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5 Cosmetic Dental Flaws We Can Solve with Porcelain Veneers

The days of thinking that a stunning smile is only available to a lucky few are over! With advances in materials and technology in recent years, porcelain dental veneers in Woodinville, WA are available to anyone who wants to do something about cosmetic dental flaws.

How Porcelain Dental Veneers Work

You may hear them referred to as porcelain veneers or dental veneers, and your dentist uses them to disguise and conceal all types of cosmetic dental flaws. Dental veneers are fabricated from premium ceramic material and customized for you using impressions of your teeth.

Dental porcelain is durable and closely mimics the translucent appearance of dental enamel. With with proper care, your veneers ...

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What to Do if Your Temporary Crown Falls Off!

Woman with Jaw Pain | Woodin Creek Dental

Part of getting a new dental crown involves wearing a temporary to protect your tooth until the final restoration is ready. After your dentist prepares your tooth and takes impressions, they send your case to a custom dental lab where skilled technicians produce a crown that is durable, fits well and blends beautifully with your smile.

Occasionally, however, the temporary falls out before the new crown is ready, or you break its seal by biting down too hard on crunchy foods.

Losing a temporary crown is not uncommon, so don’t panic. Call your Woodinville dental crowns dentist, who knows just what to do and how to help you.

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Cosmetic Dentistry: A Beautiful Smile at Any Age

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Dental enamel is durable, but it is not indestructible. As you age, daily wear and tear take their toll and leave behind esthetic problems like chipped, stained, and worn teeth that make you look older than your years.

Cosmetic dentistry offers numerous options, but unfortunately, many older adults feel that the time for a bright, beautiful smile has passed them by. But there is no expiration date on a stunning smile. You deserve to look and feel your best regardless of your age, and cosmetic dentistry can help.

A Solution for Every Problem

Here are some common esthetic problems we face as we age and how we address them:

Problem: Dull or Stained Teeth

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How to Preserve the Health of Your Dental Crown

Dental Crown Woodinville WA | Smiling woman brushing teeth

Dental crowns are a common dental treatment. At Woodin Creek Dental in Woodinville, WA, we place plenty of these tooth-shaped “caps” over a prepared tooth structure to restore the size, shape, and appearance of a damaged tooth.

These permanent structures are stable, but if you want your dental crown to last as long as possible, it’s a good idea to take care of it. One of the ways you can do that is by avoiding foods that can compromise your crown.

Avoid Chewy, Sticky, and Hard Foods

Foods such as caramel, nougat, Tootsie rolls, toffee, and raisins can stick to the crown, pulling at it. Chewing gum can do the same. All of ...

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The changing face of Dentistry

Dentistry Then, Dentistry Now
 
Then: Dentists would not allow the patient to take an active role in planning their own treatment, nor would would they take into account the patient's individual wishes and demands.
 
Now: Dentists nowadays have a much better understanding of patient psychology. Modern dentists realize that if the patient is involved in the care they are receiving, then they will understand it better and the final outcome will be better as well. What patients really want is to be understood by their dentist, and to have their needs addressed in a way that is realistic, and that fits their budget, lifestyle, etc. In fact, this is what any human ...

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