What Are Porcelain Veneers?

In the age of instagram and selfie’s people are always looking for an edge to look better. Cosmetic dentistry offers many options to achieve a whiter, brighter smile. These can include teeth whitening, orthodontics, porcelain crowns, and especially porcelain veneers. Porcelain veneers can give you the smile you always dreamed about with minimal preparation and…

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Can Botox Help Burning Mouth Syndrome?

Burning mouth syndrome is the medical term for a chronic burning in the mouth without an obvious reason. This discomfort or pain may affect the tongue, gums, lips, inside of your cheeks, roof of your mouth (palate) or widespread areas of your whole mouth. The burning sensation can be quite severe. It can feel as…

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Snap On Smile Equals Instant Smile

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Snap on smile is another tool for a cosmetic dentist to change someone’s smile and therefore improve self esteem and confidence. It has long been known that how people feel about ourselves affects our outlook on life. Our smile is an important part of that equation. For many, time or finances may get in the…

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What Is Cosmetic Dentistry?

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Cosmetic dentistry deals with much more than just an esthetic result. A well trained cosmetic dentist will be just as concerned with function as well as cosmetics. Without proper function, any cosmetic dentistry will ultimately fail over the long term. Below will be some of the most common cosmetic dentistry procedures your dentist can perform…

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Invisalign Vs Braces

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Modern orthodontics have created a decision for many patients…..Invisalign vs braces! With advances in orthodontic materials and techniques we have moved forward to a more cosmetically pleasing way of creating a straighter smile. The decision of invisalign vs braces will be between you and your dentist or orthodontist. An informed, educated patient is the best…

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How Much Do Dental Implants Cost?

Dental implants cost can vary greatly from patient to patient. Dental implants cost will be based on highly variable items. Dental implants are a highly customized procedure and based on factors that present from patient can add or deduct from dental implants cost. No two patients in dentistry will ever be the same in terms…

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Are Your Teeth Yellow?

Teeth whitening has become quite popular over the last 2 decades. From over the counter whitening toothpastes to teeth whitening strips to professional teeth whitening. People are in pursuit of that perfectly white smile. Teeth whitening is a positive thing if it makes you feel good about yourself. Methods Of Teeth Whitening There are multiple…

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General Health Linked To Dental Health?

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Most people do not realize that our dental health and our general health are inherently linked. Below is a discussion of the various links to be aware of to maintain your health. Oral Health = Overall Health?  Just like most areas of the body, your mouth is full of various bacteria — most are just…

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Can Stress Affect Your Smile?

Stress is a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. Stress can arise from any situation or thought that makes you feel frustrated, angry, nervous, or anxious. Too much stress is known to play a role in our overall health but did you know that stress can also cause…

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A New Smile With Orthodontics

Orthodontics have become a new tool to recreate our smiles. For the longest time, orthodontic braces was a treatment only for children. Advances in orthodontic materials have led to changes in the appearance of orthodontic appliances, and increased speed of movement of our teeth. Orthodontics have become a treatment of choice for many teens and…

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