Reduce gummy smiles with veneers

A gummy smile can reduce the attractiveness of your smile. If the amount of gum you show when you smile makes you self-conscious, you can talk to your cosmetic dentist about correcting it. Veneers can balance the ratio between teeth and gums, providing a more aesthetically pleasing appearance. Treating a Gummy Smile A “gummy” smile…

How can crowded teeth be improved?

Crowding in the teeth is a fairly common problem and can develop during childhood or in adolescence when the permanent teeth begin to emerge. Cosmetic dentistry can help improve the look of crowding, while other treatments can shift the teeth so there is more room in the mouth. Crowded Teeth and Cosmetic Dentistry The appropriate…

How to avoid bad breath

Bad breath isn’t usually serious, but it can be embarrassing and detrimental to your self-esteem. Several factors can contribute to bad breath, most of them easily dealt with. If you have persistent bad breath in spite of diligent dental hygiene, talk to our dentist. There could be an underlying problem that requires treatment. Causes of…

Oral Piercings: The Hidden Risks to Your Health

Oral piercings—piercings of the tongue, cheeks, and lips—are becoming more and more popular. If you are considering this type of piercing, be sure to consult with our dentist for guidance and advice that can help prevent long-term complications. How Oral Piercings Can Affect Your Oral Health Oral piercings, like any type of wound, can have…

Differences between veneers and dental crowns

Veneers and dental crowns are both highly effective restoration treatments, but there are many differences between them. Deciding which one is right for you is based upon the specific circumstances, what is wrong with your tooth, and your personal preferences as well as those of our cosmetic dentist. Common Uses for Dental Crowns Although dental…

How long do teeth whitening results last?

Teeth whitening is one of the most common and easiest cosmetic dentistry treatments. If your teeth are stained or discolored, whitening can make a dramatic difference, improving your look, increasing your self-confidence, and giving you a bright, white smile you can be proud of. What You Can Expect from Teeth Whitening Teeth whitening is a…