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Different Types of Dental Crowns: Which is Right for You?

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Unhappy with your smile? Dental crowns are one solution for fixing damaged teeth and restoring their appearance. Crowns fulfill a couple of purposes, including protecting, restoring, and covering your teeth- particularly when conventional fillings won’t do. Crowns are typically made from porcelain, ceramic, resin, and metal, and are treated just like regular teeth in terms of care and hygiene.  You could be a good candidate for a dental crown if any of the following apply:  You have a weak or cracked tooth…

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New Year, New You: How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Your Smile and Look

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Cosmetic dentistry sometimes referred to as aesthetic or fixed prosthodontics, is the branch of dentistry that focuses on improving the appearance of a patient’s smile. If your goal in the new year is to feel better about your appearance, cosmetic dentistry may help. Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry that aims to improve the appearance of a person’s teeth, gums, and smile. Whether you want whiter teeth, straighter teeth, or a more attractive smile, there are many options to consider….

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Is It Worth It To Whiten Your Teeth?

By Cosmetic, Dental Technology, Dental Visit, Oral Health, Oral Hygiene

If you have been thinking about professional teeth whitening, what is stopping you? The results and lasting value of this procedure are well worth the cost of visiting your dental provider. While there are kits and products on the market that promise a whiter smile, the outcome and results can vary widely. So, is it worth it to professionally whiten your teeth? Here are some of the benefits: Efficacy You know that when you have your teeth professionally whitened, you will…

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Are Dental Veneers an Option for You?

By Cosmetic, Dental Technology

If you are not happy with your smile, you may opt for veneers. Dental veneers offer a cosmetic solution to chips, gaps, or misshapen teeth that may be impacting your appearance. Veneers are thin overlays for your teeth that make them more uniform, straight, and white. There are several different types of veneers, and the right ones for you may depend on the current condition of your teeth and your budget. Some things to know before you plan on getting veneers…

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Biolase Advancement in Dentistry

By Cosmetic, Dental Technology, Dental Visit, Oral Hygiene

Technology has led to advancements in healthcare, including laser dentistry or ‘Biolase’ dental procedures. From cosmetic applications to skillful surgical procedures, Biolase makes it quick, easy, and pain-free to improve your smile. To date, Biolase is available in over 90 countries globally and is reported to improve the patient experience during dental visits, reducing pain, fear, and anxiety widely with this laser technology.   Laser Dentistry Have you heard about laser dentistry? Laser technology has been used in all areas of medical…

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Should I Whiten My Teeth?

By Cosmetic, Dental Technology, Dental Visit, Oral Hygiene

Teeth may become stained for a variety of reasons. The outside surfaces of your teeth may become discolored by smoking, red wine, coffee, tea, or dyes in food. Intrinsic discoloration emanates from inside the tooth and may be caused by childhood illness, aging, medications, infection, or tooth trauma. However, you don’t have to put up with a dingy smile. You can safely make your teeth whiter and brighter by using at-home whitening products or visiting your dentist for whitening treatments. Teeth with…

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How Safe is it to Brush Your Teeth with Baking Soda?

How Safe is it to Brush Your Teeth with Baking Soda?

By Cosmetic, Oral Health, Oral Hygiene

Baking soda has been used for a variety of purposes throughout the centuries for health and household uses.  It has been used as an alternative for traditional over the counter toothpaste to brush teeth, to help freshen, clean and brighten laundry, as a cleaning tool to unclog a drain when mixed with vinegar, and in many food recipes since it is safe to digest. Many people think of baking soda as a “do-all” product since it can be used in…

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Bleaching Your Teeth Too Much May Cause Damage

Bleaching Your Teeth Too Much May Cause Damage

By Cosmetic

Everyone is interested in looking their best and having a brighter smile. Seeking professional teeth whitening in moderation may help achieve these goals, however, some patients aren’t satisfied with the results of their treatments.  Some patients seek frequent and excessive teeth whitening sessions in an attempt to emulate images of their favorite Hollywood celebrities and their dazzling smiles. There can be an obsession which leads to over-bleaching one’s teeth to make them look as white as possible; this is a…

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Pros and Cons of Dentures vs Dental Implants

Pros and Cons of Dentures vs Dental Implants

By Cosmetic, Oral Health

Missing teeth may not only affect your appearance, but may lead to a variety of oral health issues.  A gap in your teeth may impact how you speak or eat.  A missing molar may affect how you chew your food.  Remaining teeth surrounding your gap in teeth may begin to shift or become crooked, and bone loss may occur around the missing tooth.  The good news is there are a variety of treatment options to replace a lost tooth that…

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Smiling Bright? These Foods Could Stain Your Teeth.

Smiling Bright? These Foods Could Stain Your Teeth.

By Cosmetic, Dental Visit, Oral Health, Oral Hygiene

The yellowing or staining of teeth is not just a problem for the older generation but for younger patients as well. There are many foods that will lead to the staining of your teeth – which is causing us to see stained teeth more and more among adolescents and children. There are three primary culprits that cause tooth staining. Chromogens – Chromogens are compounds in your food and drink that cause deep pigmentation and easily stick to your tooth enamel. Tannins…

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