Top Ten Cosmetic Dental Procedures To Consider

Top Ten Cosmetic Dental Procedures To Consider

 

You know that dentists can clean your teeth and fill your cavities, but did you know that cosmetic dentists have a ton more tricks up their white-coated sleeves?

Here are the top ten cosmetic dentistry procedures for beautifying your smile. Consider talking with your dentist about:

 

1. Teeth Whitening or Bleaching

Take-home custom bleaching trays are one of the most popular cosmetic treatments at Newport Beach Dental. More effective than store-bought kits, these custom ...

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Secrets to Getting an Incredible Full Mouth Makeover

Secrets To An Incredible Full Mouth Makeover

 

A smile makeover, or full mouth reconstruction, can be a series of procedures a cosmetic dentist will use to rebuild or restore your teeth, creating an entirely different smile than the one you had before.

For a full mouth makeover, your dentist will apply one or more treatments to enhance your current smile, as well as solving for issues with your teeth, gums, and jaw.

 

Do I Need a Full Mouth Makeover?

If you have:

  • Tooth ...
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11 Common Dental Problems & Treatments

11 Common Dental Problems & Treatments

We all know about cavities, but what other common dental problems can come up, and how do you begin to treat them?

 

1. The Problem: Bad Breath.

This dental problem even has an official name: halitosis. The main source of bad breath is the tongue, where layers of bacteria become embedded. Dry mouth contributes further to bad breath, and since your mouth dries as you sleep, morning breath can be especially bad.

     The Treatment:

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10 Common Causes of Cavities

10 Common Causes of Cavities

Dental cavities are holes in the teeth caused by tooth decay. The protective enamel gets worn away, leaving the core of the tooth exposed. Once plaque builds up on your teeth as you eat, it can begin to cause tooth decay in as little as 20 minutes.

Other causes can also contribute to the emergence of cavities, or make your teeth more prone to getting them.

1. Insufficient oral hygiene.

The quickest way to welcome cavities is to slack on dental ...

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6 Dental Myths Debunked

6 Dental Myths Debunked

As we all work to keep our teeth pearly white and healthy, it’s hard to decipher the facts from fiction on how best to do so.

Here are some of the most common myths about taking care of teeth and the truth behind them.

 

Myth #1: Brush after every meal.

Truth:

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10 Signs You Need to See a Dentist

10 Signs You Need To See a Dentist

 

Dentists and their teams of hygienists do a whole lot more than just clean teeth and fill cavities. If you’re experiencing pain or discomfort between your bi-annual visits to the dentist, then call to schedule a visit soon.

Any of these symptoms are also things to watch for, signs you need to see a dentist.

 

1. Pain and Swelling

Persistent pain or swelling in your teeth or gums could be a sign that one of many different things is wrong, ...

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5 Steps of the Invisalign® Treatment Process

5 Steps of the Invisalign Treatment Process

Are you considering starting the journey to a beautiful smile? Invisalign® is a simple approach to a great smile that involves 5 steps:

 

Step 1: Talk to Invisalign® Provider

First, schedule a consultation with an experienced Invisalign®-trained provider.  Find a dentist you are comfortable with and discuss your smile goals (link to smile checklist) to find out if you are a good candidate for Invisalign®. Your dentist’s office can also help you ...

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Adults with Braces: The Comfort & Convenience of Invisalign®

What You Need to Know About Cavity Treatment Options for Children (4)

 

Adults with braces don’t look like they used to. It was once very difficult for people to make the decision to straighten their teeth at a later age, and they had to consider the impact of public perception in their professional and personal lives.

For many adults, it’s easy to consider your window of opportunity for fixing your teeth long passed. But spending 6-18 months building yourself a better smile isn’t the obstacle it once was, ...

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5 Advantages of Invisalign® vs. Metal Braces

5 Advantages of Invisalign Vs. Metal Braces

Straightening teeth at a later age was once a difficult decision for adults who didn’t want to wear braces. But with Invisalign® it is now possible for those who have moved past their teenage years to achieve a beautiful smile without impacting their professional or personal lives.

Here are some additional advantages to straightening teeth with Invisalign® versus wearing metal braces:

1. Virtually Invisible

While metal braces are clunky and glaringly visible, Invisalign® aligner trays are virtually ...

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Am I a Good Candidate for Invisalign®?

Am I a Good Candidate for Invisalign®-

 

Have you been hearing more and more about the invisible teeth straightening process called Invisalign®, but you aren’t sure if it is a process that will work for you? Here are the answers to your questions of qualification, and what makes a good candidate for Invisalign®.

 

Who Are You?

Invisalign® is a good fit for a surprising number of people. Both older teens and adults can be good candidates, but it is not ideal ...

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