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Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry involves any dental procedure that’s primary objective is to improve the appearance of the teeth. However, cosmetic dentistry can benefit your entire smile as well as your oral health. Procedures that fall under cosmetic dentistry range from porcelain veneers to teeth whitening to gum re-contouring, all to achieve your vision for...
An uneven gumline can affect the appearance of the teeth even if the teeth themselves are straight and even. Having an irregular gumline can make some teeth look too small or too large depending on the person. Too much or too little gum tissue can cause the gums to appear uneven. Some...
No one wants to have discolored teeth. Whether you have a single discolored tooth or teeth that are collectively turning a different hue, tooth staining could mean a variety of things. Depending on the cause of the color change, tooth discoloration could be related to your dental health or it could simply...
A professional teeth whitening happens at your dentist’s office and gives you a complete teeth whitening in just one appointment. People choose to professionally whiten their teeth when their teeth have accrued stains over time that a regular cleaning at the dentist office or home care habits won’t remove. Some patients may have...
Getting dentures to replace your missing teeth not only helps restore your appearance, but the function of your smile as well. Whether you have full or partial dentures for your missing teeth, taking care of your new restoration can help them last as long as possible. Caring for your new dentures is...
Since fractured teeth can lead to tooth loss, you shouldn’t delay getting treatment from your dentist. How do you know if you have a cracked tooth and how can you treat it?
A dental crown helps to protect a tooth that’s otherwise damaged, such as a cracked tooth or a tooth that’s seen extensive decay. In the past, dental crowns were part of a restoration that could take weeks to complete. However, new technology is allowing patients to go home with their permanent restoration that same...
It’s estimated that 45 million Americans have had their teeth professionally whitened. This number doesn’t include those who have tried over-the-counter teeth whitening products for their smiles. With so many people receiving a professional whitening treatment, it’s natural to wonder how this procedure affects your teeth and gums. For those...
When considering orthodontic treatment, traditional braces and Invisalign are two of the most prominent options that come to mind. While traditional metal braces have long been the standard of care, Invisalign offers people who want to straighten their teeth with a subtle, removable form of treatment with reduced orthodontist visits. But which option is...
Dental bridges are restorative options for people who have a tooth or several teeth missing in a row in their mouths. The bridge relies on the surrounding teeth for support and typically consists of two dental crowns on these supporting teeth with an artificial tooth in the center to fill in the...