Teeth Whitening

Q. I would like to have my teeth whitened. There are so many products and ads for whiteners that it is hard to decide which is best. What do you recommend? There are several products and techniques available, which I recommend. The various over the counter products give the least predictable results and may cause […]

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Caps / Crowns

Q. What’s the difference? What are they made of? A. The word “cap” as used in dentistry refers to a crown, made by a dental laboratory which covers the outside of your tooth. Crowns come in a variety of forms. They are made out of a metal, usually gold, or porcelain, or a combination of […]

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Tongue Piercing?

Q. My boyfriend thinks it would be neat if I got my tongue pierced. What can you tell me about this? I am a little concerned about whether it would be safe. I do have pierced ears and have not had any trouble with that. A. In four words, PLEASE DON”T DO IT! I have […]

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