Let Your Smile Show Who You Really Are

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
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Let’s talk about the power of a smile. You can learn a lot from a smile: they communicate emotions more precisely than words can ever do. At St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville, we create beautiful smiles with cosmetic dentistry. How can we do  that? With cosmetic dentistry, we can whiten teeth, improve their shape, close…

Tooth Whitening: In-Office Or At Home?

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If you are planning to whiten your teeth, the first step is to select a method. There are lots of options, but they all use a peroxide-based whitening solution. You’ll get the best results from professional whitening at St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville. The difference between professional whitening and over-the-counter products lies in the strength…

Think You Know How To Brush? Think Again.

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You’ve been doing it since you were five. You switch to auto pilot and get it done. But at St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville, we as in all seriousness, are you brushing your teeth correctly? Actually, many people are making tooth brushing mistakes. You may need to tweak your routine to better protect your teeth…

How Is Snoring Different From Sleep Apnea?

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It’s estimated that 50% of people snore at some point during their life. Sleep apnea is a more serious, but also common. We can provide relief, at St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville. Snoring and sleep apnea are related. Many people who snore also have sleep apnea. However, the conditions are not always present together. Why…

What Is A Canted Midline?

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
Mechanicsville Cosmetic Dentists

At St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville, we consider many factors when designing a smile for one of our patients. One of the elements involved is the facial midline. We consider the length and angle of the facial midline to properly position porcelain crowns, veneers, and dental implants. When front teeth restorations do not line up…