Cosmetic Dentistry

Crown Lengthening

Crown lengthening is a common procedure that serves a cosmetic purpose, but it may also be necessary for dental devices and addressing dental health issues. Read on to learn what you need to know about crown lengthening. What is crown lengthening? Crown lengthening is an outpatient procedure that is performed using local anesthesia.  Anxious patients may be further comforted with…

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Are Home Teeth Whiteners Safe to Use?

Our patients often ask which toothbrushes and toothpastes are best, but another common question relates to the safety and effectiveness of home teeth whitening kits. Here’s what you need to know: Types of whiteners: Off the shelf whiteners come in many forms: Some are plastic strips that adhere to the teeth. Other products look like mouth guards that are filled…

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