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Cosmetic Dentistry – Tucson, AZ

Unhappy with Your Smile? We Have Several Solutions

Even healthy teeth can look worn down or dull after years of staining and natural wear. As part of Dr. Lopez’s effort to provide truly comprehensive and high-quality care for your smile, our dental office offers many different cosmetic procedures, from personalized veneers to gentle gum recontouring. No matter your reason for being unhappy with what you see in the mirror, you can find a solution by scheduling a consultation to discuss options for cosmetic dentistry at our Tucson, AZ dental office.

Why Choose Jay R. Lopez, DDS, PC for Cosmetic Dentistry?

  • Highly Educated and Experienced Dentist
  • State of the Art Dental Technology
  • Virtual Smile Design—Preview Your Results


Woman's smile compared with porcelain veneer color chart during cosmetic dentistry visit

A dental veneer is a very thin piece of durable, tooth-shaped porcelain that is bonded onto the front of a tooth. Veneers are often a treatment option for creating a cosmetically beautiful smile when teeth are slightly crooked, misshapen, severely discolored or permanently stained, too large or too small, spaced unevenly, worn, or chipped. Dr. Lopez has helped many patients achieve the smile of their dreams by using this conservative treatment – either alone or in combination with other treatments. He will carefully shape your veneers to provide optimal function, a naturally beautiful appearance, and lasting results.

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Metal-Free Dental Crowns

Man and woman with healthy smiles after metal free dental crowns

Dental crowns made of metal amalgam last a long time and offer excellent protection for a damaged tooth, but they come at the cost of a completely natural-looking smile. Our Prettau and Emax brand dental crowns are made out of metal-free ceramic materials that can be shaded to match the rest of your smile. With a properly designed and placed crown, it will look like your teeth were never damaged or decayed in the first place.

Teeth Whitening

Woman receiving in office teeth whitening

Because having whiter teeth has now become the number one aesthetic concern of most patients, we offer both in-office power tooth whitening and take-home whitening kits. Dr. Lopez will recommend the best treatment for your circumstances. Whitening products have evolved over the years, and Dr. Lopez stays up to date with the best options. If sensitivity has been an issue with teeth whitening in the past, discuss this with us. Both he and our hygienist will be happy to go over the latest options with you, including:

  • KöR Whitening
  • Philips Zoom Take-Home Whitening
  • In-Office Opalescence Teeth Whitening

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Gum Recontouring

Closeup of smile after gum recontouring

Do your teeth look smaller than they should? It might be because the gums are covering them a bit too much. The gum recontouring process lets us remove unnecessary gum tissue to expose more of the teeth. This will also help the gumline look more even across your mouth. A soft tissue laser will be used for this procedure; the precision it offers will make it easier to create a smile that you will be satisfied with.

Virtual Smile Design

Virtual smile design for cosmetic dentistry transformation

Before you agree to any cosmetic dental procedure, we want you to know what you can expect your teeth to look like after the treatment so that you can set realistic expectations and make the best decision based on your individual needs. With our virtual smile design software, we can show you the simulated results of various procedures. If you need time to think about your choice, you can take the results home and show your potential future smile to friends and loved ones.