Tag - Cosmetic Dentistry

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Aesthetics is the New Definition of Beauty
We have come a long way, back in the 1960ś the main concern was tooth decay and tooth loss and although dentists did perform bridge and crown restorations it was far from the full-mouth restorations that are so common nowadays.

Nowadays cosmetic dentistry is practically the norm and patients have high expectations, they want to be able to flash a new smile in practically no time and without a trace of pain and discomfort. […]

A Quick Glance into Simple Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments

The following is a list of simple cosmetic dentistry treatments, all of them offered at Prisma Dental.

We understand that medical terms can be confusing sometimes and it is our wish that you can have all of these terms explained in plain English, they might come in handy!

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Composite Bonding
It is a material which looks like the enamel of your tooth and it is used to mend chipped, broken, decayed or discolored teeth. This material is usually made of resin […]

Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?

Tooth implants have taken the world of dentistry to a whole new level, now there is hope for those who have lost a considerable number of teeth without having to compromise aesthetics, functionality and durability.

But is this option for everyone?

For a person to be a good candidate for a tooth implant, he needs to have healthy gums and enough bone to anchor the implants in the jaw. Since the jaw bone decreases naturally after a tooth is lost, […]

Types of Veneers and Why You Should Care About It

Veneers are wafer-thin shells that are often made of porcelain or resin composite materials that are bonded to our teeth.

Porcelain is the material of preference because of its light-reflecting quality; it mimics perfectly the color and feel of real teeth. Composite resin shells on the other hand are thinner and thus less of the tooth enamel needs to be trimmed, however resin is quite opaque and although a very natural color can be achieved it does not […]

Is Having Porcelain Veneers a Good Decision for you?

Having any cosmetic procedure can change your life, people perceive you in a different way and you also gain confidence in the process.

Porcelain veneers are a great choice to fix many of the concerns people have about how their teeth look including: gaps, discoloration, teeth that are worn down, irregular size or shape, misaligned or uneven teeth or when your teeth are chipped or broken.

But in real life when does this actually occur?

A few facts that might surprise you; […]

Beyond Aesthetics

Flashing a new smile is more than just being picture perfect, an interesting new research shows that around 9.7 million of people in England with bad teeth think that it has a negative impact in their lives.

This figure represents approximately 70% of the 14 million who report to have bad teeth, and it represents a third of the whole population.

These are major numbers, and what is even more mind boggling is that one third of the population is subject […]

Imagine Your Life With a Bright New Smile

Loosing one or more teeth can have a huge impact in various areas of your life, including emotional, psychological and social.

Reports have shown that some will prefer to stay at home on a Friday night because they do not want to put themselves in situations wherein they feel ashamed because of their teeth. Others will go ahead and accept jobs that are not up to their expectations only because they feel inadequate and are not confident about their […]

The Difference Between Dental Inlays and Onlays

You might have heard about dental inlays and onlays, but what are they? What are they for?

From a very general perspective, dental inlays and onlays work the same way as a filling would do, or so it seems.

Sometimes tooth decay happens in such a way that a opting for tooth filling would weaken the remaining structure but opting for a dental crown would not the option since there is still enough dental structure left. Dental inlays and […]

Full-mouth Restorations

At Prisma Dental we simply love to walk into our clinic knowing that every day we are creating a new smile for our patients.

A smile which is not only beautiful and custom-made specially for each and every patient but also functional.

A full-mouth reconstruction involves cosmetic dentistry procedures that are performed in order to improve the functionality, health and appearance of your smile. This procedure is usually recommended when teeth are worn down, damaged or missing.

Besides creating a […]

Laser Whitening Treatment Aftercare

Our smile says a lot about us, but what happens when we do not dare to smile because we are self-conscious of how our teeth look?

In those cases the easiest way to give your smile an instant makeover is to have a whitening treatment.

For those of you who have a hectic schedule and simply too busy during the day, opting for a laser whitening treatment can be a great option.

This innovative whitening procedure can be performed in just an […]