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5 Things Advanced Dentistry Can Do That Might Surprise You

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Advanced cosmetic dentistry goes beyond basic dental health. Even if you’ve been told in the past that there is no way to improve your smile, with recent innovations in advanced dentistry there may now be a solution. You can enhance your smile and your self-confidence in a single teeth whitening procedure or a complete smile makeover.


The act of smiling releases endorphins, which are brain chemicals that improve your mood. If you have been hiding your smile because of gum disease or imperfect or missing teeth, you might be missing out on dating or career success, as well as a daily sense of well-being. Is one of these 5 advancements the answer for you?


1.   Bringing a Gummy Smile into Balance

In the past, a common condition known as “gummy” smile has been difficult to correct. When the ratio of gum to tooth is too high to be aesthetically pleasing, it can be balanced out with a procedure called gum contouring, sometimes in combination with dental veneers. These new techniques reveal the great smile that was hidden beneath too much gum tissue.


2.   Correcting an Uneven Bite Alignment

The way your teeth align is important to your oral health and your health in general. Uneven bite alignment can cause improper chewing, teeth grinding, TMJ, and other painful conditions. Treating this malocclusion or alignment problem might involve Invisalign treatments, oral surgery, or extracting teeth to reduce crowding. If missing teeth are an issue, dental implants or appliances can fill the gaps.


3.   Eliminating the Source of Recurring Headaches

Joint disorders of the jaw, sometimes called TMDs, may be the source of recurring headaches for some people. Symptoms of TMDs include stiffness in the jaw or neck, jaw pain, and tooth grinding. Treating this condition often falls under advanced dentistry. Identifying the root cause of the pain and correcting it with therapy or appropriate dental care can drastically reduce or eliminate those recurring headaches.


4. Finding and Preventing Dental Problems in the Future

While any dentist can help with repairing existing damage to your teeth and advise you about your risk factors for developing dental disease, a highly trained cosmetic dentist can fully analyze your dental profile and take action to prevent tooth loss, bite problems, or broken teeth in the future.


Rather than waiting for a tooth to chip, crack, or break, advanced dentistry techniques can strengthen your teeth and deal with gaps that might later cause problems. Porcelain veneers and dental implants can be essential tools in protecting your beautiful smile far into the future.


5. Fostering Confidence in Careers and Relationships

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Going beyond good dental health and exploring the advancements in cosmetic dentistry can allow you to smile more confidently, experience an endorphin boost, and express yourself to the world. Business and personal relationships are improved when you lead with a stunning smile and your personal best. If there is anything you don’t like about your smile, consult with a qualified cosmetic dentist about the problem and find the right solution for you.


Curious About These Benefits of Advanced Dentistry?

If you would like to learn more about how to put your best smile forward, contact the Top Beverly Hills Dentist practice of Dr. Joseph Goodman DDS, DMD. Dr. Goodman has a stellar reputation and practices internationally. He has partnered with the Dr. Phil Show and other celebrities to bring the latest advancements in cosmetic dentistry to all types of dental challenges.


From a simple set of artistically designed veneers to a full mouth rehabilitation, Dr. Goodman and his team bring the latest technology and the compassionate personalized approach that transforms smiles and lives. View Dr. Goodman’s smile gallery to see the amazing results for yourself.

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