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Gummy Smiles and Treatment Options

gummy-smileWhen most people smile, you see a row of teeth that look beautiful and full. Unfortunately, this is definitely not the case for some and they have what is known as a gummy smile. Gummy smiles are when you smile and there are only a small row of teeth and mainly gums. There are two causes for gummy smiles and they both can be treated using different dental procedures. One of the first steps for you to take would be to visit the dentist and get a diagnosis and best treatment option that happens to be available to you. Continue reading

What Are The Treatments For Gummy Smiles?

When most people smile, you see a row of teeth that look beautiful and full. Unfortunately, this is definitely not the case for some and they have what is known as a gummy smile. Gummy smiles are when you smile and there are only a small row of teeth and mainly gums. There are two causes for gummy smiles and they both can be treated using different dental procedures. One of the first steps for you to take would be to visit the dentist and get a diagnosis and best treatment option that happens to be available to you.

Visiting the dentist is going to help you figure out what is the best treatment option for you. Your dental professional will be able to take x-rays and figure out what needs to be done if you are looking for a fuller and more pronounced smile. Believe it or not, many people have the problem of a gummy smile and many of them are taking care of it using a variety of different procedures. Continue reading

Beauty of Cosmetic Dentistry

If you have years of wear and tear on your teeth, it can be difficult to look in the mirror and imagine to ever have a beautiful smile.If you want to strengthen the structure of your teeth, improve your oral health and look younger, then cosmetic dentistry is for you. We know what the power a beautiful smile can bring and we are here to help you look younger and feel more confident with our cosmetic dentistry procedures.

What Is Cosmetic Dentistry?

General dental work is usually focused on the best ways to improve daily functioning for speaking, and eating. Improvements with the appearance of your smile is what cosmetic dentistry focuses on. The outcome can be greater confidence in yourself, the ability and desire to smile more and higher self esteem. Continue reading

Options for Missing Teeth

dental-bridgeWhether you have a missing tooth or you are facing an extraction, you will have many tooth replacement options. We will discuss the pros and cons to each treatment. The condition of a patient’s mouth is definitely a contributing factor to what solution will work best. During your consultation, we will explore what would work best for your mouth and why. Below are options for replacing missing teeth.

Dental Bridge
A dental bridge can replace one or multiple adjacent missing teeth. Bridges usually use surrounding teeth for support, so these teeth will need to be strong and healthy. Continue reading

Teeth In a Day

Portrait of young woman at homeTooth loss is a dental issue that affects anyone regardless of age and status. Its leading cause is often poor dental hygiene, which results in cavities, tooth decay and gum disease. However, tooth loss can affect even those who have established dental hygiene practices, since it can result from chronic illness, aging and physical trauma.

Downside To Having Dentures

Before developments in dentistry took place, patients only had the option of having their remaining teeth extracted, then have a full set of dentures fitted. Continue reading

Restorative Dentistry Can Restore You Smile

bleaching teeth treatmentWhat is restorative dentistry? It is a specialized form of dentistry that involves restoring teeth that have been damaged from infection, injury, gum disease and age. If you have any of these issues, Dr Mariana Conant of  Family & Cosmetic Dentistry of Fairfield in Fairfield, CT can help you.

One of Dr. Conant’s specialties is restorative dentistry. Over the years Dr. Conant has been able to restore many beautiful smiles to her patients. Her commitment, dedication and passion shine through with every dental procedure. If you need restorative surgery, please call the friendly and helpful staff at our surgery and let us help you. Below is a list of restorative procedures that we can perform for you:

Esthetic Dentistry: Gone are the days of unsightly amalgam fillings. Modern composites now allow dentists to restore teeth to their original strength and color. The composites are made from very strong plastic that fuses to a tooth and holds it together. It looks good, doesn’t expand or break like amalgam and contains no mercury. If you have amalgam fillings you may want to consider having them replaced. Continue reading