Self Confidence And A Brilliant Smile Can Go A Long Way!

Posted by Downey Family Dentistry

What do you notice first about a person? Their hair? Eyes? One of the first things most people notice is a person’s smile. We all know someone whose smile can light up a room. For people who have crooked, dull, yellow or missing teeth – having a smile that lights up a room may seem like a far-away dream.

What you may not know is that it is possible for your smile to light up a room. There are several dental procedures and treatments that can get your smile out of hiding. A brilliant smile? It is possible.

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filed under: Cosmetic Dentistry, General Dentistry, Smile Makeover

The Benefits Of All-On-4 Dental Implants

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An attractive, youthful appearance is dependent on factors like skin and hair, but a full set of teeth is also imperative. Missing or stained teeth quickly diminish any other efforts to put your best face forward. More importantly, missing teeth affect both oral and overall health. All on 4 dental implants solve this problem so you can smile with confidence.

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Flash Your Smile and Charm the World With Dental Veneers

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Smile improvement is within your grasp. Although other cosmetic treatments like teeth whitening may have some effect, veneers are the best way to really make a difference so you can flash your smile with confidence. Veneers are the best solution for badly stained or chipped teeth or to fill in gaps without orthodontia. You may choose to have your veneers color-matched or to cover all of your teeth with veneers.

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Why Your Smile Care is just as Important as Your Health Care

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Many people don't realize that taking care of their teeth is important to their overall health. Good smile care includes proper hygiene, diet and regular checkups with your dental professionals.

Having healthy teeth isn't just about having a beautiful smile - though a great smile is certainly important - it is about keeping your entire body healthy and running smoothly.

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Can the All on 4 Dental Implants Reverse the Signs of Aging?

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Having a full set of teeth is one of the best ways to present a youthful appearance. Missing teeth, shrunken gums and a tendency to avoid smiling are often signs of advancing age. These problems often result from poor oral hygiene and gum disease, which have implications not only for oral health but also for overall health. The All on 4 Dental Implant can correct these problems.

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Does Your Smile Shine Bright Like A Diamond Or A Fading Star? Is It Time For A Smile Makeover?

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Have you noticed how white people's teeth are these days? Do your teeth look drab and dark in comparison? If so, it is probably time for you to consider a smile makeover - and a smile makeover is easier than you think.

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Avoid The Dangers Of Dentures With All On 4 Dental Implants Procedure

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Dentures were once the only solution to the problem of missing teeth. Invented as early as 700 BC, dentures did allow a person who was edentulous (had no teeth) to eat.

However dentures have a number of significant disadvantages. Today, you have a much more modern and satisfactory solution – the All on 4 Dental Implant.

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When to see a Children’s Dentist about a Cracked Tooth

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Raising kids isn’t for the faint of heart – that is one thing we can all agree upon. Childhood injuries come up when you least expect. Sports, rough playing and just being kids can cause accidents – sometimes they involve a cracked or chipped tooth.

What to do can be confusing. You wonder if it isn’t painful, should you just ignore it? If it is painful, should you give Tylenol and keep an eye on it? Or, should you see a children’s dentist for an examination, advice and possible treatment?

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Dental Health and Wellness: Electric vs Manual Toothbrushes

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As you walk down the aisle of any store that sells dental supplies you can see there are many options when it comes to cleaning your teeth. Manual and electric toothbrushes take up a solid aisle in most stores.
Many of them have a hook - to make you feel like you're either buying the type of toothbrush that comes highly recommended by one dental association or another, or even by notable toothpaste brands. 

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When Should Your Toddler See A Childrens Dentist?

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Being a parent is full-time job with many types of responsibilities. Making sure your toddlers have a nutritional diet, a loving home and visits to the pediatrician are usually high on the list of priorities.

Many parents don't realize, or don't know that taking their toddler for dental checkups is high on that list. 

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