Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry is important in many different ways. Not only does it provide straighter teeth, give you a more beautiful smile, prevent oral pain & issues, and boost your confidence, but can help you live a better life overall.  If Cosmetic Dentistry is what you are looking for, then visit Zimmer DDS for the best care in Albuquerque & Rio Rancho.

Cosmetic Veneers

This is perhaps one of the most common Cosmetic Dentistry services. Dental veneers can fix worn down, chipped, discolored, broken, misaligned, and uneven teeth. Whether you need a single veneer or multiple veneers, our staff will work diligently to provide the perfect solution for you. Let us help you get your picture perfect smile, you deserve it.

Dental Crowns

A dental crown is very much like a dental veneer only that it covers the entire tooth.

James L. Zimmer, DDS, PC will typically use a crown to restore a tooth that has been damaged, chipped, decayed or fractured, but they can also be used for cosmetic purposes in order to to improve the appearance of a smile. All crowns are now made with several natural looking all porcelain materials and always bonded to the tooth just like a porcelain veneer. No metal is ever needed or used, as in the past.

Modern materials allow James L. Zimmer, DDS, PC to remove much less tooth structure than in the past and also perfectly match the colors and translucency of the patients natural teeth.
For many cosmetic patients, crowns and veneers can be used together as they are indistinguishable from each other.

For a crown to be placed, some drilling is required on the first appointment.

Once an impression is taken, a matching temporary crown is placed for two weeks or less and sent to the lab for final milling or pressing. Think 3-D printing as all is computerized.

No discomfort should ever be experienced by the patient as local anesthesia is always used and sedation of the patient is available when needed

Comfortable Dentistry

We're here to make every appointment, a comfortable one. We strive to provide a safe, relaxed, and enjoyable environment. In certain cases, we provide sedation dentistry to help you relax and remain calm during our regular procedures. We care about every patient and ensure you're treated with the respect you deserve. Visiting the dentist should be a positive experience, one that leaves you smiling!

About Dr. Zimmer


Dr. Zimmer is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He completed his education in dentistry at Northwestern University Dental School and has maintained a rigorous schedule of continuing education in cosmetic dentistry and general dentistry.

Top Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. Zimmer has devoted his career to providing the residents of Albuquerque and Rio Rancho with the best possible dental care. He was voted among the Top Cosmetic and General Dentists in Albuquerque by his peers and colleagues. If you're looking into getting cosmetic or general dentistry work done, contact one of Albuquerque's top dentists today. You'll obtain the best results - that Hollywood smile you've dreamed about!

Reconstructive Dentistry

Having a perfect set of teeth is more than a confidence booster, it can be necessary for your health. Reconstructive dental work entails many different dental services such as constructing new teeth, repairing bridges, and much more. At Zimmer DDS, we take the time to comprehensively examine every patient to determine the best possible method of treatment. With this method, the end result is always a happy and smiling patient.

Commited to Cosmetic Dentistry

When it comes to cosmetic dentistry, it's very important to get everything done perfectly the first time. Dr. Zimmer is ranked as one of the best cosmetic dentists in Albuquerque, winning First Place as “Top Cosmetic Dentist” in 2007 and as a “Top Cosmetic Dentist” and as a “Top General Dentist” in 2008 and 2010, as voted by his peers and colleagues and published in Albuquerque, The Magazine.

Dr Zimmer and his team do an outstanding job in making your dental experience the best it can be. Dr Zimmer knows all the latest techniques and is a perfectionist. He makes sure the work done is the best it can be and creates a great learning environment. I have sent many friends to him and they have been very happy!

Larry S.

I think Dr. Zimmer is a fantastic dentist. I had crowns put on my front teeth and was amazed with how natural they looked. He spent time listening to my concerns and was very kind and professional. He gave me a beautiful smile and I am so grateful to him for that. Many doctors claim to be good, but they really aren’t, and Dr. Zimmer really is an amazing dentist.


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