The professional blog of Doctors Dan Bruce, Steve Bruce, Rosa Pothier and Rob Ririe
I recently was at a birthday party and one of the out of town guests asked me if whitening damages enamel on teeth. I have been asked this question a couple of times, so here is the answer-
I can only speak for the whitening systems we use, but...
When a patient needs are crown, there are 3 possible options. First, there are gold crowns. Gold crowns are strong and kind to opposing teeth. They wear at close to the same rate as enamel and I have only seen one fracture (after 30 years of use). Functionally, gold is...Read More
I have talked to two people in our practice in the last week about dental implants. These people questioned whether or not they really needed to replace a missing tooth anyway. Here is my response: There are two types of bone in your jaw--cortical and alveolar bone. Alveolar bone is what...Read More
We recently had a patient come in who was getting married in 3 days. He wanted to have his teeth whitened fast and so they looked great. We recommended Zoom! whitening. Zoom! whitening uses a high-concentration whitening gel and an activation light to get the teeth shades whiter in...Read More
Last Friday I volunteered for the first time at the Garden City Community Health Clinic run by Genesis Medical. I didn't quite know what to expect as far a facilities or patients, but every part of the experience was very pleasant. The facilities at the clinic are well supplied, the...Read More