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Health Benefits of Straight Teeth

November 22, 2018 in Cosmetic Dentistry by mccarl_dental

Straight teeth are something we all want because they look great, but did you know that a properly aligned smile is also good for your oral health? It’s true. If you’ve been putting off correcting your smile because you didn’t want to deal with the inconvenience of traditional bracket and wire orthodontics, it may be time to consider Invisalign clear braces. You can get straighter, healthier teeth with less hassle and feel completely confident sharing your smile in any situation – even as you straighten your teeth. Keep reading to learn more about why it’s so important to achieve a straight smile and how Invisalign may be a great option for your oral healthcare needs.
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Celebrity Smile Makeovers

February 7, 2018 in Cosmetic Dentistry by mccarl_dental

This academy award season, you’re going to see a lot of flawless smiles on your television screen, and many people assume their favorite celebs are just born with beautiful smiles. The odds are you’re looking at the beautiful end result of skilled dental care. If you want to get your smile red carpet ready, cosmetic dentistry isn’t just for celebrities. Your Millersville and Greenbelt dentists and dentistry team at McCarl Dental Group offer a wide range of treatments to deliver flawless smiles to rival your favorite celeb.
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Are Tooth Whitening Gums or Toothpastes Effective?

November 21, 2017 in Cosmetic Dentistry by mccarl_dental

Woman chewing teeth whitening gumToday’s culture seems to be obsessed with getting whiter teeth. Take a walk down the oral hygiene aisle at your local pharmacy. You’ll see whitening toothpastes, mouthwashes, strips, and gels. Watching television, you are likely to see at least one commercial for an oral hygiene product. The latest teeth whitening product to join the trend is tooth whitening gum. All of these products promise patients they’ll achieve dramatically brighter smiles, but unless patients have only minimal surface-level staining, they will not likely see any changes in the shade of their teeth. Instead, professional teeth whitening may be a safer, more predictable solution.
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The Facts on Flawless Smile Makeovers

July 12, 2017 in Cosmetic Dentistry by mccarl_dental

In this fun and informative video, Dr. Clayton McCarl explains the ins and outs of the smile makeover process at McCarl Dental Group. If you’re a patient interested in a smile makeover from our skilled dentists and team, you probably already know that we take the time to do things right. When it comes to smile makeovers that means we answer your questions, lay out all the options, and provide only high quality materials and treatments. If you’re interested in transforming the look, feel, or function of your smile, schedule a smile makeover consultation at our Greenbelt or Millersville, Maryland dental office to get started today.
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Smile Transforming Porcelain Veneers in Greenbelt, Maryland

May 9, 2017 in Cosmetic Dentistry,Porcelain Veneers by mccarl_dental

In this video, Dr. Clayton McCarl describes one of many cosmetic dental solutions, porcelain veneers, and helps patients understand when this treatment is appropriate to help achieve the desired smile appearance. If you’ve ever considered porcelain veneers or there’s something about your smile you dislike, our team will be happy to discuss a range cosmetic solutions and help you find the option that best achieves your desired results. Contact our caring cosmetic dentist serving Greenbelt, MD residents to schedule a consultation to explore porcelain veneers and your other cosmetic dentistry options.
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October 21, 2016 in Cosmetic Dentistry by mccarl_dental

 

In this recent YouTube video, Dr. Dianna Lee describes the process and benefits of the Invisalign orthodontics system to one of our patients and answers all of her questions. Invisalign offers orthodontic correction without the metal brackets and wires and years of treatment time necessary for traditional braces. Contact McCarl Dental Group to schedule an Invisalign consultation today. One of our doctors will walk you through the process, examine your smile, and get you started right away.
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Millersville Maryland Dentist Improves the Shape of Teeth with Porcelain Veneers

September 15, 2016 in Cosmetic Dentistry by mccarl_dental

Before - After Poreclain VeneersWe’ve heard more than one patient say, “I just want to hit the reset button on my smile.” If you’re looking for a solution to reshape, enhance, or perfect your smile, you are not alone. While we don’t have any buttons in our office that instantly transform flawed smiles, we do have the next best thing – porcelain veneers. Veneers are sheaths of high-quality, dental-grade porcelain that are bonded to the front facing surfaces of teeth to effectively correct and conceal any number of smile flaws including:

  • Chips, cracks, and wear
  • Misshapenness
  • Crookedness, uneven spacing, or less than ideal positioning
  • Deep-set staining

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The Reasons for Tooth Numbering from Your Dentist in Millersville

April 30, 2016 in Cosmetic Dentistry,General dentistry by mccarl_dental

Visiting the dentist can often be stressful or disorienting for patients, but possibly the most disorienting part of every visit is all the numbers dentists, hygienists, and assistants say to each other throughout dental checkups. This short hand is used by dentists to refer to each of the teeth quickly. At McCarl Dental Group, we use the Universal numbering system which is the American Dental Association supported method.
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McCarl Dental Group Offers the Top 3 Cosmetic Dentistry Services

March 23, 2016 in Cosmetic Dentistry by mccarl_dental

Woman with a beautiful smile thanks to cosmetic dentistry services in greenbelt, mdCountless studies in recent years have shown that your smile is important. From the University of California at Berkley study that revealed those people who smiled more were generally happier, lived longer, and had better marriages to the employment survey that uncovered employer discrimination based on dental damage, decay, or tooth loss, the verdict is in – the way your smile looks matters. Based on these facts, it’s no surprise that cosmetic dentistry services have gained popularity in recent years. Your experienced dentists and team at McCarl Dental Group are proud to offer the three most popular smile transforming cosmetic services: teeth whitening, Invisalign, and porcelain veneers.
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Teeth Whitening Recommendations for Coffee, Tea, & Red Wine Drinkers

January 18, 2016 in Cosmetic Dentistry,Dentistry by mccarl_dental

If you’re one of our many patients who loves drinking coffee, tea, or red wine, you may think that dental stains are inevitable, but at McCarl Dental Group, we have good news for your pearly whites. Regular cleaning with a dental hygienist along with application of professional teeth whitening gel can remove staining and restore your smile to brilliant white. Grab a glass of your favorite staining beverage and read on to find out more about teeth whitening with our knowledgeable Greenbelt dentists and their team.
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