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Cosmetic dentistry is a serious passion for us, and we stay
current on the latest innovations to ensure the best possible
experiences for our patients. We work with most of the
major cosmetic dental insurance plans, and we help patients
navigate all facets of cosmetic dental surgery, from the
planning stage through the appointment itself, and on through
the recovery and payment process.
When they need a dentist Lexington KY residents want one
who is skilled, professional, knowledgeable, and understands
their needs. Whether it involves a routine tooth cleaning,
cosmetic dental services, or restorative dental services, Dr.
O'Donnell's office has you covered.
Composite fillings are usually placed in one appointment.
While the tooth is numb, the dentist will remove the decay.
The space will then be thoroughly cleaned and carefully
prepared before the new filling is placed. If the decay was
near the nerve of the tooth, a special medication will be
applied for added protection
Reasons for composite fillings:
Closing space between two teeth.
Cracked or broken teeth.
Dental implants are artificial roots and teeth (usually
titanium) that are surgically placed into the upper or lower
jaw bone. The teeth attached to implants are very natural
looking and often enhance or restore a patient's smile!
Reasons for dental implants:
Replace one or more missing teeth without affecting adjacent
Resolve joint pain or bite problems caused by teeth shifting
into missing tooth space.
Restore a patient's confident smile.
Support a bridge or denture, making them more secure and
A crown (or cap) is a covering that encases the entire tooth
surface restoring it to its original shape and size. A crown
protects and strengthens tooth structure that cannot be
restored with fillings or other types of restorations.
Reasons for crowns:
Broken or fractured teeth.
Tooth has a root canal.
You will be given care instructions and encouraged to have regular dental
visits to check your new crown.
A dental bridge is a fixed (non-removable) appliance and is an
excellent way to replace missing teeth.
There are several types of bridges.You and your dentist will
discuss the best options for your particular case. The
"traditional bridge" is the most popular type and is usually
made of porcelain fused to metal. Porcelain fixed bridges are
most popular because they resemble your natural teeth. This
type of bridge consists to two crowns that go over two
anchoring teeth (abutment teeth) and are attached to pontics
(artificial teeth), filling the gap created by one or more
Reasons for tooth whitening:
Fluorosis (excessive fluoridation during tooth development).
Normal wear of outer tooth layer.
Stained teeth due to medications (tetracycline, etc.).
Yellow, brown stained teeth.
You will receive care instructions for your teeth and trays,
and be encouraged to visit the dentist regularly to help
maintain a beautiful, healthy, white smile.
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