What Does a Smile Makeover Entail

A smile makeover can give you the beautiful white smile of your dreams. At Strauss Dental in Oregon City, Dr. Julie Strauss and her experienced team offer crowns, bridges, veneers, teeth whitening, Invisalign®, and more. We are happy to answer any questions that you have about our procedures.


Smile Makeovers

What is a smile makeover?

A smile makeover involves multiple dental procedures during which Dr. Strauss restores damaged teeth, replaces missing teeth, or whitens natural teeth to help you achieve the beautiful smile of your dreams. A smile makeover can optimize teeth alignment and the shape and overall appearance of your teeth.

What happens during a smile makeover?

Your smile makeover consists of multiple appointments. During the first, your dentist reviews your medical and dental history, completes a comprehensive dental exam, takes dental X-rays, and personalizes a treatment plan just for you. At subsequent appointments, you might receive one or more of the following treatments:

Crowns and bridges

Crowns are caps that fit over natural teeth, while bridges can fill in gaps caused by missing teeth. Both help restore misshapen, decaying, damaged, or missing teeth.

Dental implants

Dental implants are artificial tooth roots your dentist places in your jawbone to support new artificial teeth.

Porcelain veneers

Porcelain veneers fit over the front portion of your teeth to improve their shape and size, and create the appearance of beautifully white natural teeth.

Teeth whitening 

During teeth whitening, your dentist uses a whitening gel and dental trays to make your teeth shades whiter after just a few treatments.


Invisalign is a series of clear aligners your dentist uses to gradually straighten crooked teeth over time. Many love this option for its flexibility, but you will need to be careful to follow Dr. Strauss’ directions. 

How many treatments will I require?

First, we take diagnostic impressions of your mouth. After we take impressions, we create a wax model of each tooth, and show you how the end result will look.

A beautiful smile awaits you at Strauss Dental. Schedule a smile makeover consultation over the phone at or online to get started today.

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