Cosmetic Dentistry Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

A Great Smile Doesn't Have to be Fake to Look Great!
As Americans we are lucky that we have some of the nicest smiles on the planet thanks to modern dentistry and orthodontics. But some of us have to live in this sea of beautiful smiles and don't want or can't afford to redo our smiles to live up to the Hollywood standard.

Trick Your Smile into Looking Whiter!
Next time you go lipstick shopping pick a color that has a blue base rather than an orange base. Because of where the color blue is in the color wheel it helps to neutralize out orange or yellow tones when these colors are put next to each other! So the blue based red and pink lipsticks are the ones to pick to make your teeth look whiter.

Bring on the Flash
Next time you are about to take a picture for your latest social media post, turn on the flash! One of the reasons it's really hard for a cosmetic dentist to get a good

3. Drink your Coffee Through a Straw
If you are going to have staining drinking habits, then use a straw. This deposits the stains behind your teeth instead of your smile.

4. Rinse and Repeat!
Another great way to help your smile is to rinse with water after anything sugary,staining, or acidic.

5. Use an Electric Toothbrush!
Don't forget to brush and floss! This is the most important rule of all. Brush twice a day for 2 whole minutes and floss at least once a day.

Mindfulness to Reduce Dental Anxiety
Given how anxious patients can be at the dentist, could mindfulness practices as discussed by Dr. Azadeh Aalai be integrated into their dental care?

Smiling in your 40's
By the time your reach your 40's, you have more confidence and are more comfortable in your own skin

Whiten That Smile!
Whitening is one of the fastest and easiest ways to add a little sparkle to your smile. It works on almost everyone to some degree or another, and is an easy endeavor whether done professionally or over the counter.

Porcelain Veneers Baby!
Porcelain veneers can quickly and effectively change the shape of your smile, teeth and face. They will instantaneously make you look up to 10 years younger in just two visits! But remember they need to be redone once you start, so budget for that future smile makeover.

Invisible Braces
Most invisible braces like invisalign take an average of 9 months and the trays that straighten your teeth can double as whitening trays!

Choose a Cosmetic Dentist
Whether you decide to whiten, veneer, bond, straighten or do a whole smile makeover, it's important to pick an experienced cosmetic dentist to perfect your smile.

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An index of categories in the

At-Home Teeth Whitening
At-home teeth whitening. Cosmetic Dentistry.


The Crazy Beauty Trend; Whitening Your Teeth With Activated Charcoal
Several weeks ago I received a call from a local TV station to come talk about a crazy new beauty trend that had taken the internet by storm. Apparently beauty bloggers are using activated charcoal to whiten their teeth. I had never heard of it so i decided to do some research and see what my colleagues and the ADA had to say about this ridiculous new trend.

Bite Adjustment
A bite adjustment is a procedure performed to re-align teeth so that they line up in an ideal manner. This is typically done to eliminate teeth grinding and the headaches and pain that result from the grinding.