Tag: Cosmetic Dentistry

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Is Whitening Safe for Your Teeth?

Whitening is the most frequently requested cosmetic dental treatment available. It’s simple, relatively inexpensive, and offers results with a relatively high impact on your appearance. But there is a certain caution that should be observed with undergoing whitening treatments, especially when using systems that are not overseen by a dentist. Over bleaching can have far reaching effects on your dental and overall health.

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Why Choose Dental Implants

As you age, the enamel of your teeth can wear away, new cavities form quickly, and teeth may break without enough left behind for a crown. The tooth has to be extracted. At this point, you have a decision to make: what are you going to do with the gap? Bridges and dentures might be the traditional treatments, but a dental implant can provide a better fit and a longer lasting prosthetic.

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What Could Cosmetic Dentistry Do for You?

Visits to the dentist aren’t just about drilling and filling. Although these oral health treatments are vital, your dentist can do much more. Cosmetic dentistry is all about improving the appearance of your smile by fixing problems with your teeth, and it can leave you happier, more confident, and more relaxed in public. What treatments could you benefit from?

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How to Improve Your Smile

Cosmetic dentistry in Vancouver is a growing field due in part to healthy lifestyles and an increased awareness about healthy eating and good oral care. With people living longer and maintaining their natural teeth, patients often wonder what options are available for quick and non-invasive aesthetic touch ups for their smile.

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Botox at the Dentist's Office


When considering cosmetic dental treatments, the look and brightness of a smile has a big impact on overall aesthetic and confidence. Did you know that a visit to your local dentist can include more than just a lift to your smile? With specialized training in injections and the anatomy of the face, dentists are uniquely qualified to administer cosmetic BOTOX® treatments in the dental office.

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Pain Free Dentistry in North Vancouver

Pain Free Dentistry

A fear of the dentist or of certain dental procedures is very common, affecting approximately 20 – 25% of the population. Unfortunately, fear of the dentist leads to avoidance, which means that preventative care is often skipped. Without regular visits to the dentist, minor issues can turn into more complex ones, resulting in the need for more invasive treatments. Surprisingly, the number of people afraid of the dentist does not seem to have decreased, despite advances in dental technology. If you have a tendency to avoid dental treatments, or if there are certain procedures that make you feel uneasy, the best thing to do is to speak to your family dentist about gentle treatment options, including laser dentistry and sedation. Your family dentist can also help you create a preventative treatment plan to avoid serious issues.

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What is Invisalign® and how does it work?

The appearance of one’s smile has a big impact on self-image. Orthodontic alignment not only improves the appearance of a smile, but can reduce other dental, health, and speech concerns such as tooth decay, bone loss, chipped teeth, and speech impairment.

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Digital Technology in Cosmetic Dentistry

Dentistry, like most other fields, has seen changes in technology over the past several years, but many experienced dentists still prefer their time-tested methods for certain procedures. Cosmetic and restorative dental procedures, such as having a tooth crowned, can now be completed through faster, more automated procedures. However, digital technology cannot always match the hand crafted fit and aesthetic look of a lab-made crown.

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