What Is Reconstructive Dentistry?

Most of us recognize that the term “reconstructive dentistry” can refer to procedures that rebuild and/or replace all of the teeth in a patient’s mouth. However, cosmetic dentistry practitioners can also play a role in reconstructive dentistry, as they work to return a patient’s mouth to the natural look and the health … [Read more...]

Perfect Your Smile With Porcelain Veneers

It's a simple reality in our culture that we Americans spend hours each week attending to our appearance. When you add to that pressure the fact that our smile is one of the first things people notice about us, the desire to find a permanent solution to minor tooth flaws can become quite powerful. Luckily, porcelain … [Read more...]

How Can I Improve My Smile This Year?

There are so many reasons to want a smile upgrade through cosmetic dentistry this year. Some are related to appearance: a grin full of teeth exudes confidence, and this can help us on the job or in our relationships. Some are related to how our smiling teeth function: missing teeth make it harder to chew and speak, and … [Read more...]

Treat Yourself To A Smile Makeover in 2017

Hi, my name is Karen Lugo. Two of my favorite things in life are spending time with my family (my awesome husband and my two beautiful daughters) and working as a dental assistant for Dr. Carol Ford. Dr. Ford is a master practitioner of cosmetic dentistry, and I love being part of a team that is able to help people … [Read more...]

Oral Care Tips For Crowns

While it can be fun and exciting when we make a major purchase such as a new car or a new home, committing to a rigorous maintenance schedule after the newness of the purchase wears off is what helps all of our investments last. This is just as true for appearance-enhancing dental restorations such as crowns as it is … [Read more...]

Cosmetic Dentistry and the Bride-to-Be

Couples who are getting married spend a lot of time planning ahead so that everything is perfect on their wedding day. One “vendor” to consider adding to your wedding preparation list is a practitioner of cosmetic dentistry, because photos of your wedding are kept and shared for decades, if not generations. You and … [Read more...]