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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Zoom! Teeth Whitening
... A: Zoom! is a bleaching process that lightens discoloration of enamel and dentin...

Cosmetic Dentistry and the Urban Legend
...We can also prepare a take-home kit, with custom-made trays and safe bleaching gels you can use at home...

Frequently Asked Questions About Porcelain Veneers
... A: Veneers can help with a whole range of issues, including: Color: Teeth that are deeply stained or yellowed — even those which can’t be lightened with professional bleaching — can be restored to a brilliant white (or a natural luster) with porcelain veneers...

Christie Brinkley's Tips on Tooth Whitening
...You want your teeth to compliment your face…your friends should not be required to wear sunglasses when you smile!” Aside from some potential minor side effects such as tooth sensitivity, whitening teeth through bleaching is a relatively inexpensive way to brighten your smile conservatively and successfully...

Bill Rancic's Smile Helps Close the Deal
...Depending on the degree of lightening needed, these can range from custom-fitted bleaching trays that you wear at home under the supervision of a dentist, to in-office whitening treatments that work in far less time...

Matthew Lewis's Metamorphosis
...We can do in-office whitening for the fastest results, or prepare a take-home whitening kit with a custom-made tray to fit your teeth perfectly and a supply of the proper bleaching solution...

Teeth Make a Picture-Perfect Smile
... Actually changing the color of your teeth entails whitening/bleaching...

Kathy Bates Plays It Smart With Professional Teeth Whitening
... The basic options for professional teeth whitening include in-office bleaching or take-home kits...

Restore the Brilliance of Your Smile
...This device ensures the bleaching gel does not leak onto sensitive oral tissues...

Staining Within a Tooth Requires a Clinical Whitening Approach
... Intrinsic staining can often be treated by placing a bleaching agent, usually sodium perborate, into the tooth’s pulp chamber...

4 Reasons Why a Home Whitening Kit Might not be Right for You
...While the bleaching agent in a professional whitening solution is much stronger than a home kit, your dentist is trained in techniques that can vary the amount of bleaching, from a softer white to dazzling “Hollywood” bright...

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...