Cosmetic Dentistry Articles

Cosmetic Dentistry Articles

A smile is the best accessory ever. Although a perfect smile may take a bit of an effort to achieve, with modern technology available, having one may only take a few visits to the dentist. Dental implants are used to support artificial teeth which are said to prevent jaw bone loss. Although this procedure falls under cosmetic dentistry, it doesn’t mean that it’s only for …

There are many difficulties that can be encountered when meeting with a cosmetic dentist in Houston for veneers. When the dentist is inexperienced or disinterested in the project, the veneers may not look as good as they should be. This is why finding the right expert to address a particular set of needs is vital. One of the reasons why the veneers lose their shine …

Knowing the benefits of getting fitted with a denture can keep the heart from being filled with fear. With the mouth being the first stage of digestion, it is important to be able to chew the food properly. A person who does not chew the food the right way can end up disrupting the processing of nutrients. Dentures suitably placed by dentists in  Houston such as Dr. Penchas can make …

Getting a veneer is the fastest way to improve a smile. However, it can also be the fastest way to make thing worse if it is done improperly. In order to make sure that the smile makeover goes well, there are some considerations that need to be brought to attention. First, take note of how the teeth will change after the veneers are put into place. …

A smile makeover is an elective procedure, or procedures that can transform your smile, giving you a different look, depending on the degree of treatment chosen.  This might be a Hollywood style smile, where all the teeth are absolutely perfect and gleaming white or it might be a more natural look that’s a bit brighter and straighter, so that people think you look younger and …

Saliva is the main protective element for keeping your mouth safe against bacteria in the mouth. The proteins in your saliva protect your teeth by keeping them hard and helps repair wounds in the mouth. They kill bacteria and even some viruses, so it is safe to say not everyone realizes the importance of the vital services and comforts it provides. Saliva also acts as …

Lots of people with dentures, or those who learn that they need dentures, often wonder which is the best choice; plastic or porcelain. This used to be a relatively easy question to answer because most dental professionals opted for the long wearing porcelain fixtures. Today, however, there have been so many advancements in the world of plastics that the decision gets a bit tricky. For …

If you have ever been kept awake all night by someone snoring, you probably are willing to listen to any sort of ideas about “curing” the problem. The thing about snoring is that it can actually occur due to a few different things, and some of them are linked directly to issues that can be addressed through a dentist’s office. Most people assume snoring is …

Why White fillings?

Unlike the other parts of the body, teeth do not have the ability to heal on their own. This makes procedures such as fillings important. There have been many advances in medical and dental technology, especially in the last five to 10 years. However, this does not mean that all types of tooth problems can be resolved. There are some teeth that are beyond repair. The ideal …

A custom mouthguard is a revolutionary piece of protective gear that protects the teeth, jaw, and brain from impact and injury during sports activities. These mouthguards cushion blows that could cause injury. They can reduce the rate of concussion as well as dental and mandibular injuries. A stock or drugstore/sportstore non-custom mouthguard without any individual fitting provides only a very low level of protection. If …

Bleeding Gums Bleeding gums can be a very frightening symptom. The cause may be anything from simple over-brushing to a serious disease. One common cause is gingivitis, an inflammation of the gums caused by a bacterial infection. A more serious infection, periodontitis, may also cause bleeding. There are some very dangerous medical problems that can first show up in the mouth. Liver problems, diabetes, leukemia …

Adult mouths can contain 500 to 1,000 different types of bacteria this is why it is important you are informed on how to brush correctly! http://www.colgateprofessional.ca/patienteducation/How-to-Brush/video For Appointments 24/7 Appointment Here 24/7 Appointment Here Midtown Dentistry has received 4.80 Stars out of 5 From 327 Reviews from Google

Veneers are placed in order to enhance the look of your smile; they can also provide protection to the teeth. Veneers may be placed on one single tooth or on multiple teeth. The advantage of using porcelain is when bonded correctly, it can strengthen the tooth and resist staining. Steps: -Dr. Penchas will first trim the tooth to provide adequate room for the veneer to …

If you are one of many that suffer from dental anxiety you are not alone! According to Wikipedia, 75% of adults suffer from some sort of anxiety due to existing dental fears.  Here are a few ways to overcome these fears: Distractions- Find something to distract you from the anxiety you are experiencing.  Watching television, headphones, and or handheld electronics can divert your attention from your fears. …

Energy drinks have always carried the reputation of being unhealthy, especially if consumed often. Some research studies now show these popular drinks may lead to the erosion of the teeth, hyper sensitivity, and staining. These problems occur when the enamel of the tooth is softened due to continuous consumptions of acidic drinks. For Appointments 24/7 Appointment Here 24/7 Appointment Here Midtown Dentistry has received 4.80 Stars …

Mouthwash ADA Seal

What Mouthwash is the Best? Loan Midtown Dentistry’s Dental Hygienist recommend patients to always use an ADA approved mouthwash! For Appointments 24/7 Appointment Here 24/7 Appointment Here Midtown Dentistry has received 4.80 Stars out of 5 From 327 Reviews from Google

Too Old For Dental Implants?

Age is not important on its own. We have many patients over the age of 80 with implants and great success stories. Age is only an indication of what are important factors – the health of the bone and the bodies healing abilities. The medications the person uses and the amount of bone they have left. The older we get, the greater the chance that any or …

Our new sign was installed today!!! Designed to complement our 100 year old house, yet help us spread the word. We can now communicate to the world what is happening in our amazing office. From Chicago, Ill – our sign has a 16mm LED sign that makes sure you can’t miss us. And the best of all – we can help our neighbors by adding …

For ten years, Dr. Penchas and MidtownDentistry have been sponsoring a student from a town close to Antigua, Guatemala. The poorest of the Central American countries. We have done this through common hope. On Friday, May 28th, the volcano Pacaya erupted outside Guatemala City covering the area with 3 inches of ash.  Tropical Storm Agatha came onshore on Saturday, dropping over 4 inches of rain in …

 

 

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