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Have Tooth Discoloration? Here Are Reasons To Choose Veneers

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If you have discoloration of your teeth, whether from age, smoking cigarettes, or drinking dark liquids, you might be thinking about getting teeth whitening. However, whitening has a variety of drawbacks, including not being as effective as you might hope. Your other option is to get dental veneers, which are made with pieces of porcelain that fit over the top surface of your teeth. Here are some reasons to choose veneers for staining and discoloration as opposed to teeth whitening.

6 May 2016

Questions And Answers About Veneers

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There are many different cosmetic dental applications that can help improve the appearance of your teeth. However, few applications are as versatile and effective at transforming the teeth as dental veneers are. Here is a bit of information about dental veneers to help you understand the benefits associated with this application: From what material are veneers usually made? Dental veneers are usually fashioned from resin or porcelain. The thin sheets of material are bonded to the front surface of the teeth to cover imperfections.

19 April 2016

3 Ways To Get A Better Smile Without Veneers

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A great smile can do wonders for a person's self esteem and appearance. Getting straight white teeth, however, can be a process. There are many different ways that cosmetic dentistry can help someone achieve their ideal smile. The hard part is usually determining which procedures will give the best results. Veneers are one way that many improve their smiles. They are porcelain or composite shells that are attached to the tooth in order to improve the shape and color of the tooth.

30 March 2016

Oh No! You Cracked A Tooth...Now What?

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Although your teeth are made to be strong and withstand cracking or breaking, but cracking a tooth is not uncommon. Even with practicing good oral care and regular visits to your dentist, a tooth can crack if there is excessive force applied to the tooth. For example, if you are hit in the mouth during an accident or if you bite down on a nut that is still in the shell, the blunt force and the pressure can crack a tooth.

4 March 2016

Opting For Dental Implants To Repair Unappealing Teeth

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Do you lack the confidence to apply for a particular job because your teeth are not appealing to look at when you smile? Depending on the condition of your oral health, you might be able to get your teeth repaired with dental implants so you can have the confidence needed to apply for the job position before it is filled. Learn some of the reasons why opting for dental implants is a great way to get satisfactory results for your teeth without having to wait a long time.

12 February 2016

Keep Your Teeth Looking Naturally Great

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For some people, it seems as if simply brushing their teeth each day is enough to keep their teeth looking great. However, most people find they aren't so lucky. Other people can have reasons for their teeth not looking so great. If you have a problem with the looks of your teeth, whether it be due to thin enamel, naturally jagged teeth, chips, gaps or side effects of a medication, there are still options for you that will help you to have the great-looking smile you always wanted.

21 January 2016

No More Meds! 3 Ways To Treat Root Canal Pain Naturally With Garlic

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Relying on medications can be beneficial, but some people don't like taking prescription pain medications due to the side effects associated with these drugs. If your dentist prescribes a pain killer after you have a root canal, there may be other ways to control the pain. Here are three natural remedies using garlic you can try to help alleviate root canal pain without a prescription in the future. 1. Garlic and Salt

5 January 2016

Q & A For Root Canals

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The cavity that is located in the root of a tooth and filled with living material is called a root canal. However, when most people hear the term, they usually think of the endodontic procedure that bears the same name. Here are a few questions and answers about root canals: What is a root canal procedure? A root canal procedure is a dental treatment that involves the removal of the pulp or living material from the center of a tooth.

15 December 2015

What Is A Dental Crown?

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Dental crowns are quite common and can be used to treat a wide variety of problems, but you might not know too much about them. Regardless of whether you need to replace a damaged tooth, get a root canal, or just want to improve the aesthetics of your smile, a crown can be a great option for you. To help you get a better idea of what crowns really are, here is an overview of the subject:

25 November 2015

Six Ways To Afford Braces

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Orthodontic treatment can work wonders on your smile, but many would-be patients feel that they can't afford braces or other orthodontic treatments. But here are several ways that you can consider to afford the cost.  Dental Insurance One of the best ways to get your braces covered is to take out a comprehensive dental insurance plan. While your average health care plan might not include a lot of dental insurance, you can bulk up the plan so that it will include partial payments on cosmetic dental treatments.

6 November 2015