Cosmetic Dentistry

General Dentists located in Hell’s Kitchen, New York, NY

Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry takes your healthy teeth one step further and gives you a smile you can show off with confidence. At Alvarez Smile Design in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan, New York, skilled general dentist Bradley Alvarez, DMD, can get you the straighter, whiter, symmetrical smile of your dreams. Call the New York City office or book an appointment online today to learn more about the services available at Alvarez Smile Design.

Is cosmetic dentistry the same as restorative dentistry?

Restorative dentistry, like cosmetic dentistry, works to promote the health and beauty of your smile, but they address different needs.

Restorative dentistry

Restorative dentistry is an important general subspecialty at Alvarez Smile Design and includes procedures such as fillings, crowns, and dental implants.

Cosmetic dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry helps you perfect the appearance of your teeth and gums so you can have complete confidence in your smile.

What does cosmetic dentistry have to offer me?

The team at Alvarez Smile Design offers a wide range of cosmetic dentistry services, including:


If you have been looking for a convenient orthodontic treatment to correct the alignment of your teeth or jaw, Invisalign’s clear, removable aligners may be the ideal solution. The treatment is comparatively quick, lasting 12-18 months in most cases*, and allows you to eat and drink with fewer restrictions than regular braces.

Teeth whitening

Alvarez Smile Design offers in-office Philips Zoom!® teeth whitening, giving you fantastic results in just one hour.


The team can bond these thin shells of porcelain or ceramic to your teeth to cover minor imperfections. If you are self-conscious about chips, stains, or gaps in your teeth, veneers can help.

Do I need cosmetic dentistry?

You may be a good candidate for cosmetic dentistry if you would like to correct:

  • Chipped teeth
  • Misshapen or misaligned teeth
  • Tooth staining or discoloration

The team’s first priority will be to ensure your mouth is healthy, treating any gum disease or cavities, and addressing pain or discomfort. With this foundation in place, you can move forward with cosmetic treatments.

Can cosmetic dentistry benefit me?

Absolutely. Having brighter, more symmetrical teeth can eliminate awkwardness or self-consciousness as you smile or talk to others. You can access your full range of expressions with pride and connect socially with confidence.

The providers at Alvarez Smile Design are known for excellent bedside manners and for listening carefully to patient concerns. If you have lingering issues with your smile, don’t hesitate to bring up your concerns with the team.

To learn more about which cosmetic dentistry procedures might best benefit you, reach out to the Alvarez Smile Design team by phone or online today.

*Individual results may vary