What is a Smile Analysis?

What is a Smile Analysis?

Have you ever heard of a smile analysis? It’s a process used by dental professionals to assess the overall health of your teeth and gums, as well as the aesthetic appearance of your smile.

In this blog post, we’ll discuss what goes into a smile analysis and how it can help you achieve the perfect smile. Check out our website to read all about a smile analysis: https://pacificadental.ca/services/smile-analysis/

What Happens During a Smile Analysis?

During a smile analysis, your dentist will take an in-depth look at all aspects of your oral health. This includes examining the condition of your teeth, gums, jawbone structure, and facial muscles. Your dentist will also evaluate any existing dental work that you may have had done in the past. All this information is used to create a comprehensive picture of your oral health.

The next step is to determine what type of treatments are necessary to improve the overall appearance of your smile. Your dentist may recommend one or more cosmetic treatments such as veneers, or braces. They may also suggest restorative treatments such as fillings or crowns if there are any issues with the structure and function of your teeth.

How Can Smile Analysis Help You Achieve Your Goals?

A smile analysis can help you identify any areas where improvement is needed in order to achieve the perfect smile that you desire. Additionally, it can help you uncover any underlying oral health problems that need to be addressed in order for you to maintain good oral hygiene and prevent future problems from occurring. The end result is that you can have peace of mind knowing that all aspects of your oral health are taken care of and that you have a beautiful, healthy-looking smile!

To Wrap Things Up…

A Smile analysis is an important tool for anyone looking to improve their oral health and aesthetic appearance. By taking an in-depth look at all aspects of their mouth – from the condition of their teeth and gums to existing dental work – dentists are able to create a comprehensive picture that helps them determine what types of treatments are necessary for achieving their desired results. With regular visits to the dentist combined with proper dental hygiene habits, anyone can enjoy a beautiful and healthy-looking smile!

We would be happy to answer any questions you may have.

For more information, contact Pacifica Dental today!

Visit https://pacificadental.ca/contact/

Thank you for taking the time to read our blog.

The Team at Pacifica Dental.

What Are Dental Veneers and How Can They Improve Your Smile?

What Are Dental Veneers and How Can They Improve Your Smile?

Have you been wanting to improve the appearance of your smile? One popular option is dental veneers.

Veneers are thin, custom-made shells that are designed to cover the front of your teeth. They are made of either porcelain or composite material and can help improve the appearance of your teeth by making them look straighter, whiter, and more symmetrical. Let’s take a closer look at what veneers are and how they can help you smile more. Click the link to view our page on Dental Veneers: https://pacificadental.ca/services/dental-veneers/

What Are the Benefits of Dental Veneers?

Veneers can be used to address a wide range of cosmetic issues with your teeth. From gaps between teeth to discolouration, chips or cracks, dental veneers may be able to give you the perfect smile you have always wanted. In addition, they can also help protect your teeth from further damage due to wear and tear.

One of the major benefits of veneers is that we can lighten the shade in order to make teeth look brighter and more uniform. This can be particularly helpful for people who have teeth that are naturally yellow or discoloured from years of consuming coffee, tea, wine, or other foods and drinks known to stain the teeth. Not only do veneers provide a quick and relatively minor solution to lightening stained teeth, but they also give us greater control over colour choice when compared with other methods such as conventional bleaching procedures. Therefore, using this method of treatment can help patients achieve the bright smile of their dreams.

How Long Will My Dental Veneers Last?

The lifespan of your veneers will depend on the type of material that is used as well as how well you take care of them. Porcelain veneers typically last longer than composite ones but both types should last for several years with proper care and maintenance.

It is important to remember that regular flossing, brushing twice a day, avoiding hard foods, following proper oral hygiene habits, and visiting the dentist every six months for checkups will all help ensure that your dental veneers last as long as possible.

Are Dental Veneers Right for Me?

If you are looking for a way to improve the appearance of your smile, then dental veneers may be right for you. However, it is important to note that not everyone is an ideal candidate for this procedure, so it is best to consult with your dentist before having any work done on your teeth.

During this consultation, the dentist will be able to determine if this procedure is right for you based on factors such as the health of your teeth and gums as well as any underlying medical conditions that may affect the outcome of the procedure.  Click the link to see what the Canadian Dental Association say about Dental Veneers: https://www.cda-adc.ca/en/oral_health/procedures/bonding_veneers/

To Wrap Things Up…

Veneers can be a great way to improve the appearance of your smile if other methods have failed or if they just don’t fit into your lifestyle or budget. Not only do they provide an immediate transformation, but they also require very little maintenance which makes them an attractive option for those who want a quick fix without too much effort involved in keeping them looking bright white! So why not give yourself a boost in confidence with some new pearly whites today! Speak with one our dentists here at Pacifica Dental about whether dental veneers are right for you!

We would be happy to answer any questions you may have.

For more information, contact Pacifica Dental today!

Visit https://pacificadental.ca/contact/

We would be happy to answer any questions you may have about taking care of your pearly whites!


The Pacifica Dental Team

Cosmetic Dentistry In Victoria, BC – Top Treatments To Help You Smile With Confidence

Cosmetic Dentistry In Victoria, BC – Top Treatments To Help You Smile With Confidence

Once only for the stars in Hollywood, cosmetic dentistry* in Victoria, BC is now an attainable dream for all.

At Pacifica Dental, we can fix many smile concerns with proven techniques designed to restore the beauty and function of your smile.

All of our cosmetic dental treatments start with a smile analysis. It’s actually something you already do every time you look in the mirror or check out a selfie. If there’s anything about your smile that you’re not 100% happy with, you’ll notice it, especially if you’re like half of all North Americans… unhappy with at least one aspect of your smile.

For every unique smile – including yours – we have many ways that make the incredible difference between hiding a smile and using it with confidence. Let’s talk about what we could do for you… let’s get you smiling! Our cosmetic dentistry in Victoria, BC will take a personalized approach to helping you get the smile you want.

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dental treatments. That’s because very quickly, your smile can go from drab to dynamic. Teeth whitening can lighten your teeth up to 8 shades and, depending on how well you maintain your smile and avoid teeth staining foods, drinks, and some lifestyle choices, can last for months. Touch ups are easy and fast.

Tooth-Coloured Fillings

Do you feel completely cofortable laughing out loud? Are you lacking smile confidence because you don’t like the look of those silver-colored fillings? Talk to us about it. We will check the longevity of them (they don’t last forever), and when they’re ready for an update, let’s upgrade! Beautiful white-colored fillings that match your teeth can make a real transformation!

Tooth-Coloured Bonding

Using the same tooth-coloured bonding material that we use to fill cavities, we can hide minor smile flaws in in just one appointment! Whether you have a chip, crack, dark staining, teeth that are slightly crooked, or teeth that have small gaps between them, bonding may be the solution that will make you smile more.

Porcelain Veneers

A more permanent solution to aesthetic smile concerns, porcelain veneers cover a variety of smile flaws like chips, cracks, minor misalignments, or severe and stubborn stains. A thin custom-made tooth-shaped shell is placed onto your prepared tooth, completely hiding what’s underneath. The porcelain is strong and effectively resists staining.

All-Porcelain Crowns

Crowns are used to support a tooth that has been damaged or compromised either by decay, injury, or root canal therapy. But because of their translucent properties, light reflects just like a natural enamel to give us beautiful esthetic results, so many people are requesting them to enhance their smiles cosmetically. In addition to a tooth that is “just like new,” you’ll enjoy restored function or even a more esthetically pleasing smile.


If you want a straight smile but don’t want to wear metal braces, SureSmile may be your perfect choice. With SureSmile, a series of clear computer-calibrated aligners worn daily straighten teeth over time. While we regularly monitor your progress, you do your own “adjustments” by simply progressing to the next aligner in the series on the right schedule for your unique needs. Also, because the aligners are removable, you don’t have dietary restrictions during treatment as you would with band and bracket braces. Brushing and flossing is also easier. And the best part? They’re nearly invisible so no one will know you’re wearing them!

Now, go look in the mirror. Do you want to improve your personal smile analysis? We can help you love your smile! Call us today!

Yours in excellent dental health,
Drs. Cristina and Bogdan Coca, dentists in Victoria, BC

Fast, Safe & Effective Teeth Whitening In Victoria, BC

Fast, Safe & Effective Teeth Whitening In Victoria, BC

Did you know that about 60% of Canadians believe an attractive smile impacts their self-confidence? This was uncovered in a survey conducted by the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association. Perhaps that’s why we all like to keep our teeth their whitest and brightest … because we know how good it feels, the confidence it instills, and the great impression it makes!

Dentist-Supervised Teeth Whitening In Victoria, BC Is The Way To Go

Safety – Unsupervised off-the-shelf teeth whitening kits may pose serious concerns including unpredictable results. Some ingredients could injure gums, mouth, and throat or even make you ill if accidentally ingested. That’s why we want you to have something great that we can provide for you…

The Perfect Prescription – When we prescribe a teeth-whitening system for you, we make certain that the whitening ingredients are the correct type and concentration for your unique teeth and gums.

Along with our team at Pacifica Dental, we want your smile to be the best it can be, so let us help you get that whiter smile you want – safely, quickly, and effectively! We are your go-to practice for teeth whitening! We’ll ensure your custom-fitted whitening trays fit snugly over your teeth, that the whitening solution is exactly the strength you need, and that the length of treatment is perfect for your unique smile. We’ll also be here when you have questions – we’re always happy to help!

Give us a call and we’ll schedule a consultation. And make sure your teeth whitening treatment is complete in time for that upcoming event – a wedding, graduation, reunion … or even that big job interview where 74% of us believe that an attractive smile has the potential to positively influence career success!

Yours in excellent dental health,
Drs. Cristina and Bogdan Coca, dentists in Victoria, BC