Archive for the ‘ Cosmetic Dentistry ’ Category

Is DIY Teeth Whitening With Activated Charcoal Safe & Effective?

Charcoal Teeth Whitening? So let’s get this straight, people use charcoal for teeth whitening purposes? Even to a dentist this seems like an oxymoron, but it’s becoming pretty popular. Why is charcoal – or to be completely accurate, activated charcoal – used for teeth whitening purposes? With endless aisles of toothpaste, floss & mouthwash at […]

Why Is A Great Smile Good For Your Self-Esteem?

A Dazzling Smile Looks Healthy Donning a dazzling white smile doesn’t just show the world how healthy your teeth and gums are, your dental health also plays a significant role in how confident you feel. Have you ever had yellowing teeth or maybe a discolored tooth or two? If so, you were probably pretty self-conscious […]

What Causes Yellow Teeth? These 5 Things…

What Causes Yellow Teeth? In the age of digital photography, social media and other picture sharing websites, people are under more pressure than ever to look their best. Having a beaming smile with radiant white teeth is now as important as having the latest trendy hairstyle or clothing. Tooth discoloration, however, is not something that […]

Teeth Whitening Compulsion Leads To Bleachorexia

Bleachorexia Is Really A Thing? It has been estimated that Americans spend over a billion dollars a year just on over the counter teeth whitening products. That is a pretty staggering figure, in any economic climate. But what is it about over the counter teeth whitening products that have us clearing the shelves at the […]

12 Foods That Whiten Teeth While You Munch

Teeth Whitening The Natural Way…With Food! Yahoo recently published a slideshow on 12 foods that naturally whiten teeth, that was originally published on Redbook.com…so we thought we’d go ahead and share it since teeth whitening is a hot topic in our Franklin Township dental office. All credit for this post goes to Redbook and Yahoo […]

What Is Zoom Teeth Whitening?

Somerset NJ Dentist Talks ZOOM! Teeth Whitening Probably one of the frequently asked questions in our Somerset dental practice revolves around cosmetic dentistry – and more specifically Zoom! Teeth Whitening. It’s no wonder, everyone knows our smile is important to our self-confidence and self-esteem. Not only is a smile one of the first things we notice […]

Dental Veneers & Anti-Aging Dentistry

Dental Veneers & Porcelain Laminates Dental veneers & porcelain dental laminates are some of the most requested cosmetic dentistry anti-aging procedures, but a lot of people still don’t know what they are or what conditions they can help correct. Dental veneers are also sometimes referred to as porcelain veneers or porcelain laminates, but they are […]

Bonding or Veneers: Which Is Best?

If you have long struggled with insecurity, because of imperfections in your smile, you may have already spent some time researching the various ways a cosmetic dentist in Somerset NJ can help increase your confidence, by transforming those imperfections into your dream smile. But for many patients, the similarities between cosmetic bonding and porcelain veneers […]