Schultz Center for Dentistry
Jeffrey L. Schultz, D.D.S.

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Do I Need ClearCorrect?

At Schultz Center for Dentistry, Dr. Jeffrey Schultz offers an array of treatments that can help you achieve straighter teeth and a healthy, beautiful smile. With options that range from teeth whitening to a more extensive smile makeover, our team can develop a personalized treatment plan that is tailored to fulfill your unique goals.

If you are searching for an effective and unobtrusive orthodontic treatment, ClearCorrect can be a sophisticated alternative to metal braces that can straighten your teeth and improve your bite without the time, expense, and inconvenience often presented by traditional techniques. With that said, the ClearCorrect system may not be an ideal treatment for all orthodontic concerns. ...

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What Is a Smile Makeover?

When a patient has several aesthetic or structural concerns about their teeth and gums, a smile makeover can be the most thorough and time-efficient manner of repair. By combining various cosmetic and restorative dentistry procedures into a single treatment plan, Dr. Jeffrey Schultz can address multiple dental issues simultaneously. These comprehensive treatment plans are often referred to as a smile makeover.

Smile makeover candidates typically have a number of common imperfections among the teeth, such as:

  • Cracks or chips
  • Stains or discoloration
  • Gaps between the teeth
  • Mild tooth misalignment
  • One or more missing teeth

Each smile makeover is designed to meet the unique needs of the individual patient. Porcelain veneers, dental implants, dental crowns, or professional ...

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How Durable Are Porcelain Veneers Vs. Real Teeth?

At Schultz Center for Dentistry, we offer many procedures to enhance the health and appearance of our patients’ teeth and gums. Our overall goal is to create a more beautiful and durable smile for our patients. For many dental concerns, porcelain veneers can help us achieve that goal.

Porcelain dental veneer treatments are customizable procedures that utilize thin ceramic shells to cover the front portion of affected teeth. They have a similar fit and feel to real teeth and can conceal chips, gaps, cracks, discolorations, or cases of mild misalignment. For these reasons, they are most often used as a cosmetic enhancement; however, they offer functional benefits as well.

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What Foods Should I Avoid with Porcelain Veneers?

Porcelain veneers are some of our most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments at Schultz Center for Dentistry. They can address a variety of common concerns, including stains, cracks, chips, gaps, and even some cases of mild teeth misalignment. These thin ceramic veneers are designed to be durable while mimicking the appearance and feel of natural teeth.

Following your procedure for porcelain veneers, some tooth sensitivity may occur. This can be due to hot or cold foods and beverages passing along your teeth and should resolve within one or two weeks. Although porcelain veneers are made to look, feel, and act like natural teeth, Dr. Jeffrey Schultz often advises his patients to ...

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How Long Does Invisalign Treatment Take?

Invisalign can be an innovative way to straighten teeth for a number of orthodontic concerns. If gapped, overcrowded, or misaligned teeth are negatively impacting your smile, Invisalign can address these issues with clear aligners that are designed to work discreetly and effectively. 

This system can also correct several biting irregularities that may affect the functional and aesthetic aspects of your smile, including overbites, underbites, open bites, and crossbites. One of the many benefits of Invisalign is that the removable aligners used to reposition teeth work gradually, but can often obtain the desired cosmetic outcome in less time than it would take traditional metal braces.

A question frequently raised to our Houston ...

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Will Invisalign Work for Me?

Invisalign is an effective tooth-alignment system that can treat a wide range of mild to complex orthodontic concerns. Utilizing transparent, removable aligners, this treatment can discreetly straighten the appearance of teeth by gradually repositioning them into a more desired location.

When compared to traditional braces, Invisalign can typically decrease treatment time and reduces much of the discomfort and inconveniences presented by metal wiring. Our cosmetic dentist, Jeffrey Schultz, DDS, offers Invisalign treatment to many patients seeking an inconspicuous method of transforming their smile. With such innovative teeth-straightening technology, many individuals wonder if Invisalign would be an effective treatment for them.

In short, Invisalign is versatile enough to act as an easy, ...

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What Are The Differences Between Teeth Whitening And Porcelain Veneers?

At the Schultz Center For Dentistry, we offer a variety of dental treatments to help our patients enhance their smiles. One of the more common questions we receive is whether teeth whitening or porcelain veneers is the better option for certain dental concerns. While both procedures can improve the appearance of the teeth, they each differ in unique ways that should be carefully considered before selecting one procedure over the other.

A professional teeth whitening treatment is one way to achieve a whiter smile and is commonly used to remove surface stains from the teeth. We offer both in-office and at-home whitening systems to effectively diminish discoloration using Opalescence Boost ...

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