Cosmetic Dentistry

If you are feeling self-conscious about your teeth or just want to improve your smile, cosmetic dental treatments may be just what you need for a more beautiful, confident smile.


Dr. Alexandra Jaquery DDS, MS in Watsonville, CA can do more than clean your teeth. Comprehensive dentistry is not just filling cavities. It also includes cosmetic dentistry. Cosmetic dentistry is any treatment or dental appliance that improves the appearance of your teeth, jaw, or face (if the flaw involves the mouth).

Whether you know exactly what kind of treatment you need to make your smile more appealing or if you need a dental expert to determine the problem, Dr. Jaquery is the dentist to see!

Cosmetic dentistry can be as simple as teeth whitening or require a treatment plan that takes several months to complete. With either solution, you are in good hands with Dr. Jaquery.

Here are a few examples of cosmetic dentistry:

  • One or more sessions of professional teeth whitening can improve your smile with little to no effort.
  • Crooked or buck teeth may need to be straightened. Patients who prefer to avoid braces can choose clear aligners for a more natural look. The aligners can usually straighten teeth with less pain and hassle than traditional braces.
  • Missing teeth really change the appearance of your smile. Several options are available for replacing missing teeth. Implants, dentures, bridges, and veneers are some of the ways Dr. Jaquery can fix gaps in teeth. Dr. Jaquery helps each patient decide which option is best for their unique situation.

Call (831) 722-8469 to make a consultation appointment.

Dr. Jaquery can change your smile significantly with these procedures:

Teeth Whitening: Professional whitening lightens teeth that have been stained or discolored by age, food, drink, and smoking. Teeth darkened as a result of injury or taking certain medications can also be whitened, but the effectiveness depends on the degree of staining.

Composite (tooth-colored) Fillings: Composite fillings are widely used instead of amalgam (silver) fillings to repair teeth with cavities and to replace old defective fillings. We also use tooth-colored fillings to repair chipped, broken, or discolored teeth. This type of filling is great for filling in gaps and protecting sensitive, exposed root surfaces caused by gum recession.

Porcelain Veneers: Veneers are thin custom-made, tooth-colored shells that are bonded onto the fronts of teeth to create a flawless look. They can camouflage damaged, discolored, poorly shaped, or misaligned teeth. Unlike crowns, veneers require minimal tooth structure to be removed from the surface of the tooth.

Porcelain Crowns: A crown is a tooth-colored, custom-made covering that encases the entire tooth surface, restoring it to its original shape and size. A crown protects and strengthens a tooth that cannot be restored with a filling or other type of restoration. A crown is ideal for a tooth with a large, fractured or broken filling and also for a tooth that is badly decayed.

Implants: Dental implants are artificial roots that are surgically placed into the jaw to replace one or more missing teeth. Porcelain crowns, bridges, and dentures can be made specifically to fit and attach to implants, giving you a strong, stable, and durable alternative to removable teeth.

Orthodontics: Less visible and more effective brackets and wires are making straightening teeth with orthodontics much more appealing to adult patients. In many cases, teeth can be straightened using custom-made, clear, removable aligners.

Dr. Alexandra Jaquery

No one cares like Dr. Alexandra Jaquery

Dental care is essential health care, and when you have a dentist who understands the link between your oral health and your overall well-being, a dental visit becomes an entirely different experience. At the practice of  Alexandra Jaquery DDS, MS, you can expect:

  • To be treated with caring and kindness, welcomed like a member of the family
  • To work closely with your dental team to achieve your goals
  • To have all of your concerns heard and questions answered
  • To receive state-of-the-art dental care with a highly personal touch

You will also find the expert guidance you need to achieve optimal dental health and ultimately improve your overall health.