Snap on Smile is a brand-new product that we are offering at Huntingdon Valley Dental Arts. Here are some frequently asked questions about the product and the process of applying it to your current teeth.
About The Product
Does the Snap-On Smile procedure hurt?
The procedure is completely painless. All Dr. Makrauer needs to do is take an impression of your teeth. It requires no shots, no drilling and no removal of your natural tooth structure.
Will wearing Snap-On Smile damage my natural teeth?
No, Snap-On Smile will not damage your natural teeth.
Do I need special cleaners or toothpaste?
To keep your teeth looking great, there is a cleaning solution for your Snap-On Smile included when you first receive your Snap-On Smile. Refills can be purchased from Huntingdon Valley Dental Arts.
How many teeth does Snap-On Smile cover?
Does Snap-On Smile only cover my front teeth, both top and bottom?
Snap-On Smile is designed to cover your entire upper arch or bottom arch. You will work with Dr. Makrauer @ Huntingdon Valley Dental Arts to finalize the ultimate smile make-over that you wish to achieve.
Is Snap-On Smile like wearing dentures?
Snap-On Smile is removable and simply snaps in and snaps out. It is held in place by your natural teeth and does not require adhesives or glue of any kind.
Is there an age requirement for Snap-On Smile?
No, however if you are concerned about age requirements, please discuss this with Dr. Makrauer at Huntingdon Valley Dental Arts.
I have sensitive teeth. Will Snap-On Smile work for me?
I have missing teeth. Will Snap-On Smile work for me?
Snap-On Smile is one of the best solutions for people with missing teeth. Only a dentist can determine if Snap-On Smile will work for your specific case.
How long will my Snap-On Smile last?
Snap-On Smile can be used as a short or long-term provisional solution, but it is ultimately based on your treatment protocol recommended by Dr. Makrauer.
About the Process
How long does the process take?
During your first brief appointment, Dr. Makrauer will determine if you are a candidate and, if you are, he will take an impression of your existing teeth. In a few weeks, your new Snap-On Smile will be ready. Dr. Makrauer will make a few adjustments to the teeth and you can wear it home.
What happens at each dental appointment?
After a brief consultation at Huntingdon Valley Dental Arts to determine that you are a candidate, Dr. Makrauer will take impressions of your teeth. You can choose from different smile shapes and shades for your Snap-On Smile. In a few weeks, the exclusive lab at Snap-On Smile will create and send Dr. Makrauer your new appliance for final insertion. Snap it in and wear it home.