The term “smile makeover” is a weighty one. A smile makeover sounds like a major undertaking that is time-intensive, expensive, and only for people who need a serious overhaul of their smile. Sometimes these things are true – but not all the time. Sometimes all you need is one little tweak to revitalize your appearance. […]
Candy possession can get a little out of control at this time of year, especially if you have a sweet tooth or children in your household. There is just too much sugar to go around, so why not spread the love? Alana K. Macalik Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Arlington is participating in the Operation […]
There are several treatments you can undergo to get a gorgeous, straight smile, particularly porcelain veneers and Invisalign. Time to weigh the pros and cons to determine which cosmetic dentistry treatment is right for your smile makeover.
You’ve finally made the bold, amazing choice to upgrade your smile with cosmetic dentistry. The future is looking bright and your new teeth will match it. But before you get in the dentist’s chair and before any work can begin, there is preparation to be done.
When you are facing the prospect of major dental work, it’s always a good idea to get a second opinion. Going outside your own dentist’s office isn’t cheating, and it doesn’t mean you don’t appreciate or trust their expertise. Getting a second opinion is doing your due diligence to ensure that you’re getting the right […]
Fillings are for cavities, of course. But did you know that tooth-colored fillings can be used to repair other problems with your teeth too? Some dental restorations and cosmetic dentistry procedures can be done using composite fillings. Applying them helps prevent a dental problem from growing bigger.
Getting a tooth pulled is more involved than just giving a good tug. Though your Arlington dentist does everything possible to save your natural tooth, sometimes a tooth extraction is necessary to maintain good oral health, or at least get you on the path to healthy teeth and gums.
Any mouth injury or tooth pain could mean you need emergency dental care. Then again, you might not have a dental emergency at all. It’s always wise to err on the side of caution and contact your Arlington dentist to find out if you need to be seen. To minimize panic about oral health problems, […]
When you reach a certain age, you may begin looking for the fountain of youth. Should you lose a few pounds? Change your hair color? Get Botox? What many people overlook is the power of upgrading their smile. If you get porcelain veneers, you will look younger immediately. And there are plenty of reasons why.
Seeing your Arlington dentist twice a year for your dental cleaning and exam is an appointment that should never be skipped or delayed for too long. Your oral health is precious and you only get one set of permanent teeth. You want to keep them healthy. Regular check-ups are your insurance for strong teeth and […]