I was told I need a crown…… I was like “I know right?”

It’s every girls childhood fantasy. We all wanted to be a princess and wear a crown.  We would wear a beautiful golden crown with diamonds and gems jammed all over it, right?  Except that I’m not talking about beautiful gems and Cullinan diamonds, I’m talking about the porcelain type that fits onto your teeth. A …

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What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

The name “Cosmetic Dentistry” describes the art of creating beautiful teeth that would make you want to smile.  And who wouldn’t want a beautiful big smile? I thought it would be a good idea to break down the types of Smile-gaining cosmetic treatments briefly. What treatments fall part of Cosmetic Dentistry? Depending on what your …

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Porcelain versus Composite Veneers – new materials, new debate.

Dentistry has come so far in the material technology field.  Silver fillings are so ancient now that I can’t even remember the last time I placed one (15 years ago?). And thank goodness for that!  So, the old debate of mercury causing heavy metal poisoning is a debate of the past.  The new debate is …

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