Gulf Shore Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
Dr. Brian Childs, DDS, FICOI, FAGD & Dr. Andrew Haidet, DMD

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What Is a Dental Crown?

If you have ever had a crown recommended to repair a tooth, you might wonder exactly what a dental crown, also known as a cap, is and how it works.

If your tooth has sustained extensive damage either from trauma, deep decay, or from clenching and grinding your teeth, a dental crown may provide you with the protection you need to save your tooth and feel comfortable again.

How Dental Crowns Function

Dental crowns are made from various materials including porcelain, ceramic, porcelain and metal combined, or full metal, such as gold crowns. The type of material that will work best to protect your tooth will depend on the location of your damaged ...

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How Porcelain Veneers can Give You a New Instant Smile

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If you have concerns about the appearance of your smile but do not wish to commit to years of treatment to achieve your dream smile, porcelain veneers may be the answer you have been looking for. Drs. Childs and Childs, Naples Florida’s premier cosmetic dentists offer natural looking, beautiful porcelain veneers for patients seeking a completely new look.

Since porcelain veneers cover the front of your natural teeth, we can create a smile that looks great on you and gives you that Hollywood celebrity perfection that we all desire! Porcelain veneers can address a number of cosmetic concerns all at once.

How Porcelain Veeners Can Help

  • Worn teeth – If you clench and ...

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Signs You Could Benefit From Veneers

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Most people are not happy with their teeth, and try to hide them when they smile or laugh. Since your smile is often the first thing someone notices about you, this lack of confidence can lower your self-esteem. Yet, no matter what you’d like to change about your teeth, veneers can help give you a perfect smile. The dentists at Childs and Childs Dentistry want all of their patients to be comfortable showing off their pearly whites, which is why they offer the best in cosmetic dentistry treatments like veneers.

Veneers

Veneers are most often made of a thin, porcelain shell that is bonded to the front of the tooth. The porcelain ...

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Why cosmetic dentistry may be for you

Most problems you have with your teeth can be a lot easier to fix than you think. Cosmetic dentistry procedures can help correct discoloration, chips, cracks, gaps, broken, or missing teeth no matter how slight or extensive the damage may be. Childs and Childs Dentistry specializes in cosmetic dentistry and can give you the smile you have always dreamed of.

 

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

 

Whitening – Naturally over time teeth become discolored and dull, especially when you add in drinking coffee and wine, smoking, and eating dark colored foods. In office whitening procedures can remove stubborn stains from the enamel giving you noticeably ...

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