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Ready, Camera, Veneers! How Much Enamel Needs to Be Removed for a Smile Like the Stars

May 28, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — myavenue @ 6:18 pm
couple watching a movie and smiling with veneers

As you watch one of your favorite movies for the umpteenth time, you ask, “How does that star have such a beautiful smile? I wish I could have a smile like that.” The truth is that a Hollywood smile is well within your reach! Many celebrities have received veneers, which are made of a dental porcelain, to cover up little imperfections in their natural teeth like gaps, discoloration, chips, and more. Avenue Dental provides this service to everyday people, not just those who walk the red carpet.

Before you rush to our office, there is something you should know about this treatment: it involves removing some of your enamel structure. But that’s nothing to worry about! In this post, you’ll learn more about this process, why and how much enamel needs to be removed, and why your smile is worth the time and effort.


4 Solid Reasons Why You Should Keep a Regular Dental Checkup and Cleaning

April 27, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — myavenue @ 5:00 pm

You’re too busy. You think you do a good enough job at home on your own. You forget. You aren’t in any pain right now. There are plenty of excuses for not going to the dentist on a regular basis, but this is a serious mistake! Getting a dental cleaning and checkup every six months is critical to keeping your smile healthy and strong, and yet some people choose to not prioritize this appointment.

Whether intentional or not, if you’ve skipped this visit in the past, you need a dental checkup and cleaning routinely from now on. Need more reasons to get a dental checkup and cleaning? Read on to learn four!


How Long Do Braces Take to Give You a Straight Smile?

March 29, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — myavenue @ 8:35 pm
adults with braces

You’ve always hated your crooked teeth. For one reason or another, you’ve put off straightening them, but now you finally want to take the plunge. You can’t wait to love your smile! But how long will braces take to give you the smile of your dreams? Well, the average treatment time is usually around 24 months; however, the only way to know how long your unique smile needs to become straight is to let a dentist examine your teeth. Then, they can provide you a more accurate timeline. Here is some other helpful information to consider while you’re deciding whether to get braces.


4 Ways to Keep your Invisalign Aligners Discreet

February 1, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — myavenue @ 2:12 pm
a person washing their clear aligners using lukewarm water

Invisalign clear aligners are an ideal solution if you want to keep your orthodontic treatment more discreet. By wearing plastic trays that perfectly blend in with your current smile, you can avoid the spotlight that many people endure while wearing traditional braces to realign their smile. But even if your treatment timeline is short, how can you be sure your aligners will remain transparent? Dentists at Avenue Dental share 4 tips that will help you take better care of your trays and keep your treatment hidden from sight.