Veneers have been around for decades. They have provided perfect smiles for movie stars and celebrities, setting the standard for great teeth for years. Nowadays, more and more people are seeking perfection as well—but not so blatantly. In this advanced age of cosmetic treatments, subtlety is prized. We can recall patients stating, “I don’t want my smile to look fake. I want my teeth to look like I’ve had them my whole life.” When you visit Creative Smiles, that becomes an attainable goal! We offer porcelain veneers in Columbus that vary in shape, size, and color all depending on the original smiles of our patients. We can make your new smile blend seamlessly among your natural teeth and still correct your unwanted flaws.
Creative Smiles Blog
May 17, 2017
At Creative Smiles, we understand the very real threat that gum disease poses on our patients. Many American’s have developed it and it puts them at extreme risk for other systematic health issues if they don’t receive effective periodontal therapy from their dentist in Columbus. It’s important to be able to recognize the signs of gum disease so that you can seek therapeutic treatments to help improve your gum health. We’re happy to explain the symptoms of gum disease and how we can help you get your oral health back on track.
May 10, 2017
You may wonder why your dentist in Columbus always stresses about your diet—especially the drinks you decide to guzzle. The consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages like sodas, sports drinks, and artificially sweetened juices can be associated with horrible cases of tooth decay and other dental concerns. General health concerns are also closely linked to high-consumption of sugary drinks like diabetes and obesity. Our dental professionals at Creative Smiles are concerned about your overall health, not solely your teeth and gums although that’s the area of your body that we’re specialized in. By highlighting the harmful amounts of sugar and acid in sweetened beverages we’re hoping to encourage our patients to rethink what they’re choosing to put in their bodies.
April 24, 2017
As dental professionals, we must use the knowledge we have to be more diligent in oral cancer screenings. The rate of being diagnosed with oral cancer has increased by a third over the past decade. But why? Most people aren’t informed or realize that catching oral cancer in its preliminary stages is literally life or death. Teaching our patients to be more aware of the changes in their mouth, encouraging regular visits to your dentist in Columbus, and acting urgently when symptoms of oral cancer are found are just a few ways on how we try to be proactive during oral cancer awareness month.
April 21, 2017
It’s not unusual to have a wide range of emotions hit you as you prepare to start your new straightening treatment. Excitement, nervousness, and apprehension may just be a few that rush over you. That’s the beauty of meeting with our dental professionals for a consultation that will answer all your lingering questions. You’ve seen many people straighten their smile with traditional braces, but Invisalign in Columbus is new to you. Creative Smiles will have the information you need to begin straightening your teeth at a gradual, comfortable pace.
April 11, 2017
Have you noticed that your smile has darkened over the years? There are many reasons why your teeth can become stained along with simply just getting older. Did you know that simple substances like coffee, tea, and wines can change the color of your teeth? What about tobacco use and even certain prescribed medications? Genetics also play a role in the brightness of your teeth. Whatever the reason may be, Creative Smiles offers teeth whitening in Columbus that make your smile evening whiter than it ever was before!
March 15, 2017
Nowadays, day to day life is hectic. Most people have to work two jobs just to maintain the lifestyles they wish to live, especially in a large metropolitan area like Columbus. It may be tempting to skip a dental appointment now and then. At Creative Smiles, Dr. Buck and his associates are passionate about helping patients achieve their healthiest smiles and keep them for life. Just remember, your dentist in Columbus is here to provide the necessary dental care that you need. Your smile—and overall health—are worth it!
March 8, 2017
When it comes to appointments that take time away from your daily life, faster is better. Creative Smiles understands that not everyone has time to take off work and it’s hard enough to make your semiannual dental appointments as it is. Thankfully, if you are in pain because of a decayed, fractured, or damaged tooth, you can now get your tooth restored in one appointment. No, you didn’t misread that! Your dentist in Columbus has the advanced technology and training to turn the lengthy process of getting a dental crown into a fast, effective, single appointment.
March 1, 2017
Do you heavily rely on google reviews to choose your next health professional? Nothing’s wrong with hearing what actual patients have to say about their experience. Creative Smiles has had great experiences with our patients, a lot of them leaving 5-star reviews that remark things like, “There are few places that I enjoy going for any sort of medical or dental appointment. But I can actually say the staff at Creative Smiles makes you want to come back. They are truly a family and treat you like a part of it. I would refer anyone to go there!” Google reviews are just one of many ways to narrow down the numerous choices you have when picking a new dentist. Dr. Buck and his associates want you to be able to have a great experience just as our past patients have, so we put together a few questions that we think are important to ask when googling your next dentist in Columbus.
February 28, 2017
Are you already missing one or more teeth? Or perhaps you’re on the brink of tooth extraction — either way, the effects of tooth loss are significant. Finding a good replacement is crucial for protecting your overall quality of life, and dental implants replace teeth better than any option currently available. Considering the replacement for your own smile? In this week’s blog post, the Creative Smiles team shares the top 5 benefits of dental implants in Columbus.