Help Desk

Answers To Common Questions

DO WHITENING TOOTHPASTES WORK?

Whitening toothpastes can ONLY affect the outer enamel layer, they do not affect yellowing of the inner dentin layer. In fact, sometimes whitening toothpaste can make inner-layer discoloring more [...]

Are X-Rays And Fillings Safe?

Advanced Dental Center uses only digital x-rays, not the older film technology. Digital x-rays minimize radiation, keeping our patients and staff safe. We also use laser diagnostics. Silver [...]

How Do I Keep My Gums Healthy?

Healthy gums are firm and pink and essential support for healthy teeth. A healthy lifestyle is important for healthy gums…getting enough sleep, eating a balanced diet, not smoking, and [...]

Why Do I Get Cavities?

When the enamel coating of your tooth is damaged the structure of the tooth underneath is exposed to bacteria in your mouth. You can get a bacterial infection that may progress deep into the [...]

What Is The Treatment For Bad Breath?

To treat bad breath, it’s necessary to identify the causes. Bad breath can be a symptom of insufficient oral hygiene, an infection or cavity, gum disease, or worse case scenario, a symptom [...]

How Can I Whiten My Teeth?

Whitening your teeth removes existing stains from your enamel. Safe whitening is a 2 week process of gradually removing stains from your teeth enamel. Using harsh abrasives for quick results can [...]

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