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Maple Shade Dental of Peoria
11825 N. Knoxville Ave., Dunlap, IL 61525

Cosmetic Dentistry in Peoria, IL

Are a few visible flaws making your smile less than it should be? With a little professional assistance, your stains, broken teeth, unsightly spaces and other dental faults could be a thing of the past. Cosmetic dentistry is more popular than ever. With today’s advanced dental technology, your cosmetic dentist can give you the flawless smile that you’ve always wanted.

Cosmetic Dentistry: How Is It Different?

The field of dental cosmetics addresses the aesthetic factors affecting your smile rather than those affecting the health and function of your teeth and gums. While traditional dentists treat and prevent dental disease, cosmetic specialists focus on the symmetry, color, shape and spacing of teeth in order to create or restore healthy looking, beautiful smiles. Cosmetic restoration procedures have come a long way. With today’s tooth-sparing dental methods, you can be sure that your results will be durable and long-lasting, and they’ll look completely natural.

Individual Cosmetic Dentistry Services

Our providers use an extensive range of cosmetic dentistry procedures to help craft gorgeous smiles and restore teeth after cosmetic damage. The treatments we employ can whiten teeth, restore missing teeth, close gaps, restore normal tooth texture and more. Here is a comprehensive list of the cosmetic dental services that we offer to our patients.

  • Braces
  • Invisalign®
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Smile Perfected™ 20 Minute Whitening
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Zoom!® Teeth Whitening

Why Insurance Companies Don’t Cover Cosmetic Dentistry

Several insurance companies offer special cosmetic dental insurance plans, but most standard dental insurance policies don’t cover elective or cosmetic procedures because they don’t directly improve dental health. Exceptions exist for cosmetic procedures that restore function to a tooth. If you’re uncertain about your insurance coverage limits, contact your insurance company to determine whether your cosmetic procedure will be eligible for coverage. To explore various cosmetic treatment options that may be covered, call our cosmetic dental office to schedule an appointment with an experienced dental provider.

Will I Find Great Cosmetic Dentistry Near Me?

You don’t have to go far to obtain excellent treatment. To gain access to great cosmetic dentistry in Peoria, call our office to be connected with a great dentist who can help you meet your aesthetic dental goals in the most efficient, comfortable and affordable way possible. We’re also here to answer your questions and provide all of the information that you need about your treatment plan. Contact us today to get started.

Cosmetic Dentistry Cost: How Much Should I Expect to Pay?

Because every smile has different cosmetic needs, every patient’s cost is unique. Factors affecting overall price include the type and number of procedures performed, restoration materials, treatment for existing dental disease and anesthesia preferences. Our cosmetic dental office strives to provide affordable cosmetic dentistry for all of our patients. We’ll help you make the most cost-effective choices and find the right financial solutions to manage your care. You don’t have to live with unattractive, damaged or missing teeth. Contact us today to get started on the vibrant, beautiful smile of your dreams.


When you are not happy with the way your smile looks, it shows. Our Invisalign® dentists can use this revolutionary aligner system to transform your smile. Feeling good about your smile often translates into greater overall self-confidence .

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Porcelain Veneers

Finding the right porcelain veneers in Peoria can be challenging. Our skilled professionals can provide the most effective solutions for all your cosmetic dentistry needs. Whether you need porcelain crowns, porcelain teeth, or veneers porcelain, we can deliver the best […]

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Smile Perfected™ 20 Minute Whitening

As a leading source for professional teeth whitening in Peoria, our dental practice offers a full range of options for our patients. We stay current with the latest developments in the dental field to ensure that you can take advantage […]

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Teeth Whitening

Teeth change as you age. They begin to show signs of wear and tear, and they start to look dingy or yellow due to accumulated stains from foods, beverages or tobacco use. Fortunately, you can get your beautiful smile back […]

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Zoom!® Teeth Whitening

Smoking, colored foods and beverages, and the process of aging can rob your smile of its brightness, but Zoom!® professional dental whitening can give you a smile that will make you proud again.

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