Dental care and oral health information you need
from the Academy of General Dentistry


Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Know Your Teeth Academy of General Dentistry Know Your Teeth

InfoBites

Quick Reference

Seniors' Oral Health

Dentists Are the First Line of Defense for Elder Abuse


Thumbnail

Every year more than 2.5 million older Americans may be victims of elder abuse, and in some cases dentists serve as the first line of defense.



Learn what those dental words mean.

Check out how your teeth and mouth change in every stage of life.

RSS

Feeds

Get dental news feeds delivered directly to your desktop! more...

Whitening Options Produce Similar Results

 
In today's society, the emphasis on one's appearance is unavoidable. Consumers receive messages on a daily basis regarding products to help them lose weight, change their skin's appearance, or improve the whiteness of their teeth. Tooth whitening in particular has seen a dramatic increase in popularity over the years, due to the reasonable price of the products and the increase in public demand.
 
With the overabundance of consumer choices available, it might prove a challenge to find the best whitening system on the market. The results of a study that compared two similar whitening strips used by teens were published in the March/April 2006 issue of General Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry's (AGD) clinical, peer-reviewed journal.
 
Reviewed: January 2012
 
games