Category Archives: Cosmetic Dentistry Journal

The Top 5 Dental Complaints

Many people have something they don’t like about their smile or their teeth – and many of those people have dental problems that are actually getting in the way of a healthy smile and overall well-being. Dark teeth, old crowns and fillings, uneven gums, missing teeth, and teeth grinding are the top five dental problems […]

  • Posted on: Jan 20 2012
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Be Your Own Personal Smile Trainer

The New Year brings an increase in gym memberships. We say, invest in yourself with a smile makeover that will truly make you feel like the best version of yourself. New Year’s resolutions typically have a very short lifespan. Statistics show that about 80 percent of people who make resolutions don’t even make it through […]

  • Posted on: Jan 11 2012
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Plastic Surgery vs. Cosmetic Dentistry

Plastic surgery is costly and often involves a painful, lengthy recovery. There are easier ways to rejuvenate your face, starting with a smile makeover. A very noticeable “face lift” benefit of your smile makeover is the lengthening of your back teeth and expansion of your bite. People who have ground down or lost their back […]

  • Posted on: Dec 23 2011
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Retire Your Smile of Silver and Gold

Have old crowns and silver fillings made your mouth into a metal field? Find out how porcelain veneers and other cosmetic dentistry techniques can give you a snowy white smile makeover, no metal mining involved. While silver and gold are ideal items to have in your pocket, they’re not necessarily elements that you want gleaming […]

  • Posted on: Dec 14 2011
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Is Your Smile Holiday Ready?

The holidays should make you smile… if they don’t, then it might be because you’re hiding something behind those tightly closed lips, like less-than-perfect teeth that you are ashamed for others to see. If you’re having a family photo taken for your holiday greeting card or annual family group shot, will you be seen with […]

  • Posted on: Dec 7 2011
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Maximize Your Dental Insurance

Do you participate in a health savings plan? Have you used your dental insurance to its full potential this year? Before the fiscal year is up, make sure you maximize your insurance benefits. While cosmetic dentistry may not typically be an area that is covered by dental insurance, there are exceptions to the rule.

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2011
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What Is Diode Laser Gum Correction?

We often mention that our smile makeovers include diode laser gum correction. If you’ve ever wondered what this method actually entails, here’s an explanation. Your smile’s appearance is influenced not just by the look of your teeth, but also the look of your gums. Some patients have gums that extend too far over the tops […]

  • Posted on: Nov 9 2011
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A Smile Fit for a (Beauty) Queen

Competing in a beauty pageant? A perfect smile is as much of a requirement as the gowns, hairspray, lipstick, and poise. If you’re looking for one truly impactful way to enhance your natural beauty, a smile makeover is it. There are even perks to a smile makeover that go beyond the obvious. When your bite […]

  • Posted on: Nov 3 2011
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Sink Your Teeth Into a Smile Makeover

Twilight. True Blood. The Vampire Diaries. The vampire rage shows no sign of dying down anytime soon – and neither does the wish of some people to have their own set of fangs. Unless you exhibit some fairly obvious signs of vampirism, we won’t be creating any smile makeovers with pointy incisors – but what […]

  • Posted on: Oct 20 2011
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Baby Boomer Oral Health Goes Bust

There is good news and bad news for the baby boomer generation when it comes to the state of their oral health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, baby boomers are the first generation where the majority will maintain their natural teeth over their entire lifetime, mainly thanks to fluoride toothpastes and […]

  • Posted on: Oct 13 2011
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