Cosmetic Dentistry

The Difference between Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry

October 1st, 2018|

If you’ve heard of the terms 'restorative dentistry’ or ‘cosmetic dentistry’ before, you may have questioned the difference between the two and what each is used for. In short, restorative dentistry improves the functionality of your teeth. Whereas, cosmetic dentistry is dental work that improves the appearance of teeth, gums and/or bite. For those that [...]

Choosing the Best Toothpaste For Your Teeth

July 13th, 2018|

Not all toothpastes are created the same. Just walk into the dental hygiene aisle of your local store to see all the different brands and formulas. But if you feel overwhelmed, ask your dentist in Tampa which toothpaste is best for you. After all, who knows your teeth better than your dentist in Tampa! [...]

Learn About How Porcelain Veneers Can Fix Your Teeth and Improve Your Smile

June 1st, 2018|

Do you have crooked teeth or are unhappy with your smile? Thanks to veneers, you don’t have to worry anymore! Our dentists at North Pointe Dental Associates in Tampa, Florida have a solution for you. The answer is porcelain veneers. They can fix your crooked/misaligned teeth and help improve your smile without the need for [...]

The History Behind Veneers

March 2nd, 2017|

Dental veneers were founded in 1928 by a dentist named Charles Pincus in California. They were used originally to function as a temporary fix for changing the appearance of an actor’s teeth in film. In 1937, the history behind Veneers are made of acrylic were adhered to the teeth temporarily with denture glue. History of Veneers [...]

The Different Types of Dental Crowns

March 2nd, 2017|

Dental crowns offer a large advantage over other alternatives for tooth restoration—the way they are constructed benefits the patient more. Instead of crowns having a “one size fits all” fit, they are customized to each individual tooth for each patient. When a patient visits their Tampa dentist, the dentist will have a mold created for [...]

We Specialize in Invisalign

March 2nd, 2017|

Invisalign is a bracket and wire-free, removable, minimally interfering alternative method to straighten your teeth. Instead of wearing brackets and wires on your teeth, you wear comfortable aligner trays made specifically for you. The aligner trays are made of smooth, comfortable plastic and are essentially invisible when you wear them over your teeth. The alignment [...]

Dentists Advise that Normal Wear-and-Tear is Not Appropriate Justification to Receive Veneers

March 2nd, 2017|

Dentists in Tampa Advice About Veneers Although porcelain veneers in Tampa are a safe and effective way to improve tooth aesthetics and protect them from damage, the issue of cosmetic veneers has been seen as controversial in the past. There are some dentists who believe that porcelain veneers are overused for the purpose of improving the [...]

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