Category: Cosmetic Dentistry

What Will Life Be Like With Dental Implants?

While you are busy digesting the fact that several of your teeth have to go, the cosmetic dentist is running a couple of quick tests. It turns out you are a prime candidate for dental implants. Now is the time to talk with the dentist and learn more about how those implants will help you in the future. Here are...
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What to Expect with a Root Canal Shared by our James Island Dentist

A root canal often seems scary because of stories and jokes the patient hears about the process. Many times, it can be frightening because you don't know what to expect during a root canal procedure. When you visit your local dentist office, they'll talk to you about what to expect during the procedure. Who Needs a Root Canal? Anyone who...
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What the Art of Restorative Dentistry Can Do For You

The goal of good dental hygiene is to preserve your natural teeth for life, but that's not always the way things play out. If you've lost or damaged one or more teeth, you're ready to enter the world of restorative dentistry. Thanks to modern technology and good old-fashioned dental skill, it's almost always possible to restore your teeth to an...
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What Procedures Does Our James Island Cosmetic Dentist Perform?

From simpler procedures to more complex repairs, a cosmetic dentist can perform several kinds of procedures to make you feel better about your smile. Several treatment options can be performed at your local dentist office to help repair discolored, chipped or even missing teeth. Teeth can be reshaped, spaces can be filled, worn teeth can be restored, and lengths can...
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Using Crowns & Bridges to Fix Broken, Chipped or Damaged Teeth

Dental professionals use restorative dentistry to replace damaged or missing teeth. The goal is to prevent future dental issues and bring back a natural smile. Missing teeth affect one’s self-esteem, looks, and health. Treatment options include bridges and crowns. Replacing teeth allows one to maintain good oral hygiene. Dental Bridges The term bridge is an appropriate description because it ‘bridges’...
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Are Veneers Permanent or Reversible? Ask Our Charleston Dentist

If you are considering getting veneers from our Charleston cosmetic dentist, you may be wondering how much of a commitment you will have to make. Get the answers below.  How Veneers Are Applied  Most porcelain or composite dental veneers are 02.-0.3 mm thick. If we applied them directly to the surface of your existing teeth, they would feel very thick...
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Charleston Dentist Patients: Get a New Crown in Just One Appointment!

If you have ever had a crown or similar restoration, you probably remember the hassle involved: taking dental impressions, mailing them off, then waiting two weeks for the final result. We’re pleased to say that now, that hassle is a thing of the past, thanks to our Charleston dentist office’s CEREC Primescan machine! Keep reading to learn how we are...
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The Top Benefits of Invisalign from a James Island Dentist

If you are an adult who is considering getting braces, you may have heard of Invisalign, a series of custom plastic aligners used to straighten the teeth. Below are some reasons why Invisalign is so popular with many of our clients! To get Invisalign in James Island or Charleston, make an appointment with us today. They’re Removable If you had...
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How Dental Care Can Improve Your Facial Appearance

When we talk about the benefits of cosmetic dentistry, the conversation is usually focused on the teeth themselves: How to make them whiter, straighter, and cleaner. But one oft-overlooked benefit of cosmetic dentistry is that it can also improve your overall facial appearance. Orthodontics, restorations, and straightening methods such as Invisalign can transform the bone structure and subtract years from...
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Cosmetic Dentistry Is Not Just Teeth Whitening. It’s So Much More…

There is one question that we hear a lot from new patients…. “Is a veneer as strong as a crown?” Porcelain veneers were created to provide patients with a conservative alternative to fully crowning teeth. However, the public started hearing about the esthetic benefits of porcelain veneers with a well-publicized television program called “Extreme Makeover”. We utilize porcelain veneers in our...
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