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What Causes Teeth Staining?

A bright, beautiful smile can help boost an individual’s self-confidence, while cosmetic dental concerns can dampen one’s self-esteem. Even when a strong dental hygiene routine is in place, tooth stains and discoloration that sets in over time are common issues many people experience, with potential causes including: Regular consumption of dark berries, acidic fruits, sweets, and other foods with staining agents Regular consumption of coffee, wine, dark-colored soda, and tea Tobacco use Certain medications The natural aging process Patients who have stained and discolored teeth may…

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Can Dental Plaque and Tartar Be Removed at Home?

Maintaining a strong and consistent oral hygiene routine is an important step in preserving dental health. While brushing and flossing regularly can help keep the surface of teeth clean, some issues—such as the buildup of plaque and tartar—require even more attention and effort. Plaque is a sticky and fairly colorless film that develops over teeth when sugar and bacteria build up. It can develop in areas that are hard to reach with standard brushing and flossing. If it continues to accumulate, plaque can harden and turn…

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Dr. Joseph Willardsen, a cosmetic dentist in Las Vegas, explains the distinctions between Invisalign® and traditional braces.

Las Vegas Cosmetic Dentist Explains Advantages of Invisalign® vs. Braces

Dr. Joseph Willardsen, a cosmetic dentist in Las Vegas and the head of True Dentistry, outlines the advantages of Invisalign® versus traditional braces. Las Vegas, NV – The scope of orthodontic appliances available today, from Invisalign® clear aligners to more traditional types of braces, offers effective options for correcting a variety of orthodontic concerns and conditions. However, according to Las Vegas cosmetic dentist Joseph Willardsen, DDS, some treatment options may be more beneficial than others, depending on the patient’s needs, goals, and wishes. With this in…

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Why Do Teeth Break?

The chain reaction from one or more broken teeth can be a serious concern, both in function and aesthetics. The symptoms may trickle down from being too embarrassed to smile or speak to affecting the way you bite and chew, or potentially more harmful physical side effects if not treated properly. Broken teeth can occur from naturally becoming too weak and brittle, or they can be caused by a traumatic injury or even certain lifestyle habits. Our experienced team of dentists in Las Vegas understand how…

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What Are the Consequences of Tooth Loss?

Suffering the loss of one or multiple teeth can be a shocking experience, especially if it means adjusting the way you have to speak, chew, or even the way you smile. Even more upsetting can be the various short-term and long-term consequences of tooth loss if the condition goes untreated. Although there are a few common reasons why some individuals do not seek treatment for their missing teeth – such as being unaware of potential health risks, fear/anxiety about going to the dentist, not sure if…

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Joseph Willardsen, DDS, a dentist in Las Vegas, describes things to look for when choosing a cosmetic dentist.

Las Vegas Dentist Offers Tips On How to Choose the Best Cosmetic Dentist

Las Vegas cosmetic dentist Joseph Willardsen, DDS, describes things to look for when trying to find the best cosmetic dentist for one’s unique needs and goals. Las Vegas, NV – General and preventive dental care is necessary for individuals of virtually all ages to ensure they are maintaining healthy teeth and gums, which in turn can have a positive impact on overall health. With that in mind, dental care that is more focused on the cosmetic appearance of one’s smile seems to be gaining in popularity….

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Do I Need a Porcelain Crown?

Few examples of cosmetic or restorative dentistry are as versatile as the dental crown. These popular restorations are applied to protect and restore proper function to vulnerable teeth. At True Dentistry, dental crowns are crafted from a beautiful, durable porcelain material that can provide long-lasting support, and they ultimately play an irreplaceable role in several different types of procedures. In addition to both functional and oral health benefits, dental crowns can also serve to conceal a variety of aesthetic imperfections while simultaneously bringing out the beauty…

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What Are My Options for Tooth Replacement?

Losing a tooth is challenging enough. At True Dentistry, we make finding a dental treatment for your specific needs easier. There are a variety of solutions for tooth replacement, and our team can help you figure out what is best for you.  Our practice offers a wide range of options to replace missing teeth, with the most popular solution being dental implants. Dental implants can address a single missing tooth or multiple missing teeth. Customized to provide the best possible fit and appearance, they are designed…

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How Can I Get a “Perfect” Smile?

Perfection is a concept that those of us in the cosmetic dentistry field tend to shy away from, as everyone’s definition of “perfect” is different. Instead, we like to focus on your individual needs and goals, and formulate a treatment plan that is tailored specifically to you. There is no such thing as a “one-size-fits-all” solution when it comes to healthcare, and cosmetic dentistry is no exception. Instead, we want to help you find and obtain your own personal vision of the “perfect” smile!  Whether you…

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What Is the Best Method for Straightening My Teeth?

Your dream of a straight, symmetrical smile and a properly balanced bite can become a reality with the help of our experienced dentists at True Dentistry! Whether you are concerned about the appearance of crowded teeth, gaps between teeth, crookedness, or a misaligned bite, our state-of-the-art orthodontic options and/or cosmetic treatments can be customized to deliver the smile you have always wanted. Our treatment choices incorporate the latest techniques, technology, and materials modern dentistry has to offer. Based on a comprehensive evaluation of your teeth and…

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