Dalton C. Hunt Blog

Why Is Cosmetic Dentistry So Popular Now?

June 29, 2024

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Someone with a nice smile

In recent years, cosmetic dentistry has absolutely exploded in popularity. Whether on TV or social media, there are more smiles than ever that have been improved with the help of cosmetic treatments, which has led the average person to wonder whether these procedures could also work for them.

With all the buzz around these procedures, you might rightfully wonder what it is that has made them so celebrated in recent years. Here’s are a few reasons that’s the case.


What Even is Cosmetic Dentistry Anyway?

June 11, 2024

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Someone in a dental chair

When people think about dentistry, the first thing that comes to mind for most are the treatments that they get when they have a toothache—fillings, crowns, root canals, things like that. While these are all invaluable, they’re also just a portion of what dentistry has to offer.

There’s also cosmetic dentistry, which has many treatments that can help you get the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted. Here’s what you should know about this field and what it could do for you.


Have An Awkward Bite? Invisalign Might Be Able to Help

April 8, 2024

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Woman with Invisalign aligners

Does your awkward bite leave you feeling a little too much like a shark? Are you wanting to fix teeth that don’t rest correctly, but are worried about extensive dental work? Does the thought of metal braces give you the ick? If so, that’s completely understandable! Fortunately, Invisalign aligners can realign a maladjusted bite, all while fitting to your teeth with their famous subtle and comfortable style.

This declaration might prompt you to ask more questions – “is fixing my bite worth the trouble in the first place?” “I have a pretty strange alignment; what kind of bites can Invisalign correct?” “That all sounds promising, but how does it work?” These are valid concerns to think about. Keep reading to discover the answers!


Can I Still Drink Coffee with Invisalign?

March 8, 2024

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Steaming cup of coffee on a bookInvisalign is a great option to achieve a straight smile without brackets and wires. It’s a comfortable, discreet method of correcting various bite and alignment problems. Although Invisalign offers many benefits, are you willing to sacrifice your morning cup of coffee? You don’t have to! You can still enjoy coffee while benefiting from Invisalign, but there are a few things you’ll need to know.


Image Improvements: 3 Common Cosmetic Dental Concerns

February 5, 2024

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Nose to chin view of dentist holding sample veneers to patient's teeth

It’s normal to feel self-conscious about minor aesthetic flaws in your teeth. Dental issues that are visibly noticeable can impact not just how you feel about yourself, but how others around you view you, too. Worrying about their opinions is enough to make anyone feel anxious! Fortunately, your dentist can mend or mask most issues with various cosmetic dental procedures. Keep reading to learn about 3 common issues and how your dentist can address them!


5 Dangers of Using Mail-In Clear Aligners

January 3, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — daltonhunt @ 7:03 pm
person holding Invisalign aligner and smiling

In our fast-paced world, people often look for easy ways to straighten teeth without seeing an orthodontist. That’s where mail-in aligners come in. They seem simple, but studies and experts warn they might not work well and can be risky. Professional groups have even said to avoid them. Here are five important risks to think about before trying mail-in clear aligners.