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5 FAQ’s About General & Cosmetic Dentistry

Many people have a lot of questions about general dentistry. Dentists have spent years in school studying teeth and gums, so they are the people you should go to if you have questions about your dental health. Below is a list of five of the most common questions people have about cosmetic and general dentistry: Q: How Often Should I See My Local Dentist? A: Most patients need to see their dentist for a checkup and cleaning once every six months. However, patients who suffer from gum disease or have a history of the condition will need to see their dentist more often. If you are receiving orthodontic...

Replace Your Missing Dentures With A Dental Bridge from Our Concord Dental Office

Dental bridges and crowns are placed in the jaw line to replace lost teeth. When a tooth is badly damaged, the dentist could opt to remove it to save the rest of the teeth. Upon removal, it is important that your dentist fills the gap otherwise the void that the missing tooth leaves could change your bite. When there is a blank space between teeth, the teeth that border that void tend to push into the empty space. The shift causes the upper and lower teeth to change the way you bite which results in food particles being deposited in the area. If proper dental care is not applied, the food may infect...

Put Your Best Smile Forward This Wedding Season!

Your wedding is right around the corner. You’ve been dreaming of it, planning for it, preparing for it. From the dress to your hair to your smile, it’s important to look perfect. And for you, part of looking perfect may mean checking out a cosmetic dentist in Concord for some teeth whitening. After all, many of the photos of you and your spouse will be up close and personal. Short of putting your face on a billboard, there will be few occasions where your face and your smile will get the kind of scrutiny. If you’re considering having this procedure done before your big day, here...

Maintaining Your Beautiful White Teeth with the Help of Our Concord Dentist

Having pearly white teeth is a great reason to smile and is a great confidence boost. Keeping those teeth nice and white doesn’t have to be difficult if you keep these tips in mind during your daily routine in addition to visiting our Concord cosmetic dentist for professional services. 1. Avoid foods that stain. Certain foods stain your teeth and take away from their brightness. These include coffee, tea, red wine and dark sodas. If you do want to drink these, it’s best to use a straw to bypass your teeth. Brush immediately after consuming any of these to prevent stains from forming. 2. Use...

I Want To Whiten My Teeth, But Is It Really Safe?

Teeth whitening used to be only in the domain of movie stars and their glamorous white smiles, but due to recent demand by the average person, teeth whitening is now a very popular cosmetic procedure. Your teeth get exposed to a variety of foods, drinks, and other substances that stain them, and you’ve probably noticed that your teeth have a yellow tinge to them. The teeth whitening solutions available at Concord Cosmetic Dentist could be the answer for you. They are safe, effective, and can really enhance your appearance. Common Causes of Yellow Teeth There are plenty of culprits for creating...

How Will Teeth Whitening Benefit Me and My Family?

There are many benefits of having white teeth. From being able to make that dynamic first impression to feeling more confident, a set of perfectly pearly whites can do wonders for just about anyone. However, not everyone has a set of shining white teeth. That’s where teeth whitening comes in. Visiting a reputable teeth whitening dentist can help set you and your family on the path to obtaining the bright white smile you have always dreamed of. Here is how teeth whitening can benefit you and your family. Improves Attractiveness It is no secret that white teeth are associated with beauty and...

Here Is How You Can Maintain Your New Whitened Smile

Our local Concord dentist can whiten your teeth, but you’ll be the one taking care of them when you leave his chair. You’ll want to make sure you don’t stain them again after your dental whitening, which means focusing on home care. Here is what you need to do to keep your smile as bright as it is right after a teeth whitening. Brush After Potential Stains You should, of course, brush and floss at least twice a day, but you should also brush after staining foods and beverages. Coffee, wine, tea. berries, tomato sauce and other dark foods all stain teeth. Brushing immediately after...

Forget About Coffee Stains On Your Teeth. Our Concord Dentists Are Here To Help!

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the entire world. Every day, people wake up to the soothing aroma and taste of freshly brewed coffee, and drink several cups to give their day a tasty and invigorating start. It’s a delicious way to start the day, but it does come with a price: Tooth stains. That Yellowed Look Coffee stains the teeth when it is consumed regularly, and it can dull the look of white teeth into a dark yellow. This look takes away from the appeal of a bright white smile, and can lessen a person’s attractiveness to others. What’s the use of sharing a big smile if...

Dental Implants: Are They Right for You?

If you are missing teeth, then it can be embarrassing you and you can have problems eating. If you are considering a dental implant, then there are certain factors to consider to see if you are an ideal candidate. There are Concord dentists that can provide the treatment safely and answer any questions you may have about the procedure. What are Dental Implants? A dental implant is a tooth root replacement, which works by binding to an artificial tooth. Unlike removable dentures, a dental implant works by fusing to bone, so it is a permanent way to replace a missing tooth. Is the Treatment Right...

Restoring Your Smile: Dental Bridges

Dental bridges got their name because they bridge the gap between teeth when one or several are missing. Dental bridges have evolved a great deal, like all dentistry today. The technology of bridgework offers several ways to support a bridge and provide teeth where they are missing. Here are three methods an experienced dentist will use to restore your smile. Crown bridge attachment If the teeth on each side of the space to be bridged are healthy, they can be crowned and the bridge supports attached to them. Parts of the teeth need to be removed and crowns placed, otherwise the attachment of the...