Graceful Smiles Blog

What happens during professional teeth whitening?

If you have dull or stained teeth, or just want your teeth brighter and whiter, professional teeth whitening may be right for you. Teeth whitening removes stains from your teeth by deeply penetrating the teeth while you sleep. At Graceful Smiles, we use the Kor Whitening system. This system uses a refrigerated whitening gel that

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How long do permanent veneers last?

Veneers are porcelain shells that are bonded to teeth. Veneers match the color and shade of your natural teeth, and give patients a beautiful smile. Veneers are typically used for chipped, stained, or uneven teeth. They give a uniform and bright white look. A cement material is used to apply the veneers to teeth. Veneers

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Veneers

Are Veneers as strong as teeth?

Veneers are shells made out of porcelain that are bonded to your teeth. They match the color and shade of your natural teeth, giving patients the smile they have always dreamed of. When veneers are bonded to the front of your teeth, a cement material is used. Veneers are typically used for chipped, stained, or

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Is a cracked tooth a dental emergency?

Many people wonder when it is appropriate to call your dentist in an emergency. If you have experienced trauma and have a cracked or chipped tooth, this is not typically a dental emergency unless you are experiencing pain or bleeding. It is best to access the situation and determine how bad the crack or chip

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What is considered a dental emergency?

In many cases patients are not sure when to call the dentist if you are experiencing pain. At Graceful Smiles, we offer same day or next day appointments. Our friendly staff will address any emergency situations for our patients, and ensure you are taken care of promptly. It is very important to know the common

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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

It’s a good idea to keep your teeth and gums healthy with regular brushing and flossing. If you’re missing teeth or are wearing an ill-fitting denture, implants are a great alternative to other treatment options available. Implants are securely and safely placed into the bone of the jaw. From there, they’ll fuse and bond with

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Tips to Improve Dental Hygiene for Children

You need to be in charge of teaching your children better brushing habits. Children need to see the dentist twice a year to keep their teeth healthy and clean. Unfortunately, many children do not take good care of their teeth at home, which means they may develop cavities and other dental problems that cause more

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