Which Is Better: Dental Bonding or Porcelain Veneers?

Damaged and discolored teeth, along with other perceived dental flaws, can significantly impact the appearance of your smile and your confidence. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry procedures, such as dental bonding and porcelain veneers, can easily correct cracks, chips, gaps, stains, discoloration, and/or misalignment. These procedures can even improve the appearance of worn or uneven teeth. But…

How to Prepare for Teeth Whitening if You Have Sensitive Teeth

It is common for sensitive teeth to become irritated during teeth whitening treatments, but with proper preparation, discomfort can be minimized. Before you embark on your teeth whitening treatment, our dentist, Thomas J. Horak, , suggests the following: Use a specially formulated toothpaste for sensitive teeth (we recommend Sensodine® or PreviDent 5000 Booster®) daily for…

How Long Does Teeth Whitening Last?

With proper care, the results of teeth whitening treatment can last up to one or more years for many patients. Extending the length of time that your results last is dependent upon following post-whitening instructions and performing periodic touch-up treatments. Our dentist, Thomas J. Horak, , recommends adhering to the following guidelines to keep your…