Posts Categorized: Cosmetic Dentistry

Will Whitened Teeth Last?

Many people wonder how long whitened teeth will last. Dr. Steven Van Wicklen does a fantastic job whitening teeth, but the length your teeth stay white is largely up to you. The questions and answers below can provide much of the information you may be seeking.   Q: Are there any foods that might help… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentist Explains Treatments for Improved Smiles

If you ever feel dissatisfied by the appearance of your smile, whether you have small imperfections, like chips, or more widespread issues like discoloration, cosmetic dentistry is your ticket to a more beautiful smile. From treating a single issue to addressing multiple concerns at once, your Austin Tx cosmetic dentist, Dr. Van Wicklen, will improve… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentist Discusses Smiles

Whether you know it or not, your smile is a major influence upon your emotional state and your life. Smiling releases “feel good” chemicals into the brain including endorphins and the anti-depressant serotonin. What, then, will happen if you are embarrassed by your teeth? Chances are that you will be reluctant to smile, and consequently,… Read more »

How Long Does a Dental Crown Last? Austin Dentist Answers

Dental restorations, including crowns, are not meant to last a lifetime.While many patients have reported having their crowns for 15 years without any trouble, others might need a replacement crown much sooner. Many factors can cause crowns to fail. Thankfully, replacing a crown is common and quite easy. Factors that Attribute to Crown Failure

Austin, TX Dentist Discusses One-Visit Dental Crowns

In the past, manufacturing dental crowns required the use of a ceramics lab; yet, with the help of CEREC technology, neither the patient nor the doctor needs to wait for dental restorations. It’s now possible to create one-visit dental crownswith an in-office milling machine. To explain how CEREC technology works to create one-visit dental crowns,… Read more »

Austin Dentist Restores Teeth with Dental Crowns

The tooth enamel coating our teeth is the hardest substance in the human body. Unfortunately, despite the strength of our outer enamel, teeth can still become cracked, chipped, or riddled with decay. When this occurs, your Austin dentist, Dr. Van Wicklen, may recommend a dental crown to restore your tooth and prevent infection. In today’s… Read more »

Austin Dentist: Learn About Teeth Whitening with Today’s Quiz

Over time, our teeth can become stained with embarrassing discoloration. In order to brighten your teeth, your Austin dentist, Dr. Van Wicklen, offers a professional teeth whitening solution. In today’s blog, Dr. Van Wicklen discusses the benefits of our innovative at-home whitening procedure. He also explains how dental bonding and porcelain veneers can mask the… Read more »