You Can Improve Your Dull, Yellow Smile with Multiple Methods

The tooth enamel layer on each of your teeth has microscopic textures that can trap tiny particles from the dark foods and beverages you consume. Along with the natural processes of aging or the occasional tobacco use, you could end up with a dull, yellow smile. Fortunately, Dr. Paul Tetting has the training and experience to help restore your bright,... read more »

Whitening Strips Are a Convenient Way to Improve Minor Stains on Your Teeth

Your tooth enamel has microscopic textures where small staining particles and residue can adhere. If they are not removed on a daily basis, they can slowly start to penetrate the enamel layer, setting the stains in deeply. The depth of the stains on your teeth will directly influence the whitening products or treatment that our dentists suggest. Wearing whitening strips may... read more »

The Parts of the Tooth and Tooth Sensitivity

Do your teeth hurt when you eat hot or cold foods? If you have tooth sensitivity you likely have exposed dentin. Dentin is the layer below the tooth enamel filled with microscopic tubules containing nerve endings. While the tooth enamel protects the dentin in the crown, cementum protects the dentin that reaches beneath the crown to the roots of the... read more »