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Veneers

Chips, stains, worn teeth, and other cosmetic imperfections can lower your self-esteem and make you hesitant to smile in public.

Dr. Gregory Bauer of Bear Creek Family Dental in Lakewood, CO, offers top-quality porcelain veneers to conceal damage and create symmetry.

Why do so many patients in the Lakewood, CO, area turn to Dr. Bauer to give them a celebrity smile using natural-looking dental veneers?

Stained and Jagged to Bright and Beautiful

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This patient's top and bottom teeth were yellowed and uneven. Her top two front teeth were also worn down, creating a jagged look. Porcelain veneers instantly concealed these cosmetic issues, giving her a bright, healthy smile. Dr. Bauer can help you achieve the same kind of instant cosmetic results using high-quality dental veneers. 

Dr. Bauer's Porcelain Veneers Can Create Stunning Smiles

Strong, Advanced Materials

At Bear Creek Family Dental, we offer dental veneers crafted from medical-grade porcelain. This advanced dental ceramic mimics the qualities of natural teeth to create beautiful, natural-looking results.

Versatile Smile Enhancement

Dr. Gregory Bauer can use porcelain veneers to address a wide range of imperfections, including chips, cracks, misalignment, gaps, and stubborn staining. A veneer also can conceal multiple cosmetic flaws on one tooth.

Quality You Can Feel

Each dental veneer is incredibly thin, but still offers a remarkable level of strength. With proper long-term care, porcelain veneers can last up to 25 years.

I'd Like a Dentist to Improve My Smile Do Other People Feel This Way?

There are lots of people who feel the exact way you do, because having a beautiful smile is highly desirable. Check out this amazing dental statistic:

Nearly half (45%) of the people in a study agreed that a smile is a person's most attractive feature, no matter their age.

*According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Don't Hold Your Smile Back

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If your smile is the one thing you would change to make yourself look and feel more confident, contact Dr. Bauer at our friendly, modern Lakewood, CO, practice today. He can help you conceal the dental flaws that are holding your smile back.

Why Hide Your Smile When There's An Easy Solution? Contact Bear Creek Dental about Veneers

  • Someone says something funny but you stifle your laugh, or you give a loved one a caring smile but you cover your mouth. Dr. Gregory Bauer can use beautiful, long-lasting veneers to improve the appearance of the damaged tooth or teeth that make you repeat this scenario over and over again. 
  • Scheduling a no-pressure consultation at our warm, inviting practice is the first step to giving you the red carpet smile you've always wanted. Our compassionate dentist will listen to your needs and concerns, and help you decide if veneers are the best solution for your dental issues.
  • Experience the most advanced dental care available in the Lakewood, CO, area. Use our online form or give us a call to request your appointment. Your optimal oral health and comfort is our number one concern.

(303) 988-6767

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Veneers from Dr. Bauer can give you a world-class smile.

Our Lakewood, CO, Patients Love Their 5-Star Smiles  "...they truly make me love my teeth!!"

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andriagee

2020

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Is it crazy to say that I actually look forward to going to the dentist!?? I have been going to Dr. Bauer for years...and they do the best dental work around! The whole staff is friendly and courteous and they truly make me love my teeth!! Best dentist ever!

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K K

2019

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I have been a patient at Bear Creek Dental for over 10 years. The hygienists are top notch. And Dr. Bauer has never done wrong by me. This is a very friendly, comfortable, and highly competent dental office. Thank you Bear Creek.

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Will I Like My Smile?

We Collaborate Closely To Ensure
You Are Thrilled With Your Smile

Dr. Bauer at Bear Creek Family Dental in Lakewood has more than a decade of experience in helping patients transform their smiles.

He starts by creating a highly precise wax-up of your mouth so you can see what your veneers will look like and share your thoughts on the design. You and Dr. Bauer will go over how many veneers you would like. Sometimes all it takes is a veneer on one tooth to balance out your smile. Other people may need 8 to 10 veneers to achieve their desired results.

Based on your input Dr. Bauer will create temporary veneers that you can "test drive" before deciding on the final veneer profile.

There's still time at this point to change your mind about the look of your veneers. Some patients may decide they would like a different shape to the teeth or a different length. Others may want to change the color. We'll work with you to ensure the end result gives you the smile you've been dreaming of.

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Real-World Techniques For a Perfect Smile

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Our practice uses traditional impressions and wax-up models to achieve a "real-world" result. Digital imaging is a powerful tool, but pictures simulating your new smile can't beat the benefits of a real, physical model. Our traditional wax-up models create designs that work, and allow our patients a true view of their new smile before committing to their final veneers. 

Are You Picky? We Are Too Let's Dig Into Details at a Consultation

People who are particular about their smiles want a dentist who is particular too. Bear Creek Family Dental in Lakewood proves it every day with our attention to detail.

Premium Veneer Materials

We use high-end IPS e.max®, IPS Empress®, and zirconia for veneers to create smiles that are both beautiful and long-lasting.

Master Craftsmen

Our veneers are carefully hand-crafted by master craftsmen at a local, high-end aesthetic lab.

Artistic Veneer Design

Dr. Bauer understands how to design veneers that don't just transform your smile, but also bring out the best in your facial features.


Let's Talk About Your Goals

Meet Dr. Bauer personally at a consultation so you can explain your goals and gain his insight into the art and science of veneers. Our top-rated dentist puts people at ease so they feel comfortable sharing their thoughts. His kind demeanor and expertise have won him a loyal following. Dr. Bauer has more than 100 five-star Google reviews from patients who share their enthusiasm for his skills and compassion.

Ready to talk? Leave us a message or request a consultation at our Lakewood office:

(303) 988-6767

Our Patients Rave About Dr. Bauer's Work

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Maura Gramzinski

2019

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Dr. Baur was my dentist for nearly 20 years when he retired. I was so worried the new dentist, his nephew, Dr. Baur, wouldn't be nearly as great as the original Dr. Baur. But he is. He is awesome. For someone who is inherently nervous about dental work, he is kind, gentle and understanding. Also, talented. Trust this office. Good people, doing good work.

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Mike Stapp

2019

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Bear Creek Family Dentists exemplifies how a dental center should operate. It starts with the front office that are the friendliest, most professional and accomadating you will find. Then the gentile care, knowledge and outstanding results of the hygienists and Dr. Bauer continue to impress me. I've been a client of theirs for decades and highly recommend them. Mike

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Curious About the Veneers Placement Process? Take a Closer Look...

Once your skilled cosmetic dentist has prepared your tooth for the veneer procedure, your customized porcelain dental veneer will literally fit right over it, concealing visible imperfections. Dr. Bauer can usually complete the entire veneer placement process in just two visits to his Lakewood, CO, practice, whether you have only one flawed tooth or several teeth that need improving.

Ready to Transform Your Smile with Veneers? Here's Why Dr. Bauer is the Dentist for You

With nearly a decade of top-level cosmetic dentistry experience, Dr. Bauer is definitely the right choice for designing and placing your smile-enhancing veneers. He can even create a 3-D wax model of your teeth to show you what your new smile will look like. Plus, our practice only uses the highest quality medical-grade dental ceramics which are known for their strength and ability to match the color and unique shine of natural teeth. 

How Are Veneers Placed on My Teeth?

Now it's time to show off your new, A-list smile!

Two Appointments

Now it's time to show off your new, A-list smile!

1st Appointment

A very small amount of enamel will be removed from each affected tooth's surface. This procedure is virtually painless but anesthetic is available for your comfort. Then a precise impression will be made of your teeth, which will be sent to our high-end partner lab for crafting by dental artisans.

2nd Appointment

Your customized veneers should arrive at our office in three weeks or less. After inspecting them for fit and color, Dr. Bauer will bond them to your teeth, instantly concealing visible dental imperfections. Now it's time to show off your new, A-list smile!

Ready to Get Started?

Do I Qualify for Veneers?

Yes, if our dentist determines that you:

Have Sufficient Enamel

Typically, some of the enamel must be removed to make room for your porcelain veneers. As such, it is important that you do not have especially worn or thin enamel.

Do Not Grind Your Teeth

If you suffer from bruxism, you will need to wear a mouthguard while sleeping because the clenching and grinding can otherwise place excessive pressure on your veneers and crack the porcelain.

Only Have Minor Misalignment

While veneers can be used to conceal some instances of crooked or overlapping teeth, they are only recommended in minor cases. Severe misalignment will typically require orthodontic treatment.

Are Ready for a Commitment

Since enamel is removed during treatment, you will need to continue to replace veneers over your lifetime or receive dental crowns. You should understand the financial and time commitment they will require.

Have Good Oral Health

Our patients with decayed teeth, major misalignments, or gum disease may need these issues treated before veneers can be placed. 

How Much Do Veneers Cost?  

​Dr. Bauer charges between $1,300 to $1,800 per tooth, depending on the material used to create your veneers and other factors. But think of it this way — you are making a long-term investment in your smile. This can boost your confidence and change your life in many priceless ways. For exact costs, contact our Lakewood practice for a friendly consultation today.

Is It Time to Put Yourself First? Request a Consultation

A beautiful smile is priceless. Smiles lift your spirits and make those around you feel better too. Dr. Bauer at Bear Creek Family Dental in Lakewood can give you the natural-looking, symmetrical smile that you've been waiting to share. It all starts with proper planning.

At your consultation, Dr. Bauer will take the time to learn what you dislike about your smile and what you want to change.

  • Does your smile lack symmetry?
  • Are your teeth too short?
  • Are your teeth the wrong shape?
  • Does your lip line sit too low?

Our dentist can take these and other factors into consideration as he designs your veneers. Then, in a few short weeks you'll have the smile you desire, tailored to your wishes.

Haven't You Waited Long Enough?

Leave us a note if you have questions or call to request a consultation: 

(303) 988-6767

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Veneers can also be designed to subtly transform your face, slightly plumping your lips or adjusting where your lip sits. By adding fullness, veneers can also help eliminate fine lines around the mouth and ease the signs of aging.

More 5-Star Reviews for Bear Creek Family Dental "Dr. Bauer and his staff are amazing!!"

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Vicki Groninga

2020

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Dr. Bauer and his staff are amazing!! Dr. Bauer is caring, compassionate and a wonderful dentist. He takes the time to explain everything he is doing and is really gentle...I have never really been fond of dentists but my experience with this practice has changed my outlook, The staff here is the best! I highly recommend this practice to anyone searching for a dentist

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Charity Witherell

2019

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Dr. Bauer is friendly and is personable. He takes time out of his busy schedule to ask how you are and always explains any procedures very thoroughly. The staff are welcoming and friendly as well. If you are looking for a new dentist, try it out. You will be glad you did.

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Have You Considered a Smile Makeover?

While porcelain veneers are masters at hiding cosmetic flaws, some people have dental problems that require a more comprehensive solution: a smile makeover.

With a smile makeover, Dr. Bauer takes a more holistic assessment of your smile to address multiple problems and appropriate solutions. By planning all the steps ahead of time, he can give you a beautiful, healthy smile built on a solid foundation.

A smile makeover ensures all your dental procedures are carried out in the right order. The process also streamlines your care and creates a timeline so you can mark your progress. Having a finish line in sight will help keep you on track for a winning smile.

Hear About Our Practice 5-Star Reviews

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Vern Weber

2020

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I have been going to Bear Creek Dental for 15 years and have had the best of care and everyone is great.

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Mark Fletcher

2019

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Excellent service , great communication and attention to all aspects to dental health. The best of the best.

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Dr. Gregory Bauer

Dr. Bauer of Bear Creek Family Dental is committed to providing every patient with a positive dental experience. We use the latest tools and techniques at our office to preserve and promote your oral health. Dr. Bauer is proud to be affiliated with:

  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry

For more information about our services, contact our practice online or call (303) 988-6767 today.

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