In: waco porcelain veneers

Waco Dentist Dispels Myths about Porcelain Veneers
May 21, 2012

Dr. Locke discusses what you need to know about porcelain veneers.

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The Importance of Cosmetic Dentistry in Waco
April 18, 2012

Dr. Locke’s cosmetic treatments can help enhance your appearance and improve your functioning.

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Waco Dentist Explains Porcelain Veneers
October 20, 2011

Early generations of porcelain veneers earned a reputation for looking bulky and fake. Remember Hilary Duff’s first smile makeover?

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One Procedure Offers a Texas-Sized Smile Makeover
September 22, 2011

While teeth whitening or cosmetic bonding can make a smile look more youthful, perfect, and vibrant, no single procedure has effects equal to that of porcelain veneers.

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The Power of Strawberries
April 11, 2011

Spring brings the season of fresh fruits and vegetables. Nutritionists, doctors, and dentists strongly encourage people to eat plenty of nutritious foods to take advantage of their many health benefits. Strawberries, in particular, are powerful fruits to integrate into your daily diet.

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Harmful Dissolvable Tobacco Products
March 21, 2011

Cigarettes, cigars, snuff, and dip cause cancer and other health issues. Studies now reveal that dissolvable tobacco products have the potential to cause mouth diseases, as well. These pop-into-the-mouth products replace cigarettes and other tobacco products. They are a popular alternative in social settings.

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Perfectly Imperfect Teeth
January 26, 2011

I’m Dr. Corbet Locke, a Waco-based dentist, and I recently cam across an article in the Waco Tribune Herald that got me thinking.

The article was about achieving your perfect smile with “perfectly imperfect teeth.” Recently, this topic has been popular in the dental world, mostly because it focuses on the specific goal of cosmetic dentistry.

The goal of cosmetic dentistry is to give you a healthy, beautiful, complete smile, not necessarily a flawless one. I offer many cosmetic procedures here at my office, and I prescribe them to my patients based on their needs and dental goals. There is not one procedure that will give everyone a “perfect” smile.

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Waco Porcelain Veneers
December 21, 2010

Instead of undergoing multiple dental procedures, like teeth whitening, plus bonding, plus orthodontics, porcelain veneers take care of most cosmetic dental problems with just one procedure. With proper care, veneers can last for decades, and they are impervious to stains, so they stay white and beautiful.

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Cosmetic Bonding to Restore Your Smile
December 8, 2010

A chip, crack, or imperfection on your front teeth can ruin a beautiful smile. Though we hate to admit it, new acquaintances often judge us based on our appearance, and studies show that a smile is one of the first things people notice. Other research tells us that an attractive smile makes us appear more intelligent, friendly, and successful. For minor imperfections, like a chipped front tooth, I often recommend affordable and effective cosmetic bonding.

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