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Happy 2023! It’s the beginning of a new year, and as tradition has it, it’s the time to make new goals and life changes.

If you’ve been thinking about getting cosmetic dentistry, now is a great time to get that process started. At Space Age Smiles, our dentist, Dr. Heather Darcey, specializes in smile makeovers.

We understand how important your smile is, and we want you to feel confident. Because we understand that each patient has their own unique set of needs, at Space Age Smiles Clear Lake Dentist, we offer several different options for cosmetic dentistry, like composite bonding, Bioclear and ceramics.

Composite Bonding

Composite bonding is one of the simplest procedures that cosmetic dentists use to correct the look of teeth. It is a type of synthetic, colored resin that is applied to correct problems, such as misshapen or discolored teeth, fractured or chipped teeth, or to fill in areas of decay or wear. Composites are very strong, so the procedure is helpful for both front and back teeth. Your dentist has full control over the color, placement and look of the composite, allowing for a most natural look.

Dr. Darcey at Space Age Smiles in Clear Lake is very talented when it comes to applying composite bonding. Composite bonding is a good option for many looking to approve the appearance of their smile or have damaged their teeth. With composite bonding, very little of your natural tooth is removed, as compared to veneers. Composite bonding is typically pain-free and does not require anesthesia. It can be done in one visit, with immediate results. Because no lab work is required, composite bonding can be a lower cost option for a new smile.


Bioclear is an innovative dental service offered at Space Age Smiles. The Bioclear procedure is unlike any other in modern dentistry. Developed by a fellow dentist, Bioclear is an affordable, attractive option for cosmetic dentistry. The system offers same-day results, pain-free. The Bioclear materials do not stain or change color, and are long-lasting with good oral care.

Dr. Darcey loves seeing the amazing results her happy patients get after using Bioclear. The Bioclear website states: “It is our mission to provide dentists with the tools and equipment to allow for longer lasting, stronger, and aesthetically superior composites.”
Have you started noticing the dreaded “black triangles?” Nearly 30% of adults present with gingival embrasures, more commonly known as black triangles. Not only can these dark spaces between teeth bother patients aesthetically, but they also create an environment where food debris often becomes trapped. This then leads to plaque build-up and decay. Bioclear offers a state-of-the-art solution for repairing black triangles, thus improving your overall oral health.

The unique Bioclear process incorporates techniques that have been shown to reduce post-care sensitivity, strengthen tooth structure, while also delivering stunningly beautiful results.


Dr. Heather Darcey, a dentist in Houston area, specializes in cosmetic dentistry using ceramics. The most common application of ceramics in dentistry is tooth veneers. Using veneers, Dr. Darcey is able to create a beautiful, natural, long-lasting smile for you.

Veneers are very popular for changing the look of your smile. There are different types of veneers, but they are usually made of porcelain and placed over top of your existing teeth, creating a new look.

The veneer procedure is done over the course of several visits to our Clear Lake dental office. Due to the nature of the procedure, anesthetics are typically used and there is a recovery time.

Smile Makeover

At Space Age Smiles dentist in Houston, TX, we understand that veneers may not be the right choice for everyone. That’s why we offer several alternative cosmetic dental services, like composite bonding and Bioclear. If there is an alternative cosmetic dental procedure you are interested in, reach out to us to discuss and we can help you decide what is best for you.

If you want to look and feel your best in this new year, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at Space Age Smiles in Clear Lake, TX, so we can transform your smile into one you’ll want to show off for years to come.

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