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Now, this is something you should absolutely know before you start any dental treatment or cosmetic treatment to be precise.
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.
Hi, are you looking at dental implants, but you’re not sure what it is all about and what it does? I’m going to share with you a few things about dental implants, which you may or may not be aware of.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.