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Silver Lake Family Dentist – Michael E. Michel

June 6, 2015

It’s never easy choosing a new physician or finding one who can treat the whole family, but Dr. Michael E. Michel opened his Topeka, KS family dentistry practice more than 30 years ago. His years of experience, education, and continual dedication to serving his patients of all ages make Michel Dental a great option for the oral health of the whole family from pediatric to geriatric. Whatever your dental health care needs, Dr. Michel treats the whole family in one of two convenient locations. Call to schedule an appointment with our Silver Lake or Topeka, KS offices today.


Porcelain Veneers from Dr. Michael Michel in Topeka, KS

April 10, 2015

Spring has sprung and thoughts turn to love. If you’d love to enhance your smile, then Dr. Michael Michel at Michel Dental in Topeka, KS, has the right cosmetic dentistry treatment for you. With porcelain veneers, Dr. Michel can correct the flaws in your smile and give you one to fall in love with.

If you tend to cover your mouth every time you smile or laugh, then you should really consider permanently covering your smile with porcelain veneers. Made of thin layers of dental porcelain, veneers are adhesively bonded to the front side of the teeth in your smile zone. They can correct a number of smile imperfections, including:

  • Teeth with chips
  • Teeth that are slightly cracked
  • Somewhat misaligned teeth
  • Stained or discolored teeth that have not responded to whitening
  • Teeth with gaps in between them
  • Uneven teeth
  • Teeth that are unusually worn

The Porcelain Veneer Process

Once Dr. Michel determines that you are a good candidate for porcelain veneers, then you are probably only two appointments away from having a smile that is certain to put a spring in your step. At your first visit, you and Dr. Michel will discuss your smile goals while always keeping in mind that you want your veneers to be appropriate for your mouth, your face and even your complexion. A treatment plan will be devised, so you can see what your smile will look like when your veneers are placed.

Then, Dr. Michel will prepare your teeth and take a molded impression, which is sent to our reliable dental lab. While your permanent veneers are being fabricated, you’ll wear temporaries to protect your teeth. When your custom veneers arrive, you’ll return to our office for Dr. Michel to cement them on to your teeth. Each will be trimmed and polished as needed for a perfect fit.

Schedule an Appointment Today

To learn more about how porcelain veneers can enhance your smile, call Michel Dental. We serve adults and children in Topeka, KS, as well as from the surrounding areas of Emporia, Lawrence and Manhattan.

Brighten Your Smile with Teeth Whitening

October 22, 2014

Many people go to great lengths in order to achieve the look they want. Whether it is through haircuts or getting manicures and pedicures, many people want to make sure they look their absolute best at all times. One thing that many people spend a lot of time on are their smiles. Many people consider a smile a first impression, and when you feel confident in your smile, you are able to feel confident about the way you look overall, and your general wellbeing will be improved. If you have stains on your smile, you may find it difficult being as outgoing as you may want because you feel insecure about the way you look. Fortunately, Dr. Michael E. Michel is able to whiten the smiles of his patients with ease using teeth whitening at his Topeka, KS dental office.

There are many things that contribute to your smile losing its luminescence over time. Everything from coffee, wine, and tea to dyes in food, certain medications, genetics, and the natural process of aging all play a role in your smile going from bright to dull. The wonderful thing at Dr. Michel’s dental office is that we give our patients a couple of options to whiten their smiles.

The first option is in-office teeth whitening, which is great for our patients that are constantly on the go. When you come in for your appointment, we will apply a whitening gel onto your smile, and let you sit back and relax. In as little as an hour, your smile can be up to eight shades lighter! The second option is at-home teeth whitening, and this form of whitening appeals to those who wish to have a more gradual change to their smiles. We will create custom whitening trays, promising great results and a personalized treatment. We will also give you with the whitening gel, which you fill the trays with. Simply wear the trays for an allotted amount of time each day, and your smile with effortlessly whiten! If you would like Dr. Michel’s help whitening your smile with teeth whitening, contact our office today!

At Michel Dental, we offer quality dental care for a distinctive smile. Our Topeka dental office serves patients from Emporia, Lawrence, Manhattan, and surrounding areas. Call us today to schedule your appointment.

Brighten Your Smile with Teeth Whitening

January 8, 2014

Have you ever heard the expression “There’s more than one way to skin a horse”? Well, that saying definitely applies when it comes to whitening your teeth! Because a new year just began, you may want to treat yourself to the teeth whitening you’ve been letting fall to the waist side. Luckily, Dr. Michael Michel and his talented team are here to make sure you welcome the New Year with a brighter, fresher smile!

There are two ways you can take advantage of our teeth whitening service. The in-office teeth whitening experience can brighten your smiles up to 8 shades lighter in a single visit! We will apply a special bleaching gel on your teeth, and the gel permeating the enamel and dentin of your teeth, whitening it. The whole procedure is done while you relax and unwind in our comfortable treatment chair. To make the results last longer, simple at-home maintenance can be done!

With the take-home teeth whitening, we will make bleaching trays designed specifically for you. All you have to do is put the bleaching gel into the tray, and wear them whenever and wherever you want. It will take between 10 to 14 days to see the results, but there’s no doubt you’ll love them!

If you feel as though Dr. Michel can help you brighten your smile, make an appointment at our Topeka office, and we’ll be more than happy to help!

At Michel Dental, we offer quality dental care for a distinctive smile. Our Topeka dental office serves patients from Emporia, Lawrence, Manhattan, and surrounding areas. Call us today to schedule your appointment.


Create a Sensation Smile in Time for Summer

June 8, 2012

Summer is a time for family vacations, family reunions, and other major events, like weddings and get-togethers with friends. Because events like these often involve lots of pictures, if you’re embarrassed of your teeth, you might be dreading this summer more than you have to. All of which is why Dr. Michael Michel offers teeth whitening at his Topeka dental office.

Dazzling Results with Two Convenient Options

To help patients from Topeka and beyond achieve the whiter smile they’ve dreamed of, Dr. Michel offers two convenient options for patients to take advantage of—in-office and take-home whitening. Both can yield dramatically brighter results, but if you’re looking for an immediately whiter smile, you may want to consider in-office teeth whitening. After about one hour, in-office teeth whitening can have your teeth looking close to 10 times whiter than they did when you came in. In some cases, patients may experience some sensitivity afterwards, but if you want fast results, in-office teeth whitening may be for you.

For patients who aren’t in a hurry, though, or have experienced sensitivity in the past, why not talk to us about our take-home whitening option. With take-home teeth whitening, you can use custom-made bleaching trays and professional bleaching gel to help you achieve your goal in in a matter of days.

Are You Ready To Turn Your Smile Around?

If you’re ready to transform your smile with professional teeth whitening, call Dr. Michel’s Topeka office today. Dr. Michel serves patients from Emporia, Lawrence, Manhattan, and surrounding areas.


Save Your Smile with Tooth-Colored Fillings from Michel Dental

April 20, 2012

If you’ve been told you need a filling, you may be worried about marring your smile with dark-colored amalgam fillings. At Michel Dental, we don’t want our patients to worry. That’s why we offer tooth-colored fillings. Also called composites, tooth-colored fillings are a cosmetic twist on restorative dentistry.

Why are tooth-colored fillings superior to their amalgam counterparts? For a couple of reasons.

First, because tooth-colored fillings are made of a combination of plastics, they can be shaded to exactly match your natural smile. That way, only you and Dr. Michel will ever have to know about your fillings.

Second, tooth-colored filling supports your remaining tooth structure. Amalgam fillings, by contrast, merely cover the tooth without supporting it. Amalgams are also temperature sensitive and can crack or change shape over time, possibly allowing for bacterial reinvasion later on.

Tooth-colored fillings, on the other hand, won’t change shape. Instead, they’ll provide long-lasting, conservative protection that helps you get the most out of your natural teeth and your natural smile.

Have you recently been told you need fillings and want to learn more about how tooth-colored fillings work? Michel Dental in Topeka would be happy to answer your questions. Give us a call today to set up an appointment. Dr. Michel and our entire time want to give you the strong, confident smile you deserve.

Visit Michel Dental for Your Spring Smile Makeover

April 13, 2012

It may be spring now, but it’ll be summer before you know it. That means there’s no perfect time than now to prepare your smile for summer. At Michel Dental, we offer a range of popular cosmetic dentistry services to help Topeka-area patients transform their smiles and their confidence. Our cosmetic services include:

These great services run the gamut from purely cosmetic to cosmetic and restorative. No single service is right for everyone, though, which is why, if you’re considering a smile makeover this spring or summer, we invite you to schedule a consultation appointment with Dr. Michel today.

During your consultation visit, Dr. Michel will talk with you about how you want your smile to look, in addition to thoroughly examining your smile. When we have all the information we need, we can recommend the service we think will help your smile the most. For some patients, a single service is all you may need. But for others, a combination of services may be what works best.

Are you ready to transform your smile for the coming summer season? Give us a call today. Dr. Michel serves patients from Topeka, Emporia, Lawrence, Manhattan, and surrounding areas. And in the meantime, to find out more about any of cosmetic dentistry services, explore our website or click on one of the links above.