Teeth Whitening

2018-10-04T21:48:32+00:00Cosmetic Dentistry|

Discoloration of the teeth is a normal process that comes with aging and our consuming habits. Coffee, tea, red wine, smoking, tobacco use, medications can all contribute to the staining of the teeth.

Patients age 15 and above can benefit from teeth whitening procedure and enhance their smile. It is absolutely safe procedure if done under the dentists supervision.

It is important to talk to Dr Ana and Dr Dejan before deciding to whiten your teeth, as whiteners may not correct all types of discoloration. For example, yellow teeth will probably bleach well, brown teeth may not respond as well. Whitening will not work on crowns, veneers, or fillings. It also might not be as effective if your tooth discoloration is caused by certain medications or a tooth injury.

Teeth whitening is a simple process. Whitening products contain one of two tooth bleaches (hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide) and come in forms of a strip or […]

Being a Complete Dentist

2018-10-04T21:51:06+00:00General, Oral Health, Restorative|

Concept of “Complete dentistry”, established by Dr Peter Dawson (world renowned authority in dental field) and The Dawson Academy, is fully embraced and implemented in our practice.  Fellow dentists recognized the importance of the harmony in the whole masticatory system (jaw joints, muscles,jaws and teeth) for the patients well being. The philosophy goes beyond the “usual and customary” concept of drill and fill dentistry and dentists being seen as”tooth mechanics”. It is our opinion that every patient deserves complete examination and level of dental care that as a goal has establishing of oral health that will provide long term stability. Complete dentists are trained to recognize at an earliest stages the signs of instability in the stomatognathic system that lead to symptoms often painful and uncomfortable for the patients. The first step in understanding complete dentistry is identifying the things that may keep your mouth from being as healthy as it […]

Healthy Teeth for Life – Advice for Parents

2018-10-04T21:33:43+00:00General, Oral Health|

You have so many great reasons to keep your family`s teeth and gums healthy. That is not a very difficult task, however it requires commitment and strong will. Here are some tips that can help you reach the goal:

  1. Develop healthy habits with your children and start early. Dental care begins as soon as child`s first tooth appears. Regular dental visits start with your child at the age of three or sooner
  2. Seal the permanent molars. Permanent molars erupt at the age of six. Thin protective coating (sealant) applied to the chewing surfaces on the molars can prevent decay in grooves/fissures
  3. Use fluorides. Fluoride strengthens enamel, making it less likely to breakdown or develop decay. There are different ways your child can be exposed to fluorides – topically and systemically. Most common ways are fluoride containing toothpastes, application of fluoride varnish at every periodic examination as well as fluoride containing mouthwashes.
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Ten Dental Facts You Probably Didn`t Know

2018-10-04T21:32:27+00:00General, Oral Health|

  1. Think your fingerprints are unique? So are your tongue prints and your set of teeth! No two are alike.
  2. An average person spends 38.5 days brushing their teeth over their lifetime.
  3. If you don’t floss, you miss cleaning 40% of your tooth surfaces. Make sure you brush and floss twice a day.
  4. The average woman smiles 62 times a day. The average man smiles about 8 times a day.
  5. Did you know that 50% of people say that a smile is the first thing they notice about someone
  6. U.S. consumers buy 14 million gallons of toothpaste each year!
  7. Your tooth enamel is the hardest part of your entire body.
  8. Your mouth produces over 25,000 quarts of saliva throughout your life. That’s enough to fill two swimming pools.
  9. The most common childhood disease is none other than tooth […]
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