Cosmetic Dentistry | Dentist in Farmington Hills, MI
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Cosmetic Dentistry in Farmington Hills, MI

Achieve Your Dream Smile With Our Farmington Hills Dentist

The first thing people may notice about you is your smile. The appearance of your teeth can impact the impression you give and how people perceive you. Things like natural staining, and misshapen or misaligned teeth can make socializing a challenge. If you’re concerned about the look of your teeth, cosmetic dentistry can help you smile with confidence again. Our Farmington Hills, MI dentist can help you achieve your dream smile with a tailor-made treatment plan.

We’re proud to provide Michigan patients throughout Westland, Livonia, Birmingham, Novi, Farmington Hills, and the surrounding areas with comprehensive cosmetic dental services.

What Is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry aims to improve the appearance of your smile by enhancing the size, color, and shape of your teeth. Patients who have a healthy smile but desire a specific look can benefit from cosmetic dental services. At Roman Shlafer, DDS, we strive to not only enhance the aesthetics of your smile but also make it as natural looking as possible. We understand that no two patients are the same so you can trust that we’ll take the time to create a personalized plan to bring your dream smile to life.

Dr. Shlafer offers a variety of cosmetic treatments at our practice, including:

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is a common cosmetic procedure that removes stains from the surface of your teeth. Things like diet, oral habits, and age can affect the appearance of your teeth over time. Teeth whitening allows us to eliminate stains while making your teeth several shades whiter. We offer two options for teeth whitening that are both highly effective.

The first option is our Nite White® take-home trays, which are custom-made to fit your teeth and produce noticeable results in just seven to ten days. Alternatively, you can visit our office for the BriteSmile® procedure. This powerful treatment brightens your smile in just one appointment, allowing you to show off your new smile immediately.

Veneers and Lumineers

Veneers and Lumineers are thin shells that fit over chipped, stained, or misaligned teeth. They’re made from durable porcelain to ensure natural function and long-lasting results. They can be used to treat:

  • Crooked teeth
  • Teeth that are too small
  • Stained teeth that are resistant to teeth whitening
  • Uneven or worn teeth
  • Chipped or cracked teeth
  • Spacing between teeth

Because they’re customized to blend in with your natural teeth, veneers and Lumineers can easily and discreetly cover any aesthetic flaws in your smile.

The main difference between veneers and Lumineers is that Lumineers are the thinner of the two. They’re extremely narrow and completely translucent, so they can replicate the natural color of your enamel. Lumineers also require less preparation to place.

Composite Bonding

Composite Bonding is a fast and easy procedure that can fix chips, cracks, discoloration, and other small issues with your teeth. The bonding material is made from a tooth-colored ceramic that is cured with a high-intensity light before shaping and smoothing it to your tooth.

Smile Makeovers

A smile makeover is for patients who are looking to reconstruct their entire smile. The treatments involved in a smile makeover can vary depending on your specific needs, but they often involve a combination of cosmetic and restorative procedures. Some of these procedures include periodontal treatment and dental implants.

Frequently Asked Questions


Cosmetic dentistry aims to address the physical appearance of your smile.

General dentistry focuses on the overall health and wellness of your smile and includes things like preventive services, root canals, and extractions to optimize your oral health.

Restorative dentistry centers around the health and function of your smile which includes things like dental bridges, dental implants, and dentures to bring your smile back to working order.
While cosmetic dentistry addresses the physical appearance of your teeth, orthodontics is its own specialty geared towards the alignment of your teeth. Dr. Shlafer offers Inman aligners, SureSmile® Aligners, and All-on-4® to address any of your orthodontic needs.
Many insurance companies do not cover cosmetic procedures because they are for aesthetic purposes. However, depending on your specific reasons for the treatment, there may be exceptions like with orthodontic treatments which are for both the health and look of your teeth. We highly recommend checking with your insurance provider first to ensure you maximize your benefits. Dr. Shlafer also offers a variety of financing options so that you don’t have to worry about getting the care you need.

Schedule Your Appointment Today

If you find that you’re reluctant to smile due to stained, misshapen, or misaligned teeth, a cosmetic dental procedure may help you achieve your dream smile so you can smile with confidence. Give us a call at (248) 781-0040 to schedule your complimentary implant consultation or stop by to meet our exceptional team of dentists. We proudly serve patients from Westland, Livonia, Birmingham, Novi, Farmington Hills, and throughout Michigan.

Don’t wait, come and see how dentistry is done differently at Roman Shlafer, DDS.

Our Happy Patients

"Dr. Shlafer became my dentist 2 years ago when my fiance at the time recommended I use his dentist. From the initial consultation, I knew Dr Shlafer would be my long term dentist. Dr Shalfer and his team were very thorough which showed that they truly cared about my dental health. I highly recommend Dr. Shlafer."

Miller Yvonne Miller

"The staff here is stellar. I've been going here for years now and have never had a bad experience. The women at the desk greet everyone by name, and the doctor remembers everything you tell him about yourself. Everyone here knows what they're doing, a trip here is never a hassle, and they'll always keep your best interest in mind."

Marc B Marc B.

"Dr. Shlafer and staff are absolutely fabulous. So incredibly friendly and accommodating and Dr. is so gentle and very comforting. The office atmosphere is very relaxing as well!"

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