Month: April 2014

Quiz: What is One-Hour Whitening?

  Can you really obtain a brighter smile in less than one hour? For many people, removing teeth stains can improve confidence and boost the appearance of their smiles. At Gregory Wright, DDS, we offer our patients an innovative teeth whitening procedure. Zoom! Whitening can help erase unsightly discoloration in less than one hour.

Talk to Your Whitening Dentist About Obtaining a Brighter Smile

Do you want a red carpet smile? Celebrities always flash brilliant smiles free of yellow stains or discoloration. Believe it or not, a stunning smile is within your reach with professional teeth whitening. Cosmetic dentistry allows a dentist to remove discoloration and improve the beauty of your smile.

Say Goodbye to Metal Fillings

Have you ever developed a cavity? If so, you may be familiar with the uncomfortable tooth sensitivity or the persistent toothaches that accompany tooth decay. You may also know a tooth filling is typically used to repair the tooth. In the past, patients were forced to receive unsightly metal, or amalgam, fillings. Today, you can… Read more »

Gentlemen, It’s Time to Embrace Cosmetic Dentistry

According to a recent report from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, men are taking greater pride in their appearances than in previous decades. Southlake AACD dentist Dr. Gregory Wright explains that many of the men whom society deems most attractive—Brad Pitt, George Clooney, and Ben Affleck, to name a few—owe their winsome smiles to… Read more »

Things You Should Know About Teeth Bonding

Time and your dental health are intricately intertwined. How long you wait between sessions of brushing and flossing your teeth can influence how likely you are to develop cavities and gingivitis, or consistently bad breath. Conversely, issues that only affect the appearance of your teeth and not their structural integrity, such as minor chips and… Read more »

Why You Should Let the Pros Whiten Your Teeth

As you walk down the hygiene aisle at your local pharmacy or supermarket, you might see more teeth whitening products than your eyes can immediately register. Toothpaste that can erase stains, whitening strips that brighten your teeth, or other products that make similar claims of eradicating and/or preventing teeth stains. The truth, however, is that… Read more »

Achieving Whiter Teeth Is Simpler Than You May Imagine

In a poll conducted by the AACD, whiter teeth is on top of most people’s cosmetic wish list. If you’ve been thinking about consulting your dentist for teeth whitening, then you are not alone. More and more people are seeing the value of brighter teeth in their lives. If you’re tired of stained teeth, then… Read more »

Stop Dental Cavities from Worsening

Your teeth endure a lot of wear and tear. Eating alone places your teeth under great stress: constant chewing, hot and cold food, and toxins created by bacteria interacting with food. To keep teeth healthy, you have to practice good oral hygiene. Unfortunately, teeth can still develop cavities even after constant brushing and flossing. Dental… Read more »

Don’t Overlook Your Root Canal Treatment

A root canal is the part of your tooth that connects the pulp, or hollow chamber filled with living tissues, to the roots embedded in your jawbone. Root canal treatment is the process of cleaning and sanitizing the pulp and root canals when a bacterial infection (tooth decay) reaches the inside of your tooth. Though… Read more »

Is Your Smile Photo-Worthy for Summer?

Summer is just around the corner; another season of road trips, barbecues, and pool parties with your family and friends! Some of the greatest memories in a person’s life are made during summer, and since nearly everyone’s phone has a camera embedded in it, those memories are likely to be captured many times over. When… Read more »