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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Teeth Whitening
...For example, bleaching agents have a difficult time removing brownish or grayish stains...

The Benefits Of Dental Crowns
...There are a few reasons why your dentist may recommend dental crowns as a part of your treatment plan: You have a tooth that looks dark or discolored and can’t be whitened using bleaching agents You need a root canal, so a crown must be made to cover the tooth after it has been treated You have a tooth that’s chipped, broken or has unattractive ridges in the surface One tooth is out of place (protruding or misaligned)—a crown can correct its position Benefits of Crowns The American Academy of Implant Dentistry estimates that 15 million Americans have at least one crown—there’s a good chance that someone you know has one...

Smile Makeover
...Likewise, if you often drink red wine or other beverages that stain, you might do better with porcelain veneers than bleaching treatments...

Teeth Whitening
...   Professional Whitening Methods Professional whitening makes use of high-concentration bleaching gels that are not available over the counter...

Whitening Traumatized Teeth
...If the tooth is still vital, external bleaching can often yield satisfactory results — even if it's just one tooth that needs to be whitened...