Dental implants offer patients a wealth of benefits, such as exceptional stability (particularly when compared with other prosthetic restorations). However, that does not mean patients immediately flock to implants without a worry in the world. In fact, because implants require oral surgery, patients often find themselves with a lot of questions they would like answered before they feel fully certain about making implants their tooth replacement of choice. Consider a brief yet informative Q&A session to provide some helpful answers. And remember – we are always happy to offer personalized information during a consultation.
One of the most common topics we find ourselves discussing with patients is whether to choose over-the-counter (OTC) whitening products or to choose professional teeth whitening. While OTC products will eventually provide you with some level of whitening, we suggest you avoid them. Curious why we would make such a suggestion when purchasing these products from your local drugstore is extremely simple and seemingly inexpensive when you consider the cost per purchase? Do yourself a very big favor – learn more about your options for deeper understanding of why professional treatment is always best.
Becoming familiar with the benefits of cosmetic bonding can quickly change the way you think about cosmetic dentistry. This treatment alone can improve the shape, texture, length, and/or whiteness of each tooth, so you can accomplish a simple change or a complete transformation. While you may feel wonderful about the advantages, you may not feel quite as certain about the details regarding treatment time or how to protect your upgraded smile. To find out how much you know (or to gather a few new facts) stroll through a quick quiz.
Choosing porcelain veneers to transform the beauty of your smile is a wonderful choice, which you will quickly discover as you learn about the benefits. While the ability to completely customize your grin is truly exciting, you may find that you still have a bit of difficulty moving forward with the decision to choose veneers. Why does this happen to so many patients? In most cases, the initially amazing advantages suddenly make one think there must be some hidden drawback. Allow us to reassure you with some compelling reasons to feel confident – rather than worried – about achieving the smile you want with veneers.
Clear braces can correct misalignment without affecting your appearance. One of the more popular options for correcting uneven teeth involves Invisalign® clear braces. By treating your misalignment you can improve the health and beauty of your smile. By doing so with clear aligners you can feel more confident about your appearance during treatment. Do you have questions about Invisalign?
Have you chipped or broken a tooth? If so, then restoration may be needed to prevent the onset of tooth decay or possibly infection. Instead of multiple visits and procedures, we may be able to address the issue in a single visit. With cosmetic bonding you can enjoy same day tooth repair.
Have you ever noticed how white a young child’s teeth are? That’s because they haven’t been around long enough to develop tooth stains or for their enamel to become thin as it does with age, allowing the color of the dentin to show through. As you age, your teeth naturally darken from the food you eat and the beverages you drink, the medications you take, and other factors. Just as you notice how white children’s teeth are, people notice when you have white teeth. White teeth are a sign of good oral hygiene and a noticeably bright smile goes a long way.