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Spokane residents ask about treatment for gum recession

Gum Recession Treatment from Dr. Cory Gaunt in spokane

Have you ever felt like your teeth are getting bigger or your gums are getting smaller? Gum recession occurs when the gum tissue lowers its position on the tooth exposing the root. With various lifestyle causes, gum recession may lead to tooth sensitivity or gum disease. Early treatment is important. Located in Spokane, Dr. Cory Gaunt of Downriver Smiles offers treatment options for gum recession. What causes gums to recede? A healthy smile includes healthy gums. The shape of your gums affects the shape and appearance of your teeth. If your gums are unhealthy or improperly shaped, your teeth look … Continue reading

Spokane residents discover the process for customized dental veneers

customized dental veneers from Dr. Cory Gaunt in spokane

With only a few seconds to make a good first impression, a bright smile can help you stand out from the crowd. Located in Spokane, Dr. Cory Gaunt of Downriver Smiles offers customized porcelain dental veneers and Lumineers to transform your smile. Both are custom-created to give you a beautiful, natural-looking result. Customized porcelain veneers Veneers are applied to the teeth to transform their appearance. Made of thin shells of porcelain, they are less than 1mm thick which is as thick as a fingernail. Veneers are used to change the size, shape, and color of the teeth. The benefits of … Continue reading

Spokane residents wonder when they may need a restorative dental procedure

Restorative Procedure from Dr. Cory Gaunt in Spokane, WA

Maintaining good oral health involves visiting the dentist regularly. Unfortunately, many people wait until they are in pain to think about going to the dentist. Mouth or tooth pain often signifies a dental problem. A restorative dental procedure may be needed to address the underlying issue causing your pain. Conveniently located in Spokane, Dr. Cory Gaunt of Downriver Smiles offers general, cosmetic, and restorative procedures to keep your smile healthy and beautiful. What is a restorative dental procedure? Defined as procedures that diagnose, treat, and prevent oral diseases, restorative dentistry is an important part of dental health. Patients who present … Continue reading

Spokane residents discover the benefits of a tooth-colored dental filling

A dental filling is used to restore damaged teeth from Dr. Cory Gaunt in Spokane, WA.

Dental fillings are used to restore teeth that have been damaged by decay. After the dentist removes the damaged portion, a filling is placed to seal out bacteria and prevent further decay. Located in Spokane, Dr. Cory Gaunt of Downriver Smiles uses a dental filling to protect the natural tooth from further damage. Commonly used dental fillings Different filling materials may be used to restore your teeth. Various factors, such as cost, allergies, amount of material needed, and cavity location, are considered before deciding on the appropriate filling. The possible materials include the following: Composite resin Porcelain Tooth-colored fillings Composite … Continue reading

Spokane, WA dentist discusses the tooth implant process

Tooth Implants from Spokane, WA Dentist

Located in Spokane, WA, Dr. Cory Gaunt of Downriver Smiles understands that patients want beautiful, healthy smiles. Unfortunately, trauma, age, illness, or poor oral hygiene can lead to tooth loss. Thankfully, there are dental options to enhance a smile affected by missing teeth. The tooth implant process maintains the health of the bone while improving the appearance of the smile. Purpose of a dental implant A dental implant is a cylinder-shaped device placed directly into the jaw. Implants provide stability for crowns, bridges, or dentures to replace missing teeth. Aesthetically, an implant topped with a crown looks like a natural tooth. … Continue reading

Cosmetic dentist in Spokane, WA offers services to enhance your smile

Cosmetic services to enhance your smile from Spokane, WA Dentist

Dr. Cory Gaunt of Downriver Smiles in Spokane, WA is a cosmetic dentist who offers services to improve the quality of your smile in appearance and function. A healthy smile is a beautiful smile. Cosmetic services help achieve both. Improve your smile with services offered by a cosmetic dentist Cosmetic dentistry has become increasingly popular. Patients want whiter teeth and more beautiful smiles. Cosmetic dentistry procedures are designed to improve the appearance of the teeth and gums. However, a functional or oral health aspect such as bite, crowding, or a cracked tooth may be improved as well. Downriver Smiles proudly offers cosmetic dentistry … Continue reading

Spokane cosmetic dentist explains the difference between porcelain veneers and Snap-On Smile

Improve your smile with durable, long lasting porcelain veneers

A beautiful smile can improve your self-confidence and help you make a good impression. It impacts personal life as well as your professional one. As a cosmetic dentist, Dr. Cory Gaunt understands the importance of a winning smile. Located in Spokane, WA, Downriver Smiles offers porcelain veneers and Snap-on Smile, among other procedures to alter the appearance of your teeth.  Beautiful smiles have been sought after for ages. In the 1920s, a Hollywood dentist conceived of veneers to improve the smiles of actors and actresses. Technology has changed, making veneers available to the general public. Today, our patients have the … Continue reading

Benefits of implant supported dentures in Spokane

Benefits of implant supported dentures

Although we wish to maintain our natural teeth for as long as possible, age, trauma, decay, and disease can cause tooth loss. Without teeth, additional dental and health problems may occur. Facial muscles begin to sag giving a sunken appearance to the face. Located in Spokane, Dr. Cory Gaunt of Downriver Smiles offer options such as implant supported dentures to enhance patient’s smiles. Implant supported dentures  For patients looking for more stable dentures, implant supported dentures may be a good option, with a number of benefits. For this treatment, patients need to have enough bone in the jaw to support … Continue reading

Spokane dentist explains why dental implant cost is worth it

Spokane dentist explains why dental implant cost is worth it

Downriver Smiles in Spokane, WA is helping our patients achieve oral health and aesthetic goals, making it our number one priority. If you are missing teeth or if you have teeth that are beyond repair, we offer more than one option to restore your smile. In the last few decades, dental implants have surpassed dentures as the preferred method for tooth replacement. The advantages of implants over dentures and their permanency make them the best value due to their stability, ease of care, appearance, and longevity. What are implants: A dental implant is a titanium post that is placed into … Continue reading

Whitening veneers make smiles sparkle in Spokane

Whitening veneers make smiles sparkle in Spokane

Between nature and what life throws at us, our smiles can really take a beating. If your smile has chips, uneven gaps between your teeth or permanent discoloration, veneers can give you a grin you will feel proud of every day. Maybe you have heard that the cost of a veneer procedure is high. Maybe this has even kept you from finding out more. Downriver Smiles, in Spokane, wants you to know that patients feel the benefits of veneers outweigh the cost. What are veneers: Veneers are custom made thin shells of porcelain designed to cover the fronts of your … Continue reading


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