What Are The Types of Teeth Whitening Treatments?

What Are The Types of Teeth Whitening Treatments?

For those looking to have a naturally-appearing white smile that they can feel good about, teeth whitening treatments help. Bright white teeth are not something that most people have, but thanks to cosmetic dentistry, they are very accessible.  Causes of Tooth Discoloration Why do very few adults have naturally white teeth? A few of the most common culprits that cause …

Benefits of In-Office Teeth Whitening vs At-Home Whitening

Benefits of In-Office Teeth Whitening vs At-Home Whitening

Not all teeth whitening products deliver equally impressive results. Your dentist may be able to recommend the whitening toothpastes, strips, and other such products most worth your money. However, depending on how stained your teeth are, they might recommend an in-office teeth whitening treatment. Professional in-office teeth whitening offers benefits that over-the-counter at-home whitening products can’t offer.  Stronger Whitening In-Office …

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

If you’re considering dental implant surgery, you may be concerned about their longevity. Dental implants can be a significant financial investment.  So, it’s important to be confident in the investment that you’re making. Are they worth it? How long do dental implants last?   What are Dental Implants? An implant is a prosthetic tooth root made of durable metal and is …

Everything You Need To Know About Invisalign

Everything You Need To Know About Invisalign

Invisalign is an alternative to metal braces that uses clear plastic trays to straighten your teeth instead of metal wires and brackets. It may be right for you if you don’t want metal braces but want or need to change the alignment of your teeth to help your bite and improve your smile. If you’re interested in Invisalign, read on …

How Do You Clean Your Invisalign Retainers?

How Do You Clean Your Invisalign Retainers?

Invisalign is a popular treatment option offered as an alternative to traditional braces. Instead of metal brackets and wires, this treatment works with clear aligners or trays that are worn by the patient 22 hours per day. They are difficult for other people to notice and easy to remove for eating and dental hygiene. While they aren’t for everyone, they …

How Long After Dental Implants Can You Eat Normally?

How Long After Dental Implants Can You Eat Normally?

Dental implants replace teeth that are missing or need to be extracted. A dental implant is an artificial tooth root made of titanium that is surgically placed in the jaw. One implant with an artificial crown attached can replace a single tooth. Multiple implants can support a bridge or dentures.  Dental implant placement is considered to be a surgical procedure …

When Will You See Results From Invisalign?

When Will You See Results From Invisalign?

Long gone are the days when braces were the only orthodontic treatment option for misaligned teeth. If your teeth are misaligned but you don’t want to wear braces, perhaps because of how they may affect your appearance during treatment, you may be a candidate for Invisalign. This treatment option involves wearing clear aligners that gradually shift teeth into their proper …

How Does an Endodontist Repair a Cracked Tooth

How Does an Endodontist Repair a Cracked Tooth?

Breaking a tooth can be a jarring experience. In that moment, you may not be sure what to do, especially if you’re struck by pain and worried that you’ve lost the tooth. These are normal concerns, but it’s important to keep in mind that an endodontist can often repair the crack and salvage your tooth. These professionals focus on resolving …

How Much Does A Root Canal Cost

How Much Does A Root Canal Cost in Westport, CT?

A root canal treats infection and discomfort while preserving a natural tooth from extraction. In Westport, CT, a root canal typically costs between $1,200 and $1,500 before insurance, depending on the procedure’s complexity and the tooth’s location. How Do I Know if I Need a Root Canal? Symptoms that may indicate you need a root canal include: Significant toothache, especially …

Exploring Generative AI with Dan Bikel, Senior AI Scientist at Meta

On January 11, 2024 the Westport Library is proud to present Dan Bikel, Senior AI Scientist at Meta. He will be speaking on the topic of exploring generative AI. Mark your calendar so you don’t miss this new event by the Westport Library, located at 20 Jesup Road Westport, CT 06880. A meet-and-greet cocktail reception begins at 6:30 pm and …