Blog - Beautiful Smile

  • 2.9 Month Braces by Charlotte dentist Dr. Payet

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: November 24, 2009

    As much as people are often amazed at the idea that we can give them a straight smile with Six-Month Braces, there really are times when it doesn’t even take THAT long.  Take a look at Karim’s before and after pictures — literally, we put her brackets on back on September 9th, and we took […]

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  • Replacing Dental Crowns with Black Lines at the Gum

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: May 8, 2009

    What’s the Black Line Under Old Crowns? Here’s a case from a few years ago where the patient was really unhappy with his old, yellow, ugly old Porcelain-to-Metal crowns, partially because of the dark grey line at the crowns’ edges.  That black line between the gum and crowns was from the metal inside the crowns […]

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  • A short video on Six-Month Braces

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 26, 2009

    As I mentioned in a previous post on dental photography, I’ve been working to create Before/After videos of the different procedures we offer, and while they do take some time to put together, I am getting more of them completed.  Here’s one that describes a little more about the process of Six-Month Braces and what […]

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  • Yes – single-visit crowns can be beautiful!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 13, 2009

    Obviously, the single biggest advantage for patients with our CEREC machine is the ability to have beautiful, all-porcelain restorations completed in a single visit.  Here’s an example of how nice that can be.  This patient had 10 porcelain veneers done about 2 years ago; due to her grinding habit, she had knocked off and broken […]

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  • New Patient Education videos now in the office!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: February 3, 2009

    Oh, it feels so good to finally be able to announce this, as I’ve been working on it so hard for so many nights after my family has gone to bed, but FINALLY I have begun producing some new Patient Education videos to help explain a number of options that we offer by using pictures […]

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  • Porcelain Veneers for a Charlotte Smile Makeover

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: January 10, 2009

    Smile Makeover with Porcelain Veneers Porcelain veneers are one of the most requested cosmetic procedures in dentistry, and they can make a dramatic difference in your smile.  Here’s another case that we did in our Charlotte NC dental office a number of years ago. What Can You Change With Porcelain Veneers? Craig wasn’t happy with either […]

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