Posts Categorized: Minimally Invasive

Will Veneers Ruin My Existing Teeth?

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Want to know a secret? Those perfect smiles shown off by celebrities on the red carpet during award season are not always natural. Many have undergone various cosmetic and restorative treatments to fix imperfections, from bite issues and misshapen teeth to discoloration and gaps between teeth. Here is another secret…celebrities are not the only ones… Read more »

Minimally Invasive Dental Treatments

In recent years the dental profession has moved toward the practice of minimally invasive dentistry. At the heart of minimally invasive dentistry is respect for the natural tooth structure and original tissue of the patient. The patient’s original healthy tissue is of more biological value than a non-biological fabricated replacement. The first and foremost way… Read more »

Dental Crowns

What is a dental crown? A dental crown is a type of dental restoration. It is fabricated in the shape of the damaged tooth and is placed over it. Crowns are also referred to as caps because they literally “cap,” or cover, the tooth restoring it to its original shape, size, and strength. Depending on… Read more »

Conservative Porcelain Veneers

There was a time when only movie stars and politicians could afford cosmetic dentistry. Pictures of their before and after smiles were illuminating, and often sent waves of envy through the average Joe. Nowadays, cosmetic dentistry is available and more affordable for a much larger segment of the population. Porcelain veneers have become a common… Read more »