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Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry in San Diego

Cosmetic dentistry has made significant advancements over the last decade. Patients will not only receive a beautiful smile using cosmetic procedures, but will also see improvements to function via cosmetic restorations. Our Rancho Bernardo dentists at R.B. Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in San Diego offers an array of cosmetic solutions to help rebuild your oral health through aesthetic and restorative techniques and methods.

Dr. Mary Afzali and Dr. James Sanford want their patients to experience the most improvement with the least intrusive procedure. Through our conservative approach to dentistry, the Rancho Bernardo dentists will describe the pros and cons to cosmetic procedures and discuss the longevity of results in order for patients to make the best informed decisions regarding their long-term oral health.

Cosmetic Dental Solutions

Whenever possible, Drs. Afzali and Sanford will improve your oral health through cosmetic procedures and restorations. The goal is to care for the dentition in a comprehensive manner, preventing and solving dental problems, rather than treating a single condition. 

Invisalign® - The Invisalign® system is a cosmetic alternative to traditional metal braces. The clear aligners are worn for most of the day to gently move your teeth into the desired position. Because the aligners are removable, patients enjoy the freedom of unlimited diets and improved oral hygiene capability. 

Dental Implants - The most technologically advanced solution for missing teeth, an implant will fuse to the bone to create a stable, standalone anchor for a prosthetic tooth or teeth. Dental implants will support single crowns, bridges or dentures, full and partial. 

Teeth Whitening - Achieving a whiter smile in San Diego is easy and convenient with options like Zoom! chairside teeth in-office whitening treatment. Patients take home custom trays to prepare their teeth two weeks prior to treatment. We supply 

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mouthwash and toothpaste for at-home care that will help maximize their comfort in time for the whitening procedure. We also offer convenient pre-formed take-home trays, Opalescence to Go, which patients can purchase without an exam for themselves or as gifts.

Crown and Bridge - Restorative work for severely damaged or missing teeth is done to enhance your smile. Crowns and bridges are created using materials such as tooth colored zirconia, eMax, or porcelain and patients can opt for a gold crown as well. The finished restoration is made to precisely match the color neighboring teeth, complete your bite and return full function back into your dentition.

Fillings – R.B. Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in San Diego is an amalgam-free dental practice. Rather than using metal fillings for treating cavities, our dental team opts for composite fillings.  When traditional fillings will not support the integrity of a more damaged tooth, our Rancho Bernardo cosmetic dentists may suggest an inlay or onlay. These restorations are made using e.max or porcelain materials, thus providing patients with a durable, natural looking restorative solution.

Tooth Bonding - This conservative cosmetic procedure will save healthy portions of your tooth and can be used to recontour a broken or uneven teeth as well as fill in unwanted gaps between teeth. Tooth bonding uses composite resin to improve your smile and is often utilized in place of a veneer.

Veneers - These slim porcelain attachments are used to create a beautiful smile for patients who are unhappy with the shape, size, gap width or hard to remove stains such as tetracycline stain. Veneers are bonded to the front of teeth to improve your smile.

Cosmetic Recontouring - This cosmetic procedure will reshape the edges of tooth enamel to create a straighter smile.

Snap on Smile – A Snap on Smile is a removable smile that can be easily placed onto your teeth. They do not require any prep work of your teeth and are very easy to care for. This cosmetic solution is a more affordable option than veneers and will only take two to three weeks to complete.

Learn about Your Cosmetic Dental Treatment Options Today

If you are looking to improve your smile or are in need of tooth restoration, R.B. Family & Cosmetic Dentistry of San Diego offers cosmetic solutions to treat the aesthetics of your smile while enhancing the overall health and wellbeing of your dentition. Contact our Rancho Bernardo dental office to schedule an appointment. We look forward to making you smile!


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If you want to know what I think of Dr. Afzali and her staff all you really need to know is that I live in Portland and I fly to San Diego to see Dr. Afzali for all my dental work. That might seem a bit extreme, and perhaps it is, but hear me out before you decide. A couple of years ago when I was living in the Bay Area I had to have one of my front teeth removed and dental implant inserted in its place by a dentist in the Bay Area. The implant looked a little shorter and darker than my other teeth, and even made my gum above it look a bit darker than the adjacent gum. In short, it didn't look natural. So I wasn't completely satisfied with how my smile looked, but I thought that was the best that could be done. It wasn't.

Last summer while I was in San Diego visiting my parents I went to Dr. Afzali for a routine cleaning. She examined my mouth and immediately asked me whether I was happy with the way my implant looked. When I said I wasn't, she explained that she could make it look better and possibly even indistinguishable from my other teeth. She was right. My implant looks just like my other teeth, and my gum is pink again. In fact, my new implant looks so natural that I sometimes forget it's an implant. I couldn't be happier. One final point. Dr. Afazli's entire staff is great. When I walk in they all make me feel like I'm the most important patient they have. And Julie is particularly great. Because I live in Portland my visits to Dr. Afzali's office had to me perfectly timed with receipt of the various parts necessary for my procedures. Julie made sure that everything arrived when necessary, without fail, so that no flights or appointments had to be rescheduled.

Riley P.

Recently, while on a trip from Canada to visit friends in San Diego, I broke a tooth. I phoned RB Dentistry and was given an appointment without delay. Dr. Mary Afzali was reassuring and professional and did an excellent job fixing the broken tooth. Her dental assistant, Marinette, was kind and gentle and made me feel comfortable throughout the procedure. Julie at Reception was welcoming, warm and made me laugh with her wonderful sense of humour and handled the insurance processing with no complications. Thank you so much Dr. Afzali, Mari and Julie for one of the most pleasant dental appointments I've had in a long time! Hope to see you in Vancouver, B.C. sometime!

Pam C.

I know I am in good hands with Dr. Afzali at RB Family Dentistry. The cavity fillings and tooth root fillings I got there were done so well that when I went to the Southwest College Dental Hygenist school to help out a friend, they could barely even detect the fillings! The teachers there were very impressed. At RB Family Dentistry, the staff and hygenists are friendly, organized and very knowledgable, and the Dr. always gives me as much time as I need and answers all of my questions. The office is beautiful and state-of-the-art. They never try to sell me on additional products or services that I don't need.

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