General Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

Teeth Whitening


General dentistry includes the services you remember from going to the dentist. Cleanings, Digital X-Rays, Dr’s Exams and Fillings.

Your healthy and beautiful smile enhances your appearance and allows you to smile with confidence.  Thanks to the advances in modern cosmetic dentistry, we are able to improve your teeth and smile with quick, painless and affordable treatments.


Cosmetic dentistry can help patients with:


•  Change the size, shape, and alignment of certain teeth

•  Fill in unattractive spaces between teeth

•  Improve or correct bites

•  Lighten and brighten the color of teeth

•  Excess or uneven gum tissue


Cosmetic dentistry includes veneers, dental implants, crowns, bridges and gum recontouring, and may also integrate other dental treatments such as white fillings, teeth whitening, and bonding.


At Bosworth Dental Arts Group, we offer advanced materials and techniques for our crown and bridge treatments. Today’s restorations can give you healthy teeth that last for years while looking completely natural.

•  Cracked teeth

•  Chipped or fractured teeth

•  Missing teeth

•  Decayed teeth

•  Weakened teeth

Bleach Trays (Take Home)

Bleach trays are custom fit trays for your teeth that are fabricated from impressions taken at a short dental visit. They are lightweight and comfortable and can be worn at your convenience. You will be given bleach and instructions on how to properly use them. With home-bleaching you are able to monitor your color and use when it's convenient for your schedule.


In-Office Bleaching:

Opalescence Boost is a professional whitening treatment performed in the dental office. Powerful and award-winning, Opalescence Boost has proven effective at creating beautiful, long-lasting results after just one quick visit to your dentist.


What are realistic expectations?

There is no given shade that whitening will guarantee! Every smile is different and the success rate depends on the type of stain. Yellow, orange and brown stained teeth will usually whiten up more than gray stained teeth.


Can I whiten my crowns, veneers or composite fillings?

No. Bleaching cannot lighten any artificial materials such as resins, silicants or porcelains.

Good oral hygiene should always be practiced since the loss of a single tooth can have major impact upon your oral health and appearance.  Although we will use every measure to prevent tooth loss, there are sometimes occasions when a tooth may need to be extracted.  A tooth may need to be extracted if the following occurs:


     •  Severe decay

     •  Advanced periodontal disease

     •  Infection or abscess

     •  Orthodontic correction


After careful examination and treatment, our doctors  may advise to have a tooth extracted. Before a tooth is removed, we will take an x-ray in order to understand the shape and position of the tooth and surrounding bone.


For a simple extraction, we will first apply a local anesthetic to prevent pain and discomfort. The tooth will be loosened with a tool called an elevator and then removed with dental forceps. Once the procedure is complete, the area may be closed with one or two stitches.


It is critical to keep the extraction area clean to prevent infection. We will provide you with dry, sterile gauze to bite down on for 30-45 minutes to limit bleeding while clotting takes place. For the next 24 hours, you shouldn't smoke, rinse your mouth vigorously, or brush teeth directly next to the extraction site.

•  Malpositioned teeth

•  Fractured teeth or roots

•  Impacted teeth

Ask us about Sleep Dentistry for anxious patients.

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