Cosmetic Dentistry

Personalized Cosmetic Dentistry in Anaheim

young woman outdoorsThere are few things more valuable to your life and happiness than being able to smile with confidence. At the dental practice of Chet Desai, DDS, we provide cosmetic dental services to help you gain the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted.

We combine science and skill with an artistic flair to create a smile that functions as well as it looks. Our office is also equipped with cutting-edge technology to make your treatment more efficient, effective, and comfortable for you. Whether you need a simple touch-up, like teeth whitening, or need to replace an entire tooth, Dr. Desai and his team are here for you. If you live or work in Anaheim, Garden Grove, Fullerton, and Orange, contact us to schedule your visit today!


What are My Cosmetic Options?

smiling african american manCosmetic dentistry includes any service or treatment that enhances your smile’s appeal. We offer a wide variety of options so that you can choose the treatment that best meets your needs, goals, and lifestyle.

Our cosmetic treatments include:

At our Anaheim dental office, we are an amalgam-free practice. If your teeth are damaged or worn and need repair, our treatments will always use durable and lifelike materials that preserve your smile’s appeal. Each restoration is expertly matched to your surrounding enamel, helping it look natural and beautiful within your smile.

Repairing Your Smile with Crowns & Bridges

If you have a tooth that’s damaged, decayed, or completely missing, Dr. Desai can help! We provide custom restorations designed to revitalize or replace teeth as needed, rebuilding your smile’s function and aesthetics at the same time.

What to Expect from a Crown

A dental crown is designed to encompass the entire tooth, preventing damage or tooth decay. We can design and shape your crown comfortably using our iTero® 3D scanner, so you won’t need to deal with any goopy impressions. Crowns can improve a variety of issues, including:

  • Repairing severe tooth decay
  • Sealing a crack or fracture
  • Reshaping worn or misshapen tooth
  • Correcting minor bite misalignment
  • Protecting a tooth after root canal therapy
  • Enhancing a tooth’s aesthetics

How Does a Dental Bridge Work?

dental bridgeA bridge is designed to replace up to three missing teeth in a row with prosthetic teeth that fit and function naturally in your smile. Our office provides two types of dental bridges – traditional and implant-supported.

A traditional bridge uses a crown on each end to anchor the replacement teeth. These crowns are placed over neighboring teeth, securing them in place. Implant-supported bridges use implant posts embedded in the jawbone, leaving neighboring teeth untouched. Both options restore your bite and protect your oral health.

Straighter Smiles with Invisalign® Clear Braces

woman holding invisalign clear bracesCrooked, crowded, and misaligned teeth have a big impact on your smile’s appearance and health. Fortunately, mild to moderate misalignment can be corrected comfortably and discreetly with Invisalign. These clear aligners gently guide teeth into the optimal position without disrupting your lifestyle.

How Does Invisalign Work?

Dr. Desai can use Invisalign to enhance your adult smile, whether you need to correct a relapse or are straightening your teeth for the first time. The process starts with 3D imaging with our iTero scanner to capture an impression of your smile, which we use to design your custom aligner trays. We can even show you how the changes will progress and what your smile will look like when your treatment is complete!

Invisalign consists of a series of trays designed to apply gentle pressure to your teeth in targeted areas. Each tray is worn for a couple of weeks before changing to the next, gradually moving teeth over time. Since the trays are removable, you can easily take them off to eat or brush your teeth, allowing you to maintain your normal routine.

Enhancing Your Appeal with Porcelain Veneers

If you’re seeking dramatic, long-lasting results from a simple treatment, porcelain veneers may be your answer. These thin ceramic shells are bonded to the front surface of your most visible teeth, concealing minor issues and creating your ideal designer smile with ease.

Veneers are highly versatile and can be customized to your specific goals. Here’s what your veneer treatment may include:

  • 1-2 veneers for a chipped or broken tooth
  • 1-2 veneers to conceal a discolored tooth
  • 1 or more veneers for minor misalignment (instant orthodontic treatment)
  • Up to 8 veneers to lengthen worn teeth
  • Up to 8 veneers as part of a full smile makeover

Teeth Whitening for a Brilliant Smile

Teeth whitening is the simplest and least invasive cosmetic treatment, yet it can deliver dynamic results for your smile. Dr. Desai provides professional teeth whitening both in our office and in customized take-home kits. You can choose the method of whitening that best fits your needs, goals, and lifestyle.

In-Office Teeth Whitening – How It Works

patient matching teeth color for teeth whitening treatmentWhen you choose in-office whitening, you can achieve a whiter smile by up to eight shades in as little as an hour! Since we provide professional supervision, we can use the highest-strength whitening gel to deliver potent results evenly across your smile.

During a typical session, Dr. Desai or one of our hygienists will prep your smile by protecting your gums to minimize sensitivity. They will then apply the whitening agent to each tooth. The whitening gel penetrates beneath your enamel surface, lifting years of staining to reveal your natural enamel color underneath. The fast and reliable results make this a great option for heavy staining or when you have an important event, such as a wedding, job interview, or social event.

Whitening Your Smile at Home

Take-home whitening kits enable you to brighten your smile effectively in the comfort of your home. All it takes is a quick office visit for us to take digital impressions of your smile. Once we’ve made your custom whitening trays, you can pick up your kit and a supply of professional-strength whitening gel. We’ll instruct you on how to use the kit safely and effectively, after which you can whiten your smile at your own pace.

This option is perfect for people who want to whiten their smile over time or do a quick touch-up now and then. The custom trays are also yours to keep, so you can easily pick up more whitening gel as-needed during your six-month exams!

Enjoy Your Best Smile in Anaheim

No matter your reason for choosing cosmetic dentistry, you can count on the team at the practice of Chet Desai, DDS. We’ll customize your treatment to ensure that it’s effective and flattering to your smile, and we always put your smile goals first. We’re proud to help patients across Anaheim, Garden Grove, Fullerton, and Orange discover their best smiles!


Contact Us. We encourage you to contact us with any questions or comments you may have. Please watch for our Grand Opening on Anaheim Blvd in January.

Contact Us

We encourage you to contact us with any questions or comments you may have. Please watch for our Grand Opening on Anaheim Blvd in January.