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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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Include a Smile Makeover in Wedding Planning
... Teeth can be whitened by bleaching in the dentist's office or with products that can be used at home under a dentist's supervision...

Questions You Should Ask Before Whitening Your Teeth
... Is bleaching teeth safe...

How Does Tooth Bleaching Work?
... Behind the Magic Materials used for tooth bleaching are hydrogen peroxide and carbamide peroxide...

Common Questions About Whitening Your Teeth
...A lot of research has been done on teeth whitening, so we know that specific bleaching formulas, from a reputable source, are safe if used as directed and after a proper dental examination...

Teeth Whitening Safety Depends on the Right Product Used in the Right way
... Although whitening treatments may differ in formula and strength, almost all use hydrogen peroxide as the bleaching agent, usually contained in carbamide peroxide which splits into hydrogen peroxide and urea upon activation...

Non-Vital Bleaching Removes Unsightly Tooth Discoloration From Within
... There is, however, one possible solution: a whitening technique known as internal or non-vital bleaching can lighten a darkened, non-vital tooth...

End the Embarrassment of Stained Teeth with Whitening
... Whitening or bleaching is an effective and relatively affordable solution for many instances of both intrinsic and extrinsic staining...

Leave Enough Time for Your Wedding-Day Smile Makeover
...You can also brighten your teeth by several shades using the techniques of bleaching...

Planning Your Wedding Day Smile Makeover
...In-office treatments are quicker and more predictable, but dentist-supervised at-home bleaching kits are also an option if you have more time...

Determining the Right Whitening Approach is Key to Brightening a Dull Smile
...Besides limiting consumption of stain-causing foods and maintaining daily oral hygiene, you can also diminish extrinsic staining with a bleaching application...

Stains from Within a Tooth Require Professional Whitening
Whether performed in a dental office or using a home kit, teeth whitening applications are quite effective for bleaching exterior (extrinsic) stains on enamel surfaces...

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

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...