What if My Veneer Is Whiter Than My Teeth?
You’re probably aware that porcelain veneers are known for their beautiful, lifelike shine. In fact, that’s one of the many reasons veneers are so popular among patients from all walks of life (including many A-list celebrities!). When the procedure is performed by an experienced cosmetic dentist like Kevin Sands, DDS, these thin, sturdy shells of material can dramatically enhance the […]Read More
How to Deal With Dental Anxiety
Being afraid of or conjuring general anxiety over going to the dentist is a real thing that can impede people from receiving the dental care they need. Many dental practices have options for patients in order to help ease patients’ anxiety. Our cosmetic dentist, Dr. Kevin Sands, offers sedation dentistry to help patients be more comfortable during dental procedures. What […]Read More
What Is the Difference Between Lumineers® and Veneers?
As you may know, dental veneers are ultra-thin, sturdy strips of material that are placed on the teeth to mask gaps, discoloration, chips, and other dental imperfections. Several types of dental veneers exist, including composite resin, zirconia, and porcelain. Porcelain is typically the preferred choice for many high-end cosmetic dental practices – not to mention their A-list patients! Beverly Hills […]Read More
What Dental Treatments Can Make You Look Younger?
You’ve probably heard of cosmetic procedures to make patients look younger, such as a facelift or tummy tuck, but did you also know that certain cosmetic dentistry treatments can serve the same purpose? Whereas many associate a healthy, dazzling set of teeth with youthful beauty, various dental concerns (e.g. discoloration, misalignment, or gaps) can sometimes create the illusion of age […]Read More
Can Custom Porcelain Veneers Give Me a Celebrity Smile?
Porcelain veneers that are custom-designed and precision-crafted by a master ceramist can have the potential to give you a celebrity smile—especially when every phase of the process is conducted by an experienced, highly-trained cosmetic dentist like Dr. Kevin Sands. As one of the most versatile and conservative options for smile enhancement, porcelain veneers can conceal a variety of dental imperfections […]Read More
Veneers vs. Bonding
When it comes to correcting cosmetic dental imperfections, Beverly Hills cosmetic dentist Kevin Sands, DDS offers a full rage of treatments for improving your smile with beautiful, natural-looking results. Two of the most versatile options that Dr. Sands performs for correcting dental damage and perceived smile flaws are cosmetic bonding and porcelain veneers. While both of these treatments can conceal […]Read More
What Are My Options for Tooth Repair?
When a tooth becomes damaged, our Beverly Hills cosmetic dentist—Kevin Sands, DDS—can complete a repair using a variety of techniques, which restore the structure, strength, and appearance of the tooth. Depending on the type and severity of the damage, Dr. Sands will choose the most conservative and aesthetically pleasing method for achieving an optimal result. In the context of dentistry, […]Read More
How to Fix a Chipped Tooth
Teeth can become chipped or broken for a variety of reasons—biting down on something hard, nighttime teeth grinding, weakened or decayed tooth structure, or injuries are just a few common examples. A visible chipped tooth can have a dramatic effect on the overall appearance of your smile and may even make your tooth susceptible to further damage. If you have […]Read More