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By Botts Dental Spa
March 31, 2021
Category: Oral Health
Tags: cosmetic dentistry  

While the focus of general dentistry involves the prevention and treatment of tooth and gum complications, the primary focus of cosmetic dentistry is improving your smile and the appearance of your teeth. Cordova, TN, residents can make the most of a wide range of cosmetic dental procedures thanks to Dr. Jason Botts and his team at Botts Dental Spa.

Cosmetic Dental Services

Here are five of the most common cosmetic dental procedures:

  • Professional teeth whitening: Professional teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures for Cordova, TN, dental patients. It’s a simple process that takes less than an hour, so you can do it on your lunch break. Teeth whitening can improve the color of your teeth by several shades.
  • Composite bonding: Bonding is a simple but effective dental procedure that can be used to repair any minor issues such as small chips or cracks in your teeth. After removing any decay or damaged areas from your teeth, your dentist will then apply the bond or composite and shape it to look like your natural teeth.
  • Dental Implants: Implants provide the most durable and permanent way to replace missing teeth. The procedure involves the implantation of a titanium post into your jawbone. An abutment is added to the post and a prosthetic tooth called a crown is cemented to the abutment.
  • Porcelain veneers: Veneers are thin porcelain sleeves that are fixed over the front of a tooth. They can be used to fix misshapen, discolored, or damaged teeth.
  • Onlays and Inlays: These types of restorations are created in a lab to match the shape, size, and color of your natural teeth. Inlays and onlays are used to protect and strengthen a tooth that has been severely damaged by tooth decay.

If you’re considering your cosmetic dentistry options in Cordova, TN, call Dr. Botts at (901) 737-2200 to schedule an appointment.

By Botts Dental Spa
December 23, 2020
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
Tags: cosmetic dentistry  

Let our Collierville, TN, dental team craft your dream smile with cosmetic dentistry.

Do you wish that you felt more confident in your appearance, but your smile is holding you back? Are you dealing with an imperfect smile that you keep hiding from everyone around you? If this sounds like you, you may want to consider turning to our Collierville, TN, cosmetic dentist Dr. Jason Botts for treatment. Cosmetic dentistry is incredibly popular and can help you get that perfect smile.

Here are some of the ways in which we can improve your appearance,

Cosmetic contouring

If you are dealing with a tooth that is just a little bit longer than the rest of your smile, or sticks out in some way, cosmetic contouring (also known as tooth reshaping) can help to give you a more even smile. This non-invasive procedure allows us to shave off very small amounts of enamel from your tooth to slightly alter the shape or size of a tooth. This same technique can also be applied to the gums to remove excess tissue to address “gummy smiles”.


Who says that getting braces has to be awkward? If you want to fix a crooked smile as an older teen or adult, then chances are good that you want a treatment that won’t take over your whole smile and stick out. This is where Invisalign comes in. This clear set of aligners fit perfectly over your teeth like whitening trays, and they apply just the perfect amount of pressure to move teeth into the ideal spot. Invisalign is metal-free, completely comfortable and can be removed prior to eating, drinking, brushing and flossing.

Teeth Whitening

This is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments that we offer. That’s because it seems that everyone wants to achieve a whiter smile, and most healthy individuals can benefit from whitening treatment. If you are dealing with deep, yellow stains caused by aging, foods or drinks, then professional in-office whitening can easily remove these stains and get your teeth several shades whiter in just a single session.


Some dental defects are just a little too widespread or serious for more minimally invasive techniques such as whitening or contouring. In this case, veneers can provide ample coverage to improve the shape, size, color and alignment of your smile. These ultra-thin shells made from porcelain are bonded directly to the front of one or more teeth to makeover and revitalize your smile. Wondering how so many Hollywood elite seem to have such perfect smiles? Many of them are sporting veneers!

Do you have questions about the cosmetic dentistry services we provide here at our Collierville, TN, practice? Want to sit down with us and discuss which cosmetic treatment is right for you? If so, call Botts Dental Spa at (901) 737-2200 to schedule a consultation.

By Botts Dental Spa
December 07, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures

Say goodbye to your discolorations and yellowing teeth with professional teeth whitening.teeth whitening

If your Pinterest searches consist of a variety of at-home whitening tips and tricks, then chances are good that you’ve been trying everything under the sun to get your smile whiter. Of course, a lot of these remedies don’t offer the visible results that most people are looking for. If you are finding yourself disappointed with the whitening treatments you’ve tried, our Cordova, TN, cosmetic dentist Dr. Jason Botts is here to help.

What is professional teeth whitening?

This cosmetic treatment is so popular because it not only instantly removes stains but it also lightens the actual shade of your teeth. Through high-quality whitening gels (and sometimes a dental laser), whiter results are visible after just one treatment.

How does it work?

In order for whitening gel to be successful, it requires an active whitening ingredient. If you use over-the-counter whitening kits you may notice hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide being listed as one of the main ingredients. These are the most common active ingredients found in whitening gels. Of course, the whitening gels used by our Cordova, TN, dentist is much stronger than anything you’ll find in your local oral care aisle. Because of this, the results you’ll obtain with our in-office system is faster and more significant than at-home options.

How long will my results last?

A lot of this will depend on you. If you are someone who continues to brush and floss regularly, continues to visit us for routine exams and cleanings, and avoids stain-causing foods and drinks (e.g. red wine; coffee; tomato sauce) then you could enjoy your whiter smile for up to one year or more.

You can also choose to get our at-home whitening system for touch-ups and to help maintain your results for longer or you may choose to use whitening toothpaste every time you brush to prevent new stains from forming.

Is teeth whitening right for me?

If your smile has started to dull over the years this could be due to consuming lots of stain-causing foods and drinks over the years or from bad habits like smoking. If you have yellow or even brown stains that you wish to treat, then getting your teeth professionally whitened might be the most effective option for removing these stains.

Botts Dental Spa in Cordova, TN, is dedicated to giving you a radiant smile. If you want teeth whitening that truly works wonder then it’s time to give us a call and schedule an appointment with us.

By Botts Dental Spa
June 14, 2016
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: cosmetic dentistry  

When most people meet someone for the first time, they greet them with a “nice to meet you,” and a smile. A polite greeting will go a cosmetic dentistrylong way, but a great smile can change everything.

At Botts Dental Spa serving Collierville and Cordova, Dr. Jason Botts specializes in offering the highest-quality cosmetic dentistry work to give you that life-changing smile.

Here are a few ways cosmetic dental work can give you a whole new look:

1. Teeth whitening:

Overtime, the outer layer of enamel that surrounds teeth deteriorates. It can also be expedited by heavy exposure to factors such as coffee or tobacco. When a tooth loses its enamel, it’s gone permanently.

This leaves the darker layer, the dentin, visible and gives the tooth a look of discoloration. A teeth whitening procedure can return them to their natural sheen, for as long as five years.

2. Teeth straightening:

In past years, the only way to straighten out one’s teeth was to spend a year, maybe more, in a shiny set of metal braces. Fortunately, for those searching for cosmetic dentistry to help straighten their teeth, Botts Dental Spa uses Invisalign’s invisible and removable solution.

Over the span of nine to 15 months, these clear aligners will gradually shift teeth to perfect placement.

3. Tooth repair:

Depending on the type of damage, be it cavities or simply a chipped tooth, there is a number of operations that can restore teeth. For example, bonding is a process in which an enamel-like material is fused to a tooth’s surface, and can be molded to fit the shape of any specific tooth.

For more serious restoration jobs, crowns and bridges can be used to restore large pieces of teeth that may have decayed or broken.

4. Tooth replacement:

If it comes time for a painful or decaying tooth to be extracted, there’s no need to worry about any unattractive gaps. Dental implants are secure fixings placed into the jawbone to support structures such as veneers or dentures. These are the most reliable and long-lasting dental restorations.

5. Prevent future decay:

As a large bonus, these fillings and implants will all help prevent future decay in those problem areas, as well as the surrounding gums and teeth.

Contact Botts Dental Spa serving Collierville and Cordova

For more information on the best cosmetic dentistry work available, contact Botts Dental Spa serving Collierville and Cordova at (901) 737-2200.

By Botts Dental Spa
September 17, 2014
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: cosmetic dentistry  

cosmetic dentistry Our dentist at Botts Dental Spa is helping the Cordova area with their smiles by offering cosmetic dental services. Every patient is guaranteed to be satisfied with our services and procedures for obtaining the pearly white smile they have always wanted.

Dental Implants in Cosmetic Dentistry

Dental implant surgery can be a great option for patients who need to fill in a missing tooth or teeth. As a part of cosmetic dentistry, our doctor wants to give you back the mouth you once had. Dental implants are designed to give you the look, feel and function of your natural teeth. They are surgically implanted in the roots of the missing tooth or teeth and it gradually bonds to your gums. The implant surgery is done in the office, which makes it time effective and efficient for you.

Other Popular Cosmetic Procedures

Dental implant surgery at our office is a popular dental practice, but so are many other cosmetic options. These include:
  • Teeth Whitening - A whitening agent is used to brighten your smile and to eliminate stains.
  • Cosmetic Fillings - Porcelain materials are used to replace the tooth structure that was lost to decay.
  • Dentures - The other option to dental implants. These are removable, but can also cause bone loss, tooth decay and gum disease.
  • Tooth Bonding - Bonds are attached to the tooth to fix a chipped tooth or can be used as a filling.
  • Porcelain Veneers, Crowns and Bridges - Porcelain veneers are used to make your teeth look normal, white and straight. They can also fill in gaps in your teeth.
  • Invisalign – Invisalign is a removable, invisible aligner that gives patients straight teeth anywhere between 9-18 months.

Cosmetic Dentistry Benefits

If you are undecisive about whether or not you want to go through with a cosmetic dental procedure. Here is a list of benefits to help:
  • Increased self-confidence - Greet the world with a confident and beautiful smile
  • Experience More Joy - Experience the sense of fulfillment that comes with knowing you look your best.
  • Relaxed Demeanor - You can be relaxed knowing that you look your best.
  • Positive Self Image
  • Better Health
  • Restore Youthful Appearance - Look and feel young again with a restored smile.
  • Look Your Best - Experience energy and vigor that is restored when you know you look and feel your absolute best.
To know if you are the right candidate for any of our cosmetic procedures, contact Botts Dental Spa, today to get that show-off smile!