Getting the Dish on Modern Dental Crowns

The Dish on Dental CrownsAlmost every adult on earth will suffer from at least one cavity in life, making it nearly impossible to scrape by without even a single need for restorative dentistry. Thankfully, unlike in decades past, restorative treatment doesn’t have to mean the end of your smile as you know it. If you still think of shiny gold, ill-fitting crowns when you think of restorative dentistry, it’s time to think again. Modern dental crowns offer both beauty and strength, helping to create seamless restorations. Whether they are protecting fragile teeth or helping to complete your smile after tooth loss, here is the dish on modern dental crowns. (more…)

Pamper Yourself With Professional Teeth Whitening

Beautiful Mom with Professional Teeth WhiteningWith all you do for everyone else, isn’t it time you did something for yourself? If you really want to feel better about yourself and to look and feel younger and refreshed, few things are more effective than professional teeth whitening. That’s because your smile speaks for you when words cannot. It’s one of the first things people notice when they meet you, and one of the favorite traits of those who love you. Why not keep it looking its best, so you can smile proudly about the rich life you’re leading. (more…)

Bonding: A Better Smile That Won’t Break Your Bank

Cosmetic Dentistry that Won't Break the Bank BondingAre you insecure because of imperfections in your teeth, but delaying cosmetic treatment because you’re worried it will break the bank? You don’t have to spend a million bucks to look like it or feel like it. Dental bonding is a great way to enhance your smile both quickly and affordably. It’s time to stop daydreaming about a brighter, straighter smile. And instead, you should learn how bonding could give you the smile of your dreams, without the price tag that pops up in your nightmares. (more…)

Periodontists Provide One More Reason to Drink Responsibly

Alcohol And Periodontal TherapyAre you accustomed to enjoying a glass of wine with your dinner each evening? Some red wines can be good for your heart, but do you know what effect that alcohol may be having on your smile? Like most things, alcohol can be fine in moderation, but it is definitely something that should be enjoyed responsibly, both for your body’s sake, as most people know, but also for your smile’s. Recent research indicates that consuming too much alcohol can actually be bad for your gums. And since healthy gums are essential to maintaining a beautiful smile as you age, understanding why alcohol can be harmful can help you make more informed decisions about when and how much to drink. (more…)

Filling You In On the Latest In Cavity Treatment

Tooth Filling In NewsAh, the word “cavity,” that dreaded dental diagnosis. Many patients suspect they have a cavity before even entering the dentist’s office, because of the warning signs, such as discomfort, particularly while enjoying cold or hot foods. But, a cavity doesn’t have to feel like the end of the world. In most cases, a simple filling can help protect your tooth and restore its function. Plus, many modern tooth fillings are tooth-colored, which means the esthetics of your smile won’t suffer from the restoration. (more…)

Your Questions about Porcelain Veneers, Answered

Woman Hiding Smile Porcelain VeneersDo you sometimes catch yourself daydreaming about what your life would be like with a brighter or more beautiful smile? Imperfections in teeth can cause a lot of insecurity, and may even make you want to hide altogether. But cosmetic dentistry means that there are ways to correct those imperfections, helping your smile’s natural beauty to shine more clearly. Porcelain veneers are an effective way of addressing a number of concerns, which can help give you the smile of your daydreams. (more…)

Straighten Up with Invisalign Orthodontics

straighten smiles with invisalignIf you have severely crooked teeth, you may actually feel sad to smile in front of your friends. Alignment problems tend to make people self-conscious about their smiles, not to mention they can cause discomfort or frustration while trying to chew. For many years, people had to choose between living with misaligned teeth or a mouth full of metal braces. But Invisalign Orthodontics has made it possible to straighten your teeth without having to rely on traditional braces. If you have always longed for a more even smile, Invisalign could help you achieve it. (more…)

Confidence In a Crown

Crown ConfidenceChipped, cracked, or cavity-ridden teeth can cause a lot of insecurity, and often pain. If left untreated, matters can worsen and threaten the health of your tooth and your smile. A missing tooth can also wreak havoc. It might even make you want to hide your mouth altogether. But modern dentistry means you don’t have to go through life trying to hide your pearly whites. Porcelain crowns are a versatile way to protect damaged teeth or replace a missing tooth, all while cosmetically improving your smile. (more…)

Increase Your Confidence with Gum Contouring

Complete Smile with Dental ImplantsFew things can lift your spirits quite like seeing a friend or loved one smile your way. But if you’re feeling insecure about your smile, it can be hard to return the favor. Many people suffer in silence, while feeling self-consciousness because of imperfections in their smiles. But cosmetic dentistry offers solutions. One treatment option many people don’t even realize exists, is gum contouring, which can drastically enhance your smile. (more…)

How to Enjoy a Light, Bright Smile

Confident Smile Cosmetic DentistrySummer is a great time to put your best foot forward, and to smile confidently as you enjoy all the activities that only this season affords. In fact, you may have already invested in a fun new bathing suit, cozy flip flops, or other summer gear to best enjoy the season. But what about your smile? Is it looking lackluster after a long winter and spring? If your smile could use a fresh summer makeover, professional teeth whitening could help. (more…)