TOOTH WHITENERS

The decision to get one’s teeth professionally whitened can be a big one. There are a number of factors to consider, such as cost, duration, and overall effectiveness. At Adkins Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, here in Lexington, we have been helping people with this decision for some time and have produced many happy patients through careful decision-making over the years.

….FULL ARTICLE

DENTAL VENEERS: WHAT ARE THEY EXACTLY

Dental veneers are thin (usually porcelain) laminates that are bonded to your natural tooth. Porcelain is usually the material of choice because it looks most like real tooth enamel and reflects light similarly. Most veneers require a small amount of enamel removal to make room for this porcelain. Usually veneers require at least two visits to your dentist because a certified laboratory technician often makes these porcelain veneers while the dentist does the preparation work.

….FULL ARTICLE

MANY DENTURE POSSIBILITIES AVAILABLE

Dentures (sometimes called false teeth) stretch far back in history. These are partial or full replacements of missing teeth. Teeth can be lost for a variety of reasons: accidents, dental malformation, tooth decay, drug use, pregnancy. For some people, losing some or all of their teeth can be very socially debilitating, so much so that many are too embarrassed to ask a well-qualified dentist about options.

….FULL ARTICLE

Use the buttons below to scroll through more great articles from our Cosmetic Dentistry Column

MORE ARTICLES

Be Sociable, Share!

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Delicious Share on Digg Share on Google Bookmarks Share on LinkedIn Share on LiveJournal Share on Newsvine Share on Reddit Share on Stumble Upon Share on Tumblr

MORE COSMETIC DENTISTRY ARTICLES

CONTACT INFORMATION

© Health & Wellness Magazine - All rights reserved | Designed and Maintained by PurplePatch Innovations

MORE FROM ROCKPOINT PUBLISHING

HEALTH & WELLNESS MAGAZINE

HOME | FEATURE ARTICLES | COLUMNS | DIGITAL ISSUES | CALENDAR | RACE RUNNING CALENDAR | ABOUT | CONTACT

subscribe to Health & Wellness

STEP INTO SUMMER WITH A CONFIDENT SMILE


Be sure to take care of your smile with the following tips:




If you’re having trouble being confident with your teeth and mouth, give our office a call. Our team will be happy to help you find the answers to a better smile and the look you want. It’s time to be confident in your healthy smile. Schedule a consultation today so we can answer any questions you may have about treatments. We look forward to seeing you soon.

DR. RUTH ADKINS

To learn more about children’s dental services provided at Adkins Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, call (859) 543-0333 or visit their Web site at www.adkinsfamilydentistry.com.

more articles by dr Ruth Adkins

Spring is ending and summer is almost here. The sun shouldn’t be the only thing shining bright this season. Your smile is a great feature to flash at friends, family, coworkers, social media, a date and everyone else. Need help to show off your smile confidently? Our team at Adkins Family and Cosmetic Dentistry can help you achieve the look you desire.


The American Dental Association (ADA) found in a study almost 29 percent of the people they surveyed said the appearance of their mouth and teeth affected their abilities to effectively interview for a job. In the same study, one in four adults (and 35 percent of young adults) said they avoid smiling because they are unhappy with their mouths and teeth. One in five adults (and 33 percent of young adults) said they experience anxiety when it comes to showing off their smile.


A few insecurities people typically have about their teeth include gaps, crookedness, discoloration (yellowing) and chips. With modern technology and encouragement from all of us here at Adkins Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, you have options to create a smile to be proud of. Some treatment options include: