Blog - Esthetic Dentistry

  • 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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  • A Smile Makeover with Porcelain Veneers and Short-Term Braces

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

    This will be the last cosmetic dentistry/Smile Makeover video that I will post for a little while, as I next want to devote some time to showing how destructive “Grinding” of the teeth can be and why it is NOT something that you should take lightly.  Bruxism/Parafunction (the general term for both grinding and clenching, […]

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  • Smiles by Payet Cosmetic Dentistry Video on YouTube

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: February 4, 2009

    As a professional photographer on the side (I don’t plan on quitting my day job any time soon), I have a passion for both the taking of pictures and the digital developing/use of those pictures, and software today is so remarkable in how it can be used.  With increasing levels of integration among Photoshop programs […]

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  • An exciting future for digital dentistry

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

    Tonight was the first meeting of 2009 for the Charlotte, NC area CEREC Study Club, which I  founded shortly after I took possession of my CEREC 3D CAD/CAM system on December 31st, 2007.  (If you’re unfamiliar with the terms, CAD/CAM means “Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Milling.”)  It was really a very exciting meeting (ok, most people probably […]

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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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  • Valentine's Day Whitening Specials!!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: January 21, 2009

    Quick Announcement! Check out our website, www.SmilesbyPayet.com, to see our new Whitening Specials for Valentine’s Day.  Don’t forget that special day is coming up, and you want to look your best. $100 off our regular Custom Whitening Trays (Normally $350, now $250) OR $250 off our amazing Deep Bleaching™ process! (Normally $1195, now $945)

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