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 »
Posts Categorized: Smile Improvement
Dental Bonding Vs Veneers
If you are looking to change the way your teeth look, whether you want them longer, differently shaped or are correcting more than one minor imperfection, you may wonder whether to choose dental bonding or veneer treatment, and what both entail. Both can help improve your smile, but each has its own advantages and disadvantages… Read more »
How Come All I See Is Gums?
Your periodontal tissue and ligaments help stabilize and hold your teeth in your jawbone. They are also part of your smile. If your gums are too long, thick, and overgrown you probably have a gummy smile. Your gums should only take up about one-third of your tooth and if they are longer or asymmetrical they… 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 »
Invisalign: A True Or False Quiz
If you are interested in getting braces to straighten your teeth, but are a mature adult or older teen and could do without the embarrassment, there are other ways to straighten teeth today. Designed specifically for older people who would find metal braces embarrassing and cumbersome, Invisalign are clear aligners that are barely noticeable. Take… Read more »
Why Choose Veneers?
Are you unhappy with your smile? Do you have more than one issue that bothers you every time you look in the mirror? Do you wonder how you can have those issues fixed without spending an excessive amount of money and time at the dentist? If you answered yes to any or all of the… Read more »
Teeth Contouring Vs Gum Contouring
Sometimes dental health and dental treatments may seem confusing. After all, some dental conditions have scientific names such as bruxing (which simply means grinding and clenching your teeth), or periodontitis (gum disease), and there are so many different treatment areas as well, such as endodontics, orthodontics, periodontics, etc. There may also be some confusion when… Read more »
Another Easy Dental Treatment!
In our last blog, we discussed dental bonding, as a quick and easy dental treatment. But that is not the only easy dental treatment available. There is also dental contouring. Dental bonding and dental contouring are often combined into one treatment, but they are also performed as separate treatments in and of themselves. So, as… Read more »
What Is A Full-Mouth Reconstruction?
Typically, a full-mouth reconstruction, or rehabilitation, is required if a person’s jaw was injured or fractured due to a sports, car, or other type of accident. However, there are other reasons a person may require one, such as severely worn dentition due to long-term acid reflux or erosion, gum disease, or rampant decay, all which… Read more »
Find Out How Much You Know About Cosmetic Dentistry: A Quiz
General dentistry, preventive dentistry, restorative, orthodontics, periodontics, cosmetic…oh my! What are all these labels? The fact is that many types of dentistry overlap. Restorative treatments are often the same as cosmetic treatments. The only difference is why you are getting the treatment. There is a fine line sometimes between restorative and cosmetic treatment. Restorative dentistry… Read more »