Cosmetic Dentistry in Nashville

Your teeth take a lot of wear and tear, but cosmetic dentistry can repair the damage and restore your beautiful smile. The Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry is an award-winning practice that you can trust with your smile.

Aesthetic, or cosmetic dentistry, is all about making a positive change to your smile. Your teeth can lose their luster over time. Maybe they’ve developed a crack or chip here and there, or maybe you’re even missing a tooth. Aesthetic dentistry has solutions for each of these problems.

Teeth whitening is one of the most popular procedures we perform. The Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry offers in-office and take-home procedures, each of which can leave you with a dazzling, awesome smile.

Porcelain veneers are an increasingly popular choice. Veneers are thin, custom-made covers made of medical-grade ceramic. They are attached to the front surfaces of the teeth, and the results are immediate and dramatic. They can be used not only to whiten your smile, but for orthodontic adjustments.

There is also a DURAthin & Micro-thin option, that allows you to improve the appearance of your teeth without having to remove any enamel.

Dental crowns are tooth-shaped covers that fit over a tooth. Crowns are cemented into place to restore the tooth’s shape, size, and strength, as well as improve its appearance.

Dental implants are replacements for teeth that have been lost to extraction, or for some other reason. Leaving a hole in your jaw where the tooth’s root used to be can weaken the bone, so implants are more than just cosmetic. The implant is surgically affixed to the jaw, and the replacement structure is fitted on top of that.

No matter what cosmetic procedure is best for you, the Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry can help. With more than thirty years of experience, you can trust your teeth to us. Call today for an appointment.



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Mainstream: Dental Implants in Brentwood

Did you know that as many as sixty-nine percent of adults between the ages of thirty-five and forty-four have lost at least one of their permanent teeth? That may seem a little scary, especially if you’re in that group. But the good news is that dental implants, here in Brentwood and across the country, are better than they’ve ever been, and are expected to keep getting better.

Dental implants, as you may know, are replacements for teeth that have been extracted or knocked out. The implant itself is a titanium post that is permanently inserted into the patient’s jawbone. It replaces the missing tooth’s natural root. On top of the post is a support structure called an abutment. A restoration tooth, or crown, goes on top that.

Not so long ago, dental implants were available but uncommon. Today they’re considered part of mainstream dentistry. Most people who are missing a tooth are candidates for getting an implant. There aren’t that many restrictions.

One very real restriction, however, is whether the patient has enough bone in the jaw to support an implant. And patients who have had radiation therapy may not be viable candidates, because the radiation might prevent the implant from fusing to the bone.

What makes dental implants so attractive to many patients is that they are virtually indistinguishable from natural teeth. And because they are physically attached to the jaw, they don’t have to be removed and cleaned. (They do need to be cleaned, however, just like natural teeth.)

At the Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry near Brentwood, Dr. Dennis Wells has more than thirty years of experience with cosmetic dentistry. He and his staff would love to hear from you.

Call (615) 866-5151 for a consultation, or to find out more.

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

105 Powell Ct Ste 101
Nashville, TN

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Teeth Whitening in Nashville: Lots of Options

restorative dentistry NashvilleThere are more teeth-whitening options today than ever before, for the people of Nashville and throughout Tennessee.

From whitening toothpastes to over-the-counter home whitening systems, to professional grade systems you can only get from your dentist, all it really takes to get a fantastic smile is a little determination.

When teeth-whitening products first came on the market, they were very abrasive to the teeth. That’s why they worked. But at what cost? Some of those consumer products took off layers of enamel, along with the dullness. Needless to say, that is too high a price to pay.

If you’re out to whiten your teeth, one of the things to keep in mind is avoiding substances that can stain or damage the shade of your teeth. Everything you consumer, from food and drink to liquid medication to tobacco, has the potential to discolor your teeth.

Talk to one of our staff members. Find out about the teeth whitening option you can do at home – it’s convenient, as well as more effective than any toothpaste or over-the-counter product. We also offer an in-office whitening procedure that can give you a dazzling smile in just one appointment.

Imagine: brilliant white teeth in less than one hour! You’ll get even better results by combing our in-office treatment with a home whitening system.

Dr. Dennis Wells and the Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry will be happy to help you to decide which teeth whitening option is best for you and your smile. Call (615) 866-5151 for a consultation, or to find out more.

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

105 Powell Ct Ste 101
Nashville, TN

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Ready To Change Up Your Smile?

As we ring in the New Year, the idea of change and improvement is on everyone’s minds. Often this manifests itself in the form of a gym membership that gets a lot of January use and then tapers off. But what if you could make a simple change that positively affects your appearance and that would last for many years to come?

Dental veneers have long been a favorite cosmetic dentistry procedure for patients because of their instant enhancement of your smile. There are a few different options for you to consider.

Porcelain veneers are thin layers of porcelain attached to your teeth that can help improve a number issues, from gaps and discoloration to chips and misalignment. Dental veneers can give you that ‘movie star’ smile you’ve always dreamed of.

Another option that we provide at Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry in Brentwood, Tennessee are DURAThin Veneers and Micro-thin veneers. These two types of prepless dental veneers bond directly to the tooth without any removal of natural enamel that takes place during standard porcelain veneer placement. They have the same smile enhancing effect as porcelain veneers, giving you a gorgeous and more youthful smile.

Dr. Dennis Wells will be happy to consult with you to determine which option would be best for you and your smile. But no matter what you choose, you can be sure that your gorgeous new smile will be the “new you” that you’re looking for. Give us a call at (615) 866-5151 or visit us at 105 Powell Ct Ste 101, Nashville TN 37027.

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

105 Powell Ct Ste 101
Nashville, TN

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What Is Aesthetic Dentistry?

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You may have heard the term “aesthetic dentistry” floating around and wondered what it was all about. It refers to the visual aspects of your smile as well as your oral health.

At Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry, we specialize in customized smiles.  Some people come to us requesting teeth whitening, while others need a combination of procedures. A total smile makeover, for example, may include more than just porcelain veneers.

We believe your smile is as unique as you are and will work with you to come up with a plan that fits your schedule and budget. Don’t worry if it’s been a while since you’ve seen a dentist, or if you have dental anxiety. We have sedation dentistry procedures to help even our most nervous patients relax.

Want to learn more? Schedule an initial cosmetic dentistry consultation with us by calling 615-866-5151


Contact Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry: (615) 866-5151

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

105 Powell Ct Ste 101
Nashville, TN

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Replace Those Missing Teeth

Did you know that sharks typically lose at least one tooth a week? Because of how their teeth are arranged in their mouths, the missing tooth can be replaced in a day. That’s approximately 35,000 lost teeth in a lifetime!

Thankfully we will never have to experience tooth loss of that magnitude. But even the loss of just one tooth can be a major inconvenience for us humans. That’s where Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry comes in. We know the frustration, embarrassment and discomfort that can come from having a missing tooth. That’s why we offer top of the line dental implant treatment for our cosmetic dentistry patients to help restore your smile.

Dental implants are a safe and effective replacement for missing teeth. A titanium screw is implanted into your jawbone as a replacement for your tooth root. The implant undergoes a process where it integrates with your jawbone to create a secure and permanent bond. Once placed, the implant is topped with a custom created dental crown to perfectly match your smile. With the proper care, a dental implant can last a lifetime. In addition to restoring your smile, a dental implant can also help keep your jawbone and surrounding teeth healthy.

Stop hiding your missing teeth and let Dr. Dennis Wells give you a smile you can be proud of. Call today at (615) 866-5151 or visit us at:

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

105 Powell Ct Ste 101
Nashville, TN

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Extreme Smile Makeovers

cosmetic dentistry NashvilleHave you been dreaming of a smile makeover but thought it was out of your reach? Good news! At Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry, we’ll work with you to arrange an affordable treatment plan. Smile makeovers are different for every dental patient and may include teeth whitening, dental implants, porcelain veneers or braces. We offer a range of services for patients of all ages.

During your consultation, your dentist will discuss the possibilities for your smile and listen to your concerns. While some cosmetic dentistry treatments can be done within a day, you may have to return several times. We’ll take your time and schedule into consideration when we plan and schedule your dental procedures. Be sure to bring any documents related to your dental history when you come in for your consultation. The more we know about your teeth, the easier it is for us to determine which procedures will work best. Not sure which procedures you might need? We offer the most practical aesthetic dentistry advice and will never take a “hard sell” approach to your needs.

Some of the common issues that a smile makeover treats include cracked or chipped teeth, as well as discolored or missing teeth. Questions? Give the knowledgeable staff a call today at 615-866-5151. We look forward to hearing from you!


Contact Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry: (615) 866-5151

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

105 Powell Ct Ste 101
Nashville, TN


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Is Restorative Dentistry Right For You?

restorative dentistry NashvilleAre you having trouble with your molars? Have missing or broken teeth in the back of your mouth? Dental crowns and bridges correct a number of common teeth issues. Porcelain crowns integrate seamlessly with the rest of your teeth, providing natural looking and attractive support for your damaged tooth. Likewise, implant supported dentures keep your new teeth in place. Some patients opt for dental implants, a lasting and durable option to replace missing teeth.

If you’re experiencing pain in your teeth or gums, don’t wait to call the caring staff at Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry. It’s okay if you’re not sure what type of restorative or cosmetic dentistry procedures you need. We’ll determine the source of your discomfort first thing and work with you to treat it. The first step may be for you to schedule a general dentistry appointment with us. We offer regular cleanings and dental checkups along with our other speciality services. Whether your dental care needs are urgent or long-term, our team is here for you.


Contact Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry: (615) 866-5151


Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

105 Powell Ct Ste 101
Nashville, TN

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The Future of Dental Implants in Nashville?

dental implants NashvilleDental implants are usually the ideal restoration for those who want to replace a missing tooth. If the jaw bone is too thin, however, the procedure won’t work.

Unlike a dental bridge, a tooth implant consists of a titanium post inserted into the jaw bone. The bone meshes with the post to create a strong base for the natural-looking prosthetic tooth and crown that attaches to the post.

During a tooth extraction, the bone loses the blood circulation at the former site of the root. This contributes to bone recession. In more serious cases, the bone isn’t able to hold the dental implant post.

Bone grafting augments the bone at the implant site and provides the bone density necessary for a successful implant. While effective, the process requires additional time for the new bone to generate. A new discovery may provide a quicker solution for regenerating bone.

In recent years, researchers at Georgia Regents University identified a protein that quickly stimulates the production of new bone. The research team, led by Dr. Ulf M.E. Wikesjo, implanted bone morphogenetic protein in test subjects and discovered that “more new bone formed within four weeks than with conventional bone grafting.”

While this research looks promising, the protein and its effects will require further testing. Our goal is to make dental implants possible for all patients with missing teeth and jawbone recession. To schedule restorative dentistry procedure, contact Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry. We’ll work with you to create a treatment plan that’s right for you.

Call Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry at (615) 866-5151 for a consultation today.


Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

105 Powell Ct Ste 101
Nashville, TN

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Losing Sleep Over TMJ in Nashville?

cosmetic dentist BrentwoodAre you one of the many TMJ sufferers? If you are affected by Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder, you know how the pain and discomfort can affect your sleeping habits and quality of life.

At Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry, our personalized treatment plans help patients manage their TMJ disorder.

The Temporomandibular, or jaw, joint connects the lower jaw bone to the skull. TMJ disorder is often associated with jaw clicking, locking or clenching, and can cause long-term tooth damage and bone loss.

Symptoms of TMJ disorder include:

  • jaw and facial pain
  • headaches
  • earaches
  • neck pain
  • chewing difficulty

Generally, patients seek out a TMJ diagnosis after unsuccessfully seeking treatment for chronic headaches. Jaw and sinus pain may be widespread, which makes pinpointing the affected area difficult. A specialist can properly diagnose your specific TMJ issues and recommend an effective course of action.

Because a comprehensive treatment plan is most successful, we work hand-in-hand with a network of TMJ specialists, including ENT doctors, neurologists and physical therapists. There are many facets to this often-misunderstood disorder.

If you’re in pain, don’t wait. Call Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry at (615) 866-5151 for a consultation today.


Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

105 Powell Ct Ste 101
Nashville, TN

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AACD Accredited

Dr. Wells has been an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry since 1994, and serves on the review board as an examiner for other dentists seeking their cosmetic dentistry accreditation.

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Award Winning Dentistry award for cosmetic dentistry in Nashville Tennessee and Brentwood
  • Nashville Top Dentist 2017 in Cosmetic Dentistry
  • 2008 AACD Outstanding Scientific Advancement in Cosmetic Dentistry Award
  • Selected as one of the Top Dentists in America - 2005 and 2010
  • 2001 AACD Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Art and Science of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • 2005 Entrepreneur Award
  • Crown Council Best Dentist to Work For - 2008
Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry
Dennis J. Wells, DDS
Daniel K. Weese, DMD

At the Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry, we help patients achieve beautiful smiles with cosmetic dentistry! Call today to meet with Dr. Wells and get started on your journey to the smile you've always wanted here in Brentwood Tennessee! Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry - Dennis J. Wells, DDS
105 Powell Ct Ste 101
Brentwood, TN 37027
Call: 615-371-8878615-866-5151
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