The best part of our job is improving the way patients feel about their smiles. Comfort, beauty, and function are our priorities when it comes to smile makeovers with our Springfield, IL dentist. Please take a moment to look over our smile gallery images from previous procedures done by Dr. Shane Ruggless!
This person had been a patient of the office for years, and was starting to have some issues with teeth and fillings breaking. He wasn't sure what he needed, but was hoping that he could strengthen his teeth as well as improve his smile.
Improve Your Smile with Dental Crowns in 62704
Dr. Ruggless performed a full oral exam with dental x-rays and photography. Several options were discussed, but ultimately it was decided that a majority of his teeth would require dental crowns. This would achieve the patient's goals as well as provide cosmetic and restorative dentistry. What ...
This patient had a history of dental trauma at an early age. She was in an accident that caused her to lose her front teeth. Over the past few decades she has had multiple bridges to replace her front teeth.
Dental Crowns & Bridges in Springfield, IL
Due to the nature of bone loss and teeth wear, her smile with her teeth started to move higher up causing an uneven smile. The patient's complaint was that her smile looked it like arched in the front, and you couldn't see her teeth when she smiled. The patient had a previous top
This patient came to our office with a dental emergency. Her front right tooth had been hurting, and after an x-ray and exam it was determined that the root of the tooth had fractured. In most cases once the root fractures the tooth cannot be saved and it requires a dental extraction. Options of a dental implant, a dental bridge, and a partial denture were discussed. The patient decided that she would like to move forward with a dental implant. Dr. Ruggless worked closely with a local periodontist to provide the treatment where the patient has the tooth ...
This patient came into Ruggless Dental with his front left tooth broken. Dr. Ruggless determined that the tooth could not be saved, and many options were discussed including an implant or dental bridge. Ultimately the patient decided he wanted to have a dental bridge to replace his tooth. The patient had also mentioned he was not happy with his smile and the look of his front teeth.
Cosmetic Dental Crown Restoration in 62704
Dr. Ruggless and the patient went through a smile design taking photos and models of the teeth. The final plan ended with the patient having 5 individual cosmetic dental ...
This patient was unhappy with the shape and color of her previous crowns and natural teeth. A gum surgery known as crown lengthening was performed by a local periodontist to provide a more natural smile with the gums.
Cosmetic Dentistry Results in Springfield, IL
The patient then went through dental Zoom! whitening to whiten her teeth. Her new smile was finalized with cosmetic porcelain crowns. The patient was ecstatic with her new teeth! She said Dr. Shane Ruggless and Ruggless Dental in Springfield, IL gave her a reason to smile again! If you would like to set up ...
This patient needed a preexisting dental crown replaced. The color of the previous crown was more yellow than the rest of his teeth. Our team was happy to help. Dr. Ruggless was able to prep and deliver a custom porcelain white crown to match the surrounding natural teeth. If you have an dental crown that is not aesthetically pleasing call Ruggless Dental at our Springfield office today! Or you can request an appointment here on our website.
This patient came to the office wanting to change and whiten her smile. Dr. Ruggless discussed her cosmetic dentistry options, and ultimately they agreed that porcelain white crowns would be the best option.
Porcelain Crowns & Teeth Whitening in Springfield, IL
The patient's natural teeth on the bottom were whitened using Zoom! whitening, and then six porcelain crowns were done on the top. The patient was beyond happy with her new smile! If you are interested in changing your smile with cosmetic dentistry contact Dr. Ruggless at Ruggless Dental for a consultation! You can request an appointment
The patient came into Ruggless Dental with tooth pain on her right side. Her x-rays showed a deep cavity that made it to the nerve of the tooth. Dr. Ruggless performed a root canal on the tooth to remove the infected nerve and get the patient out of pain. As with most back teeth, after a root canal they require a crown. Since the patient was young with pretty teeth it was very important to her that we make a custom crown that fits perfectly in her smile. Dr. Ruggless takes custom shades with photography to help the ...