Periodontist - Cedar Rapids
1909 51st St NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
319-294-4800

Online Dental Education Library

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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Kathy Bates Plays It Smart With Professional Teeth Whitening
... The basic options for professional teeth whitening include in-office bleaching or take-home kits...

Catch Root Resorption Early for Best Chances of Saving Your Tooth
...Injury to the periodontal ligaments, teeth-grinding habits or some dental procedures like internal bleaching may also contribute to later root resorption...

Smile Enhancements That Could Make Your Wedding Day Like No Other
...We apply a bleaching solution that temporarily whitens your teeth...

Glossary
... back to top W Whitening - A process that employs special bleaching agents for restoring the color of teeth...

Cosmetic Dentistry
... Whitening and bleaching - As the term implies, whitening and bleaching, a rapidly increasing procedure, are used to make teeth whiter...

Teeth Whitening
...For example, bleaching agents have a difficult time removing brownish or grayish stains...