Blue Coast Dental Group Blog
September 20, 2018
Invisalign allows more people than ever to straighten teeth without the hassle of metal hardware associated with traditional braces. That means no additional practice or preparation for cleaning your hardware, changing your diet, or worrying about taking photos with friends and family with a mouth full of metal.
To celebrate their incredible convenience and effectiveness, the dentist at Blue Coast Dental is offering Invisalign in Torrance at a discounted rate of $169 per month through CareCredit! With that being said, let’s discuss how you can make your aligners last after you begin treatment!
September 12, 2018
It’s all too common for people, regardless of their age, to receive stains on their smile. These discolorations as well as other imperfections can really put a dent in your self-esteem and confidence. A smile is truly a window into an individual, so when they are afraid to smile, it means that aspect of that person never really gets to shine to its fullest potential. However, there is a way to transform that for the better.
Learn how porcelain veneers in Torrance can benefit you!
August 24, 2018
If you wore braces as a teenager or young adult, you probably remember how foreign the metal brackets and wires felt in your mouth at first. It probably took a little bit of time to adjust and grow comfortable eating and speaking in public again. Just like with braces, patients with new dentures may experience some discomfort in the first few weeks of wearing them – however, it is important to keep in mind that these sensations are only temporary. After some initial discomfort, most patients with new dentures soon find that their new teeth feel and look as natural as can be. If you just received full or partial dentures in Torrance, here are a few things to keep in mind during the first few weeks with your new teeth.
August 16, 2018
Have you ever looked at an old photo and noticed your smile was much whiter than the one you see every day in the mirror? Over time, the morning cup of coffee at work or glass of red wine with dinner can slowly stain your tooth enamel, leaving you with a darker, less flattering smile. These days, there are dozens of options for adults looking to brighten their smiles – from professional teeth whitening to whitening toothpastes, strips and touch-up pens. In this blog post, a cosmetic dentist in Torrance separates fact from fiction regarding professional teeth whitening and explains why it is the best solution to restore your smile.
July 19, 2018
If you are fortunate to have dental insurance, then you should want to get the maximum available for the premiums you pay. However, the insurance companies draw a fine line between what dental procedures are covered and which ones are not. Take a service performed by a cosmetic dentist in Torrance, for instance. A purely cosmetic procedure such as teeth whitening is almost never covered. But what if you’re having a cosmetic procedure as part of an overall restorative treatment plan? Then, you may have partial coverage. Read on to learn more.
July 10, 2018
When compared to traditional braces, Invisalign in Torrance sounds like a dream come true. It’s so much easier to switch from one pair of aligners to the next without worry of changing your diet, oral care routine, or appearance. While aligners offer patients a new level of convenience and comfort compared to metal braces, they do require a certain level of commitment and discipline.
Instead of having to deal with a metal mouth and limited diet, you’ll need to know these key do’s and don’ts of Invisalign use.
June 23, 2018
Are you interested in improving the appearance of your smile while also making a smart decision for your oral and overall health? The benefits of orthodontic treatment are far-reaching and include more than just the cosmetic aspect of a beautiful smile. Straight teeth are good for your health, too! And Invisalign can help you achieve them without wearing visible metal hardware. Keep reading to learn what makes Invisalign worth the investment… and how you can save on this treatment right now.
If you have an aching or damaged tooth, your dentist may recommend a dental crown. This is a common restorative procedure that can help rescue the tooth and allow you to enjoy better oral health without any pain. There are a few things to learn about dental crowns, so keep reading to find out what you need to know about this procedure.
May 22, 2018
Getting porcelain veneers is a wonderful way to dramatically improve the appearance of your smile. There’s a lot to love about this treatment — and perhaps most of all is the fact that porcelain veneers don’t stain! Keep reading to find out the science that keeps them sparkling why, and what you can do to make your veneers last and last, from your cosmetic dentist in Torrance.
May 11, 2018
Imagine this: it’s 4 pm on Friday and you suddenly can’t think for the tooth that’s throbbing in the back of your mouth. Or this: your child comes in from playing soccer outside — only to show you the permanent tooth that has just been knocked out. In either case, what do you do next? The answer is the same no matter the dental emergency. Stay calm and call your dentist in Torrance ASAP!