Blog Archive

Are You Experiencing a Dental Emergency? Here’s What You Need to Know Apr 3rd, 2020

The global spread of the coronavirus has temporarily disrupted society as we know it. During this time, it’s reasonable to wonder when you need to seek dental care. The providers at Dente Cosmetic Dentistry will still be working on a limited schedule but will only be treating dental emergencies. You’ll...

Why Dental Implants Have Such a High Satisfaction Rate Mar 6th, 2020

Dental implants are one of the dental procedures with the highest satisfaction rate. The National Institutes of Health reported that patient satisfaction ten years after the procedure was 96 percent. For the replacement of missing teeth, many people choose the option of dental implants. The reasons for the continued popularity...

How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening Feb 17th, 2020

Are you considering the option of getting your teeth whitened? That’s great! We love to hear when people are considering this option, so they can start to feel healthier and more attractive with the kind of smile they see on TV. However, we know this procedure is expensive, and we...

Dental Veneers Can Correct Countless Smile Flaws Jan 15th, 2020

Some people invest in permanent makeup to enhance their appearance, but even when you look and feel your best, if your smile is less than dazzling, you could be doing yourself a disservice. Like imperfect eyebrows, smile flaws are common, but you don’t have to live with them. Dental veneers...

One day all porcelain smile design Jun 23rd, 2018

Tired of your old yellow half smile?! In just a few hours we can give you a brand new all PORCELAIN smile with the latest digital technology!!!

When are braces recommended? Dec 5th, 2017

Why should you consider having braces? When should your young child be seen by the orthodontist? How early is too early to fix skeletal issues? What are the reasons for a 7- year old even needing treatment? Don’t we need to wait until all of the permanent teeth are in?...

Invisalign Smile: invisible force that straightens your teeth Jan 25th, 2017

“Doctor, I have a problem, please help me” “Doctor, my bottom teeth are getting more crooked after my wisdom teeth came out” “Doctor, I have gaps in between my teeth” “Doctor, I want straight teeth again. I had braces in the past but I did not wear my retainer” “Doctor,...

All Porcelain Smile Design MAKEOVER in 1 day! Nov 15th, 2016

Do you have front teeth that have changed color and look dark in every picture? Did you have a lot of cavities growing up, having now  many STAINED old fillings that  cover most of your not so pearly whites? Are you missing a tooth AND have an old METAL-porcelain bridge? Do you...

Tooth insured or not tooth insured?! Jul 8th, 2015

Today I feel like talking about dental insurances. Have you ever wondered how they typically work? Are they covering 100% of the dental treatment recommended by the doctor? Are their parameters to accepting or denying clinically recommended treatments in accordance with high quality doctors’ final diagnosis? Can you use the...

Smile away dental fears and end procrastination to happiness Jun 19th, 2015

The Cosmetic Dentist within me loves to create smiles from within as working on the aesthetic facade of teeth through veneers, crowns or bridges. The orthodontist within me, puzzles around physically moving bone/teeth through functional appliances and braces to achieve better aesthetics and flow of teeth contours.  The surgeon within...

Early Prevention of jaw malformation and misaligned teeth without extractions! Jun 18th, 2015

Diagnosis and correction of breathing problems, finger habits like thumb sucking and tongue thrust in kids can be treated early on through orthopedic functional appliances that expand and reposition jaws in order to prevent jaw malformations and malocclusion of misaligned teeth. Have you had braces and the orthodontist chose to...

When kids love the dentist, their hygiene is spot on! Jan 20th, 2015

I started seeing this patient about 1 month ago and from the first visit to today, she has made such improvement with her hygiene and eating habits at home, that even the mother is surprised! She has a history of several stainless steal crowns on baby teeth due to zippy...

Dental Fear Jan 13th, 2015

It is estimated that as many as 75% of US adults experience some degree of dental fear, from mild to severe. Approximately 5 to 10 percent of U.S. adults are considered to experience dental phobia; that is, they are so fearful of receiving dental treatment that they avoid dental care...

Is flossing really necessary?? Jan 7th, 2015

Let me tell you how important flossing really is. First off, something that we all need to understand is not everyone is the same, our bodes work differently. Just because you know someone who doesn’t floss and has healthy gums/teeth doesn’t mean you’re in the same position as them. When...

Why do I have a toothache if my nerve is dead?! Dec 3rd, 2014

I can’t chew or drink cold or hot on my left lower molar!!! My doctor said the nerve died and that I need a root canal treatment? Then why does it hurt? A healthy tooth has intact enamel which covers the crown of the visible part of the tooth. Right...

Implant Over Dentures Spanish – Video Nov 27th, 2014

Implant retained over dentures which serve to further stabilize and anchor denture to implant component allowing for better esthetics, phonetics and function. Dentaduras retenidas y estabilizadas a traves de implantes dentales los cuales facilitan mejor funcion, fonetica y estetica.  

Dental Implants in Detail – Video Nov 26th, 2014

Detailed information on the physiological response of the oral cavity once a tooth is extracted, the consequences of proceeding with no treatment, advantages of surgically placing an implant, disadvantages of preparing the adjacent teeth for a dental bridge. Also, the intricate different dynamic of how the bone and gum tissue...

My precious smile!!! Before and after treatments! Nov 26th, 2014

Toothache? Are your teeth too dark?  Have Too many cavities? Not aligned or white enough?! No matter what your current situation is, It’s never too late to improve your teeth, maximize function to properly eat and confidently smile again. These two patients came to the office with opposite oral concerns...

Why choose a Dental Implant or Dental Implants? – Video Nov 24th, 2014

Dente recommends MIS implant system; if you have recently lost a tooth, if your root canal failed and extraction is imminent, if you are missing several teeth or if you simply want to stabilize your existing loose dentures. Implant advantages versus Dental bridges disadvantages and why/how bridges can fail due...

Holiday’s extra indulgence and teeth fractures Nov 24th, 2014

As the holiday  season approaches your teeth become your most important allies while eating endless yummy treats. Make sure to consciously distribute your chewing load on all surfaces of molars since propagation of fractures lines in weakened tooth structure and current large fillings are more likely to happen. Sudden Teeth...

I lost a front tooth. What is the most esthetic option to have my smile back? Nov 23rd, 2014

I recently had a patient who lost the right front tooth in a car accident driving north in 95. She is a 29 year old nurse with a joyful personality and made an instant positive impression in me with her pretty yet gummy smile. She was determined to have an...

In the Esthetic zone; to implant or not implant?! Nov 22nd, 2014

Placing dental implants in the esthetic zone is considered to be the ultimate challenge for many dentists. The way gums shape around the collar of the implant varies clinically as it depends on the bone height/ width that remains after re-modelation and recession take place within the first six months...

Diagnosis Quick Fix: Simple boost to the soul! Nov 21st, 2014

Early Christmas: self-gift!!! Patient has family coming over soon and wants a quick enhancement! Her main concern is her two lateral “crowns which show metal at the gum level and too yellow”. Here is a quick fix for her which will lighten up her face and not break her piggy...

What is a dental bridge? Nov 21st, 2014

A fixed dental bridge is a non-removable prosthesis that is permanently cemented to the natural teeth surrounding the gap present after losing a tooth. It requires to file down intact structure adjacent to the missing tooth. Crowns are then placed on the shaped teeth and attached to an artificial tooth....

What exactly is an implant? Nov 20th, 2014

A natural tooth has a crown – the part which shows above the gumline, and a root – the anchor hidden below the gumline. When a tooth is missing, a dental implant takes the place of the missing root and a prosthetic crown replaces the natural crown. An implant in...

Dente Complete Dentistry Dental Implants Westchester Florida 33155 Nov 19th, 2014

Introducing dente as your new state of the art dental clinic determined to directly serve the westchester neighbors and expand to treat as many patients from Miami- Dade county and Broward county community. Dente’s philosophy is to create smiles from within while maximizing function and conserving as much intact tooth...