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Dental Crowns Bring Back Smiles

Dental Crowns Scottsdale and Dental Caps Arizona can be used for either aesthetic or health purposes. If you have recently broken a tooth or you wish to cover stained, unattractive teeth, then dental crowns might be the right investment for you.  With age, patients often lose teeth.  Crowns are definitely the route to go to regain the full, vibrant mouth you have been missing. When a patient is in need of dental crowns in Scottsdale, a specific process must be adhered to. This step-by-step process begins in the dentist’s chair, when you and your doctor have a discussion about the state of a particular tooth.  Is a dental crown the way to go?  If so, your dentist will tell you that such a procedure usually takes one or two appointments to complete.  During the first procedure, a temporary cap is placed on the damaged tooth which is supposed to be worn until the stronger, permanent cap is made.  Of course, once the permanent cap is made to fit your mouth and tooth, you will be called in for your second procedure.  This time the crown is set firmly in place.  Your teeth will be safe, healthy and gorgeous! Dental crowns in Scottsdale can be made out of various materials from metal or ceramic or both can be used to make a natural looking tooth. Choosing the material of crown depends on which tooth is being replaced.  For instance, front tooth caps need to be made out of porcelain in order to blend in with the rest of your visible teeth. Resin can also be used, but it is not...

Full Mouth Reconstruction Restores Youthful Smile

Image via Wikipedia A Full Mouth Restoration or Full Mouth Reconstruction will help strengthen your teeth and prevent all of the problems that go along with weak teeth, such as a sore jaw, headaches and overall pain and discomfort. Your teeth can become discolored over time and they may lose their functionality so you may not be able to chew as well as you used to. Tooth deterioration is bound to happen as we age so dental care is essential to preventing extensive damage. If you have noticed that your teeth are not as strong as they once were, a Full Mouth Restoration may just be the answer you are looking for! Drink from the fountain of youth at Parkview Dentistry in Fountain Hills and let us restore your teeth to their youthful appearance and strength. A Full Mouth Rehabilitation is not a quick and easy process, however. The overall process could several visits to the dentist depending on the level of damage to your teeth. A few of the procedures you might require are an intense teeth cleaning, repositioning of the jaw, reshaping gum tissue, bite alignment, tooth implants, and maybe even braces. Of course, you will most likely not need to undergo every procedure listed here, but definitely be realistic and do not expect instant gratification. Most importantly, your dentist has your best interest at heart and will make sure that your Full Mouth Restoration process is as comfortable as possible. When we have healthy teeth, we often take them for granted. Teenagers drink sodas on a daily basis without considering the consequences. However, once you start...

Dental Implants: Making Life Worthwhile

Dental Implants Can Light Up Your Smile    Image by Thai Jasmine (Catching up…) via Flickr Dental Implants can mean enjoying a carefree meal and laughing with your family whenever you want. No need to feel self-conscious about the quality of your teeth. You will be able to confidently bite into toffee or brittle and give a big old grin in family photographs. If you are missing one tooth or multiple teeth, Dental Implants will replace the missing teeth so you can eat and smile with the rest of them! There are two different parts of a tooth that can be lost, the crown or the structure of the root. If the crown of the tooth is broken off but the root is solid, then the aesthetics of the tooth are affected, but the tooth may be able to be repaired with a crown.  If the root is damaged as well, then the issue is of a more serious nature. Whenever the root of a tooth deteriorates, the jaw line suffers. These missing teeth cause patients to look older because the shape of their face changes. Dental Implants can help to correct this problem.  Dental Implants allow you to eat and feel natural while doing so.  They are fixed right to your jaw line to blend in with the structure of your teeth. They may cost more than dentures do, but they are a worthwhile investment in the long run and are a sturdy, comfortable, attractive alternative. Dental Implants have a lifetime guarantee. If every family photo is worth a thousand words of love and happiness, then these Dental Implants...

Family Dentistry Service With a Smile

By maintaining good oral health practices at home and scheduling regular office visits, most patients can avoid many common dental problems. Daily brushing and flossing, and the application of sealants, can help youngster avoid tooth decay. Adults can avert their most common problem, gum disease, with regular professional care. In cases where tooth loss, breakage, or misalignment does occur, the dentist is an expert in a variety of advanced restoration and replacement techniques. In addition, there are a number of cosmetic procedures, including teeth whitening, veneers, and bonding, that effectively remedy chipped, discolored, and gapped teeth. The more patients know about dental health, the better they can smile. Taking your children to the dentist regularly serves two purposes. It familiarizes the child with the people and machinery in the dental office which will help any nervousness they feel about a trip to the dentist and it helps the dentist to find and treat any dental problems in their early stages. Since most major dental problems are much worse when not treated quickly, being familiar and at ease in a dental office usually improves dental health in the long run. Establishing a long term relationship with a family dentist assures all the members of the family that trips to the dentist will not harbor any surprises, and this is surprisingly reassuring for adults and children...

Teeth Whitening To Shine

Image by mightyb via Flickr One of the most popular forms of cosmetic dentistry is teeth whitening due to the fact that it can be done both at the home and in the dentist’s office. Many people find that their teeth start to discolor and become stained as they age, which makes the need to whiten them occasionally needed if you want to keep a white smile. A white smile not only makes you look more confident, but it also makes you look professional and allows you to feel great about yourself every time you pass by a mirror. What makes most people pause before starting to whiten their teeth, is the decision of if they should head to a pharmacy for do it yourself at home teeth whitening products or if they should allow a dentist to perform the procedure for them. While the low cost of over the counter products may be appealing at first, you also may want to contemplate the cost of using these products repeatedly over the next few years. This is because not only will most take a few months before you see definite results, they also do not clean as effectively as the high dosage products that a dentist is licensed to use. Thus, if you choose to use over the counter teeth whitening products you may end up spending more than a few visits to the dentist for the same procedure, only instead of getting the instant white teeth that you want, you will have to settle for gradual gratification. With this thought in mind, it may be worth it to...