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How To Whiten Teeth

Yellow Teeth A job interview, a family photo session, a first date, a speaking engagement—what do all of these events have in common? They are yellow-teeth free zones. Your smile is your first impression (and your lasting one when photographed). Having yellow teeth can make you hesitant to smile. If you have yellow or yellowing…
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Cosmetic Dental Bonding Can Freshen Up Your Smile

Are your teeth looking worn down but you don’t want to undergo complicated and expensive dental procedures to give them a fresher, younger look? Cosmetic dental bonding may be a simple solution to multiple dental problems at once.  AH Smiles, your Arlington Heights, IL dental provider, explains how this relatively inexpensive and increasingly popular cosmetic…

Can a dentist really create a seamless dental restorations?

Have you seen people with really bad dental work? Veneers that make teeth look huge or thick crowns with dark lines at the gum line. Do you want your dental work to disappear, to be truly not perceptible to the eye? To have seamless dental restorations done, you must work with a proven, respected, and...…

Is it time for a teeth makeover?

TV shows like Extreme Makeover play off a familiar idea. Sometimes, a drastic change can be a good thing. Undergoing a cosmetic teeth makeover can have long-reaching benefits, from better oral and overall health to more self-confidence. Undergoing one treatment at a time can actually leave you paying more. You’ll make more trips to the...…
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Tooth Bonding for Cosmetic or Emergency Treatment

If you have ever chipped, cracked, or broken a tooth, you probably remember the sense of panic. Will you lose the tooth? How much will it cost to replace? Thankfully, in many cases more conservative treatment is enough, so collect the pieces of your tooth, if possible, and visit our office to ask about tooth…
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Excruciating Toothache? A Dentist Discusses the Best Over-the-Counter Pain Relief

Without a doubt, a toothache can be one of the most painful experiences you’ll ever go through. When you’re in the midst of one, all you want to do is feel better fast! The first step is calling an emergency dentist to have it treated as soon as possible. From there, you can take over-the-counter…

On MLK Day, School of Dentistry Volunteers Service for Thousands of...

Students, faculty and staff assemble 2,000 dental-supply kits From the outside, the UMKC School of Dentistry looked quiet Monday morning, befitting a day when classes were out and its clinics were closed. But inside, the cafeteria and second-floor hallways were abuzz with volunteers doing service befitting Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The volunteers’ mission: assemble…

What types of dental anesthesia are there?

Local anesthetic Laughing gas Conscious sedation Intravenous sedation General anesthesia Side effects Anesthesia is a method of managing pain during medical treatments. It is hard to imagine undergoing any dental ... Read more The post What types of dental anesthesia are there? appeared first on Authority Dental.

Caring for Kids – at the Holidays and Year-Round

The School of Dentistry shows its dedication to caring for children in many ways, including through its pediatric clinic facilities and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Student Club. For the holidays each year, the club gives back to the community by adopting a family through the Salvation Army. This recent holiday season, Mittens the…

Are you a candidate for composite veneers?

You don’t have to be an A-list actor to enjoy the benefits of a smile that’s always ready for a photo. You may have heard of veneers. This cosmetic treatment that’s popular with actors and pop stars can be practical and affordable for you. Porcelain veneers are thin shells, handmade to fit over the front...…