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A1 tooth shade vs b1 tooth shade? What's whiter/ brighter. Also, what is the whitest non bleach tooth shade?
Upper wisdom tooth removed last week via local anastesia.I noticed the veins in the mouth where the injection given is now white shade. Normal?
Veins?: I'm not sure what you are referring to but i don't think there is any concern regardless. We don't normally see veins in that area and local anesthesia or the surgery would unlikely cause any problems to either small capillaries or veins. Make sure you have your dentist see you for a follow up visit and then he\she can address any of your concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i start using regular toothpaste will my teeth go back to normal shade and won't leave marks wear my bracket was?
Can I have a new dental crown replaced? I have a crown that's a month old, and structurally it's fine, but i just don't like the way it looks. The shade isn't quite right, and i think the way it lines up with the rest of my teeth is a bit off. I don't kno
As : As dr scharf advised, it can be remade and should be made so that you are happy. Were you given a mirror to look at the crown before it was cemented in your mouth i always give my patients a mirror so that they can give me their approval. Before your dentist inserts your new crown, take a look and make sure you are happy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I think I have a small cavity in one of my back teeth and it doesn't hurt its just a small black shaded area if I have a small filling will it hurt?
My dentist recommends i whiten my teeth before getting a crown. Will the new shade be easy to maintain so color of teeth & crown stay uniform?
Relatively easy: Brushing and flossing well, keeping regular dental hygiene appointments, and avoiding foods that stain teeth will all help, but lets face it, over time they will stain again regardless. Take home touch up kits are available to maintain the white color. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it called air abrasion when a dentist just wants to lighten front teeth a shade or two since there is a lighter colored crown present?
American Standard: Although everyone responds differently to the whitening gels, i've seen teeth whiter than bathroom porcelain... My ceramist calls it "toilet bowl white". On the vita shade scale, that is lighter than b1, the lightest "natural" shade the company manufactures. Hope this info helps... ...Read more
What is the best way to get very white teeth? I brush them every morning and night, and they never seem to get white. Only a softer shade of yellowish
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