How do you measure “dental success?” A check-up with no cavities? A perfect smile? A crown that looks as natural as the surrounding teeth? It could mean all those things and many more. For a child, dental success could be defined as a childhood free of cavities, learning daily dental hygiene practices, and gaining an […]
It’s no secret that many Palm Harbor people dread going to the dentist. Everyone knows it and despite your best efforts, even your Trinity area dentist knows it. But when you start visiting your dentist for the latest cosmetic dental treatments, you may find that you LOVE going to the dentist! Dentists in the East […]
A dental crown covers the entire portion of the tooth that is above the gumline. A veneer is a wafer-thin, covering for just the front of a tooth. Veneers are made with several layers of ceramic laminate. Crowns can be made of all porcelain (ceramic), porcelain fused to metal, or gold. Both crowns and veneers are cemented in place. Crowns and veneers are durable and can last many years, though they are not stronger than natural enamel.
Clearwater residents who have undergone a smile redesign are probably aware of the latest cosmetic dental procedures popular in the Trinity area. These include metal-free fillings, porcelain veneers, invisible braces, implant-anchored dentures, and inlays/onlays.
At Prestige Dentistry in Palm Harbor, we promote preventative dental care by developing decay prevention plans and helping our patients establish and maintain proper dental practices. If today’s Palm Harbor kids can avoid tooth decay, they can save themselves more than you may realize.
Hello. Welcome to Prestige Dentistry. Thanks for reading our Palm Harbor general dentistry blog. Today’s topic is energy drinks and the damage they can cause to your teeth. I am seeing more and more teens and adults with tooth enamel erosion caused by frequent consumption of sport drinks. Most of these cosmetic dentistry patients take good […]
Are you one of the many East Lake singles looking for a significant other? Perhaps you recently broke off a dysfunctional partnership and are determined to make a better choice this time around. I’m not talking about a relationship with a girlfriend, boyfriend, or spouse – I’m talking about something equally important – your relationship […]
It’s always a good idea to have a checkup with your Palm Harbor dentist prior to leaving on long vacations, especially if your trip is taking you to developing areas without good dental care options.