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Dr. Lerch Celebrates 30 Years

Celebrating a Tradition of Excellence

Nancy Summer Lerch, DDS, FAGD, AAACD is passionate about patient satisfaction and extraordinary care, and it shows.  There is no other way that a practice could celebrate its 30- year anniversary without that ultimate commitment to their patients!

Dr. Lerch is excited to celebrate 30 years of providing excellence in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. These have been years of tremendous growth in the field of dentistry and in cosmetic dentistry in particular.  Dr. Lerch has been at the forefront all this time, providing her first Smile Design treatment in 1983.  As we look forward, there are even better things to come at the Center for Esthetic Dentistry, LLC!   Through this blog, you will learn about some of Dr. Lerch’s most popular procedures, find out why your dental experience is different with Dr. Lerch and catch a glimpse at the future.  Keep reading to learn more!

Procedures We Love

Nancy Summer Lerch, DDS, FAGD, AAACD uses the best dental technology available to ensure that her patients always have the best care.  By staying up to date with the latest trends in dentistry, Dr. Lerch can keep a pulse on the changing world of cosmetic dentistry.  Procedures are continually being refined and enhanced to make recovery time shorter, and results even better.

Some of the procedures that are we are most proud of at Dr. Lerch’s practice include:

  • Porcelain Veneers- porcelain veneers are thin shells of porcelain that fit over the front of the teeth.  They help to make the smile look natural, beautiful, and can create results in as little as two trips to Dr. Lerch’s office. Dr. Lerch takes the time to make certain that the porcelain veneers are crafted to fit each patient’s unique features which include the face, the skin, the lips and how they frame the smile, gum health, color, position and teeth color, size and shape.  All this makes a difference in Smile Design treatment, and in your ultimate ability to show off one of your best assets!
  • Gum Recontouring- have you ever looked in the mirror and wished that your smile was less gummy?  With Nancy Summer Lerch, DDS, FAGD, AAACD’s gum recontouring procedures, you do not have to think about a gummy smile any longer.  Using dental laser technology, Dr. Lerch is able to contour the gums so that more of your teeth show, and less of your gums are prevalent.  This procedure can dramatically change the look of the smile in only one visit!
  • Tooth Whitening- it does not take an abundance of time to create a knock-out white smile! With Zoom! Whitening, you can walk out of our office in less than an hour, with teeth that are up to 8 shades whiter.  The entire procedure is quick, painless, and can remove a decade of yellowing from your smile!
  • Invisalign – Clear Braces- this is the most exciting advancement in dental health in the recent past.  Invisalign is a safe, effective and an easy way to have that straight, white, even and healthy smile you have always wanted!  Dr. Lerch prides herself on being the top restorative and smile design dentist providing Invisalign care in the greater New Haven area.  There is no better place to have Invisalign treatment, for all Dr. Lerch’s results come from her expertise in Smile Design.  No one else can claim that!
  • Advanced Gum Care- we now know that gums affect the health of the entire body as oral bacteria have been cultivated in many diseased organs throughout the body.  At the Center for Esthetic Dentistry, LLC, you will absolutely know how, why and when to brush, floss and use other tools to keep your teeth and gums healthy for your lifetime.  And this is not what you think – there is new research and thus new techniques in having a sparkling clean and healthy smile!

These are just a few of our procedures that bring out our patients’ most beautiful smiles.  If you would like to learn about cosmetic dentistry, and how small procedures can make a big difference, contact Nancy Summer Lerch, DDS, FAGD, AAACD today.  She can be reached at 203-624-5256 or at Gail@theartofsmiles.com

Cheers to 30 More Years

Nancy Summer Lerch, DDS, FAGD, AAACD loves being an Accredited Cosmetic Dentist!  She and her team pride themselves on delivering patients with quality dental care, the latest in dental technology and procedures all in a comfortable, caring environment.  Her passion is exhibited in all facets of her office; this is true for her staff too.  If you are looking for a dentist who has experience and knows that the dental office should be an enjoyable place to visit; a place where you feel loved and appreciated, then do not wait any longer to visit Dr. Lerch!

You deserve to have a beautiful, healthy smile for a lifetime.  Let Dr. Summer Lerch show you how a trip to the dentist should be.  Thank you to all of our patients, past and present who have made the last 30 years a success.  Here’s to 30 more years of great, comprehensive, talented, caring dentistry!





Health News Article- Healthy Mouth Makeover

Article Title: A Healthy Mouth Makeover


Article Source: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/30984836/ns/health-oral_health/#.UICPUlGRjzI


Article Review:

Through this health news article, different ways to keep your smile at its healthiest are cited.  There are multiple ways that you can improve your oral health, just by revamping your daily routine in a few ways.  Some of these methods include:

  • Floss Before You Brush- flossing your teeth is an essential element of a good oral health routine, but the order of flossing matters. Floss before you brush your teeth to remove tightly packed particles from between the teeth.
  • Find the Right Toothbrush- your toothbrush should not be too hard, as it can harm gum tissue and harm the enamel.  Instead, use a toothbrush that has soft or extra soft bristles to keep your teeth healthy and beautiful.
  • Use warm water – warm water softens your bristles even more.  Soft bristles can get into the nooks and crannies of your gums and teeth better without causing damage / recession to delicate gums.
  • Use Mouthwash- mouthwash can give you the added benefit of fluoride, which coats the teeth to strengthen your enamel.
  • Find a Routine- brush your teeth twice a day, floss, and visit your dentist regularly for bi-annual visits.  Create a routine and stick with it for the betterment of your oral health.  (Dr. Lerch recommends having floss, toothbrush and paste handy in the shower. That way when you are done with your shower, you are really clean all over!)

For more information about your oral health, and to learn other methods of improving your smile esthetics, do not hesitate to contact Nancy Summer Lerch, DDS, FAGD, AAACD.  Dr. Lerch has valuable information that can always keep your smile looking its best.  Follow these dental health news tips and contact the Center for Esthetic Dentistry today at 203-624-5256, or Gail@theartofsmiles.com!

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