Understanding The Three Common Forms Of At-Home Teeth Whitening

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If you want to whiten your teeth, you can either do it at your dentist’s office or rely on at-home treatments. Here are the three common techniques for at-home whitening: Tray Whitening This is one of the oldest at-home teeth whitening methods. In this case, you take bleaching trays that fits over your upper and lower teeth and place whitening gels on them. You then fit the trays over your teeth and leave them in place for the recommended duration (typically several hours per day).…

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The Purposes Of Dental Crowns And How They Differ From Veneers

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Dental crowns have never been considered a cosmetic thing. They have always been a necessary, tooth-saving procedure. This is very different from veneers, which also cover your teeth. Yet, veneers are cosmetic. So, what makes these two teeth-covering procedures so different? It has a lot to do with purpose; crowns have purposes, while veneers do not have the same purposes.  Dental Crowns Save a Severely Damaged Teeth  When you go to the dentist because you need a crown, it is because you have a severely damaged tooth that will die completely if your dentist does not intervene.…

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Benefits Of Dental Veneers

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Cosmetic dentistry focuses on altering the appearance of the teeth. One popular cosmetic dental application is the porcelain veneer. Like your tooth enamel, porcelain is translucent and white. Veneers are super-thin, tooth-shaped shells made of porcelain. They are attached to the front of your teeth to cover imperfections without compromising your ability to chew.  Many different types of dental blemishes can be concealed by veneers, such as cracks, discoloration, chips, and dental misalignments.…

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