The way your smile looks is directly related to the health of your teeth and gums. And while many people don’t realize it, cosmetic dentistry is a great way to “kill two birds with one stone” and take care of your oral health and appearance at the same time. Simply put, healthy teeth equal beautiful teeth, and when you get dental work from a cosmetic dentist in Lansing, you can have both. Keep reading below to learn about which procedures can give you a smile that looks just as good as it feels!
John J. Hagerty's Dental Blog
April 9, 2019
March 31, 2019
Professional teeth whitening from a cosmetic dentist in Lansing is not only safe for enamel, it’s effective at removing stains and discoloration and enhancing your smile. It’s important to follow your dentist’s guidelines at all times, including recommended dietary restrictions for the first day or two after treatment.
January 6, 2019
When it comes to dental treatments, dental implant placement is not something you want to rush. Since this restoration is going to be inside your jaw for several decades, it’s important that your unique oral structure and needs are taken into account prior to surgery.
However, many people who are shopping for dental implants in Lansing may not even know where to start. If you’re wondering how much implant treatment costs, how insurance plays a role or how to choose the right dentist, keep reading!
December 2, 2018
Do you feel tired when you wake up even after a good night’s sleep? You could have sleep apnea. It is estimated that around 22 million Americans deal with sleep apnea, and many don’t even know they have it. This disorder occurs when your breathing is interrupted during sleep, and it can happen hundreds of times. Keep reading to learn more about this disorder and whether you need sleep apnea treatment in Lansing.
November 26, 2018
A typical night for your significant other is to endure the bellows of your loud snoring while you sleep. Your local dentist says this could be a sign of a sleep disorder. Still, there are other symptoms you should be on the lookout for. Find out what they are and how sleep apnea treatment in Lansing can help you get the rest you need.
October 31, 2018
A single dental implant can serve as a substitute tooth root, and when it is topped with a beautiful crown, no one has to know that you ever had a gap in your smile! But what if you’re missing multiple teeth? Fortunately, you don’t need to receive an implant to replace each missing pearly white. Let’s talk about how multi-teeth restorations that are supported by dental implants in Lansing can fill in the empty spaces and give you back the strong, confident, and attractive set of teeth you’ve been missing.
September 24, 2018
Have you decided to replace your missing teeth with dental implants in Lansing? You’re joining over than 500,000 people who are making the same investment in their smiles this year. While you’re excited to start your journey to an improved quality of life, you still haven’t found a dentist to handle your procedure. Although there are many excellent options in the area, not all will meet your needs. To find the right one, there are several tips to keep in mind.
August 8, 2018
Are you tired of living with the complications of tooth loss? Are you ready to fill the empty spaces in your smile with dental implants in Lansing? That is great! You will make a long-term investment in your oral health and your quality of life. As the most successful option to replace missing teeth, you will benefit from a solution that closely looks and feels natural. To protect your investment, it is best to care for your dental implant restoration properly each day.
June 12, 2018
Over the years, you will start to see your teeth darken. It is natural for your enamel to become darker as you age because it becomes thinner. This causes the underlying layer, known as the dentin, to become more exposed, leading to a yellow or brown color. While it is normal, there are other factors that can cause stains and discoloration to occur prematurely, such as smoking, poor oral hygiene, or consuming darkly pigmented foods and drinks. To restore a bright smile, your cosmetic dentist in Lansing can help. With a professional whitening treatment, your teeth will become several shades whiter. To ensure that you fully understand the process, there are a few questions to ask your dentist during your consultation.
May 11, 2018
This may easily be deemed the DIY era. Pinterest, YouTube, and other online forums allow DIYers to share tips and secrets to do almost any project at home. Now, that includes DIY cosmetic dental care as well. You can use at-home kits to whiten, straighten, and perfect your smile. Many patients have recently asked us about DIY veneers. If you’re considering creating your own dental veneers at home, read this post to learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of this DIY dental treatment.