All About Veneers

Veneers have gained a lot of popularity over the years, due to the pleasant aesthetics they bring to a smile. Veneers are thin coverings that are bonded to the front surface of a tooth. They are used to replace the shape of teeth, fill spaces and blend colors of teeth that may have demineralization or discolored pits. There are two types of materials generally used for veneers: porcelain and resin/composite. Porcelain doesn’t stain as easy as composite/resin. For this type of veneers, the tooth is prepped and an impression is sent to a lab to makes the veneers. It can Read More →

Teeth Whitening: Leave it to the Professionals

via GIPHY x Probably the easiest step you can take is just swapping out your regular toothpaste and mouthwash for a whitening variety, which can help to lighten stains with regular use. Beyond that, home whitening kits come in a variety of forms, from pens, to strips, and complete mouth guard kits. Depending on the kit’s ingredients and brand, you’re probably able to pick one up at your local grocery store or drugstore. However, while home kits are affordable and easily accessible, most don’t contain enough active ingredients to effectively lift stains from the teeth. In fact, legally, these products Read More →

How Did Invisalign Work For You?

We asked our hygienist, Valerie about her experience with Invisalign. Here is what she had to say: “Invisalign is a clear aligner system that straightens your teeth. I just finished up with my Invisalign trays last week! I did Invisalign mostly to correct my bite and I’m so happy that I decided to do this. As an adult I felt that Invisalign was a great option. I knew that I would be compliant with the recommended wear of 22 hours/day. This also allowed me to easily keep up my good home care with flossing and brushing. At the end of treatment Read More →