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What To Do If Your Teeth Look Longer After Beating Gum Disease

Gum disease is a serious condition that often requires the assistance of a dentist to fix. If you've had severe gum disease and are confused because your teeth look as though they've grown bigger, then rest assured that no change has happened to your teeth themselves. However, your gums may have changed. Read on to discover the changes that can occur due to gum disease and what you can do to have it fixed.   Read More...

Common Mistakes Made When Brushing Your Teeth

There is a right and a wrong way to do pretty much anything, which includes brushing your teeth. While you may feel like you are doing everything right by simply moving the brush around your mouth for a couple minutes each day, there are some mistakes that can be made when brushing that you should be aware of.  Brushing Immediately After Eating You may want clean teeth, but you need to give your mouth some time before you brush your teeth.   Read More...

Laser Treatment For A Gummy Smile: Benefits And Procedure Overview

If you have a "gummy smile," then you probably have a lot of exposed gum tissue below your upper lip. While a gummy smile has no bearing on the health of your teeth or gums, it may cause self-esteem problems in some people. Your cosmetic dentist can perform a laser gum treatment to reduce excessive gingival exposure, which will restore your self-confidence and enhance the appearance of your smile. Here are some of the benefits of laser treatment for your gummy smile and an overview of the actual procedure.   Read More...

Foods And Beverages To Avoid With Veneers

Veneers are one great way to improve the appearance of your smile. They provide you with a very natural tooth appearance. Veneers also are stain-resistant, except against the worst staining agents, and are considered a very conservative way to restore your teeth, since they don't have to be shaved. However, you'll still want to be careful when using veneers since they can be damaged by certain types of foods. Staining Veneers   Read More...

Cosmetic Dentistry Options For Former Smokers: How To Restore Your Smile

Smoking can cause damage to your teeth, such as staining and discoloration. Fortunately, there are many different cosmetic dentistry services former smokers can use to restore their smiles. If you quit smoking and want to reward yourself with a brighter, healthier smile, here are some options to consider. Teeth Whitening Teeth whitening is a simple procedure your dentist can perform in one or several office visits. The approach and number of treatments needed may vary depending on the level of staining your teeth have experienced over the years.   Read More...