Cosmetic Dentistry

At Dr. Ackerman’s, our team is dedicated to helping you achieve the smile you’ve always imagined!

Whatever your smile goals might be, we have it all! Whether you’re looking for a brighter smile or a complete transformation, you’re in the right place!

Cosmetic procedures are used to make your smile stand out and capture everyone’s attention. Whether it be teeth whitening, fillings, or fixing chips/cracks, we can provide a solution for your problem! Thanks to our expertise and advanced technology, our team can improve smiles with quick treatments that are not only painless but surprisingly affordable. Cosmetic dentistry can provide dramatic changes to your overall appearance; even the smallest procedure could boost self-esteem and make you want to show off yours! So don’t wait, contact our office in Carmichael, CA today to learn more about how we can help keep your smile bright. 

  • $99 Cleaning, Exam & X-Ray*

  • $69 Exam & X-Ray*

  • Teeth Whitening

    Dr. Ackerman offers a full range of cosmetic dentistry including professional teeth whitening, which is the leading requested and performed procedure in our office! Biofilm collects on your pearly whites throughout each day which can attract stains that are trapped within tooth enamel’s pores. When your teeth become stained or discolored, it can have an effect not only on your dental health but your self-confidence as well. 

    We are proud to offer professional-grade whitening solutions in our office that work to eliminate stains and discoloration. We also offer at-home whitening solutions as well such as our Opalescence take-home whitening gels. Store-bought DIY whitening kits are not as effective and tend to be uncomfortable because of their “boil and fit” mouthpieces. Our office can provide high-strength homemade trays that are created to fit your smile exactly, maximizing the displacement from these gels which ensure they surround all surfaces evenly thus providing better results than what you would get buying some off-shelf product!

    To learn more about our teeth whitening service, please navigate to the designated whitening service page! Contact our office if you have any questions or would like to schedule a cosmetic appointment.


    A filling is an affordable and effective way for restoring damaged teeth to their normal function and health- all without having any lasting effects on your mouth’s aesthetics. At Dr. Ackerman, we provide a variety of filling treatments that will give you the smile of your dreams.

    • Tooth-Colored Fillings If you need to have fillings but don’t want them to affect the overall appearance of your smile, composite fillings may be the perfect option for you! Composite fillings are an almost invisible replacement as these modern adhesives match natural tooth color to make them virtually impossible to notice! Plus, they are durable and the procedure can be completed in a single visit. 


    A ceramic crown can strengthen and protect remaining tooth structures when parts are damaged or decayed, while restoring its original shape and function – giving back what was once yours! 

    At Dr. Ackerman’s, we offer the following crown options:

    • Full Porcelain 
    • Gold
    • Porcelain Fused to Metal Crown (PFM)

    The procedure begins with making an impression on the tooth. Your new crown will be color-matched specifically for you, improving the overall look and health of your smile.

    Cosmetic Bonding

    Cosmetic bonding can give you the smile of your dreams! Minor dental problems such as closing small gaps between teeth, adding tooth length, or changing the overall shape of the tooth can now be achievable with cosmetic bonding. 

    There’s very little preparation for dental bonding and anesthesia is generally not required beforehand. We use a shade guide to select the composite resin color that most closely matches your existing teeth; then we apply it using an etching technique that ensures adhesion between material (bonding agent) and host – in this case, you! Next up comes our special cleaning/conditioning solution made specifically so those all-important bonds can get put together just how they should be: perfectly intact again!! For 30 minutes to one hour, our expert dental technicians will carefully shape and polish your tooth until it matches perfectly with the remainder of your natural teeth.


    You can have a better smile with veneers! Cosmetic veneers are thin, custom-made teeth that will fill in any gaps and improve misaligned or discolored areas on your natural tooth placement in just one session. Dr. Ackerman specializes in placing porcelain veneers over your existing teeth to instantly correct multiple problems at once. 

    The doctor will first clean your teeth and remove any old surface restorations. He’ll also take an impression of the prepped tooth before sending it off for fabrication. After getting worked on by professionals, you can enjoy eating again with a beautiful veneer that looks just like nature intended.

    Cosmetic dentistry can provide dramatic changes to your overall appearance; even a simple procedure such as teeth whitening could boost self-esteem and make you want to show off that beautiful smile! With so many options available, there’s something perfect for everyone who wants their life improved aesthetically – from fixing chips or cracks to everything in between. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call our office today!

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