Missing teeth can cause many problems in both the long and short term. While there are different solutions available for missing teeth, in general dental implants are considered the best choice. This is because dental implants are the only option available that replace the vital tooth root.
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Many men and women would like to improve their smile with cosmetic dentistry, but they may be worried about how to pay for treatment. Dental insurance plans rarely cover cosmetic procedures, and depending on the extent of work you need, you may be facing high out of pocket costs.
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A dental makeover, also referred to as a smile makeover, is a customized combination of dental procedures designed to achieve your smile goals. A dental makeover can address a variety of cosmetic and functional concerns at once, allowing you to completely transform your smile.
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One of our most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures is porcelain veneers, due to their strength, durability, and ability to cover a wide variety of imperfections in the teeth. Patients often wonder how long porcelain veneers last, as they can be a substantial upfront investment. Luckily, most... Read More
You may have heard the term "smile makeover" and wondered what exactly it is as well as how much it costs. The answer is that each smile makeover we perform is unique, and as such, the cost will vary. We know this isn't a very satisfying answer, but it is the only honest one we can give without... Read More
If you are missing teeth, you have a few different options available to you. If you are missing most of your teeth, it might make sense to get dentures. If you are only missing one or a few, though, a dental bridge or a dental implant are most likely your best options.
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Two common dental treatments are porcelain crowns and porcelain veneers. These treatments are similar in that they both involve covering your real tooth with dental porcelain, but the circumstances in which you'd need one or the other are different.
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If you have teeth that are crooked, gapped, crowded, or otherwise misaligned, you may have thought about braces. Traditional metal braces were the go-to treatment for straightening teeth for years, but over the past decade innovations in orthodontic technology have led to the effective, efficient,... Read More
Dental bonding and porcelain veneers are both effective cosmetic procedures that can help to conceal minor imperfections such as:
Chips or cracks
Gaps or crowding
However, there are differences between these treatments that you should be aware of when making the decision... Read More
Teeth can easily become discolored, chipped, worn down, or damaged in other minor ways that are not necessarily causing functional problems, but which are cosmetically unattractive. When this happens, porcelain veneers are often a great option to restore your smile.
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