Salt Lake City Dentist Blog

How to Choose a Cosmetic Dentist

Posted by Jonathan Campbell on Dec 14, 2011 9:21:00 AM

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Tags: Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening, Smile

Cosmetic Dentistry or Orthodontics or Both

Posted by Jonathan Campbell on Dec 10, 2010 12:39:00 PM

This past week I saw two interesting cases. One was a patient that had had orthodontic treatment but was now disappointed because the gaps between his teeth were coming back. The other was a patient who rather than having braces had veneers placed and was now disappointed because one of the veneers had come off. The interesting thing is both of these cases would have had a better result if both braces and cosmetic dentistry or veneers had been a part of the original treatment plan.

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Tags: Cosmetic Dentistry, Braces

Cosmetic Dentistry and White Fillings, But Should You Consider Silver

Posted by Jonathan Campbell on Nov 16, 2010 9:23:00 AM

I can usually count on one hand the number of silver fillings that I do in a year. Most of my patients do not want silver fillings because they would prefer a filling that matches the color of their teeth. Silver fillings are considered unaesthetic. But do they last longer?

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Tags: Dentist, Salt Lake City, Cosmetic Dentistry, Legacy Dental, dental literature, cavities

Cosmetic Dentistry in Any Economy

Posted by Jonathan Campbell on Apr 16, 2010 11:57:00 AM

Last year Americans spent 25% less on dental care than the year before. Many view dental treatment as elective, especially cosmetic dentistry, like tooth whitening, veneers, and braces. Treatment of common dental diseases should not be delayed. Cavities and gum disease if allowed to progress are more expensive to treat and can cause pain and discomfort that can lead to unexpected absence from work. But what about a less than perfect smile? Can it wait?

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Tags: Dentist, Salt Lake City, Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening, Smile

Teeth Whitening Additives-Can they help?

Posted by Jonathan Campbell on Mar 7, 2010 10:04:00 AM

Many things are added to teeth whitening gels. They are usually added to decrease sensitivity, or improve whitening results. We'll discuss what they are and if you should consider them.

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Tags: Dentist, Salt Lake City, Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening

Salt Lake Dentist Discusses What Teeth Whitening Gel to Use

Posted by Jonathan Campbell on Mar 4, 2010 5:16:00 PM

In the last post on teeth whitening, you hopefully learned why you should consider carbamide peroxide vs hydrogen peroxide. In general, carbamide peroxide is a better choice for at home whitening.

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Tooth Whitening, What Whitening Gel Works Best?

Posted by Jonathan Campbell on Feb 18, 2010 8:20:00 PM

There are dozens of different whitening gels available over the counter and at your dentist's office. How are they different? How should you or your dentist choose one gel over another? This blog aims to answer those questions.

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Tags: Dentist, Salt Lake City, Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening

Does Tooth Whitening Make Your Teeth Sensitive?

Posted by Jonathan Campbell on Feb 15, 2010 10:00:00 AM

Why does teeth whitening make your teeth sensitive?

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Tags: Dentist, Salt Lake City, Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening

The power of a smile, Do you need cosmetic dentistry?

Posted by Jonathan Campbell on Feb 2, 2010 6:26:00 PM

This forum on linkedIn discusses the importance of a smile in sales and I would add life. One of the common things people worry about is whether their smile might detract from their appearance.

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Tags: Dentist, Salt Lake City, Cosmetic Dentistry, Smile

Teeth Whitening 101

Posted by Jonathan Campbell on Jan 9, 2010 4:30:00 PM

The most common request I get is to make a patient's teeth whiter. Based on the number of over the counter products, gums, mints, etc white teeth are a priority. And they should be. The color of your teeth is one of the first things people notice when evaluating your smile.
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Tags: Dentist, Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening

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