"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 may want to spend your holidays forgetting your responsibilities, but unfortunately, you still need to be mindful of your oral health. As we gather to meet with friends and family, and enjoy generous helpings of holiday meals, we can expose our teeth to potentially harmful items. If you are dismissive of your need to… Read more »
When is it time to consider a full-mouth rehabilitation? If you have several problems that you need to address, one treatment can fall short of your real oral health needs. Your dentist can break down what it will take to bring your smile back to good condition. This can involve working on the health of… Read more »
Why would there be different methods for restoring a tooth with a cavity? The way your dentist sets out to stop the spread of decay, and return your tooth to good health, can depend on the severity of your problem. One concern is whether the infection has spread to within your tooth. If you have… Read more »
Cosmetic dental work enables your dentist to tackle issues you might have with your smile’s appearance. In some cases, patients will have several issues hurting their overall appearance. When you receive porcelain veneers, you can hide multiple flaws with a single treatment. Veneers are used to correct a wide range of problems. Teeth that are… Read more »
Is it fair to expect your dentist to make your smile more attractive? After all, your dentist is there to make sure your teeth are healthy – what do looks have to do with that? Your dentist is focused on your oral health, but they can also provide cosmetic treatments that can address esthetic concerns… Read more »
The first step to repairing a tooth that is suffering from decay is to remove the infected area. Once your dentist has removed this portion of your tooth, and cleaned it, they will need to restore it by replacing what was lost. There are two main methods to produce this restoration. If the cavity in question… Read more »
TMJ pains can cause your quality of life to take a real hit. You can suffer periodic bouts of real discomfort, with discomfort in your face and jaw that can interfere with your ability to speak, or to bite and chew food. You might also develop chronic headaches. This discomfort might stem from arthritic jaw… Read more »
If you want to keep your teeth white, watch out for items that leave stains – think color-rich drinks and food items, and tobacco products. You should also put in the work to sustain your oral health. These actions can help maintain your appearance, but what can you do if you want to improve the… Read more »
The benefit of an action like brushing your teeth can be diluted if you do not do it effectively. You should be brushing your teeth at least twice a day, and you should make sure to avoid missing areas of your teeth. As time goes on, these areas can suffer prolonged damage from plaque left… Read more »
When it comes to addressing tooth loss, one choice is clear – you gain functional and cosmetic benefits from seeking out a dental prosthetic. However, your choice beyond the decision to have a prosthetic can become more challenging. One option available to you is a dental bridge. The bridge is held so firmly that it… Read more »