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  • Dr. Richard Racanelli
  • Cosmetic Dentistry

At Stunning Smiles, we make Las Vegas the city of endless lights and pearly whites.  Stunning Smiles boasts a highly experienced staff, state of the art equipment, and latest technology for advanced procedures for the community of Summerlin, NV. This winning combination earned them several awards including the 2018 Spectrum Award, MyVegas Magazine “Top 100 Doctors and Dentists” list, and the Selected Top Dentist award from 2016 to 2018.

Dr. Richard A. Racanelli is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and Villanova University. Four years later he finished an education at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and took on a fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Stunning Smiles offers a full menu of dental services in Summerlin, NV from preventative care in a friendly atmosphere to more intensive treatments, cosmetic dentistry, and restorative care.

When you need a dental cleaning, call our dentist office in Summerlin, NV.

Family Dentistry in Summerlin, NV

Family dentistry is all about treating you and your family’s dental needs. Each member of your family is at a different stage of oral health and we provide customized care for each one. Our resident family dentist, Dr. Racanelli, recommends routine dental visits every six months to maintain optimum health and keep track of any potential problems. Our preventative treatment programs include:

  • Dental Cleanings and X-Rays
  • Regular Hygiene Checkups
  • Dental Sealants
  • Mouthguards
  • Nightguards
  • Oral Cancer Screenings
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • TMJ/TMD Therapy
  • Arestin

Dental Implants in Summerlin, NV

Today, almost 200 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. It’s a common problem that we are very familiar with. For many years, the only treatment options available for people with missing teeth were bridges and dentures. Today’s dental implants are lightyears ahead of the bridges and dentures from yesterday. Now, we can deliver a whole new sense of comfort and stability to everything from speaking to eating.

All of our dental implant options are available in our Summerlin, NV office. As a oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist, Dr. Racanelli offers:

  • Single Tooth Implants
  • Multiple Implants
  • Immediate Load Dental Implants
  • All-on-4 Implants

Our Summerlin, NV dentist office offers dental implants.

Dental implants give you custom, natural-looking porcelain reconstructions that will match the rest of your teeth. Dental implants are impossible to detect as they are  manufactured to naturally blend into your smile. They provide a strong foundation for replacement teeth that look and function like normal, healthy teeth.

Invisalign in Summerlin, NV

If you want a picture-perfect smile without metal braces or wires, Invisalign is exactly what you’re looking for. This series of customized teeth aligners are clear, smooth, and completely transparent. They cause your teeth to move over time into the desired position without the hassle of traditional braces. No one may even notice that you’re wearing them, making them perfect for adults who may feel self-conscious in braces.

  • Invisalign is a convenient, removable option for eating, drinking, brushing and flossing.
  • The whole process is faster because there’s no adjusting metal brackets or wires that come with traditional braces.
  • With Invisalign you can actually see your entire treatment plan and expected results before you even begin.
  • With these clear aligners, you can address many dental concerns including:
    • Crowding
    • Spacing
    • Overbite
    • Underbite
    • Deep bite
    • Receding gums
    • Open bite

The entire Invisalign process is available in our Summerlin, NV office with Dr. Racanelli guiding each step of the process to ensure you’re completely satisfied with the results.

Cosmetic Dentistry in Summerlin, NV

If your smile is lacking, a smile makeover with Stunning Smiles in Summerlin, NV can give you the pearly whites you’re seeking. Our simple cosmetic dentistry options deliver dramatic results on your confidence, self-esteem and overall appearance. We have several types of cosmetic dental procedure options including:

  • Teeth Whitening: Both in-office or at home professional whitening products available.
  • Porcelain Veneers: Veneers can transform your smile to correct the color, shape, size, or length of your existing teeth.
  • Inlays & Onlays: For support of decayed or damaged teeth.
  • Dental Bonding: For chipped or cracked teeth.
  • Dental Implants: For complete tooth replacement.
  • Invisalign: To correct shifting or crooked teeth while maintaining a clear smile.

Our dentist in Summerlin, NV offers a wide range of cosmetic dental procedures.

Cosmetic dentistry transforms nearly every aspect of your life. You can smile with confidence knowing you are putting your best smile forward in social situations, at work, and in relationships. Full functioning teeth allow you to enjoy a full and healthy diet and improved dental health. This investment can also help you avoid future dental problems in the future by protecting your bone and gum tissue.

Benefits of Choosing Stunning Smiles Family Dentistry

Our mission is to elevate the dental experience through customer service, quality painless dentistry, and advanced technology.

A big part of our family dentistry in Summerlin, NV is to treat our patients like family. When visitors step into the lobby, they are welcome to have a seat in leather furniture and watch television on flat screen monitors. The front of the house also offers tea, coffee, and water while guests wait. Our outstanding customer service continues further into the building as our team will take time to get to know you and look forward to building a long-term relationship.

We focus on patient comfort throughout the entire visit. By using advanced technology, techniques and materials we completely exchange unpleasant tastes, smells, painful needles, rough instruments and noisy drills for a peaceful and comfortable dentist visit. Dr. Racanelli’s reviews boast five star ratings for comfort and careful treatment.

All family dentistry procedures in Summerlin, NV offer pain-free injections and sedation any time. Patients can specify which treatment they want with the front office’s “Comfort Menu” and “Please Handle me with Care” form. One reviewer even typed “He is the only dentist I’m not scared of!” This is just one of the many reasons Dr. Racanelli’s dental office in Las Vegas is now one of the most sought after appointments in the area.

Dental FAQs

The brand is not important, but a soft brush with a small head is recommended above others. A larger size or harder brush tends to cause irritation and contribute to the recession of the gums. The smaller head allows for more thorough cleaning without any damage.

We recommend bringing babies to a family dentistry around their first birthday. However, if your child is drinking from a cup and doesn’t snack or drink in the middle of the night, these habits contribute to healthy teeth and you can wait until age 2 to visit the dentist.

Invisalign is a series of clear teeth aligners. Throughout this process, it can be uncomfortable when you insert a new aligner. However, this is a sign that they are working and your teeth are moving as they should. Pain with a new aligner usually alleviates within a couple of days.

Neglecting preventative dental care is expensive and risky. Many people only see the dentist when they notice a problem. However, most dental problems do not have symptoms until they reach the advanced stages. This often leads to expensive procedures that could’ve been avoided with regular dental check-ups. A dentist can usually detect a simple cavity 3-4 years before you notice any significant symptoms. With a regular checkup, this can be taken care of with no pain and minimal cost. Without a regular checkup, that cavity has now turned into a root canal.

Basic brushing and flossing are the best ways to prevent cavities. Always spend two to three minutes brushing your teeth and floss at least once a day. Sugar intake can also increase cavities. Try to minimize the times during the day when sweet items are eaten and brush your teeth afterwards, or at least rinse with water. Chewing sugarless gum after a meal can actually help. This increases the flow of your saliva which acts as a natural plaque-fighting substance. And of course, keep up with regular dental checkups.

A Better Smile is Just Around The Corner

Since 2012, Dr. Racanelli has been making Stunning Smiles a destination dentistry. As a member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, he is a coveted dentist for Invisalign and cosmetic dentistry in Summerlin, NV. Dr. Racanelli is highly educated and experienced in all areas of family and cosmetic dentistry. His clients and peers have consistently given him high ratings and it’s easy to see why. Give us a call today to schedule your first appointment at Stunning Smiles in Summerlin, NV.

Dr. Richard Racanelli

Dr. Richard Racanelli is our award-winning dentist in Las Vegas, NV. He believes that your teeth are a gateway to your personality and lifestyle. By taking a genuine interest in his patients' well-being, Dr. Racanelli has been able to build and maintain lifelong relationships with his patients. Call him today for a free consultation to see how he can give you the smile you deserve.

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