Posts Categorized: Cosmetic Dentistry

What is a BruxZir Crown?

Crowns and bridges have traditionally been made of full metal or porcelain fused to metal, both of which provide durability and strength. However, the presence of metal in the oral cavity is not esthetically pleasing to all patients. Metal crowns can sometimes cause a gray hue in the gum tissue surrounding the crown. Some patients… Read more »

Can I Get Veneers?

We have found that many patients present to us wanting to know the difference between a veneer and a crown and which one is right for them. Veneers are thin shells that cover the front of the teeth. They can be used to change the shape, color, size and length of a tooth and also… Read more »

Does My Child Need a Mouthguard?

If your child plays a contact sport such as soccer, football, hockey, or basketball, they most likely wear protective gear such as helmets, kneepads, shoulder pads, etc to protect their head, neck, limbs and joints. Mouthguards, which can protect the teeth, lips, and other parts of the mouth, are just as important as the more… Read more »

Questions About Teeth Whitening

You have finally decided you are ready to brighten up your smile. Whether the problem is allover discoloration, yellowing, a general lack of brightness, or stains, we offer professional teeth whitening to whiten your smile by several shades. While the end result typically sounds wonderful to patients who feel dissatisfied with the shade of their… Read more »

Porcelain Veneers: FAQs

Have you been hoping for a way to transform your entire smile? For patients suffering from aesthetic imperfections, we often suggest porcelain veneers for a smile makeover. While some patients choose veneers to treat a single concern – such as discolored teeth – this treatment addresses a wide variety of issues within only two visits…. Read more »

What Can Cosmetic Dentistry Do?

Your smile is complex, and so are the issues that can affect it. Cosmetic dentistry focuses on your smile’s appearance, though cosmetic treatments often coincide with more functional issues, like damaged or misaligned teeth. The point is to make your smile look better, thereby increasing your confidence, and to do so in a way that… Read more »