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Improve your Smile with Gum Contouring in Edmonton

Woman pointing to close-up of smile | Gum Contouring Edmonton AB

If you have uneven gums or your gums are too low on your teeth, you may be a candidate for a cosmetic dental procedure called gum contouring. Gums can be reshaped and sculpted to remove excess gums and give you a beautiful smile. Uneven gums can make teeth appear too short or too long. Ideally, healthy and well-contoured gums should be even and symmetrical to serve as the frame and compliment your smile.

Causes of gummy smiles:

  1. Excess gum tissue, also known as an altered passive eruption. The teeth have proper length but they appear short because they are covered by excess gum tissue.  This occurs if gums did not normally ...

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Red Inflamed Gums after Dental Work

Close Up of Teeth | Gum Health in Edmonton AB

Today’s blog post will be talking about a common problem that happens with the gums which can cause the gums to look strange or unnatural. Oftentimes it is associated with puffy gums or swollen gums, and the gums can also discolour such that people may notice redness of the gums, or an abnormal colour change which may even make the gums look purplish or bluish in appearance. The red or purple or blue hue of the gums can all be present at once, causing a very unhealthy appearance of the gums. This problem is shown in the picture, and it is a problem that in dental terms is known as ...

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Smiling Woman | Cosmetic Dentistry in Edmonton AB

In dentistry, there are many buzzwords used to talk about aesthetic or cosmetic dentistry. People commonly use terms such as smile makeover, smile enhancement, or Hollywood smile to talk about restoring their smile to make it look ideal. Sometimes, cosmetic dentistry is used to restore a person’s smile to make it look like how it used to look, to a more youthful smile, to make the smile look like it did when the person was younger. Other times, dentistry is used to create a smile that someone never had before, the smile that one always dreamed of having. In either case, the goal of cosmetic dentistry is to create ...

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Esthetic Porcelain Crowns, Also Known As Caps

Dental Crowns Edmonton AB

Porcelain dental crowns (or caps) can restore teeth to enhance aesthetics and feel natural.  

What is a crown?

Dental crowns also called "caps", cover three or more surfaces of teeth to give enhanced strength and aesthetics. For natural teeth, crowns act as helmets to protect against biting forces in teeth that are prone to damage and fracture. Crowns are recommended for teeth that are structurally weakened, for example, teeth with large fillings, cracks or fractures. By covering the natural tooth, crowns can also be used to change tooth colour and shape. Modern porcelain crowns can achieve excellent strength, longevity, and aesthetics for your teeth.

Why choose a crown made of porcelain?

Porcelain ...

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