COSMETIC DENTISTRY

Warning: Dental Instruments Can Be Harmful

The Academy of General Dentistry reports that there has been an increase in patients seeking dental treatment as a result of misusing dental instruments. The increase attributed to oral hygiene manufacturers. In recent years these manufacturers have begun to market over-the-counter dental tools to consumers who are not properly trained in their use. The Academy’s…

Cosmetic Dental Crowns versus Cosmetic Veneers / Bonding

First appearances are important, and nothing stands out quite as well at your smile. Last week, we talked about the difference between porcelain veneers and cosmetic bonding. Veneers and bonding are a nice intermediate option to crowns.  However, not everyone is a suitable candidate. Veneers and bonding can still develop tooth decay and can eventually…

Porcelain Veneers Versus Cosmetic Bonding

First appearances are important, and nothing stands out quite as well at your smile. Quite often, our patients want to improve the appearance of their smile with whiter teeth or to replace gaps or chips.  One of the easiest and most conservative ways to do this is with porcelain veneers or bonding, but sometimes cosmetic…

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