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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.
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Teeth Whitening: What You Need To Know
... One of the most common side effects of whitening teeth is tooth sensitivity and irritation of the gum tissues...

Tooth Sensitivity FAQs
...From time to time, we have patients asking questions about tooth sensitivity — what causes it...

Getting to the Root of Tooth Sensitivity
...Together we'll get to the root of the underlying problem and resolve it so you can get back to enjoying the foods and beverages you love, no matter what the temperature! If you would like more information about tooth sensitivity and ways to prevent or treat it, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Get a Whiter, Brighter Smile
...Professional whitening or bleaching, which uses up to 35% peroxide solutions, may cause transient tooth sensitivity, but this will fade away quickly within a few days...

Whitening is a Safe and Effective Way to get That "Hollywood Smile"
...However, if you have thinner than normal dentin and more porous enamel, or suffer from gum recession or enamel loss, then whitening may increase tooth sensitivity...

Treating Painful Tooth Sensitivity Begins With Finding its Source
If you wince while eating certain foods and beverages, you're not alone — one in three Americans suffer from the pain of tooth sensitivity...

There are Various Ways to Treat Sensitivity - Depending on its Cause
You may be among the one in three Americans who suffer from the pain of tooth sensitivity...

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Teeth Whitening
...And while whitening is relatively safe (as long as you’re using your kit as directed), you may experience tooth sensitivity, gum irritation or other minor oral side effects...

Reducing Tooth Sensitivity will Depend on the Cause
If you're one of over 30% of Americans who wince in pain when eating and drinking certain foods and beverages, you may have tooth sensitivity...

Don't Wait - Seek Out Treatment for Gum Recession Now
...This can lead to another tell-tale sign — tooth sensitivity...

Your 'Toothache' Might not be Caused by a Tooth
...Most of the time, yes: the pain comes from a decayed or fractured tooth, or possibly a gum infection causing tooth sensitivity...

Tooth Sensitivity Could Be a Sign of Deeper Problems
If you wince in pain while eating or drinking something hot or cold, you’re not alone: tooth sensitivity afflicts one in three Americans...

You May Need Surgery to Repair the Damage of Gum Recession
...This exposure may result in a range of effects, from minor tooth sensitivity to eventual tooth loss...