Cosmetic Dentistry

Can Teeth Whitening Damage Gums?

Teeth Whitening

This is a question we get from many of our patients interested in teeth whitening. The truth is, if your treatment is done correctly with properly fitting whitening trays, you should not have to worry about any damage or problems with your gums. However, it is not uncommon for people to experience irritation if they use trays that are not custom-fitted to their teeth. Fortunately, any problems that may occur are typically minor and fade within a day. Since our […]

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How Long Does Teeth Whitening Last?

Teeth whitening is a temporary treatment for stained or discolored teeth. Although effective for many individuals, the results of your teeth whitening will gradually fade with time. Just as the whitening process varies for every person, so will the longevity of your results. Patients can typically expect their bright smile to last anywhere from six months to two years before fading, at which point they may wish to return for another treatment. However, those who habitually expose their teeth to […]

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Teeth Whitening Vs. Porcelain Veneers: Which Is Right for Me?

With so many cosmetic dentistry treatments available, it can be difficult to determine which solution is best for you. Among the many options that can enhance your smile, patients at Austin Dental Spa often inquire about teeth whitening and porcelain veneers. Both solutions can provide a whiter smile, but when is one better than the other? Teeth whitening is a minimally invasive option that utilizes a bleaching agent to target stains and discoloration. Our team offers both KöR Whitening Deep […]

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How Much Does a Smile Makeover Cost?

Many of our patients at Austin Dental Spa have more than one dental concern they want to fix. A smile makeover provides you with a custom-tailored treatment plan that can give you the advantage of addressing multiple dental imperfections at once. While most patients see the immediate value of a smile makeover, the cost can seem more of a mystery. Since each smile makeover treatment plan is personalized to meet every patient’s unique goals and expectations, the exact price of […]

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Is a Smile Makeover Right for Me?

A beautiful smile can make you feel confident on the inside and exude a sense of health and youth on the outside. With a smile makeover, our dentist can address many common dental concerns simultaneously, giving you a total smile transformation. Since a smile makeover can be custom-tailored to meet the needs and expectations of each individual patient, your teeth and gums can receive the personalized attention they need to look their best. Our patients have improved the appearance of […]

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Austin Dentist Uses New Kind Of Porcelain Veneers To Preserve Tooth Structure

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Dr. Mark Sweeney uses the latest advancements in porcelain veneers technology to improve the appearance of imperfect, uneven, or misaligned teeth. Austin, TX – According to cosmetic dentist Dr. Mark Sweeney, keeping up-to-date with modern dental technology is an integral component of his practice’s success. Recent key innovations include the CEREC® dentistry in-office milling system for same-day restorations and Waterlase® MD laser dentistry, which can eliminate the need for drills and needles while preparing a tooth for a filling or […]

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How Much do Porcelain Dental Veneers Typically Cost?

If you are concerned about issues such as stains, chips, gaps, or mild teeth misalignment, porcelain dental veneers can often be a great way to improve those common conditions. Composed of a durable ceramic material, these thin shells are custom-designed to fit over the visible portion of the affected teeth. The veneers are color-tinted to match the natural shade of surrounding teeth, and the results can last for decades with the proper care. The cost of porcelain veneer treatment is […]

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Can I Get Porcelain Veneers?

As one of our most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments, porcelain veneers can rejuvenate your smile in just a few office visits. During the porcelain veneer procedure, our dentists will apply a thin layer of durable porcelain to your teeth that can address a wide spectrum of cosmetic concerns. If cracks, chips, or stains cause you embarrassment or make you want to hide your smile, you may be a good candidate for porcelain veneers. The color of your porcelain veneers will […]

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Austin Cosmetic Dentistry Patient Says Her Veneers Turned Her Frown Upside Down!

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Dr. Mark Sweeney helps patients with irregularly shaped and stained teeth create a healthier, more beautiful smile with porcelain veneers. Austin, TX – At Austin Dental Spa, cosmetic dentist Mark Sweeney, D.D.S. says patients are able to rejuvenate their smiles by improving the shape and the color of their teeth with porcelain veneers. Recently, one of Dr. Sweeney’s patients, Angela, sought out porcelain veneers to correct what she termed an “upside-down” smile. “It looked like my teeth were always frowning,” […]

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Austin Dentistry Practice Discusses Innovative Pain-Free Dental Laser

Austin, TX — According to recent statistics from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), approximately 5% of Americans between the ages 20 and 64 have some form of periodontal disease. However, over the age of 65, the number jumps to 18% of adults, with 92% of this subsection having experienced dental caries (tooth decay) in their permanent teeth. Dr. Mark Sweeney, a dentist in Austin, says offering a comfortable, effective hygiene treatment for his patients is essential […]

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