"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.
You have probably heard about porcelain veneers in the news. Maybe you heard that a celebrity or famous person you admire got their nearly perfect smile from cosmetic dentistry. With widespread availability and financing methods, many more people are able to afford and receive procedures than ever before. Cosmetic dental procedures are for everyday people,… Read more »
In the past couple of months, we have shown you how you can use your old toothbrushes in different ways and additional ways you can use your floss as well. Today we want to ask you some questions. Did you know that you can use sugar-free mouthwash in many other ways besides cleaning your mouth?… Read more »
When it comes to finding a dental home for you and your family, there’s a lot to consider. Not only do you want a dentist that’s impeccably trained, skilled, and experienced, but you also want a dentist, dental team, and facility that makes you and your family feel comfortable, welcomed and cared for. Grinnell Street… Read more »
If your teeth are strong, proper oral care can usually keep them safe. However, daily wear and tear can make them weak and destroy your smile sooner. When your teeth become worn, they are more vulnerable to decay, chipping, and other dental problems. Here are the top threats that wear out your smile, and how… Read more »
Does your gift list include a few people who have everything? Shopping for your loved ones can be stressful, especially if you are out of ideas. Dental gifts can make a great functional addition to a person’s daily dental care routine. If someone on your list does not have these products yet, help him take… Read more »
Holiday Weight Loss During this time of year everyone starts thinking about their excess weight—and for good reason. Not only will you feel better, but your body will also function better without the extra weight. Studies have linked obesity as a factor in many systemic health issues such as heart disease, stroke, depression, hypertension, diabetes,… Read more »
Safe Steps to Whiter Teeth Your pearly whites inevitably lose luster over time. Using tobacco, as well as consuming dark foods and beverages, can discolor tooth enamel. Thanks to modern dental technology, our team at Grinnell Street Dental can renew your smile’s glow. We can consult with you on using over-the-counter products or in-office teeth… Read more »
Americans Thankful for Toothbrush Americans have a lot to be thankful for, and you might be surprised to learn, oral healthcare is at the top of the list. In a recent poll, Americans chose the toothbrush above computers, cars, and even the microwave as a “cannot live without” invention. The toothbrush we know and love… Read more »
Where Did The Great American Smokeout Start? The Great American Smokeout is an event sponsored by the American Cancer Society (ACS) that takes place on November 17, 2011. It all started in Berkeley, California. In 1977 Berkeley became the first private facility to limit smoking in public areas. Tobacco smoke was socially accepted until recent… Read more »
Plaque is a biofilm that forms on the surface of your teeth. It is usually a pale yellow color and can be easily removed with brushing and flossing. Even though plaque is initially simple to remove, the plaque that isn’t removed can adhere to the surface of your teeth for a long time. In about… Read more »