Get Even More from Your Smile
why choose GEDCfor Cosmetic Dentistry Services
At Great Expressions, we understand that you may feel self-conscious about your smile, and the effect that a poor smile can have on your social life and self-esteem. We want to help you Be Your Own Kind of Great by improving your look and restoring your confidence to smile again. Great Expressions offers access anytime, anywhere, to several treatment plan options that will improve your current look and help you live a healthy lifestyle. We strive to make every visit more comfortable by using the latest technology, cosmetic technique, and providing continuing education. And as always, we check to see that your gums and surrounding tissues are healthy.
Our Great Expressions dentists understand just how personal this experience is for you, and they have extensive training in the field of cosmetic dentistry to help you look your best in a comfortable environment. From surface or simple solutions (such as teeth whitening, veneers, bridges, and crowns) to more complex procedures (enamel shaping, fillings, gum reshaping, and total smile makeovers) our experts will give you the smile that will help you shine.
Great Expressions can provide you with the best treatment in cosmetic dentistry at an affordable price that fits within your budget. We also offer Invisalign and other orthodontic-specific services for those needing additional specialized care, with affordable options like cash pay, insurance, financing, and CareCredit options available to take the strain off your wallet. Contact a Great Expressions dentist near you for an appointment today.
What to Expect at an Appointment
- A team member will sit down for a consultation and discuss your needs and options
- X-rays may be taken, as well as a mold of your bite
- We will come up with a personalized treatment plan, so you can get the best results
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Whether your dental care is for your family, a new smile for your next interview, braces for your future, or dentures to eat your favorite food, ﬁnancing your dental care at Great Expressions Dental Centers is as easy as smiling.
CALCULATE YOUR PAYMENT
During your initial consultation, your orthodontists will be able to determine your cost of treatment based on your specific needs. There are many factors that affect your cost of treatment, including the complexity and severity of your problem and the required length of treatment. The average cost of braces ranges from $3,500 to $8,000, with the national average at about $5,000.
There are many different agreements between insurance carriers and their subscribers; each contract provides a different benefit. Orthodontic insurance usually has a lifetime maximum for orthodontic services. This benefit is paid as a percentage of the orthodontic fee (diagnostic records, initial fee, monthly payments, etc.) until the benefit maximum has been reached. Contact your insurance company directly to find out more information regarding your orthodontic benefits.
A FSA allows you to set aside a portion of your paycheck to pay for eligible medical expenses. This is deducted from your paycheck, not subjected to payroll taxes, and transferred directly into your FSA.
Health Spending Amount
A HSA is a pre-tax benefit account used to pay for eligible medical, dental, and vision care expenses that aren't covered by your insurance plan.
YOUR ESTIMATED MONTHLY PAYMENT
This payment tool is provided to create an estimate of your monthly cost of orthodontic treatment and is provided to you "as-is." Payments cannot exceed estimated treatment months. For actual treatment costs, please schedule a consultation with one of our board certified orthodontists.
When you finance with CareCredit, you get the dental treatment you need, with zero down or minimal up-front investment.
We Accept Your Insurance
Great Expressions is In-Network with most providers, and participates with PPO and DHMO programs.
Smile Protection Plan®
The Great Expressions Dental Plan offers dental discounts without deductibles or precertification limitations.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is cosmetic dentistry?
Cosmetic dentistry deals with functional and aesthetic concerns with regards to teeth and the surrounding tissue. Cosmetic procedures today can range from color correction of your teeth to replacing missing teeth and everything in between. There’s always something we can do to help improve your smile.
Modern cosmetic dentistry has evolved to a point where dentists can address both functional and aesthetic concerns equally well with a number of options at their disposal.
We specialize in:
The idea of a perfect smile varies from person to person, so if you’re considering cosmetic dentistry, it’s important that you know what you would like after having a discussion with your Great Expressions dentist.
Learn more by scheduling an appointment with a GEDC cosmetic dentist near you.
What are the benefits of dental implants over bridges or dentures?
Both bridges and dentures only replace the visible top portion of the tooth, and leave nothing in place of the root. This can cause a condition called osseointegration, in which the loss of the tooth causes the underlying bone to slowly dissolve and deteriorate. Dental implants are also more stable than dentures, and do not require modification of surrounding teeth, as bridges do.
How long will each treatment take?
Just like you, every smile we treat is unique, so are the treatments we provide. While cosmetic treatment times may vary, many treatments are completed within one office visit.
Will my insurance cover cosmetic dentistry?
Insurance coverage, and out-of-pocket expenses for cosmetic dentistry vary. At Great Expressions, our front desk team members will work with you and provide several treatment options and estimates, and we will coordinate with your insurance provider if coverage is available. You will know all treatment cost estimates up front, so that you can choose the best plan for your needs, and your budget.
Is teeth whitening the right choice for me?
Most people are candidates for tooth whitening, but again, each situation is unique, and we want to make sure you are clinically healthy for teeth whitening. Patients get a brighter, whiter smile, with removed staining and the confidence to smile more often when their teeth are whitened.
How long does teeth whitening last?
Typically, you can expect whitening to last six months to two years, although some studies report results lasting longer. Avoiding red wine, coffee, and smoking — all of which can cause staining — helps preserve long-lasting results.
Is tooth bleaching safe?
Yes, many studies have proven that tooth whitening is safe. You can protect your tooth enamel by using calcium sulfate and fluoride.
patient success stories
- GEDC PatientI hadn't seen a dentist in 6 years and was scared to go to the dentist. I got in the same day I called! The staff was very kind, attentive, and thorough.
- GEDC PatientOne of the single best dentist appointments I've ever had. The entire staff was helpful, kind, and understanding.
- GEDC PatientFrom the front office team to the hygienist to the dental assistants, everyone is nice, professional and goes out of their way to make you comfortable.
VIEW OUR OTHER DENTAL SERVICES
Great Expressions offers a variety of services for all your dentistry needs.
Invisalign aligners are easy to use and give adults and teens a better reason to smile.
Boost your confidence with a brighter, whiter smile by taking advantage of the option that is best for you.
Our exceptional surgeons treat diseases, injuries, and general issues involving the face and jaw, improving overall health and beauty.