Archive for 'cosmetic dentistry' Category

Teeth Whitening Brightens Your Smile

cosmetic dentistry, Teeth Whitening

11/04/2012
Now and then, everyone and everything needs a little help to look its best. Your teeth are no exception — they rarely stay as white as you might like them to be. But with some assistance from your dentist, you can have the bright, healthy smile you've always wanted. Teeth more...

Cosmetic Dentistry Works Magic

cosmetic dentistry, Smile Makeover

11/04/2012
Do you think that having a great-looking smile can improve your appearance and enhance your social life? Some 96% or more agreed that it can, according to a recent poll by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). Regrettably, 50 - 70% of people surveyed also said they weren't satisfied more...

The Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening

cosmetic dentistry, Teeth Whitening

11/03/2012
Teeth whitening may be the most popular cosmetic dental procedure available today — and perhaps the most economical, too. While it's possible to use over-the-counter products to lighten your teeth, these solutions aren't as powerful as those provided at a dental office. Plus, you won't receive the benefits of professional more...

How Long Will Porcelain Veneers Last?

cosmetic dentistry

04/06/2011
If your teeth are stained and discolored, misshapen or too small, porcelain veneers may be just the opportunity to treat yourself to a beautiful smile that can last for decades. They may be used to restore a single tooth that is broken or stained, or many teeth that are worn more...

What Scientific Studies Reveal About Smile Makeovers

cosmetic dentistry, Smile Makeover

04/26/2010
Hearing the term, “smile makeover,” a generation ago most likely would have resulted in questions and puzzled looks. However, through the power of both the media and celebrities, today it has become a common household term with over 70% of all inquiries come from people in the 31 to 50 more...

Questions to Ask Before Cosmetic Dentistry

cosmetic dentistry, smile design, Smile Makeover

02/05/2010
The first and most important step towards achieving your dream smile is to choose the right cosmetic dentist. While most dentists can perform the same procedures, when it comes to cosmetics, you want the very best. Cosmetic dentists have typically taken additional training in advanced procedures and perform them regularly. more...

Cosmetic Dentistry—The Options and Issues

cosmetic dentistry, smile design, Smile Makeover

02/05/2010
The decision to pursue cosmetic dentistry is a personal one as people often pursue it to overcome issues that have concerned them deeply and affected how they feel about themselves. Other people may hardly notice their concern; however, it is monumental to that individual. If this describes you, it is more...

What to Do About a “Gummy” Smile

cosmetic dentistry, smile design

02/05/2010
When some people smile, an inordinate amount of gum tissue shows above their upper teeth. Labeled with having a “gummy” smile, they can feel a lack of self-confidence that actually inhibits how often or even if they smile. If this describes you or someone you know, there is hope! Like more...

The Natural Beauty of Tooth-Colored Fillings

cosmetic dentistry, smile design, Smile Makeover

02/05/2010
You don't have to put up with unsightly metal fillings any more with the development and use of natural-colored fillings, which are undetectable to the eye. Properly restored teeth with these types of fillings function and wear normally, appearing indistinguishable from natural teeth. And scientific studies and clinical experience have more...

Gold or Porcelain, Which Crown Is Right for You?

cosmetic dentistry, Smile Makeover

02/05/2010
When getting a crown on a back tooth, there are three popular options: gold, porcelain-fused-to-metal, and all porcelain. However, before making this decision, it is important that you understand the pros and cons of each. Gold crowns, which classically are most like normal tooth enamel in the way they wear more...