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Teeth Whitening - Avoid These Foods for Healthy Teeth

Category: Teeth Whitening
Posted on: Monday, Sep 01, 2014

You know the basic routine for a healthy smile: brush and floss daily and avoid snacks packed with sugar. But some food choices might not be so obviously bad for your dental health. Unlike other gradual changes to your body to which some poor food choices contribute, the food you eat begins to impact your dental health the minute you put it in your mouth. Let’s take a look at some of the worst foods for your teeth and what makes them so bad.

 
 

Porcelain Veneers - Don’t Ignore the Symptoms of Teeth Grinding

Category: Porcelain Veneers
Posted on: Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

Do you wake up with a dull headache and a sore jaw? You may be grinding your teeth at night. Teeth grinding, or bruxism, as it is known to medical professionals, is a common condition. Teeth grinding may be the result of stress or anxiety, but can also be caused by physiological conditions such as an irregular bite due to missing or crooked teeth.

 
 

A Month for a Dental Crown? How About an Hour?

Category: Laser Dentistry
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

In the past, dental crowns were a two-appointment affair. If you bit down on something hard and broke a filling, or worse, cracked your tooth, you would need to schedule two dentist visits. In the first office visit, the dentist would numb the area and prepare it for the crown by drilling and filing down the tooth. An impression of the tooth would be made and then sent off to a lab to create a perfect match. The dentist would give you a temporary filling until the lab was done creating the crown, which took about two or three weeks. When you came in for your second visit, the dentist would place the crown.

 
 

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

Category: Porcelain Veneers
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.