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Evora Plus™: The First Probiotic Mints for Complete Oral Care

April 19th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Fresh breath. White teeth. Balanced oral health. Evora Plus™ mints for adults and EvoraKids™ chews for children add good bacteria and a low level of hydrogen peroxide to the oral environment for fresher breath, a healthier mouth, and whiter teeth. Twenty-five years of research went into the making of this innovative product, developed by Jeffrey […]

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Top Teeth Whitening Brands

January 22nd, 2010 · 4 Comments

The desire to have a sharp white smile has become an important issue to many people. The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) has estimated that the demand for tooth whitening has increased by 300% over the past decade. Tooth whitening is the number one dental procedure requested by people under the age of 20 […]

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Cosmetic Dentistry: What is the Perfectly “White” Smile?

June 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

A bleach-white smile doesn’t look sensational on everyone, according to a study in JADA titled, “Assessing the Influence of Skin Color and Tooth Shade Value on Perceived Smile Attractiveness.” By altering skin tone and tooth brightness on photographs of smiling women, researchers created a way to test how people perceive beauty in regards to tooth […]

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Home Teeth-Whitening Systems Could Use Some Touch-Up

April 16th, 2009 · No Comments

A new study shows that a tiny amount of enamel decalcifies after application of home teeth-whitening products. Teeth can recalcify after minimal enamel loss, and fluoride assists in remineralization. So basically, the five brands of home whitener* that were evaluated are still considered safe.

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Pola Office+ Whitens in 30 Minutes

April 29th, 2008 · Comments Off on Pola Office+ Whitens in 30 Minutes

Made by SDI, and Australian company with a North American branch, the pola system has five solutions: poladay, polanight, polaoffice, polazing (an in-office boost), and polapaint (no trays, good for touch-up). Dental Products Report featured procedural information (provided by SDI) on polaoffice in the April 08 issue, page 128. Basically, you apply the gel to […]

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British Websites Selling Toxic Teeth Whitening Kits

March 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off on British Websites Selling Toxic Teeth Whitening Kits

According to the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, some websites are selling whitening kits with toxic levels of hydrogen peroxide (greater than 6%) that could cause burns. Read the full story here, and be sure to warn you patients who may enjoy shopping online for deals.

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Inexpensive Polyvinyl Impression Material

September 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Dr. Peter Boulden from Atlanta gave us this tip.  Safco, a dental supply house in Chicago, has a house brand of poly vinyl that is great for accurate study models for wax up’s and diagnostics.  It is called Replica.  The Monophase material’s product number is 102–0559 and Safco’s number is 1–800–621–2178.  It is just over […]

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Vita Shade Guide in Bleaching Order

August 27th, 2006 · No Comments

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Things Slow At Your Office;How About Making Housecalls???

August 23rd, 2006 · No Comments

    A New Approach….Way Out Of The Box Thinking Hey you guys here is a new twist. I was reading in HEALTH magazine that there is a dentist in Boston who makes “tooth whitening house calls”. Right in your own home he will take impressions of your teeth, make whitening trays and leave you […]

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Crest Whitestrips vs. Professional whitening

August 8th, 2006 · No Comments

We all know that Crest Whitestrips only whiten the anterior teeth, but this photo really illustrates the effect nicely.

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