5120 S. Cliff Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD




5120 S. Cliff Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57108


5120 S. Cliff Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57108

Cosmetic Dentistry Benefits

The Benefits of a Perfect Smile!

A beautiful healthy smile not only enhances the way you look, but can also have a positive impact on how you feel about yourself. Here are only a few of the benefits of a perfect smile:

Increased Self Confidence

75% of adults believe that an unpleasant smile can negatively impact professional and personal success. A restored smile will help you let go of any old fears about the condition of your teeth and allow you to greet the world with a confident and beautiful smile.

Experience More Joy

Without concern over the appearance of your teeth, you will experience the sense of fulfillment that comes with knowing that you look your best.

Relaxed Demeanor

Now that you no longer worry about how to hide your teeth when you smile or laugh, you will sink into a state of grounded relaxation.

Positive Self Image

Nine out of every ten North Americans believe an attractive smile is an important social asset. With a restored and beautiful looking smile, negative self talk about your crooked smile will vanish. Enjoy all aspects of your new and improved self image.

Better Health

Restoring a beautiful and healthy smile is a wonderful demonstration of nourishing self care. Not only will your smile look perfect and be disease free, but troubles such as excessive headaches and joint pain can be corrected with neuromuscular dentistry. You're not simply fixing your teeth; proper dental care positively impacts the health of your entire body.

Restore Youthful Appearance

Don't let your chronological age dictate how you feel. It's an unfortunate reality that teeth show their age. With a restored smile you can look as young as you feel.

Look Your Best

Experience the energy and vigor that is restored when you know you look and feel your absolute best.

Be Pain Free

A misaligned jaw can result in a variety of troublesome symptoms including severe headaches, neck strain, joint pain and ear problems. When treated to a proper jaw position with neuromuscular dentistry, you will enjoy a more comfortable pain free life – and all in just a few painless appointments.

Cosmetic Dentistry FAQ

  • What will my insurance cover? +

    Your dentist will do what they can to maximize your insurance coverage. Please keep in mind that the prime mandate of insurance companies is cost containment, which does not necessarily equate to high quality dental care. Our office provides a variety of payment options to make quality dental care affordable.
  • What can I do about my unattractive metal fillings? +

    Over time your old mercury fillings unavoidably fail. As they corrode the mercury expands cracking the tooth structure. You can replace your existing fillings with new plastic, enhanced plastic, or porcelain materials. These are superior to the standard plastic (white) fillings and last longer.
  • Although I would like a smile makeover, I would still like natural looking teeth. Will people be able to tell that I have had work done? +

    Dr. vanHofwegen is carefully trained to create beautiful and natural looking smiles. Taking into account factors such as facial structure, age, and lifestyle, your smile could look as natural, or as bright as you desire – you get to decide with advice from your dentist.
  • How long will my porcelain veneers last? +

    Due to advancements in technology many of the materials used today are actually stronger than natural teeth. With regular dental check ups your veneers will keep you smiling for many years to come.
  • How do you fix chipped or cracked teeth? +

    The treatment of choice for chipped, cracked or misshapen teeth is porcelain veneers. In only a couple of visits to your dentist, these beautiful and natural looking restorations will change your appearance and boost your self-confidence.
  • How long does whitening last? +

    Whitening can last several years before it needs to be touched up. However personal habits such as smoking, coffee, wine, and soda consumption can impact whitening longevity. Porcelain veneers however, are stain resistant.
  • What can I do about discolored teeth? +

    There are many whitening procedures that will give you beautiful results. At home whitening systems are available from your dentist and have proven effective for most patients. However there is a certain degree of time commitment and patience involved with “at home” procedures. In office whitening techniques offer immediate results with superior lightening effects in only one dental visit. Certain discolorations will not be corrected with these systems, in which case patients will benefit from porcelain veneers.
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