Notes from the American Dental Association about Whitening

From www.ada.org: Brushing and flossing are everyday ways to keep your teeth bright, white and healthy. Still, if you might feel like your smile is lacking some sparkle or is more yellow than it used to be, you’re not alone. When the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry asked people what they’d most like to improve [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:52+00:00 December 17th, 2015|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental, Dental Hygiene, General Dental Information|

Does whitening damage teeth?

Studies have shown that when properly done on patients with no active decay, there is no damage.  According to the American Dental Association, damage to teeth after whitening can occur with overuse of at-home whitening systems as these are administered without the supervision of a dental professional.  Damage could also occur in the enamel if [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:53+00:00 June 3rd, 2015|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental, General Dental Information|

GoSmile whitening toothpaste

GoSmile Truly Whitening Toothpaste System Toothpaste that takes whitening to the next level...whitens beneath the enamel for TRUE stain removal! Breakthrough technology for REAL whitening, not just polishing.  This toothpaste TRULY whitens, by penetrating enamel - which is translucent - to remove the stains in the dentin that really give teeth their color.  The easiest, [...]

Tooth Whitening products & ingredients

Smile Whitening is a hot topic and one of the most popular cosmetic treatments sought out today.  Reading the labels and deciding on which product is right for you can be very confusing. Peroxide is the active ingredient in nearly all tooth whitening products.  There are two types - carbamide peroxide and hydrogen peroxide.  Both [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:53+00:00 October 18th, 2013|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental, General Dental Information|

Dental implants

Dental implants are the best option for patients who have severely cracked or missing teeth. Performed in single or multitooth restorations, implants are a permanent option for those who might otherwise need something like dentures. For decades, titanium implants were the only choice, but the new zirconia implants offer several benefits, including a holistic one, [...]

Hidden Braces

Traditional braces are  still the most ideal for severely misaligned teeth.  However, if you only are looking to get a small fix to improve your 'social' smile but don't want to walk around with visible metal braces, NewBeauty has a recommendation- Incognito Lite Hidden Braces. They are great for correcting mild imperfections in the anterior, mainly [...]

By | 2013-07-10T22:43:37+00:00 July 10th, 2013|Cosmetic Dentistry, General Dental Information|

Smile Whitening

Common foods and drinks, such as coffee, red wine, berries, and tomato sauce, will stain your teeth.  Over time, your teeth loose their brightness and you see a yellowish tinge to your smile.  As you age, daily wear and tear creates etchings on the tooth surface which make teeth more susceptible to stains than you [...]

By | 2013-05-02T13:51:16+00:00 May 2nd, 2013|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental|