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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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Beckman Dentistry
... Utilizing state-of-the-art technology and the best in treatment techniques, at Beckman Dentistry you’ll find in addition to excellence in general dentistry: Teeth Whitening Crowns Preventive Care Periodontal Exams Our welcoming, friendly, and caring staff values long-lasting patient relationships, and we take pride in earning a reputation as ‘one of the best’ dental practices in Kansas City...

Hugh Jackman's "Shocking" Teeth
...For more information, see the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Important Teeth Whitening Questions Answered” and “Teeth Whitening...

Teeth Whitening
Home › Our Services › Teeth Whitening Teeth Whitening It's hard to imagine anything more appealing than a sparkling, white smile...

Christie Brinkley's Tips on Tooth Whitening
...To learn more about brightening your smile, continue reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Teeth Whitening...

Cosmetic General Dentistry
...These procedures include: Cleanings & Oral Exams, to keep your teeth and gums healthy, and catch early signs of dental disease Cosmetic Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Extractions, to remove unhealthy teeth that cannot be saved Fillings, to restore decayed teeth Inlays & Onlays, to fill teeth with larger cavities Invisalign Clear Aligners, for highly discreet orthodontic treatment Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect a dangerous disease that can be cured if caught early Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to rescue diseased teeth Sealants, to help prevent cavities Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMD Treatment, for pain in the jaw area that can interfere with biting and chewing Tooth-Colored Fillings, for a completely natural, healthy look Tooth Decay Prevention, so you keep your natural teeth as long as possible When to Visit the Dentist Many people only go to the dentist when something is wrong...

Do Home Remedies Work for Teeth Whitening?
You’ve heard all the home remedies for teeth whitening, but does oil pulling really work...

Determining the Right Whitening Approach is Key to Brightening a Dull Smile
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Teeth Whitening...

Test Your Knowledge: Frequently Asked Questions About Tooth Whitening
... Teeth whitening products are safe if used according to our recommendations or the product manufacturer's directions...

Stains from Within a Tooth Require Professional Whitening
Whether performed in a dental office or using a home kit, teeth whitening applications are quite effective for bleaching exterior (extrinsic) stains on enamel surfaces...

Jason Derulo's Ideal Match
... For example, if your smile isn’t as bright as you would like it to be, teeth whitening is an effective and economical way to lighten it up...

Dental Magic Transforms Smiles
...You can also learn more about the techniques mentioned above by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Teeth Whitening,” “Repairing Chipped Teeth,” and “Porcelain Crowns & Veneers...

Vivica's Veneers: the Making of a Hollywood Smile
... Veneers aren't the only way to create a better smile: Teeth whitening, crowns or orthodontic work may also be an alternative...

Kathy Bates Plays It Smart With Professional Teeth Whitening
...In fact, teeth whitening is one of the most popular and affordable cosmetic treatments modern dentistry offers...

Cosmetic & General Dentistry
...These procedures include: Cleanings & Oral Exams, to keep your teeth and gums healthy, and catch early signs of dental disease Cosmetic Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Extractions, to remove unhealthy teeth that cannot be saved Fillings, to restore decayed teeth Inlays & Onlays, to fill teeth with larger cavities Invisalign Clear Aligners, for highly discreet orthodontic treatment Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect a dangerous disease that can be cured if caught early Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to rescue diseased teeth Sealants, to help prevent cavities Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMD Treatment, for pain in the jaw area that can interfere with biting and chewing Tooth-Colored Fillings, for a completely natural, healthy look Tooth Decay Prevention, so you keep your natural teeth as long as possible When to Visit the Dentist Many people only go to the dentist when something is wrong...