Blog - Smile Makeover

  • A New Smile with Porcelain Veneers for a Wedding

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: April 14, 2016

    As a cosmetic dentist, one of the absolute most satisfying parts of my job is the ability to give someone a new smile.  Especially when it’s because the person has an important event coming up, like getting married!  And that’s just what happened recently with our patients Michael and Becky.  🙂  Scroll beyond the photo […]

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  • How Many Veneers Do You Need?

    How many veneers do you need; Charlotte cosmetic dentistry

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: July 23, 2015

    You’re unhappy with your smile and are thinking about getting some cosmetic dentistry done, but you’re not sure how many teeth to have done?  In this article I’ll answer many of the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) that we hear during Cosmetic Dentistry Consultations. Take a good look at this old image of Matthew Perry […]

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  • Cosmetic Dentistry: Invisalign and a Dental Implant

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 4, 2014

    In cosmetic dentistry, matching a single front crown or veneer to the natural teeth around it is considered the single most difficult cosmetic challenge there is.  And when that crown is on a dental implant, it’s even harder.  This is when you want a dentist with lots of experience to put together the right plan […]

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  • Six-Month Adult Braces + 2 CEREC Porcelain Veneers equals one happy patient!

    Six Month Adult Braces are almost invisible, work faster, and are more affordable than Invisalign.

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 14, 2010

    Ever since we started doing Six Month Braces in 2004, the number of smile makeovers that we’ve done with porcelain veneers has dropped dramatically. This is because we can create beautiful smiles much more conservatively with six-month braces than we can with veneers, simply because there is no drilling on the teeth. There are times […]

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  • 2.9 Month Braces by Charlotte dentist Dr. Payet

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: November 24, 2009

    As much as people are often amazed at the idea that we can give them a straight smile with Six-Month Braces, there really are times when it doesn’t even take THAT long.  Take a look at Karim’s before and after pictures — literally, we put her brackets on back on September 9th, and we took […]

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  • Charlotte Cosmetic Dentistry: Correcting a Gummy Smile with a Gum Lift

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: July 13, 2009

    Cosmetic Dentistry can take many shapes and forms, and it is so important for you to find a cosmetic dentist who knows about all the options, not just teeth whitening and veneers.  Sometimes those are the wrong thing, and that’s especially true for patients with a gummy smile.  In the patient here, it was a […]

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