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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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Cosmetic Dentist Peoria and Glendale AZ
... Whitening/Bleaching -- Procedures that reverse the effects of such things as aging, food and tobacco stains, and medication use...

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

Choosing the Best Path to Whiter Teeth
...We recommend in-office whitening treatments or at-home bleaching with custom-made flexible plastic trays...

The Magic Behind Professional Teeth Whitening
...However, with our bleaching products and services, you are under the care of a trained professional and thus can receive much higher concentrations without compromising your health or the health of your teeth...

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...

Staining Within a Tooth Requires a Clinical Whitening Approach
... Intrinsic staining can often be treated by placing a bleaching agent, usually sodium perborate, into the tooth’s pulp chamber...

Get a Smile You Love
... - Teeth bleaching to remove stains caused by food, wine, coffee, tobacco, and general aging of the teeth...

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...

Root Resorption in Adult Teeth is a Cause for Concern
... While its causes haven’t been fully confirmed, ECR has been linked to excessive pressure on teeth during orthodontic treatment, periodontal ligament trauma, teeth-grinding or other excessive force habits, and bleaching techniques performed inside a tooth...

4 Reasons Why a Home Whitening Kit Might not be Right for You
...While the bleaching agent in a professional whitening solution is much stronger than a home kit, your dentist is trained in techniques that can vary the amount of bleaching, from a softer white to dazzling “Hollywood” bright...

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...

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