or chipped tooth
- Dental implants to permanently replace a missing tooth
- In-office or home teeth whitening treatment to improve the color of your teeth and lift stains
- Invisalign to improve the spacing and alignment of your teeth
- Tooth-colored dental fillings to replace old metal fillings
- Veneers to even out the size and shape of your front teeth
"If you want a personal dentist with a professional office personnel and the highest quality of care this is the place!! I have had dental nightmares in the past and it took me a while (even with insurance) to walk in an office. Dr. Susan STANDS BEHIND HER WORK, and the receptionist ALWAYS sends reminders including an email with a calendar interface for my Samsung phone. Accommodating schedules too!!! Open some Saturdays and late Wednesday night. As a person who travels for business...this is a HUGE plus! Higeinists are all caring (yes...learned the proper way to floss-yes THAT is a thing)...As long as I am in this area I will stick with this office of great people! Don't hesitate, just make an appointment!"- J.M. / Yelp / Jan 16, 2019
"Can you ever describe your dentist appointment as delightful? Dr. Fredericks explained everything, had wonderful stories, and IT WAS PAINLESS!!! Getting to know Dr Fredericks in the chair makes you want to meet for cocktails and keep the momentum rolling!!!!!"- L.F. / Healthgrades / Apr 09, 2019
"I've been seeing Dr Fredericks since 2009 and don't intend to ever leave her. Here's why: She has consistently been professional, knowledgeable, friendly, patient, and honest. She's explained the complex in a down-to-earth style and empathized with needed emotional and/or financial decisions. She volunteers one day a week at M.E.N.D. to help those in need. She teaches at her alma mater UCLA. Her daughter completed dental school and is studying to be an M.D. in facial ..."- G.G. / Healthgrades / Apr 09, 2019
"I can't say enough about how wonderful my experiences have been with Dr. Fredericks! Her care, compassion and skill are unmatched!"- A. / Healthgrades / Mar 27, 2019
"Dr. Fredericks has been the best dentist i have gone to in ever. She has made coming here a pleasant experience and instead of not looking forward to the dentist, I'm excited to come in. It is always pleasant time!"- D.S. / Healthgrades / Mar 21, 2019
What to Expect
A smile makeover begins with a consultation with Dr. Fredericks to discuss your concerns with your current smile and your smile makeover goals. After assessing the health and condition of your mouth, she will work with you to create your custom smile makeover treatment plan. Once the plan is created, Dr. Fredericks will help you schedule your appointment(s) for your cosmetic and restorative dental treatments.
Once your smile makeover is complete, you should talk to Dr. Fredericks about creating a good home oral care routine to maintain the health and appearance of your teeth. With proper care, a smile makeover can have long-lasting effects. Depending on the treatments performed during the smile makeover, Dr. Fredericks may recommend special dental products or more frequent dental exams and cleanings.
Smile makeovers usually include cosmetic procedures that are not covered by dental insurance, but some restorative procedures may be covered, so our office will confirm your benefits and coverage to determine their personal cost. To help all of our patients afford their best smile, Southern Cal Smiles accepts several payment options and we offer financing, which can be discussed during the consultation.
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Make Over Your Smile
A beautiful smile can improve your look and confidence while helping you make a great first impression. A smile makeover at Southern Cal Smiles in Woodland Hills, CA can address several cosmetic concerns while restoring optimal health and function to your teeth and gums. Ask cosmetic dentist Dr. Susan Fredericks about creating your customized smile makeover to get your best smile.