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Teeth Whitening Facts

Is your wedding approaching and you want your smile to be its brightest? Or maybe you have an important speaking engagement? Whatever the reason, tooth whitening isn't just for the movie stars, and it isn't just for one day. Many people have their teeth whitened, and probably millions more are thinking about it. The desire for a brighter smile with whiter teeth is very strong, and teeth whitening safely lightens the color of the teeth, lasting for up to five years. Is whitening for you? Generally, whitening is successful in at least 90 percent of patients, though it may not be an option for everyone. Consider tooth whitening if your teeth are darkened from age, coffee, tea or smoking. If [...]

By |2019-09-29T21:16:14+00:00November 5th, 2019|Cosmetic Dentistry|Comments Off on Teeth Whitening Facts

Laser Treatment Saves Teeth

Laser Periodontal Treatment in Sacramento, CA Fighting Infections with the Latest Technology Hearing the word 'laser' might make you feel a bit apprehensive, but have no fear! Laser treatment is one of the most effective and least intensive options for cases of gum disease. You've probably heard of gingivitis, the condition characterized by red, swollen, or bleeding gums. Mild cases improve with better brushing, regular dental checkups, and antibacterial mouth rinses. However, in advanced cases where the disease threatens tooth loss (periodontitis), more professional treatment may be necessary. A dental laser uses a tiny, flexible fiber-optic cable which is only the thickness of about three human hairs. We slip the probe between your tooth and gum and ZAP, just like [...]

By |2020-03-28T16:50:28+00:00June 18th, 2019|Periodontal Dentistry|Comments Off on Laser Treatment Saves Teeth

A Brighter Smile With Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening in Sacramento You've lived this long, you've earned it... No doubt about it. We're living longer, we're living better. All that effort put into diet and exercise is paying off. And while you're going through your paces on the treadmill, consider another part of you that might need a bit of improvement: your smile. With age, one of the first things to go is the freshness of your smile. At about thirty, tooth color begins to dim. There is a natural tendency for dentin—just beneath the enamel—to yellow. And if you smoke or overindulge in coffee or cola, darkening can be dramatic. Exercise and low-fat foods count for less if your smile gives you away. But just as [...]

By |2019-04-24T13:31:58+00:00April 9th, 2019|Cosmetic Dentistry|Comments Off on A Brighter Smile With Teeth Whitening