Tips to Keep Your Smile Bright After Whitening

Whether you choose to have your teeth whitening done at a dentist’s office or at home (using over-the-counter or dental take-home kits), you are making a financial investment in your smile. Since whitening doesn’t last forever, you’ll definitely want to take steps to maximize your benefit from your treatment. Before … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Prevent Tooth Stains

If your “pearly whites” look dingy gray or another undesirable color, it is time to take your teeth stains seriously. Teeth can become stained for many reasons, some of which are reversible. Here are a few things you can try to lessen the chance of stained teeth dimming your smile. 5 Tips For Preventing Stained … [Read more...]

Say Goodbye to Sensitive Teeth

In our country, we have a curious admiration for people who try to act “tough.” We often admire athletes who “play through the pain,” helping their team achieve an epic victory. The problem with this attitude is that it encourages behavior that is ultimately self-destructive. Pain is an alert system, and if … [Read more...]

Why We Love Opalescence Tooth Whitening Systems

When it comes to teeth whitening options, dental consumers have a wide array of choices – so wide, in fact, that sometimes it can be hard to decide which option best suits your clinical situation, your aesthetic goals, and your timeframe for whitening. Dr. Carol Ford’s office is pleased to offer the Opalescence … [Read more...]

Cosmetic Dentistry and the Bride-to-Be

Couples who are getting married spend a lot of time planning ahead so that everything is perfect on their wedding day. One “vendor” to consider adding to your wedding preparation list is a practitioner of cosmetic dentistry, because photos of your wedding are kept and shared for decades, if not generations. You and … [Read more...]

How To Avoid Staining Your Teeth

A bright, white, confident smile is a social asset - and it’s something that your cosmetic dentist can help you achieve. If you visit your cosmetic dentist asking for help with your stained teeth, he or she will perform a thorough exam to ensure that you don’t have any conditions that might make whitening your teeth … [Read more...]