How Can I Whiten My Veneers?

  Question: My veneers no longer match the color of my other teeth, so I’m interested in whitening them. How do you go about whitening veneers? Answer: Unfortunately, whitening gel doesn’t work on veneers. In order to get your veneers to match the rest of your teeth, they’ll need to be replaced. But there’s still lots you…

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What’s the Difference Between Waxed and Non-Waxed Floss?

  Question: I’ve always noticed that there’s waxed and un-waxed floss. What’s the difference? And which is better? Answer: Waxed floss has a coating that makes it easier to get floss between teeth that are tightly spaced together. Unwaxed floss isn’t coated, so it’s thinner and won’t have any flavoring. As for which is better, it depends on who…

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Does Fluoride Toothpaste Work?

Regular toothpaste doesn’t contain enough fluoride to effectively strengthen teeth. That’s because the concentration of fluoride in the water system and in toothpaste are two very different things.

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