5 Common Myths Surrounding Gum Disease | West Palm Beach, FL

Posted on: October 3rd, 2016 by No Comments

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According to the American Academy of Periodontology, an estimate of approximately 75% of Americans suffer from some form of periodontal disease, also known as gum disease. Gum disease ranges from a mild case called gingivitis to a more severe case called advanced periodontitis. This bacterial infection destroys the attachment fibers and supporting bone that holds your natural teeth in place. Although gum disease has be highly publicized for the past few years, several people still don’t take it seriously due to the common myths surrounding gum disease. In this post I’ll be dispelling the truth behind the myths surrounding gum disease.

Myth #1: Gum disease isn’t even that common.

Fact: This is incorrect. In fact, gum disease is extremely common. As I mentioned earlier, according to the American Academy of Periodontology, an estimate of approximately 75% of Americans suffer from some form of gum disease.

Myth #2: I don’t have cavities so there’s no way I have gum disease.

Fact: You may be cavity-free, but it doesn’t ensure that you’re in the clear where gum disease is concerned. This is because gum disease is painless and many people don’t even know that they even have it. Of course, gums that’s bleed or are red, swollen or tender are all signs of gingivitis. Gingivitis is the only stage that’s reversible with treatment and proper oral hygiene.

Myth #3: Having gum disease means my teeth are going to fall out

Fact: Once again, this is incorrect. You won’t have to lose any teeth to gum disease if you practice proper oral hygiene. Proper oral hygiene involves brushing twice a day, flossing once a day, eating a healthy diet and visiting your dentist for checkups and professional cleanings on a regular basis. Even if you’re diagnosed with gum disease, a dental professional will be able to design a treatment plan to keep it under control.

Myth #4: Bleeding gums during pregnancy is completely normal.

Fact: While it is true that pregnant women can develop a condition known as “pregnancy gingivitis”, it’s not true that every women experiences this. You can help prevent pregnancy gingivitis by taking extra care while you practice oral hygiene. Your dental professional may recommend more frequent cleanings to prevent this condition.

Myth #1: Flossing my teeth is not important.

Fact: In addition to brushing your teeth twice a day, you should be flossing at least once a day to prevent gum disease. According to a survey that was released by Delta Dental, only 4 in 10 adults floss their teeth on a daily basis. Diligent oral hygiene helps treat and prevent gingivitis as a part of an extensive dental plan.

If you feel that you may be suffering from a form of gum disease, contact Advanced Dental Group in West Palm Beach, FL at 561-869-0872 to schedule a consultation today! Or visit our website at www.advanceddentalgrp.com for information regarding gum disease.

Advanced Dental Group proudly accepts patients from West Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter, Singer Island and all surrounding areas.

Foods For Natural Teeth Whitening | West Palm Beach

Posted on: September 6th, 2016 by No Comments

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Achieving a white smile has become a priority for many people in today’s day of age. In fact, according to sources, Americans spend $1.4 million a year purchasing over the counter teeth whitening products to do so.

What if I were to tell you that rather than spending loads of money on whitening products you can actually eat your way to a whiter smile? Yes, you read that right. According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), there are many kinds of foods that can naturally cleanse, whiten and help fight off bacteria that could potentially harm your gums and/or teeth.

  • Apples- Apples act as a gentle abrasive and scrubs away unsightly stains and food debris. Apple’s contain malic acid, which is a natural astringent that acts as a bleaching agent that whitens teeth and can also remove stains.
  • Pineapple- Pineapples are quite unique, as they are the only food that contains an enzyme called bromelain. Bromelain contains anti-inflammatory and cleansing properties and can remove stains.
  • Broccoli- Broccoli is high in fiber, which can reduce inflammation in your mouth. Eating raw broccoli also acts as a gentle abrasive and scrubs away stains. It also contains iron, which can help prevent tooth erosion.
  • Cheese- Despite the color of some cheese, most of them will not stain your teeth. Cheese is high in calcium and phosphorus that keeps teeth strong. It also contains protein that helps protect tooth enamel.
  • Strawberries- This delicious fruit contains both malic acid and vitamin C. Like apples, the malic acid acts a clenching agent. While the vitamin C helps boost your immune system, which can help reduce your risk of getting gum disease.
  • Onions- While onions may not be good your breath, the sulfur compounds in onions reduce bacteria in the mouth that can potentially cause tooth decay. The key is to eat the onions raw, cooking them will destroy the thiosulfinate and thiosulfonates.

As you can see, teeth whitening products are not the only thing that can whiten your teeth. However, to maintain a white smile, regular consumption of these foods isn’t enough. You must also practice proper oral hygiene at home and visit your dentist on a regular basis.

If eating these foods isn’t enough, teeth whitening is a great way to enhance your pearly whites. Contact Advanced Dental Group at 561-869-0872 to schedule a consultation to see if you would benefit from teeth whitening! Or visit www.advanceddentalgrp.com for additional information regarding teeth whitening.

Advanced Dental Group proudly accepts patients from West Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter, Singer Island and all surrounding areas.

How Can I Treat Gum Disease?

Posted on: August 7th, 2016 by No Comments

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If you’ve recently been told that you have gum disease, also commonly known as periodontal disease, you are not alone. Several adults’ across the United States suffer from some form of gum disease.  Gum disease can range from simple gum inflammation and bleeding gums to a serious disease that can result in tooth loss. Whether your gum disease is stopped, slowed, or get worse ultimately depends on how well you take care of your teeth and gums on a daily basis.

Factors that Increase Gum Disease

If you don’t practice proper oral hygiene on a daily basis you are more susceptible to develop gum disease. There are also other factors that can increase your risk of getting gum disease, which include:

  • Smoking or use of tobacco products
  • Genetics
  • Certain medications
  • Crooked teeth that are difficult to keep clean
  • Pregnancy
  • Certain medications

Signs and Symptoms of Gum Disease

There are several signs and symptoms that come along with gum disease, however it many people don’t realize they have it due to it being a painless disease. The following include the signs and symptoms of gum disease:

  • Gums that bleed easily
  • Red, inflamed, tender gums
  • Gums have receded
  • Bad taste in mouth or persistent bad breath
  • Change in the way your teeth fit together

Non-invasive Gum Disease Treatments

The main goal of gum disease treatments are to control the infection. The treatments for gum disease vary depending on the stage you have. Any sort of treatment that a patient has done requires them to keep up with proper oral hygiene. Your dentist may recommend certain changes in habit or behaviors, such as quitting smoking, as a way to improve your overall results. Some treatments of gum disease include the following:

  • Deep Cleaning- This type of treatment involves your dentist, periodontist or oral hygienist removing plaque through a deep cleaning method refereed as root plaining and scaling. Deep cleaning get rid of rough spots on a patients tooth where the germ accumulate, and also helps remove harmful bacteria that can contribute to gum disease. In some cases a dental laser will be used.
  • Medications- In some cases, medication may be used with treatments that include deep cleanings, but they can’t always take the place of oral surgery. Depending on how far gum disease has progressed, your dentist may still suggest that you have surgery. Further studies are still need to see if medication will work in the long term. Some of the medications used include antibiotic gels, oral antibiotics and prescription antimicrobial mouthwashes.

As mentioned earlier, your dentist may still suggest that you have surgery to help control your gum disease. That may include treatments such as flap surgery, which helps further rid built-up tartar in deep pockets, and bone and tissues grafts. Bone and tissues grafts help regenerate any bone or gum tissue that was lost due to periodontal disease.

If you feel that you may be suffering from gum disease, contact Advanced Dental Group at 561-869-0872 to schedule a consultation today! Or visit our website at www.advanceddentalgrp.com for information regarding periodontal disease.

Advanced Dental Group proudly accepts patients from West Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter, Singer Island and all surrounding areas.

What is Gum Disease and How Can I Prevent It?

Posted on: July 7th, 2016 by No Comments

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Are you gums swollen or inflamed? Do your gums bleed when you brush or floss your teeth? If you answer yes to either question, you’re most likely suffering from periodontal disease. Periodontal disease, commonly referred to as gum disease, is a bacterial infection that affects the tissues that surround and support your teeth.

If you do have gum disease and don’t have it treated, it will spread and eventually worsen. Gum disease destroys the structures that support your teeth in your jaw bone. Your teeth can also eventually become so loose that you have to have them pulled. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to prevent gum disease from occurring in the first place. Some of those things include the following:

  • Brush your teeth. Brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes each session. Be sure to gently brush along your gum line. If you’re using a hard bristled tooth brush, toss it out and get yourself a soft bristled tooth brush.
  • Floss every day. Floss your teeth daily to remove plaque from areas your toothbrush can’t reach. Not a fan of floss? Try using a floss holder, which may make it easier to get in between your teeth.
  • Eat a healthy diet. Starchy and sugary food increase plaque build, while eating a health well balanced diet provides the nutrients needed to prevent periodontal disease.
  • Avoid tobacco products. If you use any tobacco products, such as cigarettes or chewing tobacco, it increases your chance of getting gum disease or even worse, oral cancer.
  • Get preventative care. Visit your dentist regularly for checkups and professional cleanings. Not only is this a great way to prevent gum disease, it’s the surest way to detect it in its early stages.
  • Correct dental problems. Having your dentist correct dental problems, such as misaligned teeth, faulty fillings or teeth grinding, can reduce the risk of gum disease.

As mention in the list above, visiting your dentist on a regular basis can help prevent gum disease. While practicing good oral from home can keep plaque in check, professional cleanings are the only way to remove tartar that may have built up on your teeth. Visiting your dentist for regular checkups can also help your dentist monitor your overall oral health and identify and prevent dental problems before they requires more extensive work.

If you feel that you may have gum disease, contact Advanced Dental Group at 561-869-0872 to schedule a consultation today! Or visit our website at www.advanceddentalgrp.com for information regarding periodontal disease.

Advanced Dental Group proudly accepts patients from West Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter, Singer Island and all surrounding areas.

What is Causing my Tooth Sensitivity and What Can I do About It?

Posted on: June 2nd, 2016 by CSHYUBNNAI No Comments

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It’s extremely common for people to experience tooth sensitivity when consuming hot or cold foods or drinks. However, having pain along with other symptoms, such as loose teeth, inflamed gums or pain when chewing means your tooth sensitivity may be caused by an underlying dental problem. While your dentist can diagnose the problem, it’s best you understand what is causing your tooth sensitivity to prevent further dental problems in the future.

What Causes Sensitive Teeth?

Tooth sensitivity is typically caused when your tooth enamel, which protects your teeth, is worn down or when you have gum recession. And when the dentine, or underlying surface, becomes exposed, your enamel and gums are no longer able to provide the protection to the root and the tooth itself.

Tooth sensitivity can be triggered by a myriad of things, including:

  • Periodontal/gum disease
  • Brushing your teeth too aggressively
  • Using a hard-bristled toothbrush
  • Worn away tooth enamel (which is what protects your tooth’s nerves)
  • Exposure of roots
  • Grinding of teeth
  • Tooth decay

If you suspect that your tooth sensitivity may be caused by tooth decay, infection or disease, be sure to visit your family dentist as soon as possible. But if your teeth are sensitive due to your habits, or you inherited enamels that wears away easily compared to other people, you may be able to treat your tooth sensitivity from the comfort of your home.

Tooth Sensitivity Treatments:

At-Home Treatments- One of the first things you can try to help treat sensitive teeth from home is proper oral hygiene, such as brushing with a soft-bristled toothbrush and using non-abrasive toothpaste. You should also avoid certain types of food and beverages, like coffee, carbonated drinks and even yogurt. These products all contain acid that can wear away your already worn down tooth enamel. If you clench or grind your teeth, try wearing a night guard to bed to avoid wearing down your enamel even further.

In-Office Treatments- Since extremely sensitive teeth are typically caused by more complex dental problems, it is important to visit your dentist to have the problem treated directly. Treatments could include crowns, bonding, inlays and onlays, however it all depends on your individual case. If gum disease is causing tooth sensitivity, you’ll have to have that treated as well. If you’ve lost enough gum tissue from the root, your dentist may recommend a gum graft or the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique. If you have serious tooth sensitivity, your dentist may take x-rays to see if a root canal may be needed.

After having your tooth sensitivity taken care of it’s extremely important that you start taking better care of your teeth and gums going forward. Not only will this take care of your teeth and gums and relieve the pain, but it will also ensure that you have good oral health!

If you’re suffering from any type of tooth sensitivity and are seeking treatment, contact Advanced Dental Group at 561-869-0872 to schedule a consultation today! Or visit our website at www.advanceddentalgrp.com for information regarding the dental services we offer here at Advanced Dental Group.

Advanced Dental Group proudly accepts patients from West Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter, Singer Island and all surrounding areas.

 

Dental Treatment Options For Replacing Missing Teeth

Posted on: May 4th, 2016 by No Comments

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If you’re missing one or more teeth, you may feel less confident than you would with a full set of teeth, but don’t worry because you are not alone. In fact, there are many adults that have had a couple of decayed or missing teeth replaced.

While replacing your missing teeth for aesthetic reasons is perfectly understandable, it’s just as important, if not more, to have any missing teeth replaced for your oral health. Your teeth are meant to work together to help you chew, smile and speak. When you have missing teeth, these simple things can be difficult to do. The loss of your back teeth may cause your mouth to shift and your face to appear older or sunken in.

Fortunately, with the help of modern dentistry, missing teeth can be replaced. The following are some of the tooth replacement options that should be available to you by your dental care professional:

Dental Implants

Many people opt for dental implants to replace a single tooth, several teeth, or to support a full set of dentures. This is mainly because they offer a durable and long-term solution for patients.

The process of getting dental implants placed typically involves three phases that take place over several weeks, or even months. The first part of the process is surgically placing the actual implant. The second part is checking to see if the implant healed properly and is securely integrated into your jawbone. During the last part of the dental implant process, the dental care professional will install the finished crown and the patient walks out of the practice with a new set of teeth.

One disadvantage of dental implants is the lengthy process. However, compared to all of the benefits patients will reap from dental implants, dental professionals and patients don’t see that as much of a problem.

Bridges

Teeth can also be replaced with a dental bridge, which is basically a dental appliance that is used to fill the space where one or more teeth have been lost. A dental bridge is typically bonded or cemented into place and it can only be removed by a dental professional.

This first part of placing a bridge involves a dentist preparing the teeth on either side of the space where the bridge will later be attached. The dentist will then take an impression of the area and send the impression to a dental laboratory where your bridge will be fabricated out of metal, ceramics, glass ceramics or a combination. Once your bridge is complete, your dentist will place the bridge over the prepared teeth and cement it into place.

Unlike dental implants that are surgically placed and securely integrated into your jawbone, bridges rely on the neighboring teeth for support. The effect dental bridges have on neighboring teeth is also something worth taking note of if you do plan on getting one to replace your missing teeth.

Dentures

Dentures are removable dental appliances that can replace a single tooth or a full set. Dentures usually have replacement teeth attached to a plastic base that matches the color of your gums and, depending on your case, are either partial dentures or full dentures.

The difference between the two are as the names suggests. Partial dentures only replace a set number of teeth, while full dentures replace a full set of teeth. Full dentures will require you to have the remaining teeth removed before they can be replaced by full set of removable artificial teeth. Like bridges, this dental appliance has some side effects worth taking note.

As you can see, you are not entirely out of luck when it comes to the many options to replace your missing teeth. It’s extremely important that you have your missing teeth replaced, because if you don’t, not only will you have an incomplete smile, but you may end up with further complications. These complications may include things such as increased risk for gum disease, jaw pain, malocclusions and so on.

If you’re interested in tooth replacement, contact Advanced Dental Group at 561-689-0872 to schedule a consultation to see which of the three treatment options you would best benefit from. Or visit www.advanceddentalgrp.com for additional information.

Advanced Dental Group proudly accepts patients from West Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter, Singer Island and all surrounding areas.  

Can Custom Teeth Whitening Trays Help Improve My Smile?

Posted on: April 15th, 2016 by No Comments

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If you’re one of the many people who avoid smiling in public due to having stained or yellowing teeth, you’ll be glad to hear that there are safe and effective teeth whitening options out there to help you with your problem.

One common procedure done to help brighten your pearly whites is a bleaching procedure using custom teeth whitening trays. Like I mentioned earlier, this procedure is very effective and most importantly of all, it costs significantly less than alternative teeth whitening procedures.

Why Choose Custom Whitening Trays?

There are several over-the-counter treatments that can be used to whiten teeth, like whitening strips, and you can use them without consulting with your dentist. However, these types of teeth whitening treatments aren’t quite as effect or as safe as custom whitening trays.

One of the risks that comes along with over-the-counter teeth whitening kits are the leakage of bleach from the tray or strip. This can cause your gums to become irritated and sensitive. Another downside to over-the-counter whitening trays is that since they aren’t custom fit, they won’t have the ability to whiten your teeth as effectively as a custom fitted one would.

What Should I Expect?

If you choose to get custom whitening trays, your dentist will have to professionally clean and repair any existing dental problems you may have. Once finished, your dentist can proceed to creating your custom teeth whitening tray.

The entire process begins with your dentist taking an impression of your teeth, then using that mold to create the custom trays. This process typically only takes a few days, so after taking the impressions, your dentist will have to call you back for a second office visit.

After completing your custom whitening tray, your dentist will give you instructions regarding how to wear your trays, which mainly involves wearing your tray up to four hours a day for a week, or two at the most. You’ll only have to place a small amount of the bleaching solution into the clear trays for optimal results.

During the process, you should start to notice a difference as your teeth start to gradually whiten. After the short process is over you should be able to enjoy significantly brighter pearly whites than before. Although, if you want to maintain their appearance, you may want to get occasional treatments every now and again.

As far as side effects go, the only common issue that’s been reported is minor tooth sensitivity throughout the whitening process. However, the tooth sensitivity typically subsides a couple of days after the whitening process is completed. If sensitivity persists, patients are advised to visit their dentist to check for an underlying cause.

Keeping Pearly Whites Their Brightest

As many people know, the best way to maintain a bright, beautiful and healthy smile is to take proper care of it, which includes the following:

  • Brushing your teeth twice a day for two minutes each session. If you want, you can ask your dentist to recommend a toothpaste with a whitening agent in it.
  • Floss at least once a day.
  • Avoid stain-causing food and beverages, such as coffee, beets, blueberries and so on.
  • Visit your dentist for checkups and professional cleaning.
  • Abstain from chewing and smoking tobacco.

If you’re feeling down about your stained or yellow teeth, it may be time for you to get in touch with your dentist to talk about custom teeth whitening trays to help you achieve the bright pearly whites you’ve been dreaming of.

If you’re interested in improving your smile with the help of custom whitening trays, contact Advanced Dental Group at 561-689-0872 or visit www.advanceddentalgrp.com for additional information regarding teeth whitening treatments procedures.

Advanced Dental Group proudly accepts patients from West Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter, Singer Island and all surrounding areas.

 

It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month! | Oral Health

Posted on: February 1st, 2016 by No Comments

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Each February the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to help raise awareness about the importance of oral health for your children. Developing proper dental hygiene habits when you’re young and visiting your general dentist regularly can help your child get a head start to a lifetime a healthy teeth and gums.

This year the American Dental Association’s slogan for National Children’s Dental Health Month is “Sugar Wars”! This Sugar Wars slogan is displayed on posters and activity sheets featuring the McGrinn Twins, Buck and Flossy, Den and Gen Smiley and K-9 the dog in their spaceship, the USS SweetSwatter. The USS SweetSwatter is equipped with toothbrush swatters to help defeat the evil SweetTooth Invaders. These posters and activity sheets demonstrate effective ways to defeat SweetTooth Invaders and maintain good oral health. Some ways to help you and your children maintain good oral health include the following:

8 Tips to Maintain Good Oral Health:

  • Brush every day, twice a day, for two minutes…with your children!
  • Floss your teeth every day. If your children are old enough show them how to.
  • See a general dentist for regular checkups and teeth cleanings.
  • Limit the amount of sugary food and drinks. Eat healthy instead.
  • Instill proper oral hygiene habits when your children are young.
  • When the gaps between your child’s teeth close, you can start to use floss.
  • Be a good role model by practicing proper dental hygiene habits yourself.
  • Be sure to check your child’s mouth for any signs of periodontal disease such as bleeding gums, swollen or bright red gums, gums that are receding from teeth and bad breath.

Although keeping up your dental hygiene seems like second nature, some people don’t give their mouth enough oral care, which can result in cavities or even worse, missing teeth. So don’t forget the importance of maintaining good oral health for yourself and your children by keeping up with all of these dental hygiene habits!

For more information regarding oral health, contact Advanced Dental Group at 561-689-0872 or visit our website at www.advanceddentalgrp.com to learn about the services we offer.

Advanced Dental Group proudly accepts patients from West Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter, Singer Island and all surrounding areas.

Teeth Whitening: Two Common Choices to Brighten Your Smile

Posted on: January 5th, 2016 by No Comments

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So many of us long to have a bright white, sparkling smile that lights up a room, but to achieve that sort of smile may take more than brushing and flossing alone. Although you brush and floss your teeth daily, you may still feel that your smile is lacking that sparkle or is duller than it once was. Fortunately for those who want to achieve a bright white smile there are many cosmetic dental treatments to choose from. When it comes to brightening a smile the two most common treatments are in-office teeth whitening and take-home teeth whitening kits.

Professional in-office teeth whitening is a more preferred method for patients, due to the fact that the patient can leave with a whiter smile within an hour or so after their scheduled appointment. In-office teeth whitening is carefully monitored by the dentist which allows for a safe, controlled and pain free use of a high concentrate bleaching gel. First your dentist will start preparing your mouth by covering your gums and lips so that only your teeth will be exposed. Then your dentist will apply the highly concentrated bleaching gel to your teeth and expose them to a specialized light that activates the gel, which speeds up the bleaching process. This cosmetic dentistry treatment is one of the safest way to go about obtaining your bright white, sparkling smile.

In addition to in-office teeth whitening, your dentist can provide you with custom fitted trays that fit precisely to your teeth and hold the bleaching gel. The custom made trays are created to fit precisely in order to prevent gum irritation and so the bleaching gel is spread out more evenly, which allows the gel to whiten all of your teeth. Using these sort of custom fitted trays are another highly effective way to go about teeth whitening.

Teeth whitening is appropriate for everyone. Be sure to speak with your dentist about using any sort of teeth whitening agents.

If you’re ready to obtain the bright white smile you’ve always dreamed of and think teeth whitening is the right choice for you, contact Advanced Dental Group in West Palm Beach, FL at 561-689-0872 to schedule a consultation today. If you would like to learn more about the services we offer here, visit our website at www.advanceddentalgrp.com.

Advanced Dental Group proudly accepts patients from West Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter, Singer Island and all surrounding area.

What is Cosmetic Dentistry? | West Palm Beach Dentist

Posted on: December 1st, 2015 by No Comments

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Are you struggling with the appearance of your teeth? Do you avoid smiling due to the way your teeth look? Cosmetic dentistry may be the perfect choice if you’ve been considering improving your smile. Cosmetic Dentistry offers a wide variety of procedures from teeth whitening to a complete smile makeover. So how do you know what cosmetic procedure is right for you?

Cosmetic Dentistry offers many procedures that can help fix any problem you may have with your teeth! The following is a list of procedures that may help you decide on what one is right for you!

Teeth Whitening- This procedure brightens teeth that have been stained or are discolored. Teeth whitening, or bleaching, can be done in your dentist’s office or at home with a system given to you by your dentist. Over-the-counter teeth whitening products are also available to you.

Bonding- This can improve the appearance of your teeth if they are chipped, broken, cracked, stained or have gaps in between them, by bonding a tooth-colored material to your tooth’s surface.

Veneers- Veneers are thin, custom made porcelain shells that cover the front of your teeth to disguise imperfections and discoloration.

Dental Implants- Dental implants are a replacement tooth root and crown for severely damaged or missing teeth. They are extremely natural looking and seamlessly blend in to your existing smile. (requires oral surgery)

Crown Lengthening- This procedure can fix a “gummy” smile or an uneven gum line by removing the excess gum tissue to expose more of your tooth and give you the appearance of longer looking teeth. (requires minor oral surgery)

Tooth Reshaping- This cosmetic procedure involves changing your teeth to improve their appearance by modifying and removing enamel. Tooth shaping, also knowns as dental contouring, is oftentimes combined with bonding

Smile Makeover- This procedure involves a comprehensive assessment of the overall appearance of your teeth and smile. Typically, several cosmetic dentistry procedures are required to restore the look of your smile.

Be sure to consult your dentist before making any decisions, as each procedure has its very own set of requirements and precautions that you should be aware of. For more information regarding Cosmetic Dentistry, contact Advanced Dental Group in West Palm Beach, FL at 561-689-0872. If you would like to learn more about the services we offer visit our website at www.advanceddentalgrp.com.

Advanced Dental Group proudly accepts patients from West Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter, Singer Island and all surrounding areas.