Your smile says a lot about you. Studies show that people with healthy looking smiles are perceived as younger and more confident. Do you have areas of your smile you don’t like? If your grin has imperfections, your trusted cosmetic dentist in Collierville is here to help! There are many different cosmetic dentistry services that can enhance and fix your smile, so how do you know which one is right for you? Take the quiz below to find out!
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September 3, 2018
August 3, 2018
Do you have dentures? You’ve already made the right decision in replacing your missing teeth, but how do they feel and function? If you’re like most, your dentures can slip or come loose when you talk or chew. This can not only make you feel self-conscious, but it can irritate your gums and mouth as well. If you feel like you could be getting more out of your prosthesis, you’re right. Dentures supported by dental implants in Collierville create a much more stable, easy to use, and comfortable option. Keep reading to learn just how effective implant-retained dentures can be.
July 21, 2018
A missing tooth can be a major source of embarrassment, especially when the resulting gap is right in the front of a smile. But did you know that missing a tooth – even a molar in the back of your mouth – can also affect your overall health? Replacing missing teeth is about more than improving one’s outward appearance – it is also important to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Keep reading to learn how dental implants in Collierville can benefit your overall health.
June 29, 2018
When it comes to orthodontics, you often think about the cosmetic benefits Invisalign in Collierville can offer. By correcting the alignment of your teeth, you can smile with confidence. Not to mention, you will improve your oral health by making your teeth easier to clean; however, did you know that the clear aligners offer another benefit as well? They can correct your bite. An improper bite can lead to an array of issues, like difficulty chewing and speaking. Now, you can improve your quality of life with a proper bite without having to spend months wearing braces.
May 25, 2018
There you are at your bi-annual checkup and cleaning. Since it’s not your favorite place to be, you’re hoping it’s over as soon as possible. But before you’ve even gotten started, the hygienist wants to take your blood pressure. Why? After all, you’re at the dentist, not the doctor’s office!
It might seem like blood pressure has nothing to do with your oral health, but your mouth is connected to the rest of your body and vice versa. Not only that, people assume their dentist only cares about their teeth, but in fact, they care about your overall health as well! Keep reading to learn about five of the most important reasons to have your blood pressure taken at a dentist in Collierville.
April 2, 2018
Between the typical work day, maintaining a balanced family life, workout, and still have time for a hobby, there are a lot of things for American adults to be stressed about. Stress is just something that comes with getting older and gaining more responsibilities—but you shouldn’t let it take over your mental or physical health. In fact, if you’re too stressed your oral health could decline as well.
Stress can cause many people to have unnecessary wear and tear on their teeth from bruxism—or better known as chronic teeth grinding. Learn how your dentist in Collierville can help with your teeth grinding habit in this week’s blog post.
March 3, 2018
The inconveniences of not having a full set of teeth have become a bit overwhelming. In addition, you don’t feel as confident as you used to. But you’ve learned of a great way to restore your smile and full function – dental implants. Your dentist encourages you to look farther down the road, though, by learning 5 ways to care for your new implants, so they’ll last as long as possible.
February 28, 2018
We’re almost a quarter into 2018. Have you met any of your goals yet? If not, it’s not too late. You can still brighten your smile, improve your confidence, and keep striving to reach your goals when you try teeth whitening in Collierville from a professional. Learn more about your safe whitening options in this week’s blog post!
January 3, 2018
Do you have crooked teeth that make it hard to remove plaque? Even if you brush and floss every day, you may feel frustrated that you still get cavities and have bleeding gums because you can’t quite reach all of the crowded spaces in your mouth. Not to mention that you don’t feel as great about your smile as you’d like to! Your dentist has probably mentioned the option of straightening your teeth – but truth be told, you’d rather avoid the embarrassment of braces! And who could blame you? It’s not exactly the most appealing option, especially as an adult. The good news is that there’s an option to straighten your teeth without the hassle of traditional braces: Invisalign. A dentist in Collierville talks about how it works and why it may be right for you.
December 11, 2017
You’ve decided that it’s time to do something about your missing teeth, because the years of feeling insecure about your smile have taken a toll on you. You’ve heard a lot of good things about the dental implant process, and you’re considering trying it out. The only thing hindering you, though, are some unanswered questions that you have. Your local dentist has some answers for you about dental implants of Collierville to help you make the best decision.