Category: Cosmetic Dentistry

How to Finally Fix Your Gummy Smile

If certain areas of your gum tissue covers more of your tooth structure than it does in other areas, then your entire smile can seem as though something’s off with its appearance. Besides throwing your smile off, however, a gummy smile can affect your oral health in several other ways. The uneven gum line can… Read more »

How Tooth Bonding Transforms Your Smile

When your smile is affected by one or more cosmetic blemishes, the desire to improve its appearance is natural. However, rather than immediately opting for the most popular or comprehensive smile improvement, your dentist will help you choose the treatment that best fits your cosmetic needs. For instance, tooth bonding is a minimally invasive cosmetic… Read more »

What’s the Value in Professional Teeth-Whitening?

The good thing about modern dental care is that most common issues, including cavities and gum disease, can be largely prevented. However, there are still some things that will always occur even when you take excellent care of your smile, such as stains appearing on the surfaces of your teeth. Typically, such stains result from… Read more »

How Many Treatments Does It Take to Makeover Your Smile?

There are many different things that can impact your smile’s appearance, which is why cosmetic dentistry includes a wide variety of treatment options to address each one. When several such issues occur at the same time, though, your treatment plan has to balance improving your smile’s appearance with minimizing the amount of treatment that you… Read more »

Cool Facts About Porcelain Veneers

The best thing about any form of cosmetic dentistry is that customized treatment can give you the smile you’ve always wanted, often with minimal dental work needed. In the case of porcelain veneers, though, that’s true for more types of blemishes than most other treatment options. Veneers are thin coverings made of extremely lifelike porcelain… Read more »

Questions About Laser Gum Contouring

When you think of cosmetic dentistry, you might automatically think of the appearance of your teeth. After all, many cosmetic dental treatments are designed specifically to improve the color, shape, size, and appearance of one, several, or all of your teeth. However, your smile’s appearance also includes your gum tissues, which frame your teeth and… Read more »

How Does Tooth Bonding and Contouring Work?

While tooth bonding and contouring are popular procedures for many patients, many more don’t realize the benefits that one or both treatments can offer their smiles. Bonding and contouring are minimally invasive but highly lifelike cosmetic dental procedures designed to address several different types of cosmetic issues. Tooth bonding and contouring work by concentrating on… Read more »

Have Questions About Teeth-Whitening? Ask Your Dentist

When you consistently stick to a good hygiene routine and schedule of dental visits, you have an excellent chance at avoiding the most common dental health issues. However, teeth stains aren’t always one of those issues. Even when your teeth are healthy, various stains can gradually develop on their surfaces over the years. Fortunately, such… Read more »

3 Things Your Smile Makeover Might Include

The point of a smile makeover is to optimize every aspect of your smile’s health and appearance. Because everyone’s smile is unique, every smile makeover must therefore be customized to address each patient’s specific needs and preferences. For instance, if your only concern is stained teeth, than your makeover may only require professional teeth-whitening. However,… Read more »

Why Porcelain Veneers Look So Lifelike

Unless your only smile concern is stained teeth, improving its appearance may seem like a challenge. For many patients, that challenge is made much simpler and the process much more effective with the help of one or more porcelain veneers. However, simplified smile improvement isn’t the only reason why veneers are so popular. The main… Read more »