"I've always been self-conscious of my smile. Throughout my life I can't remember a time when I didn't cover my mouth with my hand. I look at all my past pictures and see the closed mouth half smile. Now with my 'new smile' I can't help but show everyone. It's amazing what this has done for my life... more.
"For many years of my adult life I have been in the public eye and done many speaking engagements. I have never been happy with the way my smile looked. Consequently I wore a mustache, hoping that would help distract people from my smile. Finally, I decided to do something about it. I went to see Dr. Coon and he assured me that I could have a natural looking smile. I was hesitant but decided to go through with the full mouth restoration procedure... more.
A smile is the light in the window of your face that tells people you're at home.
Have you ever tried an electric toothbrush? Or have you gone your whole life just brushing your teeth with a plain old manual toothbrush? In many cases and for many people, a manual toothbrush does a great job at keeping smiles clean and healthy. However, there may be a few reasons why you may want… Read more »
Summer is here and everything is looking just a bit brighter. A brighter, whitened smile can be one of the fastest ways to get a boost in your appearance and your confidence. Working with your dentist to whiten your teeth can mean that issues like sensitivity can be monitored and that your treatment can be customized. Depending… Read more »
Just the act of smiling can be a great way to build confidence. If your smile makes you feel insecure enough to not smile, it can lessen your overall confidence. If you have specific issues with your smile’s appearance like deep discoloration, uneven gaps or spacing, or cosmetic damage, cosmetic dentistry may be able to… Read more »
TMJ disorder, which encapsulates a range of issues that affect your temporomandibular joints (TMJs). These joints connect your lower jaw to your skull and provide movement for your mouth. TMJ disorder can make opening and closing your mouth difficult and lead to chronic discomfort. The disorder has a wide range of symptoms that can sometimes… Read more »
If you have a smile that is crooked or awkwardly spaced, it may make you feel insecure and less confident to show the world that you are happy or laughing. Just the act of smiling can actually stimulate nerves that can affect your emotions to make you feel better. These are the reasons the way… Read more »
You use your mouth several times a day. It keeps you healthy by chewing your food to provide you with essential sustenance. Throughout your life, the daily wear-and-tear can lead to an accumulation of dental issues. These issues may affect either your health or your smile’s appearance, while some may affect both. A full-mouth rehabilitation… Read more »
Keeping your mouth healthy and looking good goes beyond your teeth. Though your teeth and gums do get a lot of attention, cold sores can be even more unsightly and irritating than issues inside your mouth. There is dental technology to address cold sores on your lips and around your mouth in a short amount… Read more »
You have probably heard of the recommendation by dentists to get a routine exam and cleaning at least once every six months. Do you know what makes routine preventative care so important? Tooth decay and gum disease are incredibly common chronic conditions. By regularly getting a dental exam and cleaning, you help to decrease your… Read more »
Most dental procedures are not particularly painful or scary, but that doesn’t stop many people from being afraid of going to the dentist. Even just the thought of making an appointment with a dentist can make many people feel stressed. Dental anxiety, nervousness, or fear can make people avoid important visits to their dentist. People with… Read more »
You likely are doing your best to care of your smile to keep it healthy. Brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day, limiting your sugar intake, drinking plenty of water, and visiting your dentist for regular exams are all great ways to care for your smile’s health. Despite even your strongest efforts, you can… Read more »