Latest From Our Dental Blog

Mar 30

For many years, people who had to get a filling at the dentist’s office had a choice between a few different colors of metal, none of which matched the color of their teeth. In recent decades, however, fillings have been made of compounds other than metal. These newer compounds, commonly called “white fillings,” have a […]

Jun 08

People tend to take their smiles for granted. After all, most of us smiled for the first time when we were just a few months old, and our smiles delighted parents, grandparents, and any other baby-loving adult who happened to be walking by. There are few things more beautiful than the human smile, but it’s […]

Feb 03

Cosmetic dentistry has many benefits for patients who choose to explore that option. Cosmetic dental treatments in Houston, TX, are used to brighten your smile, align your teeth, and eliminate any imperfections that may be visible. Cosmetic dental care provides benefits over and above what many people may realize. Choosing to invest in a cosmetic […]

Nov 30

Along with routine dental care, Dr. Monti Harpalani and his staff in Houston, TX also provide cosmetic dentistry services for patients of all ages. At Vivid Dental Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we understand how important a beautiful smile can be, and are aware of the impact an unsightly smile can have on one’s confidence and […]

Oct 28

Fillings made from a type of dental material called “composite resin” are a fantastic fit with Vivid Dental’s conservative approach and emphasis on quality products and care. As your “cosmetic teeth filling dentist” in Houston TX, Dr. Monti Harpalani works closely with you and your family to avoid the need for restorative treatments. As a […]

May 14

Your smile commands attention. It is often the first (and last) feature that others remember about you. Your smile’s power is fantastic when you feel great about your teeth. But it is unsettling when you lack confidence in the appearance of your teeth. At Vivid Dental, tooth-colored fillings in Houston, TX are designed to enhance […]

Apr 02

The shape, shade, length, and position of your teeth contribute to your overall smile and to how others see you. Several studies have connected the state of a person’s smile to the way others perceive the wearer of that smile. What these researchers found is encouraging to someone with a stunning smile and discouraging to […]

Jun 19

Silver-colored amalgam fillings have been the standard in the United States for many years. While they were originally chosen for their affordability, strength, and durability, they can contain upwards of 50 percent mercury, which is a harmful toxin. At Vivid Dental, we do not use amalgam fillings and instead opt for composite resin fillings. These […]

Mar 17

At some point or another, many patients may develop tooth decay, or cavities, these areas are damaged and must be restored to avoid pain, discomfort, and continual problems. Tooth decay may also be an indicator that periodontal disease is developing, so it is important for patients to take charge of their dental health as soon […]

Mar 17

Cosmetic dentistry is widely popular around the world. Today, millions are enjoying their lives thanks to their smiles. A person’s teeth and gums play a vital role in one’s life. Having a healthy mouth results in for fewer toothaches than if you do not work to sustain the health of your teeth and gums. Now, […]

Mar 17

Patients interested in rejuvenating their smiles are encouraged to visit a cosmetic dentist in the Houston, TX area. At Vivid Dental, we provide new and existing patients with the services they need to change the appearance of their smiles drastically using the latest dentistry has to offer. Here are some of the primary benefits of […]

Mar 17

Teeth whitening is a popular cosmetic solution for patients in the Houston, TX area who are dealing with permanent discoloration of their natural tooth enamel. While there are many choices when it comes to over-the-counter whitening products, many patients find that these leave much to be desired. Whitening products may be difficult to use, result […]