Columbus Dental Arts Blog

Restorative Range: How Dental Implants Extend Your Lifetime

April 16, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — coldentarts @ 6:31 pm
A large fake tooth with a drawer holding a red alarm clock on a yellow background

If you’re looking for ways to replace your missing tooth, you can’t do much better than a dental implant. This popular treatment is the only restoration inserted directly into your jawbone, so it looks and functions like a natural tooth. This is why these artificial teeth offer unique advantages over alternatives like dentures or dental bridges. Did you know, however, that they can also increase your livelihood?

Keep reading to learn 3 ways that your dental implants can contribute to a longer life!


Light Bites: 4 Foods That Keep Your Teeth White

April 11, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — coldentarts @ 4:53 pm
Red apples and strawberries on a wooden dish with a white background

Many people who have stubborn stains on their smile feel so self-conscious that they try to remain tight-lipped. However, if you’ve just undergone professional teeth whitening with your dentist, you’re probably thrilled to show off your lighter grin. Now that you’ve finally achieved the results you’ve been dreaming of, it’s natural to want to do everything in your power to make them last. For example, you might want to avoid eating foods that stain like dark berries and beverages. Instead, focus on filling up on these 4 foods that help maintain your brighter teeth!


I Have a Big Event Coming Up; When Should I Start Teeth Whitening?

March 21, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — coldentarts @ 7:18 pm
Before and after teeth whitening

Everyone has special events in their lives, and many of them involve photography and making first impressions. When it comes to taking photos and meeting people, there are few greater assets than a beautiful smile. If you’re frustrated with stubborn dental stains or discoloration, teeth whitening treatments can be a great way to beautify your grin. Here’s a brief overview of how teeth whitening works and how long it can take so you can make your plans ahead of time.


How to Pick the Right Makeup Colors to Help Show Off Your Smile

March 16, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — coldentarts @ 2:14 pm
Close-up of big smile with brilliant teeth and lipstick

Do you want your smile to look as dazzling as possible? A teeth whitening treatment can certainly help with that, removing stains on your enamel for a brighter appearance. But in order to help your smile look its absolute best, it’s important to put some thought into your makeup – particularly the kind of lipstick that you use. Below is a look at how choosing the right lipstick color can make a significant difference for your grin.


How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help You Progress in Your Career

February 7, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — coldentarts @ 3:26 am
person with nice smile at job interview

As our smiles show signs of aging, including chipped teeth and discolored enamel, cosmetic dentistry offers revitalization. This transformation ensures your smile becomes a source of excitement, especially important when seeking a new job, promotion, or attracting clients. Continue reading to explore the ways that cosmetic dental treatments can help you achieve your professional goals by moving forward in your career.


Unlocking the Beauty of Cosmetic Dental Bonding: A Reversible Transformation

February 6, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — coldentarts @ 4:15 am
3D render of cosmetic bonding

In the pursuit of a radiant smile, many individuals may hesitate to explore cosmetic dental procedures out of concern for permanent changes to their teeth. Among the array of options available, cosmetic dental bonding stands out as a non-invasive and reversible technique, offering a pathway to enhance dental aesthetics without committing to permanent alterations. So, does cosmetic dental bonding require permanent changes to the teeth? Let’s delve into this question and uncover the beauty of this transformative procedure.


What Could Cause a Dental Bridge to Fail?

January 15, 2024

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person whose dental bridge fell out at dentist

Dental bridges are a common method of replacing missing teeth, using crowns or implants for support. They bridge the gap between one or more pearly whites and last at least five years and up to 15 in some cases. Though they are very durable, bridges can sometimes become dislodged. Keep reading as we explore why this happens and what to do next.


3 Common Cosmetic Dental Problems & How to Fix Them

January 2, 2024

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person who had cosmetic dental flaws fixed smiling

Many people often wish to make adjustments to their smile, whether it’s fixing gaps, misalignment, or discoloration. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry offers solutions for these concerns. Cosmetic dentistry involves dental procedures focused on enhancing the appearance of teeth and gums to improve your smile. Continue reading as we delve into three of the most common cosmetic dental issues and the available treatments that can address them.


Is Cosmetic Dentistry Right for You?

December 19, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — coldentarts @ 9:42 pm
person with nice smile thanks to cosmetic dentistry

Are you satisfied with your smile when you see yourself in photos or the morning mirror? If not, the option of cosmetic dentistry might pique your interest. Designed to enhance the overall appearance of your smile for a more aesthetically pleasing result, this assortment of aesthetic dental treatments raises the question of whether it’s the optimal choice for you. Continue reading to delve into cosmetic dentistry and explore whether it aligns with your smile goals.


What to Do If You Lose a Dental Crown

December 8, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — coldentarts @ 9:37 pm
person with lost dental crown covering mouth with hands

Dental crowns act as protective caps covering the entire visible portion of a tooth. They are primarily employed when a tooth is extensively damaged or decayed beyond the scope of a dental filling. Additionally, dental crowns are utilized to enhance the appearance of a tooth post-root canal treatment or to address significant cosmetic imperfections. While these restorations typically endure for approximately 15 years, they are not immune to damage or loss. If you experience a lost dental crown, adhere to these three steps to manage the situation until your dentist can address it.

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