Beyond Bleaching: How To Whiten Intrinsically Stained Teeth
22 September 2015
It can be very frustrating to see something working for other people yet have no effect on you. For tooth-whitening products, however, this is not unusual. And it also doesn't mean that there's nothing you can do about the color of your teeth – so don't give up!
Why Isn't Bleaching Working?
If you have stains on your teeth and bleaching isn't working, it's most likely because you have discoloration of your dentin.
Three Major Risks Of Dental Bonding
2 September 2015
Dental bonding is an inexpensive and quick cosmetic treatment for dealing with minor teeth imperfections such as chipped, misshapen or colored teeth. However, it does have its risks that you should know about before proceeding with the treatment. Here are four examples of those risks:
A few people are allergic to the common materials used in bonding or even the tools and instruments used in the process. If you are allergic to the treatment, then you may experience mouth irritation and itchiness (especially the areas around the teeth).
The Dos And Don'ts Of Caring For Your New Porcelain Veneers
20 August 2015
Are you considering getting porcelain veneers as a cosmetic dentistry option? These can be a great choice for those who have a few embarrassing imperfections, such as chips in the teeth or gaps in between teeth. If you decide to spend your money on porcelain veneers, however, you'll want to make sure to keep them well maintained. This way, you'll have a reason to smile confidently for many years to come.
Yes, Children Can Get Gum Disease: Prevention And Treatment Of This Painful Condition
13 August 2015
When most people think of gum disease, they don't picture children or even toddlers. While gum problems are more common in adults, children can and do develop gum disease. However, there are ways to prevent it, and if your child is showing signs of it, most types can be reversed with proper treatment. Every parent needs to know the types of gum disease children can develop, how to prevent them and how they are treated.