Posts Categorized: Cosmetic Dentistry

Imperfect Teeth in TInseltown (And How to Fix Them!)

Sometimes it’s easy to forget that celebrities have an entire team of makeup artists, stylists, and plastic surgeons to help them look beautiful. The vast majority certainly aren’t born with perfect smiles, says Dr. Todd Pizzi, a cosmetic dentist in Shrewsbury, MA. You may never walk the red carpet, but this doesn’t mean you can’t… Read more »

“I Want Straight Teeth, but I Don’t Want Metal Braces!”

Here’s the thing about crooked teeth: They’re no fun. For many people, it’s a matter of feeling self-conscious about the appearance of their teeth. For others, it’s a problem of interfering with the ability to brush their teeth and floss effectively. If you aren’t aware of the newest methods for straightening your teeth, you may… Read more »

A Photogenic Smile — No Filters, No Photoshop Required

From Facebook to Instagram, the temptation to post pictures of yourself is everywhere. And we all have the Facebook friend who’ll gladly post pictures and tag us, no matter how embarrassing or unflattering the image might be. Then there are the holidays, where everyone wants dozens of pictures. For someone who doesn’t like his or… Read more »

What Are Employers Looking for? Not Yellow Teeth

When it comes to improving your smile, some benefits are more obvious than others. A brilliant smile is a great asset for someone in the dating scene, and it’s a much-needed confidence booster in any social setting. Not surprisingly, cosmetic dentistry in Shrewsbury, MA can also help you in the workplace. Dr. Todd Pizzi shares… Read more »

Gotta Get Great Gums | Shrewsbury, MA Gum Contouring

When most people think of cosmetic dentistry and how it benefits their smile, they focus mostly on the appearance of their teeth. Are they stained and yellow? Do they have cracks or chips? Perhaps they have gaps or are somewhat crooked. There’s a great deal that can be improved about your teeth, but you might… Read more »

What Happens After I Get Porcelain Veneers | Shrewsbury, MA Dentist

Imagine yourself finally buying the car of your dreams. You’re obviously proud of your purchase, and you can’t wait to show it off. Once you drive it out of the dealership, what do you do? You wash it every weekend, taking care to park it near the back of every parking lot. After all, you’ve… Read more »

Fashions Come and Go, But a Smile Is Timeless

Think about the last time you shopped for a new outfit or flipped through a salon look book for your next hairstyle. Do you look for colors and styles that enhance your figure and facial features, or do you choose a look that would be better suited to someone with an entirely different body style… Read more »

Don’t Just Perfect Your Smile — Protect It!

One of the most common misconceptions about cosmetic dentistry is that elective treatments are purely aesthetic. On the flipside is the assumption that routine dental exams and preventive care benefit oral health but have no impact on appearance. Dr. Todd Pizzi, a cosmetic dentist in Shrewsbury, MA, encourages patients to think of preventive and cosmetic… Read more »

Want to Look Good for Your Wedding?

Did you know that September is the second most popular month for weddings, after June? Brides-to-be aren’t the only ones who have to think about their smile during wedding festivities–there’s also an incentive for members of the wedding party, mothers-of-the-bride and groom, and even guests to seek professional teeth whitening in Shrewsbury, MA. Dr. Todd… Read more »

This or That: Tooth Contouring vs. Clear Braces

Not everyone can agree on what makes a person beautiful, but no one can deny the magnetic appeal of a gleaming, perfect smile. Pearly white is a great starting point, but the color of your tooth enamel isn’t the only factor affecting your appearance. Also important are the straightness, spacing, size, and shape of each… Read more »