Dentist Supervised Tooth Whitening Vs. Over-the-Counter Whitening

Tooth bleaching is the most common cosmetic dental treatment performed today. There are several options for whitening your teeth, including those available only from your dentist and a variety of over-the-counter options. Before beginning any bleaching procedure, it is important to understand why the teeth have become discolored. Tooth enamel is discolored by aging as …

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Dental Cleaning and Hygiene

Visiting your dental hygienist on a regular basis, flossing, and brushing your teeth are not only important for keeping your smile healthy, they can add years to your life. Good oral hygiene, including regular visits to get your teeth professionally cleaned, ensure that oral bacteria don’t get a chance to grow and cause gum disease. …

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Cosmetic Gum Lift

Many times, issues with your gums may mar an otherwise beautiful smile. Most people refer to it as a “horsey” smile – the smile where all you see is the gums. You don’t really notice the teeth, no matter how beautiful they may be. On other occasions, a smile may seem uneven because the gums …

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Tooth-Colored Fillings

Dental amalgam or silver fillings have been used for almost 150 years. Initially created as a low cost alternative to gold fillings, the original recipe contained silver shavings, zinc, copper, tin and mercury. We now understand that mercury is a powerful toxin although its effects on the human body when used in dental amalgam are …

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Ceramic Veneers: A Brighter Choice | Phoenix Cosmetic Dentist

Veneers are customized to bond with the higher level of your enamel. Ceramic veneers are extremely thin and resemble a false fingernail. They can be attached for many reasons including whitening issues, damaged or chipped teeth, gaps, misshaped teeth, and overlapping teeth. A patient that has veneers can expect for them to last many years …

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Lower Your Blood Pressure & Stress Level With A Smile | Phoenix Cosmetic Dentist

5 Ways Smiling Can Improve Your Life 1. Stress Relief. A smile can help reduce daily stress and calm you down. 2. Reduce Your Blood Pressure. Smiling causes your blood pressure to become measurably lower. 3. Smiling Releases Endorphins. Endorphins cause euphoria, which actually makes you happy. 4. Immunity Boost. Smiles boost the immune system …

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Cosmetic Dental Bonding

This site is not intended to be taken as medical advice but to provide you with information about procedures that Desert Smiles provides. If you would like more information on cosmetic dentistry or restorative dentistry, contact our Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Wilcox at Desert Smiles. We proudly serve Phoenix, Scottsdale, Peoria, and Glendale, Arizona patients.This website …

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Cosmetic Dental Bonding

This site is not intended to be taken as medical advice but to provide you with information about procedures that Desert Smiles provides. If you would like more information on cosmetic dentistry or restorative dentistry, contact our Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Wilcox at Desert Smiles. We proudly serve Phoenix, Scottsdale, Peoria, and Glendale, Arizona patients.This website …

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