What if there was a single application that could address gapped, crooked, chipped or stained teeth? Wouldn’t that be ultra-convenient? There actually is one method that can do the job – porcelain veneers. As you read on, your cosmetic dentist explains how the process works and how long veneers typically last.
Indianapolis Family Dentistry Blog
September 13, 2018
August 30, 2018
Have you ever heard the expression, “Just the tip of the iceberg?” This means that when you see an iceberg in the ocean, it might look big but in reality, the vast majority of it is hidden under water. The same can be said about your teeth which is why dental X-rays are necessary. You or your dentist might see some visible issues on the outer surfaces of your teeth, but only an X-ray will be able to glimpse what’s going on underneath the enamel. Read more to find out why X-rays are so important and how they can help you.
August 27, 2018
No one wants to hear their dentist say that dreaded phrase: you have a cavity. We know having cavities are never fun, and they are one of the most common tooth decay issues your dentist can detect during your visit. However, treating this kind of damage today have never been easier. Tooth-colored fillings are a discrete, strong, and technologically advanced choice to seal and treat tooth decay. Read more to learn why tooth-colored fillings are the best option for you!
July 5, 2018
If you are like one-third of adults, you do not like how your teeth look. Various imperfections, like discoloration, chips, and alignment issues have caused you to develop insecurities about your smile. Although you know that cosmetic dentistry can help you get the results you want, you are concerned about the cost. To make the services more affordable, your dental insurance can sometimes be used to lower the amount that you will have to pay out-of-pocket.
July 1, 2018
Has your confidence started to fade due to tooth discoloration? Although it is a natural part of the aging process, you could suffer from premature changes to the color of your teeth due to several factors, such as smoking, poor oral hygiene, or the foods and drinks you consume. Now, you are left feeling insecure when you smile. You have tried over-the-counter whitening products, but they have not given you the results that you want. You are not out of options. You can restore a bright, white smile with the help of cosmetic dentistry.
June 15, 2018
It’s an unfortunate fact of life that accidents happen. Despite our best attempts at prevention, we can still find ourselves in unexpected situations where we’ve injured ourselves. Dental injuries, like knocking out a tooth, can be particularly alarming because teeth are hard to come by! Thankfully, after first calling an emergency dentist in Indianapolis, there are some simple steps you can take to increase the likelihood of saving a lost tooth. You may have heard the recommendation of putting a knocked-out tooth in a glass of milk. But is that really true, and if so, why? Keep reading to find out!
June 8, 2018
Some things in life are a win-win situation. Paid vacation, marrying your best friend and losing weight without even trying are all good examples. And this one may come as a surprise, but so is dental work with a soft tissue laser! When it comes to any dental procedure that involves the soft tissues of your mouth, you can look forward to faster healing, less discomfort and better results overall with this type of laser. Once you’ve had a procedure from a dentist in Indianapolis with a soft tissue laser, you’ll never want to go back to the old way. Keep reading to learn more about how this modern dental tool can benefit you!
May 27, 2018
Your teeth are important for more than just chewing and speaking. They also play a crucial role in your self-esteem. If you do not like how they look, it is easy to feel insecure about their appearance. You do not have to live with the imperfections. Your cosmetic dentist in Indianapolis can help you get the results you want. There are several simple and effective procedures that can be used to transform the appearance of your teeth. You dentist will create a customized treatment plan to give you the smile of your dreams. Now, you can even see what your new smile will look like before you commit to a treatment.
May 18, 2018
Nothing is worse than breaking or chipping a tooth. Not only does it cause an unexpected cosmetic emergency to ruin your day, but it is easy to feel insecure about the appearance of your smile. When the unexpected strikes, it is best to call your cosmetic dentist in Indianapolis right away. The tooth will need to be evaluated to determine the extent of the damage while creating a customized treatment plan to restore a beautiful smile.
April 26, 2018
When you want to make changes to your smile, you should think whether the imperfections that you wish to alter are big or small. “Big” imperfections would be something like large gaps in the teeth permanently discolored teeth. “Small” imperfections could be a slight overlap in teeth or a tiny chip in your tooth that makes you feel less confident about what your smile has to offer.
It’s important to consider these things because there are different cosmetic dental options for different cosmetic needs. Every mouth is different just like everyone’s smile goals are different. You can explore two types of procedures in this week’s blog post from your cosmetic dentist in Indianapolis.