Improve Your Smile With Dental Implants

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Did you know that smiling and laughing reduces stress? Each smile helps our faces to relax and calms our nervous system. If you are without a confident smile, you’re less likely to use it! Most of the time a reluctant smile comes from having imperfect teeth.

Our teeth really take a beating. From the moment we get our permanent teeth – they never stop their work of biting, chewing and grinding our food. Some teeth may perform well but don’t look the way we would like them to. You may be missing teeth, have broken down teeth - or some may be in poor repair due to decay. Some teeth fall short in their looks as well as their performance.

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How Much Does Invisalign Cost?

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Does your hand go to your mouth when it’s time for a smile? Covering your mouth when your teeth are crooked makes you look and feel self-conscious. Why suffer another day and feel awkward about your smile?

Invisalign aligners can fix crowded, crooked teeth – and close gaps and adjust overbites.

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Are Dental Veneers Right For You?

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Tired of broken or cracked teeth? As a cosmetic dentist will explain to you - dental veneers is a permanent treatment that will give you straight white teeth and a smile makeover that everyone will notice.

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Rebuilding Your Smile With Full Mouth Reconstruction

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Your mouth consists of both soft and hard tissues, such as the lips, tongue, teeth and jawbone, as well as blood vessels and nerves. In order to work properly, you need strong teeth and bone, good blood supply, and proper nerve and joint function. When there are co-existing problems such as a severe overbite, missing teeth and multiple cavities, you and your mouth will be less healthy. These cases are often a reason for a full mouth reconstruction.

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Coffee Addicts 7 Tips To Keeping Teeth White

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Does it seem to you that teeth just keep getting whiter and whiter? It’s not your imagination – there is more focus than ever on having whiter than white teeth. If you are a coffee drinker – your teeth may not have the lustre that you wish they had. But do you need to give up that cup of coffee you so badly need first thing in the morning? Not necessarily.

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Top 5 Reason To Choose Invisalign For Teens

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Proms, a driver's license and braces to straighten the teeth – these all seem to be part and parcel of the average teenager's life. While about half of all teens attend senior prom and around 71 percent get a driver's license as soon as they can, closer to 80 percent receive care from an orthodontist. Today’s teens have many more options for orthodontic treatment than their parents did, and one that many choose is Invisalign. Here are the top 5 reasons to choose Invisalign for teens.

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Cosmetic Makeovers Should Start With Your Smile

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The best beauty tip that you could ever be given is to work on your smile. You can consider cosmetic dentistry as part of your cosmetic makeover. Typically, makeovers work on enhancing your beauty by giving you a changed and radiant appearance. When most people think of a cosmetic makeover they associate it with a change in hairstyle or cosmetic surgery in their face or body. Many don’t factor in that cosmetic makeovers should start with your smile. The power of a smile can captivate people and turn heads your direction.

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6 Questions You Should Always Ask Your Cosmetic Dentist

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A cosmetic dentist is a medical specialist who works on the enhancement of the features of your teeth. The dentist works with your teeth size, color, alignment, the appearance of the gums, along with other factors that can evaluate a better smile and look for you. Let’s face it, not everyone is “born models”, some people are naturally blessed with a nice set of teeth while some do not have compared to others. You might initially have a nice set of teeth but due to aging or the poor maintenance of the teeth, the teeth can get damaged with time.

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What You Need To Know About Smile Design

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The smile is an important element of facial appeal, and valued in society. Smiles allow people to express a range of emotion, depending on the movement, structure and appearance of the lips and teeth. This aspect can determine an individual’s ability to function smoothly within personal and professional environments. Lack of confidence in smile aesthetics can cause low self-esteem and distress.

If you are not satisfied with the appearance of your smile, you should consider consulting a cosmetic dentist for smile design. This process takes a systematic and organized approach to evaluate and resolve problems related to the esthetics of a smile. The objective behind the design procedure is to achieve a pleasing smile by understanding the various esthetic elements of a smile and arranging them to create a beautiful and harmonious composition.

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Let's Face It, Anti Aging Dentistry Can Save Your Smile!

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As one advances in age, the original appeal of the face declines. This process can cause the loss of self-esteem and general confidence in personal and work interactions. While aging is an unavoidable part of the cycle of life, you do not have to deal with the accompanying esthetic issues. In simple terms, you can choose to have anti-aging dental procedures performed to restore your youthful look. These cosmetic processes aim to initiate rejuvenation without facial tissue surgery or modification.

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