Farmington Valley Dental Blog
March 26, 2018
When it comes to tooth replacement, dental implants are the solution dentists recommend most often. They closely mimic the function of healthy, natural teeth, and with improved stability and longevity, dental implants are the gold standard in dental care. Unfortunately, that gold standard does have a higher price tag than some other restoration options. However, with a potentially lifelong restoration and flawless appearance and function, many patients consider dental implants worth the additional upfront cost. If you want to learn more about the cost of dental implant placement and restoration, continue reading this post, or call a trusted implant dentist near you to schedule a consultation.
February 15, 2018
It goes without saying that you want the best for your family — and that’s especially true when it comes to their health. Did you know that choosing a family dentist is a great way to protect teeth and gums while also promoting better overall well-being? Plus, it’s just a lot easier when you and your loved ones visit the same dental office. Keep reading to learn how life improves when you visit the family dentist for Farmington, Dr. Thomas G. Peters.
January 7, 2018
Pop quiz! What is the best way to replace missing teeth? Is it with dentures? Implants? A bridge? If you answered implants, great job! These sturdy tooth replacements offer some significant advantages over other options. However, they might not be a fitting solution for everybody. That’s why it’s important to find out if you are a good candidate for dental implants in Farmington. If all of the following are true of you, then it’s very possible that this life-changing procedure is right for you.
November 30, 2017
If you have missing teeth, one of the best investments you can make is replacing them with dental implants in Farmington. Missing teeth can already be embarrassing depending where they are in your smile and those empty spots can also wreak havoc on the rest of your natural teeth.
If you’re ready to invest in your oral health, get the most out of your dental implants with the help of this week’s blog post about dental implant maintenance.
October 8, 2017
Everyone wants a movie-screen worthy smile, but not everyone has celebrity bank accounts. Your dentist understands that everyone wants to feel proud of their teeth and we don’t make it totally unaffordable to get them. In fact, you don’t have to waste money or time with convenient, one visit Zoom whitening in Farmington.
September 19, 2017
When you smile at yourself in the mirror or see pictures of yourself, what do you think? Are you proud of your appearance, or you bothered by your small teeth and gummy smile? If you wish your smile was a little different than what it is, head to your cosmetic dentist to discuss your options. You might decide that porcelain veneers in Farmington are the right option for you.
August 4, 2017
Everybody would like to have a big, beautiful smile, but if you have disproportionately small teeth, then they probably have a significant impact on your overall appearance. Small teeth can easily make you look several years older, or interestingly enough, possibly more childlike, throwing off the proportions of your entire face. Fortunately, there are a number of treatments you can get from a cosmetic dentist that can effectively enhance your teeth and improve your overall appearance. Which one would be right for your smile? It really all depends on your preferences, smile goals, budget, as well as the underlying reason for your small teeth. (more…)
July 15, 2017
Preparing healthy, balanced meals for your family can be exhausting. Sometimes, it’s all too easy to throw a few sugary snacks into your child’s lunch box and call it good. Unfortunately, not giving much thought to what you feed your child for their midday meal can eventually lead to devastating consequences for their health. It can also play a big role in tooth decay. To help keep your child’s smile happy and healthy, your family dentist in Farmington is eager to share some tips for putting together tooth-friendly lunches.
June 30, 2017
Life is better with choices — like chocolate or vanilla, buttered popcorn or not, and black tie optional. When it comes to teeth whitening, your cosmetic dentist in Farmington knows there’s no shortage of options. Take a quick walk down the oral care aisle at the pharmacy and you’ll be inundated with a number of formulas claiming to brighten teeth in three, five, or seven days. But how well do these over-the-counter options work?
May 6, 2017
When you look in the mirror, does your confidence quickly fade due to an unattractive smile? If so, you are not alone. It is estimated that over half of adults are concerned about how their teeth look. With their appearance directly linked to your self-esteem, it may feel like you have no choice but to remain dissatisfied with your reflection. However, you can drastically improve your confidence with your cosmetic dentist in Farmington. Dr. Thomas Peters can improve your smile with porcelain veneers.