How to Fix Gaps Between Front Teeth

Invisalign used for fixing gapped teethAre you worried about a space between your front teeth being the focal point of your smile? A gap between teeth that is wider than 0.5 millimeters is called a diastema. It isn’t harmful and can appear in children and adults. It can be caused by small teeth in relation to the size of the jaw, missing or undersized teeth, or an oversized labial frenum. In some cases, it can be the result of advanced gum disease, tongue thrusting, or thumb sucking. No matter the cause, your cosmetic dentist can close it. You have many options to fix a gap between your front teeth.
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How to Avoid Red Wine Stains on Your Teeth

Friends drinking red wine togetherDuring the last couple of months of the year, many people host or attend parties. Often, red wine is the beverage of choice at such gatherings. There is nothing wrong with occasionally indulging in a glass of wine — in fact, drinking in moderation may have a few health benefits! However, you should be cautious. Red wine could stain your teeth if you do not take proper precautions. How can you maintain a bright smile? This blog post provides helpful information.

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No Pain, All Gain: 3 Gentle Treatments to Improve Your Smile

A woman smiling after her cosmetic dentistry treatmentsYour smile is your most important facial feature. That’s not an opinion, it’s science! Research by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry compiled conclusive results. Participants in the study found that a winning smile was the first thing they noticed 48 percent of the time! So, what can you do to improve your smile if you only have time for smaller treatments?

Continue reading to find three less-invasive cosmetic dentistry treatments that can make your smile light up a room.

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4 Ways to Maximize Your Dental Insurance in 2023

Patient reviewing dental insurance forms on tabletDid you know that dental insurance holders in America lose nearly 100 billion dollars in unused benefits annually? Yikes! There is some good news though: there are still a few weeks left to utilize your remaining coverage before it resets on January 1st. With this in mind, keep reading to learn four ways to maximize your dental insurance in 2023.Continue reading

How Many Dental Implants Do I Need?

person wondering how many dental implants they need

Is your smile less than ideal? Each smile is a unique combination of characteristics, from chipped teeth to gaps. However, the absence of teeth can profoundly affect self-esteem. Thankfully, dental implants offer a solution to rejuvenate your smile to its full and stunning potential. But the question remains: how many implants are needed? The number and types of dental implants necessary are determined by several factors, which we’ll delve into in this discussion.

 

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Would Veneers or Lumineers Be Better for Enhancing My Smile?

A patient smiling during her dental checkup

Cosmetic dentistry has a variety of ways to bring a smile into a whiter and more beautiful state. If you are concerned about chips, cracks, stains, gaps, or misalignments in your teeth, veneers and Lumineers can both be excellent options to cover up these flaws and allow you to present prettier pearly whites to the world. Read on to learn a little more about these two incredible, versatile treatment options along with some tips as to which option is right for you.

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How Does a Dentist Prepare Teeth for Crowns?

A 3D illustration of a tooth prepped for a dental crown

If you need a dental crown, you’re probably eager to get it. After all, the cap will protect and beautify your pearly white. Still, crown placement can’t actually be done immediately. Your local dentist will have to prepare your tooth for treatment first. (A crown won’t work otherwise.) As for what that prep work looks like, your Windermere dental practice is happy to explain. To that end, here’s how a dentist prepares a tooth for a crown.

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Want a Beach-Ready Smile? Here’s How Veneers Can Help

a man smiling at the beach after getting veneersDo you have stains, gaps, or minor chips in your smile? In either case, you’ll likely want to avoid feeling self-conscious about your pearly whites, especially if you’re getting ready to head to the beach. If you’re looking for an effective and comprehensive solution for upgrading your smile, veneers are the way to go. Keep reading to learn how these porcelain layers can help you show off a dazzling set of teeth for your summer photos!

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Signs of Gingivitis & What You Can Do About Them

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Gingivitis, a mild type of gum disease, is characterized by gum inflammation and irritation. The primary cause of gum disease is the accumulation of plaque, a sticky bacterial film that forms on the teeth and gumline. It is essential to recognize the signs of gingivitis early on to ensure timely treatment. Continue reading as we discuss the main indicators of gum disease to be aware of and offer practical approaches to effectively manage this condition.

 

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Is Cosmetic Dentistry Right for You?

person with nice smile thanks to cosmetic dentistry

Welcome to the world of cosmetic dentistry, where the pursuit of a beautiful and healthy smile is made possible. Whether you are looking to whiten your teeth, correct misalignments, or enhance the overall appearance of your smile, cosmetic dentistry offers a range of solutions tailored to your unique needs. But how can you know if it’s the right fit for you? Keep reading as we explore the various treatments and procedures available to transform your smile into something you love.

 

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