Is Drake’s Diamond from a Dental Implant?

There’s something making the rounds on Twitter about the rapper Drake’s teeth. He said he has a diamond in the tooth that someone accused him of having dirty. Is that done by dental implant? Paul Dear Paul, I know the Tweet you’re referring to. In fact, it started because of the picture above. One of […]

Did Miley Cyrus Get Lumineers or Porcelain Veneers?

I love Miley Cyrus’ smile. I want to get one like it. It looks like she had work done to get it. I can’t tell if she got Lumineers or porcelain veneers. Can you tell as a dentist? Meagan Dear Meagan, Miley Cyrus has admitted to having work done on her teeth but never said […]

Will Mercury-free Dentists Treat Children?

My son has a cavity. I told the dentist I wanted to get him a mercury-free filling, but the dentist said children can’t really have those. If I went to a mercury-free dentist would they give him a white filling? I don’t really want to put a known toxin in his body, even though I […]

The Scoop of Charcoal Teeth Whitening

I keep hearing about whitening your teeth with charcoal. Is this a legitimate thing? Marcus G. Dear Marcus, First, let me say I’m glad you checked before just trying this. There have always been fads in DIY teeth whitening procedures. A few years ago it was lemons. What people didn’t count on was the citric […]