Archives by Tag 'Teeth Whitening'

Is a Home Whitening Kit Right for You?

cosmetic dentistry, Teeth Whitening

Home whitening kits are highly popular, especially with teenagers and young adults. But these over-the-counter products raise two questions: are they safe? And, are they as effective as dental office whitening procedures? When it comes to safety, home whitening kits are relatively benign with no known link to major health more...

Teeth Whitening Brightens Your Smile

cosmetic dentistry, Teeth Whitening

Now and then, everyone and everything needs a little help to look its best. Your teeth are no exception — they rarely stay as white as you might like them to be. But with some assistance from your dentist, you can have the bright, healthy smile you've always wanted. Teeth more...

The Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening

cosmetic dentistry, Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening may be the most popular cosmetic dental procedure available today — and perhaps the most economical, too. While it's possible to use over-the-counter products to lighten your teeth, these solutions aren't as powerful as those provided at a dental office. Plus, you won't receive the benefits of professional more...

Do Not Forget Your Teeth When It Comes to Spring Cleaning

Dental Health Tips

Once the warm weather of spring arrives, many people get motivated and start their annual spring-cleaning ritual. This activity usually is focused on cleaning out closets; however, this year, why don't you try something new and use this same approach to your oral healthcare. Toss your old toothbrush in favor more...

Can You Really Whiten a Traumatized Tooth?

Root Canal, Teeth Whitening

Years after having a root canal on one of your front teeth, you may notice that your tooth has become darker than the surrounding teeth. While this can have a negative impact on your self-esteem as you find yourself smiling less, there is great news! Your dentist may be able more...

After the I do’s

Wedding Day Smile

Don't forget your dentist! Proper maintenance of your teeth after your wedding is always necessary to keep your smile beautiful and your mouth healthy. Use the following suggestions as a guideline: loss and brush gently twice daily and use a fluoride toothpaste. Visit your dentist for regular check-ups and cleanings. more...

Uncovering the Causes of Your Stained Teeth

cosmetic dentistry

The first and most important step in addressing stained teeth is identifying the cause or causes for the discoloration so that you can hopefully prevent additional staining in the future. To get started, you need a dental professional to determine if the stains or discoloration are extrinsic (external) or intrinsic more...

You Can Whiten Your Teeth at Home, but…

Teeth Whitening

It is possible to whiten your teeth at home with over-the-counter (OTC) products you find at your local grocery or drug store, but is it your best option? While at-home applications are less expensive than a professional bleaching, you may find the whitening you receive in your dentist's chair is more...

Bleaching, an Effective Method for Whitening Teeth

Teeth Whitening

If you don't like the color of your teeth when you look in the mirror, there are easy, effective, and inexpensive options for addressing your concern. Bleaching is an effective method with minimal side effects; however understanding the advantages of professional bleaching versus Over-The-Counter (OTC) home bleaching is a must more...

Smile Design Techniques…Understanding My Options

cosmetic dentistry, smile design

Cosmetic dentistry today offers a wide variety of options for improving or restoring your smile. However, knowing or even understanding your options can be intimidating. For example, what is the difference between bonding (an acrylic material) and veneers (typically porcelain)? And what on Earth is gum contouring...and why could it more...