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Should You Get Veneers or Lumineers?

March 18, 2021

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dentist placing porcelain veneer

If you suffer from chips, cracks, stains, or gaps in your smile, you probably find yourself feeling self-conscious in photographs or tending to try to hide your teeth. The great news is, you don’t have to continue to deal with the frustration of flaws in your smile. Both porcelain veneers and Lumineers are great options when it comes to smile transformation, but how do you know which procedure is right for you? Keep reading to learn how they differ and what kinds of things you should consider when choosing between the two.

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Beware the Ides (and Foods) of March

March 3, 2021

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plate of St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes

The Ides of March is a phrase taken from William Shakespeare’s famous play, Julius Caesar, and it is often used in a gloomy connotation due to a series of rattling events that occurred on March 15th throughout the centuries. While food isn’t typically thought of in a negative connotation, there are several holidays in the month of March that involve food that can pose a risk to your oral health. From Pi Day to International Waffle Day, to St. Patrick’s Day, there are a myriad of opportunities to eat and drink less than healthy foods and beverages. Keep reading to learn some of the ones you may want to “beware of,” and how to keep your teeth in good condition if you do choose to indulge.

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How Dental Technology Makes Veneers Look Flawless

February 23, 2021

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dentist holding veneers up to a young woman’s smile

Veneers are one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry services available today, and once you know a bit about them, it’s not hard to see why. These wafer-thin porcelain shells are placed over the front-facing surface of a tooth, instantly concealing aesthetic imperfections like chips, cracks, stains, and even small gaps. If you have or are interesting in getting veneers, you may be wondering how your cosmetic dentist gets them to always look so flawless. Let’s talk about the history of veneers and the dental technology that enables them to seamlessly blend into your smile.

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How Keeping Your Smile Healthy Can Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease

February 4, 2021

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woman holding a red love heart for American Heart Month

Did you know that visiting your dentist twice a year for checkups and cleanings could end up saving your life? That’s because your dental health impacts the health of the rest of your body. Gum disease in particular has been linked to an increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular problems. Since February is American Heart Month, now is the perfect time to learn how you can keep your heart healthy by taking good care of your smile.

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Extend The Life of Your Veneers By Changing Your Diet

January 29, 2021

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dentist showing patient veneers in frisco

If you have veneers, you probably know the basics by now about how to regularly clean them and maintain them. What you may not know is that the foods you eat have a direct effect on them. Keep reading to learn what your Frisco dentist has to share about how a diet change with porcelain veneers can make a huge difference in their lifespan.

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Save Time and Money by Scheduling Your Dental Checkup Early

January 14, 2021

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person scheduling dental checkup in frisco

The new year is finally here, and your schedule is probably filling up quickly. One of the best plans you can make for yourself is to schedule your next dental checkup as early as possible. Not only will it save you time and money, but it can set your smile up for success in the coming year. Keep reading to learn what your Frisco dentist has to say about all of the benefits that come from seeing your dentist as soon as possible.

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Here’s Why Cosmetic Dentistry is Perfect for Your Golden Years

December 18, 2020

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Older couple smiling and hugging after visiting a cosmetic dentist.

Some treatments should not be performed on patients who are too young, including cosmetic dentistry. This is mainly because dentists want to make sure that teeth have finished developing before any cosmetic enhancements are recommended. However, there’s virtually no upper age limit when it comes to services like porcelain veneers, dental bonding, teeth whitening, and other options. If you’re not satisfied with your smile’s appearance, here’s why you should consider paying a cosmetic dentist a visit.

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Why Has Cosmetic Dentistry Become So Popular?

December 4, 2020

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man using magnifying glass to show off his cosmetic dentistry work

In the old days, most people would only visit their dentist to either get their routine checkups and cleanings, or treat issues like cavities. Within the past few decades, however, more and more people are looking to transform the way their smiles look with cosmetic dentistry. While the health of your smile is still your dentist’s top priority, they’re happy to also improve its aesthetics with various treatments. Everyone wants to feel confident in their appearance, so why is cosmetic dentistry only becoming popular now? Continue reading to learn a few reasons why.

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Why is Good Oral Health Needed for Cosmetic Dental Work?

November 24, 2020

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gum disease

Do you want to enhance your smile? Everyone wants to feel good about the way they look, and cosmetic dentistry is a great way to help some people get to where they want to be appearance-wise. However, before you can consider getting cosmetic dental work done, you must have good oral health overall. Any dental issues should be treated before you opt for an elective procedure. Continue reading to learn more from your cosmetic dentist about why this is so important.

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Can You Still Get Cavities with Porcelain Veneers?

September 24, 2020

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Woman with veneers at dental examination

Do crooked, stained, or misaligned teeth negatively impact your self-esteem? If so, then you are not alone. In fact, 33% of Americans are unhappy with their smile. Fortunately, you can brighten, straighten, and otherwise perfect your teeth with a safe, effective cosmetic dentistry solution: porcelain veneers! This popular procedure can last 15+ years, is stain-resistant, and can correct a number of aesthetic concerns in one treatment. But can they also prevent you from getting cavities? Read on for the answer as well as seven tips for maintaining your veneers.

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