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Treatable Common Dental Conditions Which Cause Patients to Be Self-Conscious About Their Smile

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Crowns, Dental Implants, Gum Contouring, Porcelain Veneers, Smile Makeover, Teeth Whitening

Posted on September, 30 2022 by G Marlin

It’s not uncommon for people to be self-conscious about their smiles. There are many reasons someone may be hesitant about showing their teeth or want to keep their mouth closed when smiling for pictures. Fortunately, many dental conditions that cause patients to be self-conscious about their smiles are entirely treatable. Advanced cosmetic and restorative dental… READ MORE

Smile confidently on Zoom

Did Zoom Meetings Make You Unhappy with Your Smile?

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Smile Makeover, Teeth Whitening

Posted on January, 27 2022 by G Marlin

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

Why Professional Teeth Whitening Is the Best Way to Whiten Your Teeth

Posted in Teeth Whitening

Posted on October, 17 2021 by G Marlin

A beautiful white smile can light up a room and speak volumes about how you feel about yourself. When you don’t feel confident about the brightness of your teeth, it interferes with all areas of your life. Everyone wants a dazzling smile, and thankfully, there are many ways to whiten teeth, or more correctly, lighten… READ MORE

What Color are Your Teeth?

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening

Posted on June, 4 2021 by G Marlin

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

Emergency Repair of Two Fractured Front Teeth

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

Posted on June, 2 2021 by G Marlin

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

The Single Anterior Crown

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Cosmetic Veneers, Success Stories, Teeth Whitening

Posted on January, 30 2019 by G Marlin

This patient presented with a veneer on the upper right central incisor whose shape did not match the upper left central incisor (see the arrow) and was the wrong color. The result was an artificial, square-looking tooth that had inflamed gum tissue because it was squeezed by the veneer’s bulky contours. After whitening her other teeth, we fabricated… READ MORE

Myths About Teeth Whitening

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening

Posted on June, 2 2018 by G Marlin

Everyone wants to have a whiter smile, but making the decision to pursue whitening treatment can be tough. Myths and stereotypes can lead to negative connotations, inhibiting you from moving forward with treatment. Below are three misconceptions about teeth whitening: Teeth whitening treatments at my doctor’s office are no more effective than those purchased at drugstores. On… READ MORE

5 Reasons Why Your Teeth Are Changing Color

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening

Posted on July, 10 2017 by G Marlin

1. Food and Drinks: Coffee, tea and red wine play a major role in staining your teeth. They all have Chromogens, which are intense color pigments that attach to the white outer part of your tooth known as enamel. Tip: Drink with a straw, keeping those stain-causing dyes in the drink away from your teeth. 2…. READ MORE

Teeth Bleaching vs. Teeth Whitening

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening

Posted on April, 5 2017 by G Marlin

You’ve probably seen someone with pearly white teeth before and wondered, “How have they managed to keep their teeth so bright all these years?” The truth is, many people these days are opting to whiten their teeth with artificial methods to achieve that picture-perfect smile. Continue reading to learn more about teeth bleaching vs. teeth… READ MORE