Do You Want A Beautiful, Healthy Smile?

Bridges

When’s the last time you visited your dentist? If it’s been more than a year, it might just be time for a check-up. A beautiful smile is one of your most powerful assets and can easily go either way when properly maintained in the day-to-day or neglected from a lack of care. Cosmetic dentistry is a field devoted to removing common issues affecting your teeth, all the better to cultivate that smile you’ve always wanted. General dentistry, on the other hand, is devoted to tackling problems at the root and keeping you healthy no matter what. Not sure if you need implants or new bridges? Check out the list below to learn where you stand when it comes to healthy teeth.

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Dental Work and Why You Should Be Smiling

Periodontist

The last place many of us want to be is in the dental chair having serious work done, but if you have to go, wouldn’t you rather be in the chair of someone who is an expert in the procedure you are having done? Modern dentists have so much more technology at their fingertips these days then even expert dentists of 20 years ago. They care for gum disease, cavities, root canals and so much more.

More than 41,000 root canals are performed every day, with over 15 million being performed every year. Millions of cavities are also being filled every year, and teeth that are not able to be saved are pulled. However, all of these procedures are being performed in virtually painless ways. The numbing medication and gasses used to prepare a patient for procedures continue to be improved, making virtually every procedure Continue reading

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What Cosmetic Dentistry Can Do For You

Beverly hills cosmetic dentistry

Despite literally 99% of people in the U.S. believing that a nice smile is socially key, we as a nation are not very good at general dental care. We’re supposed to brush our teeth twice a day for instance, and yet only 56% of women and 49% of men manage the chore. A pitiful 22% floss daily, and three quarters of the population will experience their first cavity before reaching adulthood.
That’s a lot of punishment for your poor teeth! Many of you schedule a cleaning with your dental group once a year (okay, once every three years), and call it a day. Maybe before a particularly important event you’ll splurge on the dentist-recommended tooth whitener, but otherwise, you’ve grown Continue reading

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