Cheat Sheet to Cosmetic Dentistry 101

cosmetic dentistry 101Whether you are standing at the front of the classroom, sitting behind a desk, or getting your study on in the comfort of your own home, there is always time to focus on your oral health. Getting prepared for another year of learning often comes with purchasing new school supplies, fresh pieces for your wardrobe, and updated equipment, but you might be surprised to know just how big of an impact a new smile can have on your education. Boost your confidence, self-worth, and educational pursuits with a smile makeover. Here is your cheat sheet to Cosmetic Dentistry 101.Read more

Do Selfie-Lovers Have Better Oral Health?

Selfies and oral healthPeople who have a habit of taking selfies have been labeled as narcissists, while other lovers of self-portraits have been involved in car crashes and pedestrian accidents thanks to a high level of distraction. If you’re in the safety of your own bathroom, however, selfie fever could be a good thing. According to a new study, there may be an upside to taking a video of yourself while brushing your teeth: You could improve your oral health.Read more

The ABCs of a Smile Makeover

Back to school smile makeoverIt’s back-to-school season, when grown-ups are on the hunt for pencils, notebooks, and creative lunch box ideas for their kids. You want your children to be the best versions of themselves, but what about you? You don’t have to be in college, grad school, or taking a continuing education class to learn something new and important. August and September are an ideal time of year for adults to educate themselves about self-improvement and smile makeovers and take action to become a smarter-looking you.Read more

Changing Careers? Add a Smile Makeover to Your Resume First

smile makeover for your careerLet’s face it: Looks matter. We are a looks-obsessed society. And it doesn’t matter if you’re a socialite, a Kardashian, a stockbroker, a model, a salesperson, or a teacher, how your teeth look will impact your level of success in life, especially when you live or work in Manhattan. A smile makeover can catapult you into a new echelon of your career.Read more

5 Summer Foods and Drinks That Can Stain Your Teeth

Stained teethOne of the biggest complaints people have about their teeth is that they look old. They’re stained, brown, yellow, and simply appear unhealthy. Summertime accentuates this problem. When the weather is warm, all you want to do is look and feel your best – clean and energized and healthy. But stained teeth do not portray that picture. And what you’re eating and drinking could be the reasons why.Read more

Olympic-Size Smiles (and Some That Need a Smile Makeover)

Michael Phelps teethThe upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio have plenty of controversy surrounding them, but one thing is for certain, the country will host the most talented athletes in the world. Some of them will be smiling widely when they win Olympic gold, but those who aren’t smiling are not always the ones who come up short on the medal count – they may simply be the people who aren’t proud of their smiles, and who absolutely don’t want their broken-down smile preserved in photographic sports history.Read more

Why Some Brides Don’t Smile on Their Wedding Day

bridal smile makeoverAnyone who has gotten married knows that photos are one of the biggest elements of the wedding day. While it may be trendy for some brides to have serious faces in their wedding photos, mimicking nostalgic bridal poses of generations past, the reality is that far too many a bride is ashamed of her teeth, and that’s why she’s not smiling wide on one of the most important days of her life. If a smile makeover were part of the wedding planning, the photographic outcome would be drastically different.Read more

Top 3 Restorative Dentistry Options for Missing Teeth

missing tooth restorative dentistryMissing teeth are problematic in many ways. They not only leave gaping holes in your smile, which is distracting and unappealing, these spaces can actually make you look unhealthy and older than you actually are. Plus, missing teeth aren’t doing your mouth any favors when it comes to biting and chewing food. Whether you’re missing a molar or otherwise, all missing teeth are important and should be replaced. The question is, what’s the best restorative dentistry option for filling in the spaces?Read more