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Sedation Dentistry · Top Cosmetic Dentistry in Brooklyn NYC Feb 25th, 2019

Do you feel anxiety over arranging dental appointments, or perhaps you haven’t felt able to visit your family dentist for years? Some people are unable to visit the dentist due to fears over dental pain, which can often be down to a previous bad experience. Others are simply afraid of...

Space Maintainer to Avoid the need for orthodontic therapy? Feb 25th, 2019

What is a Space Maintainer? A space maintainer is a device that may be used if your child loses one of their baby or primary teeth too early. This could be due to some sort of trauma, or it might be due to decay that requires the tooth to be...

Mercury Safe Dentistry · Brooklyn Cosmetic Dentistry Center Feb 25th, 2019

Many people will still have silver colored fillings as amalgam has been used for decades. Its use has become increasingly controversial due to the mercury content, and as such most patients will choose to have older fillings replaced with more cosmetically pleasing white fillings. These are made from composite resin...

The Best Toothpaste for my Child Feb 25th, 2019

Twice daily tooth brushing is essential for good oral health as it helps to remove plaque and food debris from the teeth and gums. Most adults are not too worried about the toothpaste they use, but it can be a different story for children. Many children are fussy about the...

Lowest Radiation VaTech Digital Panoramic X-Ray Feb 25th, 2019

Our dental office believes in offering patients the very highest quality and safest dental equipment, which is one of the reasons why all our dental x-rays are taken using low dose digital x-rays. This ensures you are kept safe during treatment, and enables our Brooklyn, NYC dentists to gain the...

Top Tips Stress-Free Dental Care for Children Feb 25th, 2019

Every parent wants to make sure their child has a healthy smile, and a large part of this is helping to ensure they visit a dentist regularly and that they become accustomed to sitting in the dental chair or perhaps even enjoy it! It’s been shown that regular dental care...

Little Known Facts About Diabetes and Oral Health Feb 25th, 2019

Diabetes is very common, as according to the National Diabetes Fact Sheet 2011, 25.8 million people in the US have this condition, and every year 1.9 million new cases of diabetes are diagnosed. Most people with this condition will be all too well aware of the impact it can have...

Implant Retained Dentures. Do You Need It? Feb 25th, 2019

Dentures are a low-cost way to replace missing teeth, but they are not ideal. Although some people will be able to wear dentures with few if any problems, others will struggle, especially once they have been worn for a few years. In addition it can be difficult to chew food...

Bleeding Gums? Why You Should Take Action Feb 25th, 2019

Gum Disease Have you recently begun to notice a little bit of blood when brushing or flossing? It might be tempting to think this is just normal and that if you brush more gently or give up flossing for a few days then it’ll clear up. In fact it’s almost...

A Little Known Facts: What to Do in Dental Emergency Feb 25th, 2019

Most of us hope never to be faced with having to deal with a dental emergency, but they can and do happen, no matter how good your oral care routine. If a dental problem does arise then it’s important to take action as ignoring it could result in the need...

How To Avoid Root Canal Procedure And Pain Feb 25th, 2019

If you have ever had severe toothache then you may well have had root canal procedure to clean out the center of your infected tooth. Root canal therapy is necessary when the pulp of the tooth is infected and needs removing. It is a great treatment, and is no worse than...

Dentures or Implant Retained Dentures? Feb 25th, 2019

Dentures are a low-cost way to replace missing teeth, but they are not ideal. Although some people will be able to wear dentures with few if any problems, others will struggle, especially once they have been worn for a few years. In addition it can be difficult to chew food...

Did You Know Your Dental Health Affects Your General Health? Feb 25th, 2019

Most people know it’s important to brush twice a day and floss once a day, but presume this is to keep their teeth and gums healthy. While this is true, having a healthy mouth also helps to protect general health, and the state of your teeth and gums has more...

Inlays and Onlays vs Crowns: When Are They Used? Feb 25th, 2019

If you have a badly damaged tooth that may have lost some of its structure due to trauma or disease then our dentist at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center will suggest the best way of restoring it. This will depend on the amount of structure that has been lost and the overall strength...

Cosmetic Brace or Ordinary Brace: Do You Know the Difference? Feb 25th, 2019

We are seeing an increasing number of adults who are interested in learning more about our teeth straightening options at Cosmetic Dentistry Center. We can definitely help you if you are considering orthodontics, as we are able to offer different types of braces. The introduction of newer orthodontic technologies means that we can...

Choosing the Best Mouth Rinse with Cosmetic Dentistry Center Feb 25th, 2019

If you have been on the lookout for a good mouth rinse then you have probably searched your local drug or grocery store and have found the choice is quite bewildering. This is why the Cosmetic Dentistry Centerhas put together a quick guide for you, which will give you an indication...

Four Easy Tips for Avoiding Tooth Loss Feb 25th, 2019

Your teeth are meant to last you for life and with the proper care then they can almost certainly achieve this aim. However it is all too easy to neglect your teeth or to think their loss is somehow inevitable. Here at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center we are extremely hot...

Is It Time to Get Rid of Your Loose Dentures? Feb 25th, 2019

Did you wake up this morning dreading putting in your dentures? Are you fed up of being unable to eat properly when you wear dentures? Have you found yourself beginning to turn down invitations for meals out with others, perhaps because you are worried your loose dentures will drop out while...

Differences in Treating Gingivitis and Periodontitis Feb 25th, 2019

It can be concerning to learn you have gum disease, especially if your dentist or periodontist explains the seriousness of this condition. The good news is that there are lots of different ways this disease can be treated and modern techniques are very advanced. There are two main stages of this...

What Do Dental X-Rays Show Your Dentist and Why Are They Important? Feb 25th, 2019

Most adults in reasonable dental health will need to visit their dentist every six months or so, and will require regular dental x-rays every two years, or more frequently if the need arises. Dental x-rays provide your dentist at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center with an image of your teeth, the...

When Should My Child Have Sealants Applied? Feb 25th, 2019

What are Dental Sealants? Perhaps the first question should be “What are dental sealants?” The answer to this would be that they are a very thin layer of plastic that is painted onto the chewing surfaces of healthy, cavity-free molars and premolars (back teeth). This is a painless dentistry procedure...

How Long Can You Expect a Root Canal Treatment to Last? – #RootCanalTx Feb 25th, 2019

Endodontic treatment or root canal treatment is a great way of helping to save an infected tooth, and many people have successfully undergone this therapy. Afterwards it can be possible to keep the tooth for many years or even for life, and it’s an excellent way to save the tooth,...

What Is Preventive Dentistry and Does It Really Work? Feb 25th, 2019

When you next visit the Cosmetic Dentistry Center you might hear us talk about preventive dentistry, but what is this and does it really work? The quick answer is that yes, it does and you do not need to develop tooth decay or gum disease. With good preventive dentistry then...

What Is the Difference between Fillings, Inlays and Onlays? Feb 25th, 2019

If you have recently been told you have tooth decay then you might have been expecting to have a filling as this is the most common way of repairing damaged teeth. But what if you have been told you need an inlay or onlay, and what are the differences between...

Make Sure Your Dental Implants Are a Complete Success Feb 25th, 2019

Millions of people worldwide have already benefitted from having dental implants. A dental implant is the only method of tooth replacement that helps preserve bone and which doesn’t have any negative effect on the adjacent natural teeth. Well-planned dental implants can restore your smile, and should look and feel exactly...

Oral Cancer and the Signs and Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore Feb 25th, 2019

Oral cancer is not very well known but rates are on the increase. It is estimated over 43,000 Americans will be diagnosed with some form of oral cancer this year, and one person dies of this disease each hour. Out of those diagnosed this year, just over half will be...

Do You Have Asthma? It Could Affect Your Oral Health Feb 25th, 2019

Do you have asthma? Did you know it could affect your teeth and gums? An estimated 20 million Americans have this condition, and many are taking medications which could affect their oral health. The medicines used to control asthma can increase the risk of bad breath, gum disease and cavities....

Planning Your Wedding Day Smile? Feb 25th, 2019

A wedding is always a time for celebration, and everyone wants their smile to look their best, especially as the day will be photographed and captured forever. Nowadays modern cosmetic dentistry can make sure your smile looks its very best, and can even help to boost your dental health. If...

What is Gum Recontouring? Feb 25th, 2019

Gum recontouring is usually considered to be a cosmetic dentistry procedure, but it can also sometimes be helpful during ongoing treatment for periodontal disease (advanced gum disease). Periodontal disease causes deep pockets to develop around the teeth as the gums begin to pull away, and these pockets trap bacteria. Gum...

What Causes Toothache? When Is It Time to See a Dentist? Feb 25th, 2019

Toothache can be pretty unpleasant and may be caused by a number of different factors. These include:   Untreated tooth decay A dental abscess A fractured tooth Leaky or crumbling fillings Tooth grinding habits Gum infections   If you develop toothache then the pain can be constant or the affected...

How Much Do You Know About Adult Orthodontics? Feb 25th, 2019

Have you noticed friends or work colleagues have recently been sporting straighter smiles? If so they might have undergone adult orthodontics. It’s becoming increasingly common for adults to seek orthodontic treatment, and this can be due to a couple of different reasons. Some people will not have had the chance...

Is Your Toothbrush Contaminated? Feb 25th, 2019

Most of us fondly imagine our toothbrush is wonderfully clean and hygienic, as after all it goes in our mouth at least twice a day. But is it really that pristine? Unfortunately the answer is probably not, as toothbrushes can easily become contaminated with oral bacteria, and even worse, some...

Why Women Are More Likely to Develop Oral/Dental Health Problems than Men Feb 25th, 2019

Changes in Hormonal Levels It might seem very unfair, but women are more prone to developing oral health problems due to the way hormonal changes affect them. This is because changes in hormonal levels can affect the way the body responds to toxins produced by plaque buildup in the mouth,...

Learn Why Dental Implants the Best Way to Replace That Missing Tooth Feb 25th, 2019

Are you missing a tooth or perhaps you know one of your teeth needs extracting in the near future? Losing a tooth is something many people find upsetting and they’ll want to replace it as soon as possible, especially if it’s in the front of the mouth. This is something...

Root Canal Treatment: What to Expect? Feb 25th, 2019

It’s not uncommon to find people are scared of root canal treatment, imagining it’s going to be a lot worse than it really is. In fact the reality is quite different, and even though you may need to spend an hour or more at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center, you should find...

Pregnant Learn Why You Need Additional Dental Care Feb 25th, 2019

Pregnancy is a time when most women will strive to be in the best possible health. It is not uncommon for a pregnant woman to visit her doctor and gynecologist or obstetrician in preparation for pregnancy. However part of these preparations should include a visit to your dentist at the...

Implant Dentistry Brooklyn: Can Anything Go Wrong With? Feb 25th, 2019

If you are looking into ways of replacing missing teeth then you have almost certainly considered implant dentistry Brooklyn as one of the options. Dental implants have a well-deserved reputation for being one of the most reliable methods of replacing teeth in the longer term. They first became widely available in the...

Gum Disease: How Smoking Affects Your Oral Health Feb 25th, 2019

Are you a smoker? It can be a hard habit to quit, even though the risks to general health have been very well documented. But are you aware of how it affects your oral health?  Not so many people think about this, beyond the fact that it discolors teeth and...

October 2014 is Oral Health Awareness Month Feb 25th, 2019

October is National Dental Hygiene month, a tradition that began four years ago to help raise public awareness for the need for good oral health. The focus this year is on getting people to maintain their oral health through encouraging them to brush twice daily, to floss once-a-day, and to rinse with...

Why Teeth Whitening Improves Your Life Feb 25th, 2019

If you have been toying with the idea of teeth whitening for some time, then you’re probably interested in finding out why you should bleach your teeth, and the possible benefits offered by treatment. Even though teeth whitening is a cosmetic dentistry treatment, and won’t improve your oral health, it is important...

When Is It the Best Time to Get a Dental Implant? Feb 25th, 2019

If you have recently lost a tooth, or are perhaps due to have one or more teeth extracted in the near future, then you will probably have begun to think about how to replace them. While you could opt for a bridge or perhaps even a denture, more people are now choosing to...

What Are Canker Sores? Are They the Same as Cold Sores? Feb 25th, 2019

Canker sores appear on the inside of the mouth and resemble small ulcers. They can make it difficult to talk and eat comfortably. There are two main kinds of canker sores that can develop. The first are simple canker sores that typically occur several times a year, and may last up...

Are You a Little Older? Differences in Dental Care for Seniors Feb 25th, 2019

Advancing age can bring about a number of different changes that affect both general and dental health. Often senior citizens will be at increased risk of numerous oral health issues, but professional dental care for seniors at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center can help manage these risks. Factors That Change Dental...

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures for Diabetics Patients Feb 25th, 2019

Statistics produced by the CDC, based on data collected in 2010, show 8.3% of the population in the US had diabetes, equating to 25.8 million people. This disease is becoming an increasing problem, and although a lot of people are aware of the effects it might have on their general health,...

Does Chewing Gum Help or Hinder Dental Health? Feb 25th, 2019

Do you like to chew gum? It is often promoted as being a healthy habit for teeth, provided you choose sugar-free gum, but is this really true? This largely depends on the type of chewing gum you choose. Harmful Effects of Both Gum Containing Sugar and Sugar-Free Gum If you...

Teeth Whitening: Why It Is worth Considering Feb 25th, 2019

Have you been considering teeth whitening, but are not sure if it is worth the effort? If so, read on, as there are lots of reasons why this treatment is the most often requested, and by far the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedure, according to figures from the American Academy of Cosmetic...

Periodontal Disease Is a Global Problem Feb 25th, 2019

Severe periodontal disease (or gum disease) isn’t just an American problem, as a recently released review found it to be the sixth most prevalent health condition in the world. This particular study looked at data from 37 different countries, and found severe periodontitisaffected 743 million people in the world. Globally, the prevalence...

Going to the Dentist Is More Stressful than Divorce but Not with Us Feb 25th, 2019

Going to the dentist is more stressful than divorce, according to the results of a recent study in the UK. The survey looked at various scenarios according to how much stress they caused, and choices included getting divorced, moving house, having problems with the in-laws, having a job interview and...

Are Dental Braces Effective and worth the Time and Effort? Feb 25th, 2019

The short answer to this question is almost certainly yes, depending on whether or not your teeth are substantially misaligned or crooked. If they are, you’d almost certainly benefit from wearing some sort of dental braces. These days dental braces can be fixed or removable and there is no need...

Missing All Your Lower Teeth? Ask about an Implant Overdenture Feb 25th, 2019

Have you lost all your lower teeth? If so, do you currently wear a full lower denture? This is a popular option for replacing all the lower teeth, and the solution might seem fine for a bit but many will go on to develop problems with their dentures. Problems Associated with...

Cosmetic Dentistry Center Brooklyn, NYC: Get a New Smile for the New Year Feb 25th, 2019

Very shortly, many of us will make New Year’s resolutions as it is the ideal time to make a brand new start. A lot of those new promises will center on diet and exercise and generally trying to improve appearance, but what about a new smile? Age and lifestyle habits...

Why You Should Choose Professional Tooth Whitening Feb 25th, 2019

Are your teeth looking stained and discolored? If so, you have probably thought about whitening them and might have been tempted to use one of the many over-the-counter kits or perhaps even one of those home remedies on the Internet. There is little doubt that a nice white smile can...

Could Dental Crowns and Bridges Help Your Smile? Feb 25th, 2019

Many people will have teeth that have been damaged by decay or trauma, and quite a few will have lost some teeth entirely. When this happens it’s necessary to make sure missing teeth are replaced, and that damaged teeth are protected so the remaining tooth structure is preserved. How Dental...

Are You Using the Right Tooth Brushing Technique? Feb 25th, 2019

Having the right tooth brushing technique is important to help make sure those couple of minutes spent twice a day are really effective, but what exactly is the right method? A quick perusal of the Internet will show there are lots of different ways of tooth brushing, and it’s not...

What Are Dental Retainers? Why Do I Really Need to Wear One? Feb 25th, 2019

A dental retainer will almost certainly form the final phase of your orthodontic treatment, and it’s essential to wear one as instructed by your orthodontist at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center. A retainer is designed to help prevent the teeth from moving back to their original positions once you stop wearing dental  braces....

Looking for Your Other Half? Bad Breath Tops List of Turn-Offs Feb 25th, 2019

If you are looking for that special someone then you might be interested to know bad breath tops the list of potential turn-offs, according to a recent UK survey. Even if you aren’t looking for anyone, having bad breath or halitosis can be pretty embarrassing. So what causes bad breath and what...

Dental Implants or Dental Bridges? What Is Better for You? Feb 25th, 2019

If you are missing one or more teeth, your most likely choices to replace them are either by having dental implants or dental bridges. But which choice is better and why? We’ve taken a quick look at the pros and cons of each treatment, and when each might be a more...

Dental Implant Deal You Can Afford – #DentalImplantDeal Feb 25th, 2019

Have you wondered about having dental implants in the past but have delayed your decision due to concerns over the cost? If so we have the perfect deal for you that gives you access to high-quality implant dentistry for an affordable price. The Cosmetic Dentistry Center is offering a complete...

Do You Have Dry Mouth? Why You Should Take it Seriously Feb 25th, 2019

The proper medical term for dry mouth is xerostomia, and it’s an unpleasant condition that deserves to be taken seriously. Dry mouth is exactly that, and is where your mouth produces insufficient saliva to keep it moist and comfortable. If you have xerostomia you’re at greater risk of developing gum...

Acid Erosion: Fruit Juices and Sodas Ruin Your Teeth Feb 25th, 2019

Do you often drink sodas and fruit juice? Many people do but are unaware of the harm they could be doing to their teeth. A recent study showed that a considerable percentage of adults showed some evidence of acid erosion, and those with more significant damage were more likely to have...

Zoom Whitening Get Your Smile Ready for Spring With Our Great Deal – #ZoomWhitening Feb 25th, 2019

Spring is hopefully only a matter of weeks away, and it’s a great time to be thinking about improving your appearance, perhaps with Zoom whitening? If you have been considering brightening up your smile then we have a really tempting deal. For just $350 you could brighten up your smile...

Your Orthodontic Options: Types of Braces Feb 25th, 2019

If you are unhappy with having crooked or crowded teeth, or perhaps you are fed up with those unsightly gaps in between your teeth, then you may have decided you need orthodontic therapy. The next step is to visit your orthodontist to discuss your teeth, and to find out exactly...

Why Visiting a Dental Hygienist Is so Essential Feb 25th, 2019

When you visit your dentist at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center Brooklyn, do you make sure you book an appointment with your dental hygienist at the same time? We recommend that you do as this is an easy way to help maintain good dental health. While your dentist will check your teeth, gums and other...

Dental Plaque Control, Treatment and Prevention Feb 25th, 2019

Why Is Dental Plaque a Problem? Dental plaque builds up on the surface of everyone’s teeth over the course of the day and consists mainly of bacteria. This biofilm is responsible for the formation of cavities and periodontal disease. Recent surveys have found that nearly a quarter of adults in the United...

What Is Dry Socket and Who May Be at Risk? Feb 25th, 2019

Are you due to have a tooth taken out in the near future? Tooth extraction is never exactly welcome but it shouldn’t be a problem. Afterwards you can expect to feel some mild discomfort but this should soon disappear as the empty socket begins to heal. If the pain increases after a...

Dental Treatments: Ringing in the Changes with a New Smile Feb 25th, 2019

Many of us take a look at our lives and decide how we would like to change and improve them. This time instead of making the same old promises to improve your diet or makeover your wardrobe, why not think about making over your smile? It could be much easier than...

Do You Have Overcrowded Teeth? Blame Evolution Feb 25th, 2019

Do you have overcrowded teeth that have perhaps been pushed out of alignment? Very few people have an absolutely perfect bite, many of us need an orthodontic therapy and apparently the problem with malocclusion could be down to evolution. How Can Evolution Account for Tooth Overcrowding? Researchers from University College in Dublin, Ireland, analyzed...

Learn What Your Tongue Color Tells about Your Health Feb 25th, 2019

How much do you know about your tongue? Most people take their tongue for granted and do very little to help keep it clean and healthy but it is really pretty remarkable. The tongue isn’t just one muscle as it is made up of a group of muscles that enable...

Tooth Enamel Erosion – Everything You Need to Know Feb 25th, 2019

What Is Tooth Enamel Erosion? Everyone’s teeth are covered with a layer of tooth enamel, the hardest substance in the human body. When your teeth first erupt, this layer of enamel is relatively thick but as the years pass it will gradually become thinner. Enamel is translucent, but initially the layer...

What Is a One Hour Crown? Learn about CEREC Crowns Feb 25th, 2019

Many of us have experienced that awful sensation if biting into something and feeling a tooth just crumble away. Even if you already knew that tooth was in trouble it can still come as a bit of a shock and then there is the worry of having a gappy or...

Have You Thought about Dental Veneers to Improve Your Smile? Feb 25th, 2019

If you have ever admired someone’s gorgeously perfect smile then the chances are they were dental veneers. Very few people have perfect teeth, but most of us would love to have a beautiful smile and dental veneers are an easy way to achieve this. Most dental veneers are porcelain veneers, although...

Facing Tooth Loss? Your Options for Replacing Missing Teeth Feb 25th, 2019

Tooth loss can be upsetting at any age, particularly if the tooth or teeth in question are right at the front of the mouth. It’s important to replace any missing teeth as soon as possible, and you’ll probably want to do this anyway but what are your options? Luckily nowadays...

Got a Clicking Jaw or Headaches? Why This Might Be TMD Feb 25th, 2019

Your lower jaw is hinged by a joint called the temporomandibular joint. This enables you to move your jaw up and down and from side to side so you can talk, eat and even yawn comfortably. So what happens if you develop problems with this jaw joint? These are called temporomandibular...

Why You Should Have Your Dental Checkups Regularly Feb 25th, 2019

Do you make the time to see your dentist at regular six monthly intervals for dental checkups or do you ignore those gentle hints that it’s time to book an appointment? Unfortunately all too many people ignore reminders to attend their biannual dental checkups or perhaps aren’t even registered with...

Can Chewing Gum Be as Effective as Flossing? Feb 25th, 2019

It is true that chewing gum can be beneficial for dental health, but can it really be as good as flossing? A new study conducted in Holland has suggested chewing gum could be as effective as flossing. How Can This Be True? According to this latest study, chewing gum for...

Are You Looking for Good Cosmetic Dentists in Brooklyn, NYC? Feb 25th, 2019

More and more people are turning towards cosmetic dentists in Brooklyn, NYC to help improve their smile, and nowadays the latest technologies and procedures can transform the appearance of teeth. However it’s not always easy to find good cosmetic dentists in Brooklyn, NYC, but it does pay to take your...

Cosmetic Dentistry Center Brooklyn: How We Improve Your General Health Feb 25th, 2019

Lots of people will make resolutions to improve their general health, perhaps by taking more exercise or through improving their diet. But did you know you can help protect or even improve your overall health simply by paying more attention to how you look after your teeth and gums? Cosmetic Dentistry...

Tooth Decay: Reviewing the Ways It Can Be Treated Feb 25th, 2019

It would be nice to think that toothache could be cured, but usually it is more a case of repairing a tooth damaged by tooth decay. When a cavity forms in a tooth it means the outer layer of hard, protective tooth enamelhas been eaten or worn away, enabling bacteria in your mouth...

Do You Have Tooth Sensitivity? Learn How It Can Be Treated Feb 25th, 2019

Do you have sensitive teeth? This is a common complaint amongst patients visiting our dentists at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center.  It can making eating and drinking hot and cold foods a pain rather than a pleasure, so what causes tooth sensitivity and what can be done about it? Why Do...

Fed up with Your Dental Fears? We Can Help You Feb 25th, 2019

Are You Afraid to Visit Your Dentist? A surprising number of people feel this way, and even though they know dental fears may be irrational they may seem too strong to overcome. Dental fears and phobias can be very deep-seated and could be due to previous bad experiences in the dental chair,...

Preventive Dental Care Will Keep You Away from ER Feb 25th, 2019

Recent data from the American Dental Association shows a significant increase in the number of people visiting the emergency rooms for urgent dental treatment and it is connected with the problem of preventive dental care. Statistics show that in 2012, 2.2 million people sought urgent dental treatment, up from 1.1 million in 2000....

If You’d Like to Live Longer, Look After Your Dental Health Feb 25th, 2019

Good health is obviously essential if you’d like to reach a ripe old age, but many people when considering health conditions that could shorten their life, think about cancer or heart disease or any of the other major health issues that can decrease your lifespan. Very few people consider dental health in...

Mouthguard: Why It Is a Worthwhile Investment Feb 25th, 2019

Do you like to play sports? Lots of people do but not so many take the trouble to wear a properly fitting mouthguard. Dental injuries can and do happen and according to the American Dental Association an athlete is 60 times more likely to end up with an injury to their teeth when...

Fixed Bridge or Dental Implants: Which Is More Economical? Feb 25th, 2019

If you are facing a tooth loss it can be upsetting and is something that affects many people at some stage during their lifetime. But when it comes to replacing a missing tooth, which option is best and why, and how do you make this decision? The most popular options for replacing a tooth...

Cosmetic Dentistry Center: Looking after Your Teeth in Summer Feb 25th, 2019

Summer is here and many people are looking forward to their vacations. This time of year can take its toll on your teeth but with a little bit of knowledge you can still make the best of the summer weather while maintaining a beautiful and healthysmile. Swimming and Its Effect...

What Is a Cone Beam CT Scan? How Is It Used in Dentistry? Feb 25th, 2019

Dental x-rays are an invaluable part of dentistry, enabling dentists at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center to see areas of the mouth not visible to the naked eye. However the development of new technology has brought about the need for dentists to see the mouth in even greater detail, using a cone beam CT scan. How...

Can You Get a New Set of Teeth During Same Day Dental Treatment? Feb 25th, 2019

One of the things that we know often worries patients is the fear of being left without teeth, so the idea of being able to have a new set of fully functioning teeth in just one day is hugely appealing. So what is same day dental treatment, who can have...

What Are the Benefits of Choosing an Orthodontist? Feb 25th, 2019

More and more people are choosing to have orthodontic therapy, as it’s possible to have adult braces that are extremely discreet. One of the questions often asked by patients visiting the Cosmetic Dentistry Center is what is the benefit of choosing an orthodontist? Orthodontist Is a Highly Trained Specialist There are a number of general...

Sedation Dentistry to Overcome Dental Anxiety Feb 25th, 2019

Sedation Dentistry – a Way to Deal with Dental Fears Being afraid of the dentist is nothing new and certainly nothing to be ashamed of as it affects many people. Unfortunately dental fears and phobias can deter some people from seeking dental treatment, often until a toothache becomes so bad they can bear...

Wisdom Teeth: Should You Have Them Removed? Feb 25th, 2019

If your dentist has recently told you your wisdom teethshould come out, you might be feeling slightly bewildered if you haven’t had any symptoms. Every year in the United States, millions of wisdom teeth are removed, seemingly without any reason. The reasoning behind carrying out this minor dental surgery is that it is often...

Are You Afraid to Smile? Cosmetic Dentists Will Help You Feb 25th, 2019

Are you afraid to smile? Perhaps your teeth are broken down or decayed or missing completely? Being unable or lacking the confidence to smile can have a detrimental effect on your personal and professional life; there is no need for you to put up with this as cosmetic dentists at...

Why Consider Orthodontics Before Replacing Missing Teeth Feb 25th, 2019

Modern methods of tooth replacement such as dental implants are highly effective at restoring smiles, but occasionally our dentists at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center will suggest patients consider orthodontics prior to replacing missing teeth. Why Orthodontics May Be Necessary This can be the best solution if a tooth or teeth has been missing for quite some....

Planning a Smile Makeover and Smile Design Feb 25th, 2019

If you are contemplating a smile makeover then you might have wondered about the process to plan it, especially if you are contemplating making an extensive number of changes. Here at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center we realize it can be a bit daunting to undertake a smile makeover, particularly if you’re not quite sure...

Removable Braces or Fixed Braces: Which Is Better? Feb 25th, 2019

Adult orthodontics is far more popular than ever before and it is becoming increasingly common to see adults wearing braces. This dramatic increase in popularity is at least partly due to the introduction of newer braces technologies. Now it is possible to straighten more quickly and often more discreetly than ever before....

Dental Implant Surgery – Few Facts You Should Know Feb 25th, 2019

You have probably heard about dental implants or perhaps you are considering this procedure to replace any missing teeth. The popularity of dental implants is increasing and they are largely regarded as being the gold standard for replacing teeth. When properly planned, implants can have a success rate in excess of 95% and...

Do You Wear Dentures? Habits That Could Harm Your Mouth Feb 25th, 2019

If you are one of the many people who need to wear full dentures, do you look after them and your mouth as well as you should? While dentures can be a very inexpensive way to replace lost teeth they do have their limitations but unfortunately many people do try and sleep in their...

Closer Look at Diabetes and How It Affects Dental Implants Feb 25th, 2019

Diabetes is increasingly common as there are more than 26 million people with this condition in the United States and more are being diagnosed every day. Diabetes is a condition that affects how the body processes glucose. Normally glucose levels in the blood are regulated by a hormone called insulin which...

Sinus Infection: It May Be the True Cause of Your Toothache Feb 25th, 2019

Most times when someone visits the Cosmetic Dentistry Center for toothache, then it is down to a cavity or tooth infection that we can treat with a filling or with root canal procedure. But occasionally, toothache affecting the upper teeth may not be caused by a dental problem, but instead could be down to...

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures: Shine This Holiday Season Feb 25th, 2019

We hate to mention it, but the holiday season is just around the corner and will be here before you know it. Now that we are truly into fall, it’s time to begin planning ahead, particularly if you want a beautiful white smile for this year’s party season. So how...

Why Filling Cavities Is Important When Treating Tooth Decay Feb 25th, 2019

Is one of your teeth slightly uncomfortable or perhaps overly sensitive when you eat hot or cold foods? If so it is possible you may need a filling. This is a very straightforward procedure that can easily and comfortably be carried out by your dentist at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center....

What Is the Best Way to Straighten Crooked Front Teeth? Feb 25th, 2019

Do you have one or two crooked front teeth or perhaps they are just slightly overlapping? If so you might have wondered about the best way to straighten them. In fact you have several choices to consider, all of which are available at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center. What Are Possible...

Cracked Crown: Cosmetic Dentist Advise for You Feb 25th, 2019

Do you have porcelain crowns in your mouth? If so it’s likely you will get cracked crown or may have already done so, leaving you with the problem of how quickly you can replace it. Dental emergencies always seem to arise at the worst possible time, usually when you have an important...

Mini Dental Implants vs. Regular Implants: How They Work Feb 25th, 2019

If you are thinking about having dental implants then you may have heard mini dental implants being mentioned, but what are they and when can they be used and how are they different from normal or traditional dental implants? Most dentists will recommend traditional dental implants whenever possible, and here at the...

Biomimetic Dentistry Helps Preserve Your Natural Teeth Feb 25th, 2019

Biomimetic dentistry is a field of dentistry that seeks to mimic nature. When you think about it this makes perfect sense as our natural teeth are generally the best solution. That is why the dentists at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center in restorative dentistry focus on trying to preserve your own teeth for as long...

Diets and Dieting Trends That Could Ruin Your Teeth Feb 25th, 2019

Lots of us are trying to shed a few pounds and there is a wide choice of diets to choose from, many of which promise real results within a few weeks or months. Diets that aim to trim your waistline can have other less desirable side effects. How Juicing Can...

Choose Your Own Way to Brighten Your Smile Feb 25th, 2019

At this time of year people often resolve to make a few changes to their life and an increasingly popular way to do so is to brighten your smile. If you are thinking about improving the appearance of your teeth then why not book a consultation with the Cosmetic Dentistry...

Solving Oral Health Problems: Better Dental Care for Seniors Feb 25th, 2019

A small study was recently conducted in Australia with the aim of understanding the types of oral healthproblems faced by older people in keeping their own teeth strong and healthy. As with the US, the population in Australia is aging. Often older people’s teeth will not be in very good condition...

Main Secrets of a Good Oral Hygiene Routine Feb 25th, 2019

Many people mistakenly believe that a good oral hygiene routine needs to be complicated and expensive to maintain, when in fact the very opposite is true. By making sure you understand the basics of good oral hygiene, you can tailor this knowledge to meet your own needs, ensuring you gain...

Is Whitening Toothpaste Always Safe to Use? Feb 25th, 2019

If you regularly use the whitening toothpaste you may have wondered if it is safe for daily use. Generally, good quality whitening toothpaste should be fine but you shouldn’t use it more often than advised on the label. How Does Whitening Toothpaste Work? Whitening toothpastes contain special chemicals and polishing...

Porcelain Veneers vs. Composite Veneers: Pros and Cons Feb 25th, 2019

If you are considering improving your smile then you may have thought about using dental veneers. Veneers can be extremely useful as a part of any smile makeover both as a standalone procedure or when used in combination with other cosmetic dentistry procedures. If you choose to use multiple veneers to cover up all...

Will My Root Canal Therapy Last Forever? Feb 25th, 2019

Have you recently had a root canal therapy? Apart from being pleasantly surprised at how smooth the process is, you probably want to know how long it will last. Root canal therapy is also known as endodontic therapy and is a great process for saving a badly infected tooth, hopefully keeping it...

Is It Worth Splashing out on an Electric Toothbrush? Feb 25th, 2019

Lots of people use an electric toothbrush and these devices are heavily promoted as being an effective way to get a cleaner mouth.  Part of this claim is due to the bristle heads that are able to move much more quickly than any human hand, creating an oscillating motion to clean teeth...

New study: Teeth Whitening Feb 25th, 2019

Why Have Your Teeth Professionally Whitened? Professional teeth whitening is one of the fastest ways to improve your smile and to create a more youthful and healthy appearance. It’s little wonder it’s incredibly popular, but is it safe? The good news is that provided your teeth whitening is carried out...

What Are the Best Ways to Whiten Stained Teeth? Feb 25th, 2019

Have you noticed your teeth look stained or discolored recently? There are several reasons why this can happen, as teeth do naturally change color with age, or can become stained if you like to drink a lot of coffee or eat and drink other highly colored foods. Sometimes tooth color...

Is Your Smile Vacation-Ready? Book Your Dental Checkup Feb 25th, 2019

Vacation season is just about here and you are probably looking forward to a well-earned break away, or at least a few relaxing days off work. Many people go on a pre-vacation diet or will buy at least a few new clothes to go away with, but could you do...

Is Stress Affecting Your Teeth? Cosmetic Orthodontics Can Help Feb 25th, 2019

Have you found yourself gritting your teeth a lot during the day or perhaps you’ve been waking up recently with an aching jaw or sore teeth? If you are stressed then it’s just possible teeth grinding is affecting your dental health. Stress can manifest itself in a number of different ways and...

Need New One Hour Crowns? Ask Us How Feb 25th, 2019

Here at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center we can make the most beautiful porcelain crowns on site in our dental laboratory. While we are extremely proud of these high-quality restorations, we know there are times when you just need a new crown in a hurry and in this case our one hour crowns are the...

Great Dental Health with Our Dental Cosmetic Center Is Easy! Feb 25th, 2019

We often find the patients of our dental cosmetic center are really surprised when they learn just how easy it is to maintain a nice healthy smile and to enjoy all the benefits of good dental health. There really is no mystery in this process and we strongly believe that...

What Cosmetic Dentistry Treatment Will Make You Ready for Summer? Feb 25th, 2019

We know summer isn’t quite here just yet but it won’t be long before we are hopefully all enjoying the warmer weather and longer days. At this time of year people tend to get a lot busier and many will have vacations coming up pretty soon. That’s why we thought...

Why Minimally Invasive Dentistry Is Best Feb 25th, 2019

Here at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center we much prefer to use a concept of minimally invasive dentistry in our practice. Over the past few decades, modern dentistry has become much more open to this attitude, largely due to the introduction of newer technologies and materials. These days our dentists can diagnose any signs of...

Which Is the Best Way to Straighten up Teeth? Feb 25th, 2019

There’s no denying that a straighter smile can be a more beautiful smile, but which is the best way to achieve it? If you have recently looked into having cosmetic dental treatment then you might be a bit confused about all the different procedures on offer and which could potentially...

Tooth Whitening Treatment: How to Get Rid of a Dingy Smile Feb 25th, 2019

Discolored teeth are just not that attractive, even if they are strong and healthy, so why put up with this look when the solution is so simple and quick? If you have been thinking about tooth whitening treatment, then you might have considered buying one of the many over-the-counter tooth whitening...

Cosmetic Dentistry Trends: Crowns, Bridges and Veneers Feb 24th, 2019

Here at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center, we follow the latest cosmetic dentistry trends and frequently use beautiful porcelain veneers as part of a smile makeover. The results can look amazing, creating your dream smile in just two or three weeks. In order for porcelain veneers to be used, the teeth must be...

Too High Filling: Why It Is Important to Correct Feb 24th, 2019

Lots of people have at least one filling and if this applies to you then you probably remember your dentist asking you to bite down and munch on a piece of paper shortly after your filling was completed. This special paper leaves brightly colored marks on the teeth that tell...

Why Mending a Chipped Tooth Is Best Option for Your Dental Health Feb 24th, 2019

A chipped tooth can mar an otherwise nice smile, particularly as teeth that become damaged are often in the front of the mouth. The good news is that it’s usually quite simple to mend a chipped tooth and it’s a great idea to do this as soon as you can....

Tooth Pain: Top Reasons Explaining Why Your Teeth Hurt Feb 24th, 2019

Tooth pain is never pleasant and can vary in its intensity, ranging from a mild sensation to a constant and throbbing pain. The reason why you feel pain is due to the pulp chamber right at the center of your tooth becoming infected or inflamed. As a result the nerves...

Restorative Dental Treatment: Do You Know Your Options? Feb 24th, 2019

Restorative dental care helps to preserve your natural teeth so they can last as long as possible. Here at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center, our dentists will carefully assess any damage to your teeth and prepare a customized restorative dental treatment plan. If you have teeth damaged due to dental decay or trauma, then your...

How Restorative Dental Care Helps to Preserve Your Smile Feb 24th, 2019

If you are already a patient here at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center, then you will know how strongly we all feel about preventative dentistry. This combines treatments designed to help keep your teeth and gums healthy and free from disease. Preventative dental care includes your regular checkups and hygiene appointments, and fluoride...

Can Anyone Have Dental Implants? – #DentalImplantFactors Feb 24th, 2019

This is quite a common question asked by patients visiting the Cosmetic Dentistry Center who may have lost one or more teeth. The short answer is that most people will be able to have dental implants, and that age is certainly not a barrier to treatment success. Anyone thinking of...

Need a New Porcelain One-hour Crown Right Now? Ask Us About CEREC Feb 24th, 2019

Teeth can often break or fracture at inconvenient moments, and dental crowns do not last forever. It is relatively simple and straightforward for your dentist at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center to replace crowns, but conventional crowns to take a bit of time to make even though we have our own...

Can Sealants Eliminate Tooth Decay? Feb 24th, 2019

Sealants are Very Effective at Protecting Teeth Dental sealants are a great invention, and are extremely effective at protecting teeth. However they can only be applied to healthy teeth that do not have any cavities or teeth that do not have any fillings. Once a tooth has been filled then...