Using Lumineers To Make Impressive Changes To Your Smile

The right cosmetic dental procedure can transform your smile in remarkable ways. You may be able to address issues with the color of your teeth, as well as their shape, size, and condition by seeking your dentist’s help. In fact, you may be able to enjoy all of these changes with less work than you anticipate. Lumineers help people transform the look of their smile by covering up visible issues that currently affect them. Because they are slimmer than traditional porcelain veneers, Lumineers can be fitted on your teeth with less preparatory work. Lumineers have helped many people enjoy remarkable cosmetic improvements – to learn if they can help you, too, you can set an appointment with your dentist to learn more. (more…)

How Should You Address A Gap In Your Smile?

A smile gap can draw undesired attention, and leave you feeling dissatisfied with your appearance. Many people fear that an issue with the spacing of their teeth can only be corrected with metal braces. In some cases, braces will be the best approach to fixing alignment problems, but you may have other treatment options. Cosmetic dental work can lead to big smile improvements, and your dentist can help you address a surprising number of issues. However, if your gap does call for orthodontic work, you may be able to seek Invisalign treatment, rather than using metal braces. With Invisalign, you can enjoy a discreet adjustment, as the clear aligners used in the procedure can escape the notice of others. (more…)

Completing Your Teeth Whitening Before An Important Event

If you have an important event on your calendar, you presumably want to look your best. One way you can make sure you are ready for a significant moment like a wedding, or an important interview, is to address cosmetic concerns about your teeth. With a professional whitening treatment, you can make dramatic improvements to the color of your smile by targeting bothersome stains. You might be surprised to learn how little time it takes to complete a whitening procedure. Many patients who want to enjoy cosmetic improvements can have fantastic results after just a single appointment! Of course, whitening treatments are not the only form of cosmetic work available from your dentist. If you want to learn more about what you can do to change your smile, set a time to discuss your options. (more…)

Taking Action To Fix Your Dental Alignment Concerns

By correcting problems with poor dental alignment, you can make a remarkable improvement to the quality of your smile. If you have been reluctant to seek a solution to problems with teeth that overlap, or gaps between teeth, due to concerns about braces, you can talk to your dentist about clear aligners. With clear aligners, you can avoid the cosmetic issues created by conspicuous metal braces. Your adjustment will be provided through a sequence of clear plastic aligners that you wear throughout the day. At the end of your adjustment, you can be amazed by how much your smile has been improved! In addition to being discreet, clear aligners can also be less intrusive than metal braces, as you can remove your aligners. (more…)

Can Tooth Decay Lead To Problems With My Smile?

Tooth decay can create some obvious oral health concerns, particularly if complications develop. However, you may also be concerned that a history of cavities will lead to problems for your smile. Fortunately, modern restorative dental care can limit the impact fillings and crowns can have on your appearance. Your dentist will use life-like materials to craft these restorations, so they blend in without issue. That being said, if your dental health is less than ideal, minor problems can lead to your teeth appearing less healthy, or dull. The right cosmetic dental procedure can lead to your smile being remarkably improved. (more…)

Putting A Stop To Problems Created By TMJ Dysfunction

If you develop an issue with your jaw joints, or with the muscles that operate your jaw, you can find yourself dealing with a number of worrying symptoms. Patients with TMJ troubles may experience regular headaches, or pains in their face and neck. Routine dental functions can become compromised, and you can struggle with routine activities like speaking, biting, and chewing. Your dentist is able to provide an appliance that will reduce the strain on your jaw. This can lead to relief, and improve your overall quality of life. (more…)

Addressing Common Questions People Have About Veneers

If you want to make significant cosmetic changes to your smile, you may be interested in finding out how porcelain veneers can help you. You may have already seen how veneers can transform a person’s smile by addressing all visible flaws, but you might be unsure of how they can help you. If you have questions about porcelain veneers, your dentist can help. You can arrange a time to talk about the potential benefits, confirm that you are a good candidate, and learn more about what the placement process is like. Individuals looking to boost their appearance can see positive changes that last for many years when they have veneers placed on their teeth.  (more…)

Identifying Threats To The Brightness Of Your Smile

How do you feel about the brightness of your smile right now? If you feel good about the color of your teeth, you presumably want to make sure you can keep them in good condition. If you are bothered to see that your enamel has grown dull or discolored, you may be ready to see how you can make improvements, and how you can avoid making the situation worse. Discoloration often occurs over time because of your habits. This is partly about what you consume – color-rich and dark items are often able to leave stains behind. It can also be a sign of poor preventive dental care, as you leave more time for particles to settle in your enamel. Your dentist can help you eliminate these stains with a professional whitening treatment(more…)

Can Clear Braces Lead To The Smile Changes You Want?

What kind of cosmetic dental improvements should you expect when you straighten your teeth with clear braces? Orthodontic improvements can lead to serious esthetic improvements. You can make your smile appear more symmetrical, and address distracting gaps and overlaps. Clear braces even provide a more attractive smile during treatment, as they can adjust your teeth without requiring you to wear distracting metal braces. It should be noted that in addition to making remarkable cosmetic dental improvements, your clear braces can also benefit your oral health. (more…)

Don’t Let Dental Wear And Tear Undermine Your Smile

Our teeth are tough, but they have a tough job that can eventually cause wear and tear to form. Your jaw can produce terrific force when you bite down, and over time the friction from biting and chewing can affect the look of your smile. While this can be a natural occurrence, patients can still have valid concerns about how it affects their appearance. Cosmetic dental work can improve your smile by hiding evidence of wear and tear. With the right procedure, you can make your smile look healthier and younger, and feel great about how you look. (more…)