You have spent years honing your personal style, and carefully keeping up with trends. That is why your friends call you polished and stylish. Yet you still feel insecure because of one thing, outdated dental work. Metal amalgam fillings and crowns can stick out from an otherwise beautiful smile like last year’s “It bag.” Fortunately modern dentistry provides patients a chance to update their look, by replacing outdated or even failing dental restorations with more esthetically pleasing, and often more comfortable, alternatives. So if you want to look your absolute best, before you look to overhaul your closet make sure your smile is the best it could be, by talking to your restorative dentist about what improvements could be made.
Have you always been bothered by little gaps between a few of your teeth, but you haven’t wanted to go through long orthodontic treatment just to fix such minor esthetic issues? Maybe you’ve noticed the edges of your teeth look worn after many years of subconscious tooth grinding. Even if some of your teeth are noticeably disproportional or even misshapen, did you know that cosmetic bonding and contouring could help? Both are cosmetic treatments, which can help address a number of concerns both quickly and affordably, making them incredible ways to enhance your smile. If you want this year to be one filled with more confidence, and less concerns, consider the ways your cosmetic dentist could help, especially through the fast and effective option of cosmetic bonding and contouring. (more…)
Most people think of addressing problems with the teeth, when they’re unhappy with their smiles. But sometimes the teeth aren’t the problem at all. In many cases, particularly as people age, the teeth may begin to appear disproportionally small or misshapen due to excessive gum tissue, which has hidden portions of the tooth. This can lead to an asymmetrical gumline that can cause the entire smile to seem small or misshapen. Fortunately, gum contouring provides an effective way to address that issue, and to improve the overall appearance of the smile. (more…)
Did you spend much of last year suffering with dental issues like sensitivity, bad breath, even bleeding gums? While these might seem like relatively minor issues, they are all symptoms of dental problems that could wreak havoc on an otherwise smile. That is one reason why regular dental checkups are so important; they provide your dentist with a chance to check for burgeoning issues, and to act quickly in the case of a problem. Because if it turns out you do have an issue, like a cavity, for instance, the sooner you act the more simply your dentist will be able to repair the damage and restore your oral health. So this year, vow to give your smile the care it needs. Don’t delay, when your dental health is on the line. (more…)
Are you anxious to start the year on a bright note? Tired of feeling self-conscious because of imperfections in your smile? Many people set unrealistic resolutions at the start of each new year, only to find they’ve bailed on them by mid-February. But this January is a great opportunity to reflect on what really matters, and to take steps toward achieving one goal that is both feasible and important: developing a beautiful smile! So, if you want to begin the year with a brighter and more dazzling smile, porcelain veneers can help you achieve your goal, and give you increased confidence as you face another amazing year!
Who doesn’t want to enjoy the season with some festive holiday treats? Unfortunately, if the only thing you look forward to, this time of year, is the excuse to eat lots of sugar, you may start the new year with dental discomfort, and possibly even a cavity. Do you feel bad about giving your kids too many candies during the Christmas season? To avoid damaging your teeth, here are some great tips from your general dentist for keeping your smile – and your family’s smiles, healthy all through this merry season! (more…)
Have you been experiencing sensitivity, especially when enjoying your favorite treats? Do you sometimes suffer from sharp pain? Does it feel isolated to a single tooth? If so, you may be suffering from a cavity. Though no one wants to receive the dreaded dental diagnosis that they have developed a cavity, if you do have one it’s not the end of the world, or even of your smile as you know it. That’s because restorative treatment makes it possible to do more than just cope with a cavity. You can truly bounce back! (more…)
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