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Category: Cosmetic dentistry

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Have you envisioned a new smile for yourself? Maybe a smile that’s brighter or whiter? Maybe it’s a smile with less flaws and more movie-star-like perfection like those you follow on Instagram? At some point you’ve likely thought about a better smile, but have you ever been able to actually visualize what that smile would… Read More


Thinking about a new smile? Ask these three questions first

Whitening, veneers, bonding, shaping or dental implants. When it comes to cosmetic dentistry, there are endless procedure options available to improve the aesthetic appearance of your smile. But how do you know which cosmetic procedure is right for you and your smile? And more importantly, how do you confidently select the cosmetic dentist to deliver… Read More


What’s really causing your tooth to turn gray?

We all want bright, white teeth, but what happens when our bright whites turn gray? A gray tint or discoloration in your tooth is a problem that you cannot afford to ignore. But to fix the problem, you first have to understand what causes a gray tooth. Tooth decay and tooth trauma are the most… Read More


The facts about before and after images in cosmetic dentistry

Before and after images in cosmetic dentistry are imperative. The images are more than photos; they demonstrate the results, the potential and the impact of great dental work. But for those who don’t spend their days staring at a person’s teeth, the shock-and-awe factor of before and after images in cosmetic dentistry can be highly… Read More


Instant smile: Is Same Day Teeth right for you?

The process for a new smile doesn’t happen overnight, or does it? In the past, the only option dental implant patients had was to go through multiple in-office appointments over the course of many months before permanent implants could ever be placed and loaded. But with today’s advancements in digital technology, implant supported smile makeovers… Read More


You decide: dental bonding or porcelain veneers

It’s the great debate for many people looking to makeover their smile. It’s also one of the most common questions in cosmetic dentistry. Dental bonding or porcelain veneers. How do you decide? I’ve got the answers you need. To determine which is right for you, you first have to understand their similarities and their differences…. Read More


Say NO to temporary crowns!

What comes to mind when you hear the words temporary crown? I’d like to think I was wrong, but I assume anxiety immediately starts to set in.  Visions of relatives and friends with that dark gum line begin to surface. You remember the stories of people on vacation who had a temporary crown that kept… Read More


Why do I need a dental crown anyways?

I hear time and time again in my top-rated Raleigh, NC aesthetic dental practice: “Doc, why can’t you just refill it?” That question most often pertains to a tooth that has a large 3 or 4 surface filling that either, has decay, or fracturing in the tooth supporting the fillings.   My response is: “I can… Read More


The Dental Technology Revolution is Here to Stay

Being a practicing dentist in the 21st century has its advantages.  We have experienced an abundance of dental technology and material advances that are just mind-boggling.  The technology used by cosmetic dentists today is radically changing our industry and how approach oral care. The most impactful change has been the ability to perform quality same-day… Read More


Do I have enough teeth for an aesthetic smile?

If you find yourself looking in the mirror and you have an existing denture or are missing a significant amount of teeth, you are not alone. At our general and cosmetic dentistry practice in Raleigh, NC, we come across this patient concern often. You may be thinking: “why would I need to go see a… Read More