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Think Your Teeth are Too Crooked for Invisalign? Think Again.

Have you had a consultation for Invisalign and been told you were not a candidate? You should get a second opinion. If you’re wondering who can be treated with Invisalign, the answer is simple. Virtually all cases, no matter how difficult, can be treated with Invisalign. Even if you were turned down in the past, new technology and updated techniques could have you saying goodbye to traditional braces and hello to clear braces.

Wondering why you were turned down? Ready to revisit Invisalign as an option? Here is what you need to know.Read the rest

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Can a Better Smile Increase Your Salary?

Clearwater dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins of ClearWhite Dental is commenting on a recent article where social scientist Malcolm Gladwell commented on the importance of attractive teeth.

“Mr. Gladwell spoke about teeth in an interview with the British press.  He said that  people will be judged more and more by their teeth,” says Dr. Jergins.  “The article went on to say that having a great smile could increase earning power.”

Here is more from the British article:

The survey showed that people with whiter teeth were thought to earn £10,000 more on average than they actually did. 

Sparkling teeth also made them look up to five years younger and improved Read the rest

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Veneers and Lumineers in Clearwater, Florida

Veneers and Lumineers might make you think of a vintage folk band!  But Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Bradley Jergins, says they are far from vintage.

“Porcelain veneers and Lumineers are used to improve the appearance of teeth that are discolored, chipped, worn, or slightly crooked,” says Dr. Jergins.  “They can even be used to correct uneven spacing or unsightly gaps between teeth. Unlike crowns which cover the entire tooth, veneers and Lumineers are thin, hard shells placed over the front of the tooth. They can be placed with a comfortable procedure that only requires a few visits.”

The Porcelain Advantage

There are two types of veneers: porcelain and resin-based composites. Porcelain … Read the rest

Good Dental Care Brings a Smile to Your Face

There are many people who are unhappy with their appearance in the world today. Some peoples’ teeth may have been unattractive for their entire lives, whereas others’ teeth may have aged and slowly become unattractive. For these reasons, many people decide to look into cosmetic dentistry.

Cosmetic dentistry could be considered a dental facelift, changing someone’s appearance so that they look better and feel better about themselves.

There are many techniques in cosmetic dentistry, from braces to porcelain veneers. More often than not, dentists use a combination of these techniques in order to achieve the best results.

Many dentists choose to provide a variety of procedures, while others focus on … Read the rest

Why There is a Need for Cosmetic Dentistry Procedure

We all know that in order to avoid further heartbreak and pain in the future, we must regularly and zealously go to our dentists every year and have our teeth checked and cleaned. But for some people, they need to do more than just take care of their teeth. They need to make sure that they have a beautiful smile. This is when cosmetic dentistry comes in.

Cosmetic dentistry is not your usual dentist appointments. While these regular appointments makes sure that your teeth is well taken care of, cosmetic dentistry tries to do more. It makes your smile, whiter, straighter and better. This is the result of multiple procedures, … Read the rest

What to Look for when Choosing a Cosmetic Dental Practice

There is one thing that holds true no matter the country you live in; a fear of dentists, no matter their type, is deep within the majority of us, and there seems to be very little we can do about it. The mere thought of a masked individual sticking their hands in our mouths, with or without the high-pitched, spinning sound of a drill, is enough to make even the most courageous among us as squeamish as a baby.  So the attempt to search for a cosmetic dentist, even with the striking outcome we know awaits us, can be more dreary than looking for any other type of doctor.

Knowing … Read the rest

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What You Need to Know When Getting Cosmetic Dentistry

Although cosmetic dentistry is not as invasive as cosmetic surgery, it is still something that you need to think about hard before committing. It is after all something that is pretty expensive and very complicated to go through. Here are some of the things that you need to consider when considering getting a cosmetic dentistry procedure.

1. Budget
Cosmetic dentistry is expensive. This is not just the ordinary cleaning of the teeth or an extraction. If you want your smile to be worthy of a toothpaste commercial, you may have to undergo several of these procedures plus a lot more. And of course, you have to pay for each of … Read the rest

St Petersburg Dentist Shares Tips For Keeping Your Teeth Extremely Healthy

Dr. Cindy N. Brayer –St Petersburg Dentist

what-patients-sayHi my name is Dr. Cindy N. Brayer and it is extremely important to me that my patients understand the importance of keeping their teeth healthy. Sometimes I hear patients say that their busy lifestyle keeps them from making their appointment for a regular checkup and business is often used as an excuse for the neglect of their personal dental care. Plaque build up, bacteria and painful dental issues are the result of poor dental care. Today I am going to share tips to help you keep your teeth beautify and healthy.

It only takes just a few minutes a day to … Read the rest

St Petersburg Dentist Reveals 3 Simple Teeth Whitening Tips

Dr. Cindy N. Brayer – St Petersburg Dentist

St Petersburg DentistOver time, the enamel on our teeth begins to thin and the dentin, or the inside part of our teeth, can look darker. Add staining drinks such as coffee and foods such as dark berries and our teeth can greatly discolor. Smoking or chewing tobacco is the worst offender of staining teeth. Some people are born with dark or yellowish dentin; that cannot change. Medications can make our teeth look darker, particularly when we are growing up. Tetracycline is an antibiotic that can discolor a child’s teeth and affecting their smile.

There are ways to whiten your teeth without visiting a dentist. … Read the rest

St Petersburg Dentist Can Perfect Your Smile The Painless Way

St Petersburg DentistDentist. The very word evokes memories of noisy drills and aching jaw muscles – and pain.

It’s hard enough to force yourself to go for just routine maintenance, but for cosmetic dentistry? Even people who want to improve the look of their teeth and enhance their smiles hesitate when faced with the prospect of applying veneers.

Traditional veneers usually involve the drilling or grinding of sensitive tooth structure, often requiring an anesthetic and painkillers after the procedure. Because the tooth structure is destroyed, veneers are irreversible.

St Petersburg dentist can perfect your smile the painless way. A newer alternative called Lumineers by Cerinate provides a painless way to straighten teeth … Read the rest

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