DENTAL BLOG

The latest news and tips to help you have your perfect smile

DENTAL BLOG

The latest news and tips to help you have your perfect smile

Real Client. Real Result. Dentistry and photography by Dental Boutique.

Can Porcelain Veneers Break Easily?

What I’m going to share with you right now could potentially save you thousands of dollars. Now, whether you have porcelain veneers or whether you’ve got natural teeth, this applies to you because it may potentially keep you from breaking your teeth.

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Ask Yourself This Question Before Starting Cosmetic Treatment

If you ask yourself this one question before your dental visit, I guarantee you your dentist will help you more effectively and more efficiently. Now, that one question is this. What do you want to get out from that consultation? Or what do you want to get out from the visit to the dentist?

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In Chair Vs Take-Home Whitening

In-chair whitening versus take-home whitening kit. What are the differences, and what are the pros and cons? We’ve been doing take-home whitening kits and in-chair whitening treatment for our patients hundreds of times, and we know all the pros and the cons.

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Dental Bonding vs Porcelain Veneers

On a daily basis we get asked about the difference between dental bonding and porcelain veneers. I had this one patient come in and she saw an ad about dental porcelain and dental bonding, and she was so confused about what the options are and what the differences are, and what they can do to actually change your smile.

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One Thing To Know About Porcelain Veneers

Just a few months ago I had a lady who came into the office wanting to get veneers done. And when she sat in the chair and she spoke to me about her wants, needs and concerns, one thing popped up to me really clearly was that she was actually afraid of getting veneers done.

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Why Do We Grind Our Teeth?

What is bruxism? Bruxism is basically a fancy word for teeth grinding. Now teeth grinding essentially is due to part of the brain that never shuts of when you’re sleeping. It comes from the subconscious mind.

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What’s The Difference Between Cosmetic And General Dentistry?

We often get emails from patients asking, “What is the difference between general dentistry versus cosmetic dentistry?” Now, in essence, as dentists, we graduate and we are able to do cosmetic or general dentistry, but what matters most is the experience in either general or cosmetic.

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3 Myths About Porcelain Veneers Debunked

I’ve been reading a lot about cosmetic veneers on the internet this past few days, and there’s actually a lot of misinformation about porcelain veneers. I noticed three things that kept coming up again and again in terms of what porcelain veneers are, and I’m going to debunk all of them for you.

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How To Overcome Dental Fear

Have you ever thought of coming to the dentist and you cringe? Most people cringe when they come to the dentist for a very good reason. Some patients just cringe because they’re fearful of the pain. Some are fearful of the unknown, meaning that they are in a vulnerable position where they are not in control of everything.

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Are Whitening Toothpastes A Scam?

If you are interested in whitening your teeth for the long term and you want a really good result, what I would recommend is coming to see a professional to get your teeth whitened, because with a professional, you are able to access materials that’s not out in the public.

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How To Choose A Good Cosmetic Dentist

Cosmetic dentistry is something that’s very personal and it’s something that you should really research on before you embark on your journey. Now cosmetic practices vary. Different cosmetic practices actually have got a different set of skills and different special interests, so before you even go to a cosmetic practice, be certain to actually do some research and find out who they are as a brand, as a culture, and what they can actually provide you.

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Why Do My Gums Bleed When I Brush?

Have you ever wondered why your gums bleed when you brush your teeth, and if it does, should you be concerned? Now, let me put it this way, if you were to touch your gums and they bleed, you may or may not be concerned. But, if you were to touch your skin and it starts bleeding spontaneously, I bet you’ll be quite concerned about the situation.

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Do You Cover Your Mouth When You Smile?

Do you cover your mouth when you smile? If you’re covering your mouth when you smile, it could be because of a few reasons. Working as a cosmetic dentist, we find that patients who don’t smile, it’s because they lack the confidence in smiling. They’re just not confident with their teeth, the way they look and they are very overall conscious with how they project themselves in front of the camera or to your friends and family. Smiling is such an asset, where it allows you to release endorphins when you smile.

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How To Find The Right Cosmetic Dental Practice For You

If you’re looking for a smile makeover, there’s a few things you can do to help you in your research in finding the right person to actually fix your smile. Now, one of the ways to do it is to actually just jump online and search cosmetic dentist or someone who has a special interest in making a smile beautiful. The reason is because when you find a person or a few people, look at their websites, look at their before and after, jump on their Facebook or Instagram because that way, you can actually tell someone’s before and afters that they do.

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What Happens If I Don’t Go To The Dentist?

There are two groups of people that do not see the dentist. The first group might be a group of patients who are very, very anxious and therefore, they don’t visit the dentist for that reason. There’s a second group of people that do not see a dentist because they think everything’s fine because there’s no pain, there’s no discomfort and they feel healthy. Now I want to address the second group of people. The reason is that when you don’t feel any pain or sensitivity or discomfort, it does not mean that you’ve got nothing wrong in your teeth.

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