Enamel the first layer of tooth surface, is actually semi-translucent, or clear. The layer underneath the enamel, known as dentin, is typically yellow, but may be gray, brown or black. This hue is what is seen penetrating through the enamel. In order to whiten the dentin, a peroxide solution is placed on the enamel. This process opens the pores of the enamel, allowing the solution to reach the layer of dentin. The solution will then begin to … [Read more...] about So how do our teeth become whiter and brighter when we whiten them?
Here at Parkview Dental we have seen many college aged adults over Christmas vacation time…..this means lots of discussion of wisdom teeth. We often get asked “Will I need to have my wisdom teeth out?” Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that most people get in their late teens or early twenties. Sometimes these teeth can be a valuable asset to the mouth when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and … [Read more...] about Learn about your wisdom teeth and why they may need removal