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Restorative vs. Cosmetic Dentistry

Two patients walked into my office first thing this morning. I had never seen the first patient before, a nice woman who was visibly nervous about being in a dentist’s office. Her mouth stayed closed most of the time due to her embarrassment that she’d let her smile decay the way it had. I assured…
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What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Transcription: Cosmetic dentistry is treatment for purely aesthetic purposes. The most common reason people come to us for cosmetic dentistry is they have teeth that are badly discolored. A lot of patients ask us all the time, “Can I just buy the over-the-counter whitening agents in the store?” They’re not nearly as effective as the…
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