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Bucktown Smiles
2002 N. Damen Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60647

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Treatments (32)

All-on-4 Dental Implants

96% Worth It Rating

Often used to replace dentures or missing teeth, the branded procedure All-on-4 uses four titanium dental implants to anchor the upper and lower jaw. This provides a strong foundation for prosthetic teeth, which are added afterwards to complete this permanent procedure.

Braces

85% Worth It Rating

Braces are used to straighten teeth, and improve bite, appearance, and overall dental health. Several versions include metal, lingual, invisible, or ceramic.

Clear Braces

83% Worth It Rating

Clear braces use a series of clear, removable aligner trays to straighten crooked or crowded teeth.

Clear Correct

69% Worth It Rating

ClearCorrect is an alternative to braces designed to straighten crooked teeth, using a series of custom aligners/trays.

Dental Bonding

89% Worth It Rating

In dental bonding, a cosmetic dentist puts a composite material directly on damaged or discolored teeth and then shapes and hardens it using a UV light or laser.

Dental Crown

90% Worth It Rating

A dental crown is a protective covering used to enhance the strength and appearance of damaged teeth. Crowns are most commonly made of porcelain, stainless steel, or ceramic.

Dental Implants

92% Worth It Rating

Dental implants are surgical components that replace the roots of missing teeth. An implant will anchor replacement crowns, bridges, or dentures in the mouth.

Gum Lift

100% Worth It Rating

A gum Lift is a cosmetic dental procedure that contours the gum tissue, usually to show more of the teeth and improve the smile.

Invisalign

81% Worth It Rating

Invisalign aligners are used to straighten crooked or crowded teeth, as well as close gaps and adjust overbites. The treatment involves wearing clear, plastic trays that are custom-designed for your mouth, making Invisalign a less-noticeable alternative to metal braces. For best results, it's recommended that you wear the aligners at least 20 hours per day throughout your entire treatment, switching to a new set of aligners roughly every two weeks until you've reached your desired results.

Lumineers

54% Worth It Rating

Cover up the little imperfections in your smile with these porcelain veneers. The beauty? Lumineers don't require your teeth to be shaved or ground beforehand.

Mini Dental Implants

100% Worth It Rating

Mini dental implants can be used to replace missing teeth with a cemented crown, and are also commonly used for stabilizing dentures. Unlike conventionaldental implants, these are small and don't require major surgery for placement. The procedure can typically be performed in a single visit.

Porcelain Veneers

85% Worth It Rating

This dental work bonds thin pieces of porcelain over the top of teeth to improve size, shape, and color. This procedure can help correct teeth with gaps, irregular shapes, chips, or stains. Because the original teeth are altered to place the veneers, this is an irreversible treatment.Learn more in our porcelain veneer overview

Six Month Smiles

67% Worth It Rating

Six Month Smiles is a short-term orthodontic treatment that uses clear brackets and tooth-colored wires as an alternative to standard metalbraces.Since the treatment uses low force to move teeth gently, it's intended for adults with crooked or spaced teeth who aren't looking for major alterations to their bites.

Smile Makeover

100% Worth It Rating

Smile redesign combines surgical and dental procedures such as orthodontics, whitening, bonding, porcelain veneers, or a gum lift.

Teeth Whitening

71% Worth It Rating

Coffee, wine, soda — all of these things cause teeth stains. Dental bleaching treatments are designed to address stains andleave you beaming ear to ear.

Tooth Repair

83% Worth It Rating

Get information about tooth repair, see tooth repair pictures, and learn more from cosmetic dentists about repairing chipped teeth.

Zoom Whitening

60% Worth It Rating

Zoom whitening is a teeth-bleaching procedure performed in a dentist's office. After a hydrogen peroxide gel is applied to the teeth, an overhead lamp delivers UV light to the area, breaking down the activated gel. This allows oxygen to enter the enamel and dentin, bleaching the colored substances while leaving the structure of the teeth intact. Some users experience comfortable procedures, while others have reported a great deal of pain. Treatments typically last about an hour and may result in up to eight shades of improvement.

Kybella

80% Worth It Rating

Kybellais a non-surgical injectablefor reducingmoderate to severe fat below the chin, the area commonly known as a"double chin."The injection contains a naturally occurring substance in the body,deoxycholic acid,which helps the body absorb fat cells. When properly injected, Kybella destroys fat cells. The FDA approved Kybella as a treatment for adults with submental fat in 2015.Using Kybella for treatment on areas other than the double chin is not approved or recommended. The treatment is calledBelkyra in Canada, Australia, and U.K.

Non-Surgical Neck Lift

92% Worth It Rating

It isunlikely thata non-surgical neck lift will achieve thesame results as surgery, but there are several non-invasive options. Doctors typically recommend procedures like Ultherapy (ultrasound),ThermiTight, and Thermage (both radiofrequency) to get a rejuvenated look.

Sleep Apnea Treatment

100% Worth It Rating

Sleep apnea is a disorder where breathing becomes blocked or partly blocked during sleep. Common treatments include lifestyle changes (such as losing weight),CPAP breathing machines, nasal dilators, and surgery. Surgeries to treat sleep apnea may include uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (removing excess throat tissue), tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy (removing the tonsils or adenoids),tracheostomy (inserting a tube into the windpipe), double jaw surgery to increase the size of the airway, or palatal implants to keep soft palate tissue from blocking the airway.

Belotero

85% Worth It Rating

An FDA-approved hyaluronic acid-based injectable filler, Belotero temporarily adds volume to the face and smooths skin, much like Restylane and Juvederm.

Botox

89% Worth It Rating

Botox (also known asVistabel outside the U.S. and the U.K.)is an injection that temporarily relaxes facial muscles to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, as well as prevent new lines from forming. Common injection sites include the forehead, the area between the eyebrows, the corners of the eyes, and the sides of the chin. Botox can also be used for a wide variety of other conditions, including migraines, excessive sweating, and psoriasis.

Botox for Migraines

82% Worth It Rating

Botox is FDA-approved for treating migraine headaches. Chronic migraines are those that regularly occur more than 14 days per month. Botox will not cure migraines, but may offer relief from pain.

Contour Thread Lift

31% Worth It Rating

In a contour thread lift, clear threads with tiny barbs are inserted into the facial skin tissue and then used to tighten the skin. It is designed to deliver the results of a facelift without the recovery time or cost.

Injectable Fillers

91% Worth It Rating

Injectable fillers, like Juvederm or Restylane, can be used for everything from lip augmentation to wrinkle treatment to scar removal. There are manyto choose from, and the RealSelf community has tried them all.Injectable fillers may be used to correct a variety of cosmetic concerns, such as wrinkles, thin lips, acne scars, andundereye areas.

Juvederm

83% Worth It Rating

Juvéderm is an FDA-approved collection of injectable fillers used for a variety of reasons, including lifting the cheeks, smoothing marionette lines around the mouth, and plumping the lips. It may also be used to fill pitted acne scars or reduce the appearance of aging hands. Juvéderm fillers are made from hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in the skin. Results typically last between nine months to a year.

Lip Augmentation

87% Worth It Rating

Lip augmentation increases the fullness of the lips, using one of a variety of surgical or minimally invasive techniques. While the most popular methods use fillers such as Restylane or Juvederm, fat grafts, and lip implants may also be options.

Liquid Facelift

98% Worth It Rating

The "liquid facelift" restores facial volume, reduces wrinkles, and provides a degree of facial rejuvenation. The liquid is typically an injectable filler (Restylane, Juvederm and others) in conjunction with Botox which relax facial lines

Non Surgical Face Lift

83% Worth It Rating

Those worried about going under the knife may be able to lift and firm without surgery by using popular fillers like Restylane or Radiesse, laser treatments, and even alternative medical procedures like acupuncture.

Radiesse

70% Worth It Rating

Radiesse is an FDA-approved injectable filler used to treat moderate to severe facial wrinkles and smooth marionette lines around the mouth. It can also be used to correct volume loss in the back of the hands. In many patients, results can last a year or more. .

Thread Lift

46% Worth It Rating

Created to address sagging cheeks and jaws, this lifting technique literally leaves the face with non-absorbable stitches. Like other surgical procedures, a thread lift can be painful and possibly complicated.

Xeomin

81% Worth It Rating

Xeomin contains botulinum toxin type A, the same active ingredient found in Botox and Dysport. The only botulinum toxin that does not require refrigeration, it's used off-label to smooth facial wrinkles.