Contemporary Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

3 Cosmetic Dentistry Claims That Aren’t as Good as They Seem

If you are considering cosmetic dentistry, you’ve probably already done some research on the different techniques available. And you’ve probably come across some claims about the various techniques that are intended to make them seem like the greatest thing since sliced bread. However, not all of these claims are actually as good [...]

The Mutations That Made Us Smile

Researchers think they’ve tracked down the genetic changes that made modern humans such a friendly lot. In the past, researchers have noted that a combination of physical and psychological traits seems to differentiate modern humans from our near-modern human ancestors, like Neanderthals and Denisovians. This includes changes in the structure of the skull, making smaller [...]

Invisalign Introduces New Visualization Tool: SmileView

If you’re unhappy with your smile because you have crooked teeth, you might have thought about getting them straightened. But uncertainty about the results can make you hesitant. What will your smile really look like after orthodontics? Invisalign hopes to remove some of that uncertainty with its new tool: SmileView, which gives [...]

Introducing Gum Bleaching in Rochester, NY

Many people are unhappy with the appearance of their gums, which can sometimes be too dark in color. This condition, called hyperpigmentation, can cause unhappiness, but, fortunately, it can easily be treated, thanks to our new procedure, often called gum bleaching (though there’s no bleach or even any chemicals involved). Are Your [...]

Tooth Whitener Pulled from Amazon because It Contained Banned Chemical

Last week, Amazon withdrew a bestselling home teeth whitening kit because it contained a chemical banned in the European Union. News outlets reported that the kit had been listed at the number one position for teeth whitening, and had review from more than 800 people, averaging 4.5 out of 5 stars. Although it’s hard to [...]