Want A Perfect Smile In Daly City?

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If you are not happy with your smile, consider cosmetic dentistry at Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City, where we provide perfect smiles.

The benefits of cosmetic dentistry include:

  • Look and feel younger.
  • Improve your oral health.
  • Increase your confidence.
  • Smile all the time!

Teeth whitening is one of the most popular procedures of cosmetic dentistry. Modern in-office whitening produces results that far surpass over-the-counter products like whitening toothpastes or strips. We provide Zoom! in-office whitening that can dramatically whiten your teeth in a single office visit.

We also offer porcelain veneers. Veneers are great for covering up chips or cracks in the teeth. They are thin, medical grade porcelain shells that are attached to the front of your teeth. With their lifelike appearance, they too are one of the most popular procedures in cosmetic dentistry.

These are just two of the cosmetic dentistry procedures that can give you a perfect smile. Call Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City to find out more. We also provide treatment for sleep apnea and TMJ/TMD, as well as general dentistry.

Contact Kenneth Hovden DDS:

650-763-8794

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

901 Campus Dr Ste 202
Daly City, California
94015

 


Smile Makeovers With Cosmetic Dentistry in Daly City

Daly City Smile Makeovers at Kenneth Hovden DDS Many of our dental patients at Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City have experienced a boost in self-confidence, thanks to cosmetic dentistry. From teeth whitening to dental implants or porcelain veneers, we have procedures to correct just about any imperfection.

Teeth whitening is one of the most requested procedures we provide. Everyone seems ready to get the awesome smile that comes with white teeth. A simple stroll among the dental products at your grocery store gives you an idea of how many whitening products there are. But none of them can compare to the professional whitening you’ll get from the dentist.

We offer our patients Zoom! teeth whitening. It’s an in-office procedure that takes about an hour but produces dramatic results. With dental-grade hydrogen peroxide gels and LED lamps to activate them, it penetrates deeply into your teeth enamel to bleach out years of deep stains and discolorations.

Porcelain veneers are another option. They are thin shells that are custom-made for each patient, and attached to the front surfaces of the teeth. The result is immediate smile transformation, but veneers can also be used for slight orthodontic adjustments.

A dental implant is probably the most effective way to replacing a missing tooth. Unlike a bridge, the implant is attached directly to the patient’s jaw. It is a titanium post, upon which the tooth restoration sits. When the procedure is complete, it functions just like a natural tooth. And because they are implanted into the jaw, they prevent bone loss.

Cosmetic dentistry at Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City offers other procedures, such as dental crowns. We also provide general dentistry. Contact our office to schedule a consultation or appointment.

Contact Kenneth Hovden DDS:

650-763-8794

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

901 Campus Dr Ste 202
Daly City, California
94015

 


Want A More Beautiful Smile? Teeth Whitening in Daly City

Whiter Teeth for Daly City Teeth whitening is very popular as an affordable, easy way to brighten your smile. Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City offers professional teeth whitening that can transform your smile into something magical.

Of course, there are countless over-the-counter whitening products you can find in any grocery store or drug store. None of them can come close to the results you’ll get from professional teeth whitening.

How do teeth get so dull, in the first place? All of the foods we eat have color, and it all has an effect on our teeth. It doesn’t matter whether it’s health food or junk food, it will leave its mark. Furthermore, all food has a pH level, which is its acid level. The more acidic a food is, the more it will discolor your teeth.

One way to minimize these effects, of course, is to brush. We recommend brushing twice a day. Flossing is essential, too. But even the most diligent dental care won’t keep your teeth from gradually losing their luster, as time goes by.

Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City offers several teeth whitening options, including Zoom! whitening. Zoom! is fast and effective that can bleach your teeth to a dazzling white in about one hour.  We also provide other cosmetic dentistry services, such as porcelain veneers. Call our office today to schedule an appointment.

Contact Kenneth Hovden DDS:

650-763-8794

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

901 Campus Dr Ste 202
Daly City, California
94015

 


Your Perfect Smile: Teeth Whitening in Daly City

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What does it take to change the way you look? Long hours at the gym? Expensive trips to Daly City salons? What about a routine trip to the dentist for teeth whitening?

You may not look forward to seeing the dentist, but when they whiten your teeth, you’ll love the results. Teeth whitening is straight-forward, but the results never cease to impress.

At Kenneth HOvden DDS, we can work with you to develop a teeth whitening regimen that will be most effective. This may include any of the following three methods:

1. Bleaching in-office. Sometimes called chairside bleaching, a special light is used while a bleaching agent is applied to the teeth. A rubber shield or protective gel is used to keep your gums safe from the whitening agent.

2. Bleaching at home. This is done at home, but the whiteners contain peroxide and have potential side effects. Because of this, it’s a good idea to discuss home treatments with us, before you start one. Also, there are many at-home whiteners available, and we can direct you to the best ones.

3. Toothpaste with whitening properties. When a toothpaste carries the ADA Seal of Acceptance, it means that it contains special chemical or polishing agents. These will provide additional stain removal which complements the surface stain removal offered by all toothpastes.

At Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City, helping our patients establish good habits is important. We want them to get the smile they’ve always wanted, along with maintaining excellent dental health. We offer cosmetic dentistry procedures and general dentistry.

The following website was used as source material for this blog:
http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/w/whitening, accessed on September 4, 2013

 

Contact Kenneth Hovden DDS:

650-763-8794

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

901 Campus Dr Ste 202
Daly City, California
94015

 


How To Get The Whitest Teeth in Daly City

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Some people’s teeth are naturally whiter than others’. How’d they get so lucky? Most of us want our teeth to be pearly white. If you are one of them, Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City can help you get that brilliant smile with teeth whitening procedures.

There are things you can do on your own, too, to keep your smile bright.

Don’t Forget to Brush
This seems like a no-brainer, but many people are haphazard with this. We mean daily brushing. Brushing your teeth with a soft toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste is one of the best ways to keep your teeth clean and cavity-free. Often our teeth become discolored or stained because of what we eat and drink, but when we brush our teeth, it limits the damage.

Fluoride Rinse
After brushing, use a fluoride rinse to finish the job. Fluoride rinses get into the cracks where bacteria can be hiding away. When the bacteria is killed, it prevents it from spreading and discoloring your teeth. When you are shopping for a fluoride rinse, check the labels. Some ordinary mouthwashes don’t contain fluoride.

Sometimes the discoloration is too acute to be reversed by home remedies. That’s why we offer other efficient procedures to lighten your smile. We provide an effective teeth whitening treatment that really upgrades your smile. Another cosmetic dentistry option is porcelain veneers.

For that dazzlingly smile, see what teeth whitening at Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City can do for you. Call today for an appointment.

Contact Kenneth Hovden DDS:

650-763-8794

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

901 Campus Dr Ste 202
Daly City, California
94015

 


Veneers in Daly City: Improve Your Smile!

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Hello, and welcome to the blog of Kenneth Hovden DDS. Today we are answering a common question of dental patients: What exactly are veneers, and how are they used in cosmetic dentistry?

Dental veneers are thin shells made from durable, translucent porcelain or composite resin. They are custom-made for each patient, and used to improve the appearance of teeth. Unlike a dental crown, which covers the entire visible portion of a tooth, a veneer covers only the front. They are generally used to correct teeth that have been chipped, stained, decayed, or that are slightly crooked.

If you visit your dentist for veneers, he or she will first make an impression of your teeth. Next, a dental technician will use the model to create the veneers, so you can be sure of a custom fit.

Since a tiny layer of tooth enamel has to be removed so the veneer can be placed, this  is usually irreversible.

Kenneth Hovden DDS has passionately pursued excellence since 1981. He offers his patients all the procedures they need to achieve an outstanding smile. Ask about teeth whitening, dental crowns, and dental implants.

Contact Kenneth Hovden DDS:

650-763-8794

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

901 Campus Dr Ste 202
Daly City, California
94015

 


All Tooth Stains Are Not Created Equal

Daly City Teeth Bleaching Will any of our locally advertised Daly City teeth whitening options remove the stains from your teeth?

The effectiveness of teeth bleaching in San Mateo depends partly on the types of stains.

Extrinsic tooth stains are the easiest to remove. These surface stains have not yet penetrated through the enamel into the dentin. Extrinsic stains are caused by dark-colored foods and beverages like blueberries, carrots, coffee, red wine, and cola. And nicotine is no better for your smile than it is for your lungs.

Unfortunately, even if you avoid these common teeth stainers, your teeth will become discolored over time. Like gray hair, wrinkles, and memory lapses, a dull smile is an inevitable part of aging for San Francisco men and women.

Intrinsic tooth stains develop from the inside out. Tooth injury and tetracycline are the usual culprits. Intrinsic stains are more difficult to remove completely, but it is possible to lighten them with professional tooth whitening available at your Pacifica cosmetic dental office.

If your teeth are stained, whether from coffee, tetracycline, or excessive fluoride, call Kenneth Hovden DDS at 650-755-6000. We have treated many Half Moon Bay patients with extreme tooth discoloration.

It is never too late or too early to brighten your smile.

Daly City seniors can take years off their appearance by restoring the youthful white smile they once enjoyed. San Francisco teens and young adults with surface stains can prevent them from becoming intrinsic stains with San Mateo tooth bleaching.

Speaking of the younger set, did you know that people who drink energy drinks are at risk for many dental problems?

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The Popularity Of Cosmetic Dentistry In San Francisco

The Popularity Of Cosmetic Dentistry In San Francisco

Have you noticed endless pictures coming out of Hollywood featuring celebrities with perfect smiles, even photos of actors and actresses who didn’t have the best teeth early in their careers? Can ordinary San Francisco people obtain a celebrity-caliber smile? Absolutely!

In recent years there has been a significant increase in the accessibility of state-of-the-art cosmetic dentistry in the San Mateo and San Francisco area.

The truly amazing thing about cosmetic dentistry is that it’s one Hollywood perk that is accessible to almost everyone.

Whether it is a relatively minor alteration a dental patient would like, such as teeth whitening in Daly City, or a more involved procedure such as a complete smile re-design, more and more dentists are giving folks just like you the beautiful teeth they have always wanted.

Because there are so many different cosmetic dentistry procedures, they can be performed individually or in combination to get Daly City patients the improvements to their smiles that are most desirable.

I’m Dr. Kenneth Hovden. If you are looking for quality dental care in the San Mateo, San Francisco, or Daly City area, give us a call here at Kenneth Hovden DDS. We are currently accepting new patients. Ask us about teeth whitening, veneers, and smile makeovers.

Dr. Kenneth Hovden
Kenneth Hovden DDS
901 Campus Dr Ste 202
Daly City, California
650-755-6000
http://cosmeticimplantdentistryca.com/services.php


Bright Smiles In San Francisco

Professional Teeth Whitening For Bright Smiles In San Francisco

Hello San Francisco! Do you want brighter, whiter teeth? Most San Francisco folks notice their teeth dulling as the years go by, but some foods, drinks, and even mouthwashes can stain teeth at any age.

OTC tooth whitening products like kits, strips, or toothpastes may slightly lighten stains, but for a truly brilliant smile Kenneth Hovden can help!

If you have dental veneers, bonding, or bridges, teeth whitening bleach will not lighten the stains and your whitened natural teeth will make your dental work look even duller in comparison. At Kenneth Hovden DDS, we can recommend new dental work, including veneers or bondings, if these have aged and discolored.

Remember, anything that can stain a white tee shirt can stain teeth.

Fortunately, brushing after meals can keep stains at bay, however with acidic foods or drinks, just rinse your mouth with water. Brushing right away can erode enamel, causing thinner teeth as we age.

San Francisco in-office teeth whitening takes about an hour and bleaches teeth to a whiter-than-ever brilliance. Professional take-home whitening kits are also available at Kenneth Hovden DDS and can produce the best results over time.

For more information on getting a younger and brighter smile, contact our professional for a smile brightening consultation today!

Kenneth Hovden DDS
650-755-6000
http://cosmeticimplantdentistryca.com/

General and cosmetic dentistry including veneers, crowns, bonding, orthodontia, and teeth whitening. Ask us about financing options.


Tooth Whitening Dentistry In Daly City

Tooth Whitening Dentistry In San Mateo

Tooth whitening has really taken off in Daly City. It has become a popular dental procedure and can provide excellent results if done properly.

There are a lot of options when it comes to teeth whitening. You can choose from a selection of over-the-counter options that you can get at your local pharmacy, or can go to a professional to get a complete tooth whitening solution.

It is a good idea to consult with your dentist before a tooth bleaching, regardless of whether you choose to use an over-the-counter product. Your dentist will be able to help you understand the results you can expect, and can help recommend a product that will work for you.

There are many variables when it comes to tooth whitening. The color of your teeth at the beginning of your treatment will make a difference for your ending result. Different tooth whitening treatments will each produce a different result. Your Daly City dentist has experience with tooth coloration and the types of treatments available.

In many cases, your Daly City dentist will be able to provide you with a tooth whitening solution that you can take home with you. In some cases, your Daly City dentist may recommend a professional treatment that is done at the dentist’s office.

Professional tooth whitening can produce dramatic results in a single treatment, and is often done over a few treatments.

Tooth whitening is less expensive than it was in the earlier days of tooth whitening technology. Today, tooth whitening treatments are very affordable, and don’t take the time they used to.

If you are interested in a tooth whitening consultation in the Daly City area, please call Kenneth Hovden DDS and make an appointment to see me. I will be happy to give you a check up, assess your tooth color, and recommend cosmetic dental tooth whitening treatments that may be right for you.

-Kenneth Hovden, Dr.