Posts Categorized: Cosmetic Dentistry

Preventive, Restorative, Or Cosmetic Dentistry: Which Do You Need?

If you’re not in the dental field, dental jargon can be quite confusing. There are numerous branches of dentistry such as periodontics, endodontics, orthodontics, etc. Then there are the types of dentistry that your general dentist can perform including preventive dentistry, restorative dentistry, and/or cosmetic dentistry. What does it all mean? And how do you… Read more »

Are You Unfamiliar With Cosmetic Dentistry? Let’s Change That!

Cosmetic dentistry is a relatively new field which involves improving the appearance of a person’s teeth, gums, bite, or a combination thereof. While up until recently dentistry was all about keeping your teeth healthy and strong, there were no specific treatments to make your smile more attractive. All of that has changed, however. Today, although… Read more »

What Botox And Dermal Fillers Have To Do With Dentistry

You may think that dentistry is just about your teeth, but a smile makeover can go beyond making your just your teeth more attractive. It’s true that people notice your smile first, but your lips and surrounding facial features are also a big part of your smile. If you have especially thin or wrinkly lips,… Read more »

The Mīnūte Make-Over

Are you unhappy with minor imperfections in your dentition that you think you can do nothing about? Sometimes there are one or two (or more) small things that you may feel mar your smile such as pits, grooves, teeth that are uneven, too pointed, or have rough or scalloped edges, and more. Sometimes small changes… Read more »

Can People Tell If I’ve Had My Teeth Bonded?

Dental bonding is a fast and easy way to make minor changes to your dentition. Bonding can be used to fill spaces between your teeth; to whiten teeth; to add length, width, or both; to cover craze lines and other minor imperfections; to repair chipped, broken, or fractured teeth; and more. Dental bonding is also… Read more »

An Easy Dental Pick-Me-Up

If your teeth seem drab and unexciting, an easy dental pick-me-up can change that in less than an hour: teeth whitening! Here at Modern Dentistry of Shrewsbury we offer Philips Zoom WhiteSpeed which can brighten your teeth up to eight shades in just 45 minutes. Teeth whitening is the most effective against extrinsic stains which… Read more »

Some Things Just Are NOT Too Good To Be True

Although dental treatment has become faster, easier, and more comfortable over the years, some treatments can still seem complicated and expensive. You may be wondering if there is anything simple and inexpensive that you can do to improve the esthetics of your smile. There is! Composite bonding is a fast, easy, and affordable way to… Read more »

Why You Might Need A Crown

There are a variety of dental treatments to choose from depending upon your issue. One of them is a dental crown. Dental crowns offer complete coverage of a damaged or compromised tooth. So, if your tooth is too damaged or too decayed for other restorative or cosmetic treatments to suffice, you may need a dental… Read more »

Whiten In Time For The Holidays

Teeth whitening is the most commonly requested dental treatment, and that’s a good thing considering that your smile is the first thing that people notice. It can be a great confidence booster when you get a compliment on what a beautiful, white smile you have. It makes you want to smile more, instead of hiding… Read more »

Will Teeth Whitening Brighten Any Smiles?

Do you have yellow or brown discoloration on the surface of your teeth? If so, then you probably wish you could obtain a brighter smile. Fortunately, we can help brighten smiles with a professional cosmetic treatment. Will teeth whitening brighten any smile? How does the treatment work?