When you feel confident about the way that your smile looks, it's easy to go out and face the world. You find it natural to shoot a beaming grin at the people that pass you because you know you're presenting them with a sneak peek of an amazing set of teeth. However, the reverse can also be considered true. If you are missing teeth, you might begin to think that your smile just isn't up to par.
1 September 2020
When you think of cosmetic procedures that help skin, you may think of dermatology or plastic surgery. Believe it or not, a cosmetic dentist can actually help you with some of your skin problems. Here are three procedures you may want to look into. Non-Surgical Face Lift This type of procedure is especially effective for people who suffer from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction. During a non-surgical facelift, your dentist will re-align your bite and use appliances to plump up your cheeks.
27 August 2020
Dental Implants are becoming more popular, and you likely know someone with a dental implant or you may be considering one yourself. While there is a lot of information available, below are three things you might not realize about implants that can affect your discussion with your dentist. There Are Different Types of Implants You may have heard of mini implants and regular implants. Mini implants are smaller implants that can be placed in a single visit and are often used when a patient does not have enough bone to support a regular implant.
25 August 2020
When you're young and going to the dentist, you're likely focused on cavities. You may feel like you are doing a good job by simply being told that you do not have any cavities, which makes you feel like you are doing all the right things when it comes to brushing and flossing. However, you may be slowly developing signs of gum disease that you were not aware of. Here are the basics that you need to know about gum disease.
20 August 2020
Everyone hopes for successful dental implants that will last decades. And, the likelihood of experiencing this sort of success will increase quite a bit if you make it through the first part of the implant process. However, late failure is a concern and it may occur due to a problem called overloading. Find out more about what this is and how you can work to prevent it. What Is Overloading?
18 August 2020
Of all of the dental issues that mar otherwise beautiful smiles, missing teeth really stand out. A missing tooth anywhere in the mouth leaves a dark hole where a beautifully white tooth should be. No amount of superficial cosmetic treatments can create a flawless smile if it has a missing tooth. When they set out to improve a patient's smile, cosmetic dentists first resolve large issues like missing or damaged teeth before moving onto shaping and whitening procedures.
11 August 2020
Dentists might recommend for you to have orthognathic surgery if your jaw is unable to be corrected through other means. For most doctors, surgery is not the first resort, but it is there if other treatments do not result in the corrections they are wanting. Corrective jaw surgery can be a have a very extensive recovery period, but here are several benefits that might help you make your decision about whether or not to go through with the surgery.
6 August 2020