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Category: Cosmetic Dentistry

Do You Fear the Dentist?

Posted February 19, 2015

Afraid of the Dentist? If you’re fearful of dental visits, don’t worry; it’s more common than you think. In fact, research done by a Harvard study shows that 13 to 24 percent of all people have a phobia of the dentist. However, to help you ensure that you maintain a healthy mouth and a great smile, it’s important […]

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How Porcelain Veneers Can Dress Up Your Smile

Posted February 17, 2015

How Porcelain Veneers Can Improve Your Teeth Your smile speaks volumes about you. A wide, full smile usually tells others that you are open and friendly. A pursed, straight-line smile typically indicates that you are shy and closed off. Healthy, clean teeth are the mark of someone put together and organized. Have you stopped and taken […]

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The Truth Your Teeth Tell

Posted January 07, 2015

The majority of people do not realize that a smile conveys so much more than just mood. A smile can communicate your happiness and sociability, but it also shows your teeth. In addition to having a huge effect on the overall appearance of your smile, your teeth reveal a lot about who you are, the […]

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Turn Back Time With a Total Smile Makeover

Posted December 17, 2014

A good smile is one of the most important aspects of projecting an attractive appearance. While some are satisfied with the current condition of their teeth, others are not. With cosmetic dentistry, problems like discolored, crooked, or even missing teeth can be corrected. At his Beverly Hills practice, Dr. Kevin Sands offers patients of all […]

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The Beauty of Porcelain Veneers

Posted July 10, 2014

There are many different dental procedures to whiten, straighten, and otherwise improve a person’s smile, but there is only one procedure that will treat almost all aesthetic problems: porcelain veneers. Whether your teeth are discolored, stained, chipped, broken, gapped, or crooked, porcelain veneers will correct your concern. Discolored and Stained Teeth Although porcelain veneers are […]

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How to Make Your Kiss Count this Valentine’s Day

Posted February 13, 2014

Whether you’ve been on just a few dates or you’ve been married to your sweetheart for years, Valentine’s Day has granted us all the moral obligation to step up our romantic game. Come February 14th, men everywhere are frantically buying flowers, chocolates, jewelry, or booking last-minute dinner reservations – all to impress that special lady […]

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The Sands 10 and 10: More Ways to Get a Celebrity Smile

Posted January 23, 2014

What does it take to have a celebrity smile? Dr. Sands has worked with many celebrities, including Britney Spears, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, and many more. All of these stars have teeth that are beautifully white, straight, and symmetrical. In a previous post, we discussed the various treatments these celebrities have done to achieve their […]

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What Is Laser Gum Contouring?

Posted December 24, 2013

Cosmetic dentistry does not just involve a straight and white appearance to the teeth. In fact, the length of the teeth is often what makes or breaks a beautiful “Hollywood” smile. The teeth can appear too short due to genetics, a particular health problem, taking certain prescription drugs, or bruxism, and is typically corrected with […]

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Should I Get Veneers or Caps?

Posted November 21, 2013

Although porcelain veneers and caps (also called crowns) are somewhat similar dental treatments, they serve different purposes. The best choice between the two will depend on the needs and desires of the patient. Veneers and crowns both require part of the natural tooth to be altered in order to be bonded to it. Because of this, […]

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Celebrities With Great Smiles

Posted October 15, 2013

Brittany Spears (left) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, former television music competition judge on American Idol, and author. Kim Kardashian (right) is an American television personality, fashion designer, model, and actress. She is well known for staring in the television series Keeping Up With the Kardashians. Kanye West (left) is an American hip-hop musician, songwriter, record […]

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