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Am I Too Old for Cosmetic Dentistry?

March 31, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — costellodental @ 2:41 pm
elderly patient smiling while speaking with cosmetic dentist

Cosmetic dentistry can improve your smile by restoring a full, uniform look. It can also improve the appearance of your teeth and gums and give you new found confidence and self-esteem. If you are considering cosmetic dentistry but are on the older side, you may be wondering if you’re still eligible for these treatments. Fortunately, these treatments can be beneficial to patients of any age. Continue reading to learn three ways that older patients can benefit from cosmetic dental procedures.


4 Vital Facts About Your Child’s Smile

March 5, 2023

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a child brushing her teeth with her mother

There are few things more wonderful than seeing your child grow. From their first step to getting a “grown-up” bed, there are so many joys in watching them mature. And this includes their smile! Their first tooth is always monumental…and before you know it, they are putting it under a pillow for the Tooth Fairy. Time goes by fast, and it can be easy to not be aware of some very important factors concerning your little one’s teeth.  Read on to learn four essential facts to ensure their smile continues to grow strong, healthy, and beautiful!


5 Facts to Know Before Transforming Your Smile with Veneers

February 5, 2023

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a woman receiving veneers at the dentist

Do you have stained, chipped, cracked, or misshaped teeth? These are some of the dental imperfections that veneers can fix so you can have the smile you have always wanted! Veneers are thin sheaths of dental-grade porcelain that are placed over the front-facing surfaces of your teeth. They are completely natural looking and can transform your pearly whites. Read to learn five things you should know before getting a smile makeover with veneers.


Cosmetic Dentistry 101

January 20, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — costellodental @ 9:55 pm
a woman with a bright beautiful smile

Research has shown that smiling not only improves mood, but boosts the immune system, lowers blood pressure, and reduces stress. Unfortunately, some people don’t feel confident about their teeth, so they are less likely to reap these benefits due to not wanting to show them. However, there’s good news! Cosmetic dentistry is able to fix a broad range of dental imperfections. Here’s what to know about it and some of its services.


4 of the Strangest Dental Emergencies to Ever Occur

January 5, 2023

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a woman in shock due to weird dental emergencies

While no one wants a dental emergency, unfortunately, they sometimes occur. Common unexpected occurrences involving your mouth would include a knocked-out tooth or a loose crown. These are typical experiences that wouldn’t surprise any dentist. But there are a few rare ones that would definitely shock even the most experienced dental team! Read on to learn more about four of the strangest dental emergencies to occur.


ER or Emergency Dentist? Here’s What to Know!

December 5, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — costellodental @ 8:46 am
a tooth in front of a dental emergency kit

You are out enjoying a delicious meal with some friends when all of a sudden, you experience a major issue with one of your teeth. Nobody wants a dental emergency, but unfortunately, it can happen at the most unexpected times. Knowing how to handle the situation and where to go for help can make a difficult situation much more manageable! Here’s what to know about an emergency with your oral health.


Importance of Good Oral Health Before Cosmetic Dentistry

November 15, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — costellodental @ 10:45 pm
dentist speaking to patient about cosmetic dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry is a great way to revitalize your smile. It takes years off your beam to help you feel more comfortable and confident. There are a range of cosmetic issues that can be fixed with cosmetic dentistry, such as chips or cracks, staining, gaps, minor alignment problems, and misshapen pearly whites. Though cosmetic dentistry offers a solution to all these things and more, it’s important that you have a healthy smile before you move forward with treatment.  Continue reading to learn why!


4 Common Cosmetic Dental Flaws & How to Fix Them

November 2, 2022

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person covering mouth to hide cosmetic dental flaws

Are you completely satisfied with your smile? Almost no one is born with a perfect smile, but many people wish they could fix theirs. There is a range of things that can make someone’s smile look imperfect, and there are all kinds of treatments that can fix them. Keep reading to learn about four of the most common cosmetic dental flaws that people have as well as what your dentist can do to fix them.


What Are the Steps Involved in the Veneer Process?

October 4, 2022

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Dental veneers are a common treatment and a go-to option for celebrities. These wafer-thin, custom shells of porcelain fit perfectly over the front surface of teeth to mask imperfections in the mouth like discoloration, chips, gaps, undersized teeth, and minor misalignment issues. Before you commit to the procedure, it pays to know what you can expect. Read on to learn what goes into the veneer process according to your cosmetic dentist in Arlington Heights.


3 Ways to Accidentally Ruin Your Invisalign Treatment

September 2, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — costellodental @ 10:59 pm
Invisalign in case

Do you wish your smile were straighter? Fortunately, modern dental technology has made it possible for people to enjoy beautiful smiles without having to put up with metal brackets and wires in their mouths. Invisalign uses clear plastic aligners to gradually move teeth into their new positions, and no one will know you’re wearing them. However, if you aren’t careful with your aligners, your treatment won’t go as planned. Keep reading to learn more about the dos and don’ts of Invisalign.

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