Porcelain veneers are an attractive option for those looking to improve the aesthetics of their smile. This cosmetic dental procedure involves placing thin, tooth-colored porcelain shells on the surface of individual teeth. The result is a stunning transformation that leaves you with a perfectly straight, white, and uniform smile. Veneers are beneficial in that they are resistant to discoloration or staining and last longer than traditional crowns or bleaching treatments. Continue reading The Benefits and Drawbacks of Porcelain Veneers
Let’s face it: no-one enjoys going to the dentist, but regular dental checkups are crucial for good oral (and overall) health. When you see your dentist regularly, you’re much less likely to suffer from cavities and gum disease, so knowing how often to visit is critical.
How Often Should Individuals See the Dentist for Checkups?
When oral health issues begin to rise, individuals need a dentist, and it’s important to see your dentist at least twice a year for checkups and cleaning . Failure to see the dentist regularly puts your health at risk. Continue reading How Often Should You Have a Dental Checkup?
Georgia O’Keeffe (1887 – 1986) was fascinated by the animal bones, weathered and worn, that she found in the desert in New Mexico. In Red and Pink Rocks and Teeth she presented a jawbone alongside two stacked rocks that appear both monumental and indeterminate. The smooth, rounded forms of the red and pinks rocks appear in enigmatic relation to one another, as the red pebble seems to recede from the picture plane even though it must be perched on top of the pink stone. Their abstracted forms and warm colors contrast sharply with the bleached, angular teeth and hard, cracked appearance of the jawbone and together construct a tromp l’ceil that questions the nature or representation and perception.
Photographed in the Art Institute, Chicago.