Gone are the days of cold, drab dental offices with antiquated technology seemingly designed to raise anxiety levels among patients. The modern dental experience is driven by comfort, precision, and solutions that both beautify and maximize oral health at the same time.
According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, cosmetic treatment continues to gain popularity in America. More and more people are taking advantage of dental innovations and technological advancements to beautify their smile. From professional whitening to tooth replacement to complete smile makeovers, options abound to craft remarkable smiles.
Tooth loss is a serious problem in the United States. Some estimate that as high as 100 million adults have lost at least one tooth. As dental implants continue to grow in popularity today, so do the misconceptions that surround them.
Unlike some cell phone plans, your dental insurance does not roll over as we enter a new calendar year. When the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, your 2018 dental benefits will turn into a pumpkin. If you have unused benefits, today is the day to contact your Whitlock team to schedule treatment before the end of the year. Do not wait.
Dental implants continue to grow in popularity as the most effective long-term treatment for tooth loss. With no age limit on treatment, more than half a million people get one or more dental implants every year. Dr. Whitlock helps many patients every year restore the confidence of a beautiful smile with lifetime implants.
Can smiling help you live seven years longer? Researchers at Wayne University studied old photographs of baseball players to see. According to their results, non-smiling players lived an average of seventy-three years, while those who smiled a little bit added two years to the average. Players who flashed a teeth-filled, wide smile lived an average of eighty years.
Do you hide your smile because you are missing one or more teeth? You are not alone. Studies say that two-thirds of adults find themselves in the same situation. Missing teeth not only impacts your self-confidence and overall appearance, but can also lead to jawbone loss and other serious health issues over time.
The holiday season has arrived. Houses light up the night sky. Sales offers fill our mailboxes. Seasonal songs greet us everywhere we go. For most, the holidays provide a special time for families to gather and gifts to be shared. We laugh, play games, maybe argue a little bit, but we always have food. Family buffets rich with sweets and meats and casseroles and treats.
Do you know someone with a beautifully white smile? Then you know a remarkable smile is hard to forget. It creates a powerful and lasting impression. But achieving and maintaining white teeth can be a challenge. Even with daily brushing, dark liquids like coffee, tea, soda, and certain foods tend to stain teeth and dull smiles. As your smile loses its brightness, its charm diminishes.