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Smile Makeovers –They Are Not Just For Celebrities

Category: Smile Makeovers
Posted on: Thursday, Feb 02, 2012

Many different trends tend to start with Hollywood. Celebrities in the spotlight are making sure that they have the best look possible. It's no wonder that the ordinary Jane or Joe wants the same benefits of having great looking teeth like their favorite actor or actress. Because of this, cosmetic dental procedures have dramatically increased over the last couple of years.

According to recent surveys, teeth whitening procedures at a dentist office has increased by over 300 percent. Porcelain veneer treatments have also exploded by over 250%. This isn't just in the United States, but the effect is rippling throughout the globe.
 

 


Porcelain Veneers – The Right Cosmetic Dentist Will Give You The Best Results

Posted on: Friday, Jan 27, 2012

Statistics don't lie. A survey conducted by the AACD (American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry), reports only half of the people taking the survey liked their smile. So, for every two people walking around, one is wishing their teeth looked better. Not surprisingly, this is a reason many types of cosmetic dental procedures have been gaining popularity in the last few years. Results from the AACD show that those getting porcelain veneers, has increased two hundred and fifty percent in a five year period of time.

If you are one of those people that are not happy with their smile, you do have many options, including veneers to give you more confidence and a reason to smile more often. And, the only way you're going to know what you can do to improve your look, is by finding a reputable cosmetic dentist to give you his opinion.
 

 


Teeth Whitening- Do It Safely In a Dentist's Office

Category: Teeth Whitening
Posted on: Wednesday, Jan 11, 2012

Teeth whitening have become so popular that everyone wants a piece of the action and profits, because of consumer demand. That's one reason why there are so many do- it- yourself kits on the market to give people the opportunity to have that gleaming white celebrity smile. There's only one thing to say and that is “buyer beware”.

In fact, earlier this year, many of the top brands of teeth whiteners on the market in Australia were recalled because of injuries that had occurred. The peroxide concentrations in these products were too high and unsafe. Many consumers experienced chemical burns in the mouth, headaches, ulceration and blistering of the mouth and throat, tissue tingling, discolored teeth as well as tooth sensitivity.
 

 


Periodontal Treatments – Technology Can Help Save Your Teeth

Posted on: Friday, Dec 30, 2011

Every year dentistry just gets better and better. Gum disease is a major problem in our society. A large majority of people have some form of periodontal disease. The problem is, they might not even know it or they are ignoring it, because they're too scared to go to the dentist.

It's a risk people take, because there's usually never any pain involved in the condition until it reaches advanced stages. At this point, it could be too late to save your teeth. However, it all comes back to avoiding the dentist, because of fear of pain of the unknown.

 


Laser Dentistry – Fast Becoming the Tool of Choice

Category: Laser Dentistry
Posted on: Friday, Dec 23, 2011

You have probably heard of lasers being used in the dental office, but you or your family may not know a dentist that uses one. Most likely the reason for this is that out of all the dentists in the country, only around 3.5 percent of them actually use lasers in their practice.

You might be thinking, “If this is such great technology, then why aren't there more dentists jumping on the band wagon and starting to implement this into their practices?”