Category Archives Cosmetic Dentistry

Lingual Braces

“Lingual braces” are nearly invisible braces that are preferred by many adults over both traditional braces and Invisalign clear aligners. Lingual braces have seen decades of improvement over their initial designs and are now an extremely effective option for orthodontic treatment. Lingual braces do have downsides including pain, potential speech issues and additional costs. For many adults, the thought of…

If you’re after a selfie-worthy smile but experience gum recession (also called gingival recession), there’s some good news on the horizon. Cosmetic dentists have developed a range of new, non-surgical gum recession treatment options that can help you achieve picture-perfect pearly whites. Not only are receding gums problematic for those who want perfect teeth, but they can also open up…

Oral health presents its unique challenges during pregnancy, and has a direct impact on both the mother and baby's well-being. Here we discuss the do's and dont's of dental care when pregnant. Morning sickness, hormone fluctuations, and a higher consumption of carbohydrates (hello, pregnancy cravings!) can lead to tooth decay, gum disease, gingivitis, and a host of other conditions that…

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