Archives by Tag 'smile design'

Achieve Your Best Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry

cosmetic dentistry, Smile Makeover

11/08/2012
If you've ever thought about how great it would be to have a really bright, healthy-looking smile... then maybe now's the time to find out what modern cosmetic dentistry has to offer! You might be surprised at how much can be done to change your smile's appearance — and how 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...

The Lifespan of Porcelain Veneers

cosmetic dentistry, smile design

02/05/2010
When it comes to smile enhancement, porcelain laminate veneers are among the most aesthetic means for creating a more beautiful smile. The primary reason is that they allow for producing the most natural results. A dentist skilled in cosmetic dentistry can alter the color, shapes, and sizes of teeth to more...

Orthodontics, the Magic Behind a Beautiful Smile

orthodontics

02/04/2010
You can change your smile through the “Magic of Orthodontics,” the original smile-maker technique. Orthodontics is a sub-specialty of dentistry that is devoted to the study and treatment of malocclusions (improper bites). And there really is a certain magic in the way that teeth actually can be moved through bone more...

The Artists Behind the Veneer

cosmetic dentistry

02/03/2010
After obtaining your dream smile, much of the credit can easily be given—and rightfully so—to the cosmetic dentist who places your veneers. What most people don't know is that behind the scenes is an equally talented artisan who created your veneers. And good dental porcelains in the hands of a more...

Are You Properly Maintaining Your Porcelain Veneers?

cosmetic dentistry

02/03/2010
Once your beautifully designed new smile is complete, it is important that you maintain it properly so that you achieve the maximum lifespan of 20+ years from your porcelain veneers. Luckily, this task is relatively simple and easy to incorporate into your daily oral hygiene routine. Since your veneers are more...

The Facts About Porcelain Veneers

cosmetic dentistry

02/03/2010
If you are considering porcelain veneers, then you should know some of the basic facts about them to determine whether or not they are right for you. This is particularly important because porcelain veneers require approximately 0.5 mm of tooth reduction; therefore, it is not considered a reversible treatment. Typically, more...