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Our goal at Uptown Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry is not to only be the leading source for Houston cosmetic dentistry, but to also serve as a resource to people with helpful knowledge, tips, and facts as you are doing your research on selecting a cosmetic dentist. We strive to be as transparent as possible and try to answer as many questions in our bi-weekly blogs.


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Four Honest Reasons Why You Need Teeth Whitening

If you ask most people what one facial feature they would change if they could, the answer you will get most often is their smile. Unfortunately, not everyone has the financial means to make major changes through cosmetic dentistry Houston clinics offer. However, there are some affordable steps you can take to improve your smile that doesn’t cost prohibitive to most people. Teeth Whitening not only can… Read More »


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4 Ways Your Smile Can Affect Your Love Life

With the often celebrated as equally hated V-day behind us, many people are happy in love or desperately seeking it. More and more people are using online dating as a method of meeting potential mates as the social stigma of it has gone away. Love is beautiful but sadly it is not blind as we like to believe. When your first impression and method of attracting someone… Read More »


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Top 3 Reasons Why Dr. Velasco is Houston’s number one dentist in 77027

We know that in the world of cosmetic dentistry, Houston has a very large market and your choices are plentiful. When it comes to choosing the right prosthodontist  and dentistry practice, there are many factors that will affect your decision on who you trust with something as important as your smile.  We are confident that Dr. Roberto Velasco of Uptown Cosmetic Dentistry will be your top choice… Read More »


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Score a Superbowl Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry

While realistically we won’t see JJ Watt hoisting up that Lombardi trophy this season, we can think positive and hope we’ll see his Superbowl worthy smile in the big game right? On that note, have you ever wondered how he gets that perfect smile while he is obliterating opposing QB’s? Maybe he’s born with it, maybe it’s Maybelline…wait, sorry wrong tagline. Maybe it’s the cosmetic dentistry Houston… Read More »


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3 Tips For A Steve Harvey Smile Through Cosmetic Dentistry

If you’ve ever watched Family Feud, you’ve seen the energy that host Steve Harvey gives off. Maybe it’s because of that huge toothy smile he has. Sure, Steve wasn’t born with that perfect smile but it sure does affect his persona. Our smile is a very important element to the first impression we make. We aren’t always born with a great smile but that doesn’t mean we… Read More »


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Single Dental Implant: Replacing a Missing Tooth

Typically, when someone has incurred serious traumatic injury to the mouth, had a tooth fail to erupt or suffered tooth loss to decay, they will visit their dentist for a diagnosis of treatment. If your dentist recommends a dental implant, you will get a referral to a dental specialist. In most cases, this will be a periodontist, oral surgeon or a prosthodontist. The specialist will examine your… Read More »


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5 Tips for A Great Smile

In the age of the smartphones, selfies, and Instagram, it is now more beneficial than ever to have a great, camera-friendly smile. You don’t have to be celebrity either to have a good-looking smile. Getting a great smile is as simple as following a few basic tips. Tip #1: Act Naturally Have you seen that “deer in headlights look” in selfies? Everyone can tell when a smile… Read More »


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Gum Recession: Causes and Treatments

Discovering you have receding gum lines can be a disturbing ordeal. But there is something that can be done about gum recession. Several things you can do in the comfort of your home can be an effective remedy to receding gums, depending on how severe the problem is. Naturally, the first thing to do is schedule an appointment with your dental professional to get an idea of… Read More »


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Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

When watching a movie or TV show, have you ever noticed how white the smiles of the actors are? Many of them have had cosmetic veneers such as the kind available here at Uptown Cosmetic Dentistry. While veneers are a great solution, there are other alternatives. For example, teeth whitening is an affordable alternative. Some people have misconceptions about the practice and whether or not it is… Read More »


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Missing Teeth: What are the Options for Replacement?

Every year, thousands of American adults suffer the loss of one or more teeth. This usually occurs when a mouth injury is sustained during an accident or when teeth must be extracted as a result of the presence of severe decay or disease. Regardless of how one loses their teeth, it usually affects their confidence as far as their appearance and dental health. Problems Associated With Tooth… Read More »


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