Posts Categorized: Cosmetic Dentistry

Are All Those Claims About Charcoal Toothpaste Really True?

charcoal toothpaste

There’s recently been a surge in the popularity of using charcoal toothpaste to get a whiter smile. Promoters of the charcoal toothpaste trend claim that it can help whiten teeth effectively without the risk of increased sensitivity that may result from using other products. But does it really work? Join the team at our Sacramento… Read more »

Give Thanks to Your Teeth

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Every November we take an entire Thursday to give thanks, spend time with friends and family, and eat. And eat, and eat. There’s also a tradition of sharing everything that you’re appreciative of. As you go around the dinner table sharing what you’re thankful for this Thanksgiving, let our Sacramento dental office give you a… Read more »

You Mean CEREC Crowns, Bridges, Inlays & Onlays Can Be Completed In One Visit?

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Have you ever been told that you needed to have a crown, temporary bridge, or veneers, but later found out that it was a lengthy treatment process that involved at least two appointments spanning over the course of a couple of weeks? That was the old way of performing dental care. Modern CEREC technology allows… Read more »

Does Baking Soda Really Whiten Teeth?

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Baking soda is advertised as a multi-purpose household staple that can be used to mask smells, brighten your clothes, and yes, even whiten your teeth. While we can’t speak on its effectiveness in any other form, my dental office in Sacramento can support the claim that baking soda can, in fact, whiten teeth. BUT before… Read more »

Is Your Smile Making You Look Older?

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Your smile can say a lot of things about you — you’re happy, you’re confident, you’re professional, you’re… old? Nobody wants people to think that, but the unfortunate truth is, your smile may be aging you in the eyes of others. At my dental office in Sacramento, we hear many patients express concern over the… Read more »

Smile! It Can Make You Healthier

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There are so many reasons to smile — a funny joke, a cute kitten, a new baby, and many, many others. But at my Sacramento dental office, we want to give you a few more reasons to smile big and wide. Health Benefits of Smiling There’s a little bit more involved with smiling than just… Read more »

Why Did People Not Smile in Old Pictures?

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Old photographs are packed with memories, but they’re also lacking quite a few elements that are common in pictures today. Color, for one. But perhaps the most noticeable difference between old time pictures and modern snapshots is the lack of smiles. At my Sacramento dental office, we want all of our patients to smile big… Read more »