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Category Archives: Cosmetic Dentistry

Did Zoom Meetings Make You Unhappy with Your Smile?

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Smile Makeover, Teeth Whitening

It’s no secret that today’s world has migrated to the internet to replace many traditional “face-to-face” business operations. In particular, video conferencing software (Zoom, Hangouts, Microsoft Teams, Skype, etc.) has become a standard practice that few have been able to hide from, especially considering the pandemic drove virtually everything online temporarily. While this innovation has… READ MORE

What are Upscale All-on-4® Type of Dental Implants?

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants, Smile Makeover, Tooth Replacement

In recent years, commercial providers have begun to offer various “same-day” dental implant services, all offered under unique names (i.e., All-on-4®1, Clear Choice Dental Implants®2, Dental Implants in One Day, Teeth in a Day®3, Teeth in an Hour, etc.). At Elite Prosthetic Dentistry, we specialize in our own high-quality version of this procedure, which we… READ MORE

What Color are Your Teeth?

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening

What color are your teeth? Of course, there is no “right” answer. Teeth come in endless shades and ranges. When we talk about tooth color in our office, we try to break it down into no fewer than 40 shades (light to dark) and ranges (color). For example, you could have a very light shade… READ MORE

Bone Grafting for Dental Implants

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants

Bone grafting and dental implants typically go hand-in-hand, as the loss of a tooth can wear down the surrounding jawbone structure and a dental implant is a common procedure to replace lost teeth. As soon as a person loses a tooth, bone loss begins. In order to place a sturdy, reliable dental implant, a bone… READ MORE

Facts About Bone Grafting

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants

Modern bone grafts can be used to fix a number of dental and facial issues and are often required. Dental implants often cannot be placed without first getting a bone graft. If you are considering getting dental implants or think you’re in need of a bone graft, here are some things you may want to… READ MORE

Dental Implants Supporting a Cosmetic Smile Makeover

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Crowns, Dental Implants, Smile Makeover, Success Stories

This patient was referred to us by her Orthodontist and General Dentist, when she was fifteen years old, for a smile makeover, using implants to replace her congenitally missing permanent teeth. Even though she was in the middle of orthodontic therapy, we were called upon to provide guidance on the tooth positionings so that there would be… READ MORE

Emergency Repair of Two Fractured Front Teeth

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Crowns, Emergency Care, Success Stories, Teeth Whitening

Having fractured her two front teeth after falling down, this patient was desperately seeking an immediate esthetic correction. Our in-house laboratory quickly fabricated two custom temporary crowns, which we placed two days later. Prior to fabricating her final crowns, we whitened her other teeth, which were too yellow for her age bracket. Once the whitening… READ MORE