fbpx Skip to main content
Tag

cosmetic dentistry Archives - Old Mt Pleasant Dentistry

Do I Really Need a Crown?

By Dental Visit, Oral Health

There are some situations and tooth traumas that merit a dental crown.  A dental crown is a cover, of sorts, that slides down over the tooth- or what remains of a tooth. This covering provides support and structure- as well as creates a more aesthetically pleasing smile. If your dentist recommends a crown for your tooth or teeth, there are a few things that you should know. Do you really need a crown? Know the Process It can help quell anxiety…

Read More

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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More