Cosmetic Dentist for Hood River, OR

We understand, for many folks, looks are important. Advancements in cosmetic ”esthetic” dentistry can allow you to get the results you want without compromising function and longevity. Dr. Pat Freeman has been one of five accredited members of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in Oregon since 1989. In that time, he’s brightened a lot of smiles and improved a lot of lives.

Smile Design

Crafting a pleasing smile that allows proper form and function takes time and experience. At our office, we help you achieve your perfect smile by evaluating tooth position, rotation, length, shape, color and gum position. In some cases, custom prototypes, personally made by Dr. Freeman, are made from waxed dental models to give you a sneak preview of your artistically designed smile. With proven techniques and materials, the fabrication of a natural looking temporary restoration allows Dr. Freeman and the patient achieve the final desired outcome.   

Veneers

Veneers are ultra thin porcelain laminates that are bonded to existing teeth. They’re great options when you wish to change the shape or color of your teeth. We can even use ¾” type veneers to strengthen your filling-laden front teeth. 

Truth be known, Dr. Pat Freeman had, himself, proudly worn veneers on his teeth from 1987 to 2002. It was at that point Dr. Freeman had a full-mouth reconstruction done to improve his own tooth strength and proper bite relationship. When your dentist understands the benefits, so should you. 

Teeth Whitening

We offer Teeth Whitening procedures to help eliminate discoloration and give you a brighter, more attractive smile.

Most often, stains have gotten deep below the outermost layer of the tooth.   Whitening removes the deeply rooted stains and restores your teeth to their natural white color.  Over-the-counter products, such as whitening toothpastes, remove only surface stains.

Whitening procedures are not a solution for all discoloration (e.g. darkening caused by cavities). Similarly, whitening does not work on all stains. Your dentist will discuss your options for care with you.  Some cases, that are not appropriate for whitening procedures, can be effectively treated with restorative options. 

Dental Implants

Implants are revolutionizing the way dentists approach fixing teeth. Dr. Freeman has been placing implants since 2007.

What was once a “save the tooth by any means” approach has now shifted to replacing missing and questionable teeth with implants when appropriate, and as an option. Stronger and often longer lasting than previous tooth salvaging procedures, implants are almost like real teeth in that their titanium "roots" are fused to the jawbone. What makes them different is that they allow for the addition of a crown, bridge or other dental attachments, that will never decay or require a root canal.

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What We Do
     
Pat Freeman Dental is rated 4.7 out of 5 based on 87 reviews from around the Web.
  • 10/27/2016
         
    Great office organization with a smooth efficient low-key flow. The staff is its usual, responsive and caring while entirely professional, self. Most...
  • 09/21/2016
         
    The staff and Dr Freeman are always prompt and pleasant. I feel like I get good dental care there.
  • 07/06/2017
         
    So appreciate the Doctor getting me in at such short notice with an infection needing to be seen. Very professional and knowledgeable, setting my mind at...
  • 07/14/2017
         
    Recently had a root canal and nearly fell asleep during the procedure! Plenty of novacaine and Dr. Freeman was thorough and gentle. His assistant was also...
  • 02/07/2018
         
    My first visit to Dr. Freeman and I was very pleased with my comfort level and the thoroughness of Dr. Freeman explaining every step of my procedure and all my options.
  • 09/20/2018
         
    I never realized I had a problem, it is so nice to have my jaw and teeth feel good. I’m looking forward to having the hygienist visit.
  • 10/13/2016
         
    Excellent dentist and his support staff. Highly recommended!
  • 11/06/2017
         
    Very thorough new patient visit. Very professional staff.
  • 06/19/2018
         
    This was my intial visit for extensive dental work needed. A great experience, looking forward to my new smile and healthier teeth.
  • 11/14/2017
         
    Great place! Friendly staff and competent staff, great dentist. And he is even from the same state I am from. Can't be all bad, right?
  • 04/10/2018
         
    Got me in quickly before leaving for a trip - very nice staff!
  • 10/05/2016
         
    Very professional and beautiful work.
  • 02/23/2017
         
    I've been seeing Dr. Freeman for over 10 years. He's always been very professional and thorough, you know you're in good hands. His due diligence and...
  • 10/26/2016
         
    Dena just cleaned my teeth. She did it in a professional and timely manner.
  • 04/12/2018
         
    The staff was all welcoming and helpful, provided great care and was able to lay out my dental issues and fixes in a good way.
  • 04/07/2017
         
    I had a great first visit with Dr. Freeman and Staff. They were able to get my x rays and cleaning moved up and did a great job explaining my dental health...
  • 06/21/2017
         
    Dr. Freeman gave the most thorough new patient exam we have ever had, throughout many moves and all across the country. He is very pleasant and all the staff...
  • 10/02/2016
         
    The front office staff are exceptional, super friendly, and great at handling their business, getting answers and following up with inquiries. Makes it much...
  • 06/16/2018
         
    Very friendly team, very professional. Gave me a lot of great information to help me make good decisions about my dental care.
  • 04/06/2017
         
    I arrived for my appointment on time and I didn't have to wait in the waiting room at all. It was a very friendly and professional atmosphere & I have...