Posts Categorized: Cosmetic Dentistry

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 »

There’s a Better Way to Look Younger

So many wonderful things come with the passing of each year. We gain wisdom, experience, and new relationships. Not all aspects of aging are quite so desirable, however. Aging can take quite a toll on the appearance of our teeth, especially if we’ve picked up a few bad habits along the way. There’s another issue,… Read more »

Could a Smile Makeover Improve Your Job Prospects?

If you’re a recent college graduate or between employers right now, you’ve surely noticed that competition for the best jobs is intense. It’s no wonder that so many professionals in the Shrewsbury area have turned to home businesses and startups to boost their earning potential. Whether you work for yourself or for the man upstairs,… Read more »

I Did Everything Right, So Why Are My Teeth Still Yellow?

You’re a stickler for oral hygiene. Not a day goes by that you don’t brush twice daily—sometimes more often—and floss between each and every tooth. You’ve even added mouthwash and tongue scraping to your regimen. Naturally you’re baffled and a bit concerned when your teeth still don’t appear as white as you’d hoped. You may… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry and the Color Wheel

When you think about your teeth, or teeth in general, which color comes to mind? For most people, the answer is white. You can’t flip through a magazine or watch a television show without being bombarded by images of gleaming white teeth and healthy smiles. And while white may be the color most commonly associated… Read more »

Porcelain: Not Just for Grandma’s Teacups

Maybe it was Grandma’s prized heirloom china, or perhaps it was the curio cabinet full of tiny ceramic figurines. Whatever it was, it has planted the idea in your mind that porcelain is a delicate, fragile substance. So when Dr. Todd Pizzi, your Shrewsbury, MA cosmetic dentist, recommends porcelain veneers, you’re somewhat surprised. How could… Read more »

Who Needs Fortune Cookies? We Have Dental Horoscopes!

Whether you’re a true believer in the power of astrology or the type of person whose only exposure to horoscopes comes from fortune cookies, it’s hard to deny the intrigue of these little bites of wisdom. That’s got us thinking about what it might be like if Dr. Todd Pizzi, your Shrewsbury, MA cosmetic dentist,… Read more »

Why the Class of 2015 Is Bidding Adieu to Heavy Metal

With less than a month until Shrewsbury ISD schools and universities re-open for the new school year, students and their parents are rushing to take care of last-minute details. It’s an exciting time for everyone, but high school seniors and college freshman in particular have much to look forward to. Appearances aren’t everything, but the… Read more »