A Facelift For Your Teeth?

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We’d like to discuss an effective and versatile cosmetic dental procedure—porcelain veneers. Veneers are individual covers for the front part of teeth. They are a phenomenal way to correct a myriad of tooth imperfections such as chips, stains, yellowing, unattractive shape, or minimal misalignment. Have you ever sought a minimally-invasive facelift for a tooth without […]

Dental Implants Play a Starring Role in Makeovers and Mouth Reconstruction

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If you’ve looked at before and after photos of our patients, you know that dental implants transform smiles. As such, they are commonly used in both smile makeovers and complete mouth reconstruction. Dental implants restore form and function In other words, tooth implants have beauty and brawn. The fact that dental implant procedures are both cosmetic […]

Replace Old Silver Fillings

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Superficial cuts in the skin subside without a trace, infections are eradicated with antibiotics, broken bones mend, and inflamed tissues recede. Our teeth, unfortunately, can’t regenerate. Decay can be halted in its progress, but scientists are still years away from actual enamel regeneration. That’s why the team at Cary Family Dental strongly emphasizes preventative dentistry. […]

The Final Step For A Tooth Implant: A Beautiful Crown

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When you receive an implant, a dental crown is a final component. Let’s discuss the complex process required to engineer a dental crown. Dental crowns can be fabricated with metal, ceramic (porcelain), resins, or varying combinations of these. Modern porcelain crowns are an engineering wonder. They make reconstructive and cosmetic dentistry possible. This picture shows […]

Lack of Sleep Slows Reaction Time

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Life in Raleigh, like other places in North Carolina and around the country, is relentlessly fast-paced. In the course of a day, each of us makes thousands of quick decisions. Many of these are trivial: “Boxers or briefs?”, “White or wheat?”, “Paper or plastic?”, or “Call or text?”. However, some split-second judgments have significant consequences; […]

Gummy Smile?

Gummy Smile?

Many Cary cosmetic dentistry patients with a gummy smile undergo crown lengthening surgery to bring proper balance and symmetry to their smiles. Gum tissue and, in some cases, bone is removed to expose more of the visible part of a tooth. It is a safe procedure that does not affect a healthy tooth structure. A […]