Category: Cosmetic Dentistry

Are Teeth Stains Inevitable?

If you’re a stickler for good hygiene, and take pride in keeping your teeth clean and healthy, then you might be more than a little dismayed to notice that they’re beginning to look less spectacular than they used to. Their color may be fading, or perhaps one or more of your teeth have developed noticeable… Read more »

Custom-Made Smile Makeovers for Every Need

Smiling is a common and natural human expression. Unfortunately, so is self-consciousness, and if you’re unhappy with one of your most dominant facial features, then hiding your smile might quickly become second nature. Fortunately, Dr. Wright and Dr. Heron can customize a smile makeover plan to bring out your smile’s inner beauty. It might sound… Read more »

The Benefits of Straightening Crooked Teeth

If you’re teeth are crooked or misaligned, then you’re probably familiar with potential embarrassment that many people with crooked teeth experience. If you’re an older teen or an adult, you may also be familiar with the apprehension regarding traditional metal braces that can often hinder patients from seeking necessary orthodontic treatment. Correcting crooked teeth is… Read more »

Is It Time for a Professional Teeth Whitening?

Whether from poor hygiene, the buildup of tartar (calcified plaque), or simply from years of exposure to your foods and beverages, your teeth are bound to eventually stain. Fortunately, teeth stains aren’t usually difficult to resolve; if the stains are just plaque and tartar buildup, then a routine dental cleaning should erase them easily. If… Read more »

Greg Wright Selected As Top Cosmetic Dentist

Fort Worth Magazine has announced that Greg Wright, DDS, of Southlake, Texas has been selected by his peers as one of 2014’s Top Cosmetic Dentists. Other dental doctors voted for those they believed to be the top of their field. Greg Wright, DDS, has been selected a Top Cosmetic Dentist since the survey began in… Read more »

The Beauty of Confidence in Your Smile

Southlake cosmetic dentists, Dr. Wright and Dr. Heron, understand that your confidence in your smile is as important as its health, even though the two are not always related. Your teeth and gums can be healthy and strong, but still made unsightly by a number of different cosmetic issues, including stains, chips, or odd spaces…. Read more »

FAQs About Porcelain Veneers

Though teeth whitening is the most common cosmetic dental treatment, porcelain veneers are arguably the most versatile and comprehensive option, especially if your teeth are more than just stained. Besides addressing a wide variety of issues, veneers are also hand-crafted for the most lifelike results, and can be placed without much modification to the healthy… Read more »

What If Teeth Whitening Doesn’t Erase Your Teeth Stains?

With good dental care, you might avoid most destructive dental issues, like cavity-causing tooth decay, or severe gum disease that could cost you one or more teeth. Still, you can’t always protect your teeth’s pearly-white appearance from stains and discoloration, which can result from years of exposure to your meals and beverages, among other things…. Read more »

Why Summertime Is Perfect for Smiling

When most people think of summer, they also envision fun and smiling, especially children and teachers who have the season off from studying and schoolwork. When many scientists think of summer and sunshine, they also think of smiling, though for different reasons. Studies suggest that vitamin D—a biological byproduct of direct sunlight exposure—can actually improve… Read more »

Difference Between Extrinsic and Intrinsic Stains

When it comes to the color of your teeth, there are two main types of discoloration; intrinsic and extrinsic. Intrinsic discoloration occurs on the inside of your tooth, while extrinsic staining lies on the tooth surface. Extrinsic stains are cosmetic and don’t usually pose a severe threat to your oral health, but intrinsic discoloration could… Read more »