Category: Cosmetic Dentistry

Two Types Of Tooth Discoloration

It is a common belief that all tooth discoloration is the same. The misconception stems a little bit further to assume that all tooth discoloration comes from stains on the outside of the tooth. However, there are different types of tooth discoloration. While one type does come from external factors building up on the outer… Read more »

End The Year With Straighter, Whiter Teeth

For a lot of people in Lafayette, LA, the holiday season is a time for joy, laughter, and smiles. If you feel insecure about your smile’s appearance, it may be a great time to get it to a place where you feel confident. Two common things that can affect someone’s confidence in their smile is… Read more »

Quiz: Should You Try Invisalign® Clear Aligners?

Do you wish you had a more even smile? Misalignment leads to a number of problems with the health and appearance of the smile. However, we have a barely visible system to correct the appearance of the teeth and improve overall oral health for patients in Lafayette, LA. Should you try Invisalign®?

What Is Tooth Contouring? Gum Contouring?

The difference between tooth and gum contouring is as simple as their names imply: tooth contouring has to do with the teeth and gum contouring with the gums. While the difference may be apparent, do you know what contouring your smile means? Both tooth contouring and gum contouring can help you to reshape your smile’s… Read more »

Ready For A Brighter Smile?

Looking into the mirror and seeing a dull yellow smile looking back at you can be discouraging. It can make you have a little less pep in your step. Conversely, seeing a bright, white smile looking back at you can make you feel years younger, fresher, and more ready to take on the world. Whitening… Read more »

I Want A Straighter, Whiter Smile!

Smiling can improve your mood. It can make you feel more confident, which can lead to better jobs, healthier relationships, and just an overall better quality of life. When you do not feel confident or when you feel specifically insecure about your smile’s appearance, it can affect your daily life. It may make you feel… Read more »

Unique Smile Issues And Possible Solutions

It is not a great feeling to think that your situation is so unique that no one else would understand. When it comes to the smile and especially to how the smile looks, you might be surprised at how common some issues are. Of course you know that many people seek to whiten their teeth… Read more »

Are DIY Natural Products Safe For My Teeth?

With the popularity of Etsy, Pinterest, endless blogs, and even DIY shows on television, inspiration for do-it-yourself natural beauty products, cleaning supplies, and more are endless. When it comes to your smile, you may think that anything natural is safe for your teeth. Unfortunately, that is not the case. Today, let’s sort through the solutions… Read more »

Can My “Jagged Smile” Be Fixed?

A “jagged smile” is a term that typically refers to teeth that are unevenly shaped or sized. The unevenness and asymmetrical nature can make the smile look a little jagged or uneven. In a lot of cases, this type of smile is caused by teeth that are uneven shapes and/or sizes. Each individual tooth may… Read more »

I Want To Close The Gap In My Smile

A gap, which is also known as diastema, can happen between your two front teeth. Extra spacing, however, can occur between any two teeth in your smile. Some people find that a gap makes their smile unique, but there are times when people begin to feel self-conscious about the way their smile looks. Wide, uneven spacing… Read more »