Produced for the Patients of Dr. Daniel C. Stewart Winter 2009
fromthedentist People Will Look
Get ready to smile back with cosmetic dentistry
happy new People really do look at your
year! mouth ﬁrst. That’s got to impact
your self-consciousness meter
Thanks to ...but that can be a good thing!
you all With these cosmetic dental
It was a great procedures, we can help you
holiday and we’ve to feel great about your smile
returned renewed, – and your oral health - every
ready to get going for another
time you catch someone smiling
back at you! radiant
year. We hope you had a terriﬁc The most popular treatments
holiday season with friends
and family helping to make it
are all but invisible, very patient- natural
friendly and can improve your
As this New Year dawns,
smile without surgery and in
only one or two visits...
we’d like to take the opportunity Replace unattractive stains
to thank all of you for your and discolorations with a pleasing and shells that are layered over the front
business in the past year. Your radiant smile by teeth whitening. surfaces of natural teeth. They can be
loyalty and patronage mean a Say goodbye to dark, outdated designed to improve the proportions of
lot to us, and we’d like you to silver ﬁllings and match your natural your smile.
know we appreciate it. tooth enamel with white composite, Strengthen and renew the
The New Year is always porcelain, cast glass, or resin inlays and appearance of teeth that have had root
full of promises to improve onlays. canal treatment or extensive repair with
ourselves and to live healthier Improve the appearance and a natural-looking crown that ﬁts over a
lifestyles. Make a resolution proportions of teeth that are stained or tooth to restore its normal shape, color,
to yourself to brush, ﬂoss, and chipped, or that overlap or are uneven, and function.
rinse, and it’ll go a long way in with cosmetic veneers. Veneers are Recapture your conﬁdence by
making good home care happen. extremely thin but strong porcelain replacing missing teeth with implants.
Here’s to a Happy New They can be an esthetically
Year, and once again, thank pleasing alternative to
you for your business and your dentures and bridges
friendship. that will allow you to
eat, speak, and socialize
Yours in good dental health, before after naturally. Replacing
missing teeth can prevent
future problems with
Daniel C. Stewart, DDS shifting that can affect
A healthy smile will last a lifetime!
More Power To You
Make the right connections ... and smile!
Homophily is the natural tendency of people to associate and bond more
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strongly with people who are similar to them. So what can we do to help you
connect with all those other beautiful people? Well, according to research, a
cosmetically enhanced smile will make you appear more attractive and
popular with the opposite sex, as well as more intelligent, interesting,
successful, and wealthy!
Together, we can choose cosmetic options that will enhance your natural
smile foundation and make your smile sing out success! We can...
Brighten your teeth with whitening, bonding, or porcelain veneers.
Rebuild chips and cracks and close gaps that make you self-conscious.
Straighten and even out the appearance of crooked, crowded teeth.
Reproportion tooth shape, length, and width to ideally balance your features.
Recontour an uneven or too high/low gumline.
Correct a receding gumline that exposes roots and makes your teeth look
longer – and you look older.
Widen your smile to fill in the gaps at the corners of your mouth.
Diminish lip lines and make your lips appear fuller by adding volume.
And there’s even more that we can do...
We can maximize the dramatic impact of whichever cosmetic procedure you Take Heart!
choose. How? By helping you achieve clean teeth and pink healthy gums with a
& Save your smile
strong supporting bone structure.
Nothing makes a connection better than optimal oral health and a high-
In the earliest stage of gum disease,
you won’t even know you have it. Early
on, it’s reversible with home care and
crowns & veneers regular dental treatment, but in later
stages it can lead to tooth loss and only
professional dental intervention can help.
Studies have linked gum disease and
cardiovascular diseases and stroke – the
number-one killers of men and women.
Brighten Stay fit and keep your mouth and
Exercise regularly to
gum sculpting & increase blood ﬂow,
veneers strengthen your heart,
control your weight,
stress, and risk of high
cholesterol, and diabetes.
Eat fruits, whole
grains, vegetables, low-
fat dairy products, and
sources of protein,
orthodontics & legumes, and Omega-3
Don’t use tobacco, a
risk factor for oral
cancer, tooth loss, and
Get regular medical
and oral health
or All Reasons
For many people, appearance is the greatest inducement to on our
sustaining oral health. Who among us does not want to make a great whiteness
first impression at a job interview, look fabulous in photos, and shine
at significant moments like weddings? scale?
Beautiful crowns can help you do all
that and more. They are the most
popular restoration not only because
they can create a natural-looking
improved appearance for discolored,
misshapen, or missing teeth, but
because they prevent and protect to
Prevent a cracked tooth from getting
Strengthen and halt further damage
to a broken tooth, either...
one that has undergone root canal
one with a large filling or fillings.
In fact, when your custom dental Modern crowns & veneers
crown is created, it becomes your tooth’s turn a smile into ... a SMILE!
1. Not all of your natural tooth
new outer surface. Technicians incorporate precise measurements to suit
enamel is the same color...
your bite, jaw movements, and anatomy. Durable metal or metal
your front teeth are usually
camouﬂaged with white porcelain can be used, and all-porcelain materials
can exactly match your smile’s enamel.
molars tend to be in-between
Attaching multiple crowns to a natural-looking bridge is an excellent technique
eye teeth are commonly
for replacing several missing teeth. It can prevent drifting teeth, challenges to
eating and speaking, and increased risk for tooth decay and gum disease.
2. Discoloration can be caused by:
And the bonus: avoid the premature wrinkles and age lines that may
coffee, tea, red wine, colas, or
accompany an altered bite. Your smile will look even more attractive!
illness and medications
It’s hot, hot, hot! ageing
3. Structural changes occur over
The whole world is charmed by the ﬂamboyant the life of your teeth and affect
extravaganzas produced by Bollywood, India’s unique their whiteness...
young teeth are whiter and
counterpart to the Hollywood film industry. Another
cultural export, famous Indian curry dishes, aren’t merely usually have a highly
gorgeous, aromatic, and appetizing. It seems they have the opalescent enamel with milky
potential to improve your oral and overall health. brightness
older teeth are darker with a
Turmeric, a yellow spice that gives Indian curry
powder its distinctive color, contains a compound that more translucent, thinner
appears to relieve or suppress Alzheimer’s symptoms. enamel and a grayish
Curcumin, an antioxidant known to benefit periodontal appearance
health, also found in turmeric, has been shown to help 4. People perceive teeth as
prevent tumors. whiter and more attractive when
Curry leaves, common in South Asian cooking, release they are contrasted against pink,
fragrant essential oils when chewed or combined with healthy gums.
water. They are an ingredient in some mouthwashes and 5. We don’t add whitening to
can help to reduce caries and chronic bad breath. your teeth – we remove stains to
Want to spice it up a bit? Explore your Asian grocery! brighten your teeth enamel by up
to eight shades!