No one wants their smile to be yellowish, dingy, or dull. The solution to a less than pearly white smile is professional teeth whitening. However, you should know that teeth whitening may not work quite as well on certain color stains. Fortunately, you do have other options available to fix your cosmetic problem areas. Talk to a cosmetic dentist to find out more. “One of the reasons why we urge patients to come in for a consult is that the information you’ll find online isn’t tailored to their specific situation,”… Read More
Orthodontic treatment is often necessary to straighten the teeth, as few people are born with a perfect smile. Unfortunately, metal braces are unsightly and inconvenient. Plus, they can cause discomfort if the wires break free and poke at the soft tissues of the mouth. That’s why so many people have decided to use Invisalign instead. Invisalign is a system of clear plastic aligners that gently and effectively straighten the teeth without the need for metal brackets or wires. Since the aligners are removable, you’ll also be able to eat whatever… Read More
There can be a lot of misconceptions that swirl around dental implants. Many times, this prevents patients from exploring their treatment options and instead choosing to live with missing teeth and a smile they’re embarrassed about. If you’ve lost one or more teeth, don’t let these myths keep you from smiling. Learn the truth behind the six most common myths about dental implants: “Dental implants are only for old people.” Younger patients don’t need to feel embarrassed about getting dental implants. Tooth loss can happen at any age, and there… Read More
Invisalign is an effective way to straighten teeth and correct many orthodontic issues without the hassle and inconvenience of metal braces. The system uses removable clear aligners to move teeth gently back into a correct position. While many people have heard about the advantages of Invisalign (hello popcorn! goodbye headgear!), there is often confusion about treatment times. So, how quickly do teeth move with Invisalign? How long until you see results? The speed of treatment will vary since teeth shift at different rates for different people. Some people notice subtle… Read More
Dental implants are widely considered the best solution for replacing one or more missing teeth. Implants are securely anchored in place, are indistinguishable from your natural teeth, and help prevent jaw bone degradation that comes with tooth loss. If you’re eager to experience improved appearance, enhanced comfort, and a giant boost in self-esteem, implants are an excellent option. But if you’re like most people about to undergo a dental procedure, you’re probably wondering how painful dental implant surgery really is. Is getting dental implants painful? Everyone has a different tolerance… Read More
Invisalign is one of the most popular options available for straightening crooked teeth. It’s effective in a wide variety of situations, from gaps to underbites to overbites, and many more. If you’ve been considering Invisalign treatment, you might be hooked on the idea that you could straighten your smile without having a mouth full of metal brackets and wires. Or perhaps you like the thought of being able to eat anything you want during orthodontic treatment. There are lots of perks to Invisalign treatment, but only a dentist can determine… Read More
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