AlvaradoNovember-min

5 Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments

The appearance of beautiful teeth is something that many people aspire for, but getting beautiful teeth for many doesn’t only just mean basic oral care. Cosmetic dentistry has been on the rise over the past few decades, and often not patients who have misaligned teeth will want to make drastic changes to the way their […]

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What Is An Onlay?

So your dentist has talked to you after your last visit and told you that the decay or damage to your teeth is going to require some restoration work. During that conversation, they mentioned that there is a type of treatment that’s perfect for your present condition, and they’re called an onlay. If you’re like […]

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Am I Candidate For Veneers

If you find yourself dissatisfied with the smile that greets you when you look in the mirror you may be looking for a way to correct the dental issues you see there. Maybe you have discolored teeth that no amount of scrubbing seems to fix, perhaps your teeth are mildly misaligned, or even have chips […]

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

Your smile is the first impression that others have of you, so it makes sense that you would want it to be bright, white and healthy. According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, more than 99 percent of all American adults believe that a smile is an important asset for social situations. Perhaps that […]

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Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening procedures are used to brighten the appearance of a patient’s smile – sometimes by as many as 5 to 10 shades in a single session. According to the American Dental Association, teeth whitening procedures have become some of the most popular esthetic dental treatments among patients throughout the country, including. Professional teeth whitening […]

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Veneers

Veneers and Laminates

Dental veneers – also known as laminates – are used to cosmetically enhance the appearance of one or more teeth. Veneers are very thin, porcelain or resin shells that are customized for a desirable color and shape. They are bonded to the surface of the teeth to reshape broken, misshapen or irregular teeth, as well […]

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Inlay and onlay

Inlays and Onlays

Inlays and onlays are dental restorations that are more extensive than dental fillings but less so than caps and crowns. They are typically formed in a dental lab and are made of gold, porcelain or resin depending on the patient’s needs and aesthetic goals. An inlay refers to a restoration that is formed to fit […]

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Crowns and Bridges

Crowns and Bridges

Dental crowns and bridges are custom-fitted tooth prosthetics that are used to replace or restore damaged or missing teeth. Crowns – also known as caps – are fixed over the surfaces of natural tooth structures or dental implants. Bridges are used to fill in the gaps left by missing teeth and are anchored in place […]

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Composite Tooth-Colored Fillings

Composite Tooth-Colored Fillings

Composite fillings – also known as tooth-colored fillings – are dental restorations designed to be inconspicuous and natural in appearance. They blend well with the teeth and appear more natural than amalgam fillings, which are darker and more easily seen by other people. Composite fillings are made of ceramic and plastic compounds that chemically bond […]

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