(928) 641-4000
919 12th Place Suite 7 Prescott, AZ 86305

The Art and Science of Your Smile

Comprehensive Dental Care for You and Your Family

Dentistry is about so much more than fillings or root canals, it is the fusion of artistry and science behind a beautiful smile.

At Horizon Dental of Prescott we believe your smile is a window to your personality, and that everyone deserves to put their best smile forward. This is why we take great pride in blending the art of smile design with the precision of modern dental techniques to bring out the very best in your smile.

Call (928) 641-4000 today to let us help you find the best version of your smile!

The Art and Science of Your Smile: A Comprehensive Guide

Welcome to the captivating world of your smile! We want to share with you the artistry and science behind crafting a beautiful and healthy smile that radiates confidence. Your smile is a reflection of your personality, and we understand the significance it holds in your life. When you come to us for your care, we take pride in combining the artistry of smile design with the precision of modern dental science to bring out the best in your smile.

The Elements of Your Smile

So what makes a beautiful and healthy smile?  Professionally we are concerned with many elements of health and aesthetics that come together to make the most beautiful smile. Here are just four examples of the things we look at when helping create your most beautiful smile:

  1. Color: The color of your teeth and the color of your gums communicate a lot about the health of your smile. White teeth, and beautiful pink gums are the goal. 
  2. Smile shape: or as we call it in the business, smile arc. We want the curve of your teeth to match the curve of your bottom lip as you smile, this is considered premium beauty. 
  3. Gum Display and Maxillary Gum Line: How much of your gums show when you smile and how straight are your gums as they meet your upper teeth? Beauty is looking for balance, not too much and not too little gums in a straight line. 
  4.  Buccal Corridor: This refers to the space between the corner of your mouth and the side of your teeth as you smile. Again, aesthetics are going to look for not too much and not too little. 

Smile Makeovers and Cosmetic Dentistry

The truth is, we are incredibly passionate about cosmetic dentistry because this is a science and an art that can change people’s lives. We have seen hundreds of patients come in with crooked, dull, discouraged smiles that they are ashamed of, but they walk out of here with a completely new sense of self-esteem and confidence! The kind of confidence that can lead to new jobs, new relationships, and motivation to do more for your well being in every area of your health. 

From teeth whitening and veneers to orthodontic treatments and dental implants, we are ready to use all the latest in medical dental advancements to give you a smile that comes with endless confidence. Let us help you see what simple procedures could have a dramatic impact on your smile.

The Science Behind Your Oral Health

Of course, veneers, teeth whitening, and orthodontic care can only go so far. We are always dedicated to helping every patient have long lasting oral health. When you come into our office we always prioritize your health and will do our very best to help give you the tools to have optimal oral health. We will teach you the preventative measures, dental hygiene tips, and the importance of regular check-ups to preserve the brilliance of your smile for years to come.

Common Misconception 1: “Cosmetic Dentistry is Only About Aesthetics”

One of the most prevailing misconceptions about cosmetic dentistry is that it’s solely focused on enhancing the appearance of your teeth. While cosmetic dentistry does indeed strive to improve the aesthetics of your smile, it goes beyond just surface-level enhancements. Many cosmetic dental procedures also contribute to the overall health and functionality of your teeth. For instance, dental implants not only fill gaps in your smile but also prevent bone loss and maintain the structure of your jaw. Orthodontic treatments not only straighten teeth but also correct bite issues that can lead to jaw pain or headaches. By understanding that cosmetic dentistry can enhance both the look and function of your smile, you can fully appreciate the comprehensive benefits it offers.

Common Misconception 2: “Teeth Whitening is Harmful to Tooth Enamel”

Teeth whitening is a widely sought-after cosmetic dental procedure, but there’s a common misconception that it can damage tooth enamel. In reality, when performed correctly and under the supervision of a dental professional, teeth whitening is a safe and effective procedure that doesn’t harm the enamel. Professional teeth whitening products use bleaching agents in carefully controlled concentrations, ensuring that the enamel remains intact while removing surface stains. However, it’s essential to avoid overusing over-the-counter whitening products, as excessive and unsupervised use can lead to tooth sensitivity. To achieve the best and safest results, it’s always advisable to consult with your dentist before undergoing any teeth whitening treatment.

Come and see how we can combine art and science to craft smiles that are not only stunning but also a testament to your overall health and well-being. Let’s work together to give you the smile you’ve always dreamed of!

If you know you are ready to smile with new confidence and have your life transformed with a little self-care, schedule a consultation with our Prescott dental office today! Together, let’s design a smile that illuminates your life and leaves a lasting impression on the world. Don’t hesitate to call us and take the first step towards your radiant smile!

Frequently Asked Questions

Cosmetic dentistry focuses on enhancing the appearance of your smile, whereas general dentistry is primarily concerned with preventive and restorative dental care. Cosmetic procedures include teeth whitening, veneers, and dental bonding, while general dentistry encompasses services like cleanings, fillings, and root canals.

No, cosmetic dentistry is for anyone looking to improve their smile, regardless of their profession or lifestyle. It caters to a wide range of concerns, from minor cosmetic flaws to more significant dental issues, ensuring that everyone can achieve a smile they feel confident about.

Most cosmetic dental procedures are relatively painless and well-tolerated. Dentists use local anesthesia during treatments to ensure your comfort. After the procedure, you may experience some mild discomfort, which can usually be managed with over-the-counter pain relievers.

The longevity of cosmetic dental results depends on the procedure and how well you care for your teeth. Teeth whitening typically lasts several months to a year, while dental implants can last a lifetime with proper oral hygiene and regular dental check-ups.

In most cases, cosmetic procedures are not covered by dental insurance as they are considered elective. However, some treatments that also offer restorative benefits may be partially covered. It’s best to check with your insurance provider to understand your specific coverage.

Yes, dental offices offer various sedation options to help patients with dental anxiety feel more comfortable during cosmetic procedures. Talk to your dentist about your concerns, and they can recommend the most suitable sedation method for you.

The process of placing porcelain veneers involves some removal of tooth enamel, making it irreversible. However, veneers are designed to be a long-term solution and can last for many years with proper care.

Maintain good oral hygiene habits, such as brushing and flossing regularly, to keep your teeth and gums healthy. Avoid habits that can stain or damage your teeth, like smoking and excessive consumption of staining foods or beverages.

Yes, it’s possible to combine multiple cosmetic procedures to achieve a complete smile makeover. Your dentist will create a personalized treatment plan to address your specific concerns and goals.

Look for a dentist with experience and a proven track record in cosmetic dentistry like our dentist here! We encourage you to read patient reviews, view before-and-after photos, and schedule a consultation to discuss your needs and expectations with our dentist. Always choose a dentist who listens to your concerns and offers personalized treatment options that align with your goals.

What Do Our Patient Say?

This has been a great experience for us with our first child’s braces. The team is organized, thorough, friendly, and professional. All of our appointments are on-time and efficient. We have seen great results so far in our son’s teeth.

Kayla B.

This is our second child to have gotten braces from -Orthodontics in Provo. We love going to them! We have one more child to get braces and we will definitely be coming back to this office! Dr. -- does a fantastic job.

Brian Z.

This has been a great experience for us with our first child’s braces. The team is organized, thorough, friendly, and professional. All of our appointments are on-time and efficient. We have seen great results so far in our son’s teeth.

Tim H.

BOOKING HOURS

M CLOSED | Tu 9-4 | Wed 8-4 | Th 8-4 | Fr CLOSED

We are OPEN for ALL dental care procedures and emergency needs. Protecting the health and safety of our patients, families, and team members remains our number one priority.

In-house Discount Plan*

$119.95/yr/individual & $179.95/yr/family with discounts of 20%-30% off all services.

*Sign up in office, requires upfront payment to qualify for discounts.

$19.95 Exam and X-Rays^

For New Patients without insurance we offer a great rate on your first Exam & set of X-Rays.

^For New Patients that do not have dental insurance. New patients must be 18 or older to receive this discount. Discounts cannot be combined with other offers or dental discount plans. Additional fees may be included in individual cases.

$500 off Orthodontics^^

For New Patients without insurance we offer a great rate on your first Exam & set of X-Rays.

^^For new patients without dental insurance. Once per patient.

Horizon Dental of Prescott

Hours

M CLOSED | Tu 9-4 | Wed 8-4 | Th 8-4 | Fr CLOSED

Contact

919 12th Place Suite 7

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 641-4000

precott@horizondds.com

All trademarks, logos and brand names are the property of their respective owners. All company, product and service names used in this website are for identification purposes only. Use of these names, trademarks and brands does not imply endorsement, or ownership.