Cosmetic Dentistry

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Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are handcrafted, custom designed and custom made thin shells of dental porcelain placed on teeth in your smile zone. They are stain resistant and made to blend in beautifully with surrounding teeth. Using the newest ceramic technology, porcelain veneers can be ultra-thin and therefore placed with minimal tooth drilling. The results will be an amazing and natural-looking smile.

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Veneers can dramatically transform your smile by correcting flaws in your teeth such as:

  • Fractures
  • Cracks
  • Gaps
  • Misalignment
  • Oddly Sized
  • Stains
  • Unsightly, Older Dental Work
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How we can help

Our AACD Accredited Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Susan McMahon, will meet you for a consultation to discuss your ideal smile. She will work with you to custom design your smile. During your consultation, we will take a few photos, discuss your desires and expectations for your smile, do a thorough dental examination, and talk over treatment options. Most smile makeovers can be accomplished in just a few weeks.

View Dr. McMahon’s Before and After Gallery

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Cosmetic Bonding

Chips, stains, and cracks on your front teeth can easily detract from an otherwise attractive appearance. Cosmetic bonding can be a conservative option for some of these dental flaws. Composite bonding is shaping and adhering tooth colored bonding material to front teeth. It is shade matched and polished to a high sheen. Composite bonding can usually be done in a single appointment.

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Cosmetic Orthodontics

You may associate braces with middle school or high school students, but more adults than ever are turning to orthodontics to improve their bite and reposition their teeth for cosmetic reasons. Modern braces can be made from clear or tooth-colored structures, and some dentists offer clear, removable aligners.

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Teeth Whitening

When performed by a dentist, teeth whitening, or bleaching, is quite effective. Your dentist can administer a higher concentration of whitening solution than over-the-counter systems, so the results are more significant. We offer several types of teeth whitening procedures at our Chicago dental office. Your dentist will help you determine the best solution for your unique lifestyle and goals.

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Accidents and Trauma

Sports injuries, car accidents, and falls….there are many causes of tooth fractures or tooth loss. The most common trauma is a fracture in the tooth’s crown, the visible part of your tooth, followed by tooth displacement or avulsion. Falls and trauma are the most common types of dental trauma among adolescents. For adults, their dental trauma may be caused by a fall, sports injury, or an automobile accident.

Teeth that have been injured or lost due to trauma may be able to be restored back to their original beauty through cosmetic dentistry. Porcelain veneers or crowns may be used to repair fractured or chipped teeth. For avulsed teeth or teeth that have been completely knocked out, dental implants may be an option. Our accredited cosmetic dentist, Dr. Susan McMahon, is highly skilled at restoring teeth that were damaged from sports-related injuries, car accidents, falls or other dental injuries. Our team of specialists will coordinate the care necessary to repair your damaged teeth, and restore the beauty and function of your smile.

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A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Susan McMahon enjoys one of the largest cosmetic dental practices in Western Pennsylvania and practices with University Dental Professional in Chicago. She is accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a fellow of the International Academy of DentalFacial Esthetics, and a fellow of the American Society for Dental Aesthetics. An author and lecturer, Dr. McMahon has devoted her professional career to the pursuit of advanced technologies in cosmetic dentistry and smile design. She served as a Clinical Instructor in Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine and is a frequent lecturer at many other dental schools.

She also lectures to dentists in both the United States and Europe on cosmetic dentistry and teeth whitening. A seven-time award winner of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s Annual Smile Gallery, Dr. McMahon has twice been awarded gold medals. She has also been voted by her peers as Top Cosmetic Dentist in Pittsburgh.

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About Us

Since 1984, University Dental Professionals has been providing exceptional dental care here in Chicago. Located in Hyde Park, directly across from the Museum of Science and Industry, our location has made it convenient for our patients from throughout Chicagoland and Northern Indiana. Focused on our mission to provide the best dental services possible, our doctors utilize the most advanced state-of-the-art technologies to customize their approach, one patient at a time. As a team, we are committed to collaborating with each other to ensure the best treatment options.

Our very own in office UDP dental plan reflects our philosophical approach to prevention and oral health. With more and more studies showing the systemic effects of poor oral health, our dental plan is 100% based on prevention and maintaining your oral health. The core of our plan is our hygiene recall system and our ongoing educational pursuits keep our hygiene team at the forefront of oral health. Each and every provider participates in our UDP plan, to offer our patients the best in services and reasonable fees without any limitations.

Our experienced doctors are leaders and innovators in dentistry. They are educators, authors and well-respected clinicians highly skilled in Cosmetic Dentistry, General Dentistry, Implant Dentistry, All on 4 ProceduresBotox, Dental Sleep Appliances, Invisalign, and far more. Implementing digital and laser dentistry allows our patients the latest in comfortable and high-quality dentistry.

Value and Trust based…. come see what sets our team apart.

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