Braces vs. Invisalign: What’s the Difference?

Perhaps you’ve made the decision to straighten your smile, but are unsure which treatment you’ll use to achieve your goal. Should you go the route of traditional braces or is a treatment like Invisalign or ClearCorrect a better choice for your needs? Traditional braces are non-removable metal brackets glued to your teeth and held together by…

Identifying and Treating TMJ

Do you experience frequent pain or stiffness in or around your jaw? Are you worried that you might have a condition known as TMJ? TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint syndrome (or disorder). It encompasses a variety of conditions affecting the jaw muscles and joints, ultimately causing discomfort, pain, and stiffness in the face. It’s actually…

Get Your Smile Back With Dental Implants

First impressions really do last a while, and when others look at you, one of the first things they’re bound to notice is your smile. Unfortunately, millions of Americans suffering from tooth loss find themselves uncomfortable or self-conscious about their smiles. There are many causes of tooth loss – lack of proper dental care, dental…

Turn Back the Clock with Cosmetic Dentistry

Lean, muscular physique Smooth, luminous skin Luxurious, shiny hair Yellow, crooked and missing teeth Wait–what? Something in that list seems a bit off. Let’s face it, we all want to look our best and present a healthy, young appearance exuding strength, beauty and vitality, no matter what our age. But unattractive or missing teeth do…

What to Expect with Invisalign or ClearCorrect as an Adult

Chances are, if you’re an adult who’s unhappy with your teeth, you’ve probably considered Invisalign as an alternative to traditional braces. At Exquisite Smile we use a product just like Invisalign called Clearcorrect.  If you couldn’t get metal braces as a kid or something happened to your teeth later on in life then choosing Invisalign might be…

Study: People with Straight Teeth Happier, Healthier

Most people have heard the phrase ‘first impressions last the longest’, and it’s a phrase backed-up by science. In a study presented to the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, science indicates that more and more people make snap judgement about people in just the first few seconds of seeing them, even before words can…

The Way to a Perfect Smile, Teeth Whitening

When people see us happy or excited for something for the first time it is always a good moment. But what’s the first thing that shows when your happiness shows? The answer is your teeth. First impressions are everything and so you want your teeth to show just how you feel. But the problem is…

Why You Should Visit A Cosmetic Dentist

Few people actually enjoy dental visits, and most of us go only when we must — a toothache, a tooth breaks, or the like. However, visiting a cosmetic dentist can affect a person’s everyday life by improving a person’s overall appearance and, in turn, their self-esteem. Improving a person’s smile can have a huge effect on their…