Issue: Tetracycline (an antibiotic) when given to children can cause severe darkening and staining of the developing permanent teeth. Previously the only way to significantly alter the color of these teeth was to cover them with bonding, crowns, or veneers. The KoR whitening system is a non-invasive and safe alternative to dramatically whiten discolored teeth.
Solution: KoR at home whitening system was used for four weeks to prep for an in office visit using KoR Max whitening solution. The system is safe and the results are permanent.
Issue: A basketball injury years ago caused an upper central incisor to become abscessed over time. The tooth significantly discolored in the years following the root canal treatment performed to treat the abscess.
Solution: Two rounds of internal bleaching were performed on just the darkened tooth. No enamel was removed during the process and this provided a much more conservative option than veneering or crowning the tooth to improve its appearance.
Issue: Darkening of her upper right front tooth resulting from an injury when she was younger.
Solution: Internal bleaching provided a conservative and cosmetically pleasing result without the necessity for bonding or veneers, preserving all her natural enamel.
Issue: Yellowing of the natural teeth.
Solution: Kor at home bleaching system was used for two weeks to create a noticeably whiter and brighter smile.
Issue: Extensive crowding and uneven lower teeth, unaesthetic and difficult to clean old bridge on several lower front teeth.
Solution: Six Month Smiles adult cosmetic orthodontics to improve the positioning of her front teeth, whitening to brighten the natural teeth, and a new all zirconia bridge on the lower front teeth to match.