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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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Wesley Chapel Teeth Whitening, Dental Implants, Veneers From routine cleanings and fillings to bruxism devices, Magnum Opus Dental is dedicated to providing your comprehensive care...

Get a Whiter, Brighter Smile
... If whitening doesn't give you the smile you want, and deserve, then you may need to consider veneers or crowns to improve your smile...

Veneers
...  If this does not bring the expected results, then  veneers may be placed on the surface of the affected teeth...

Teeth Whitening
...These products also are not as effective on pitted or badly discolored teeth, or on restorations such as crowns, bridges, bonding and tooth-colored fillings (porcelain veneers or dental bonding may be more appropriate in this case)...

Vaneers
...Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain or plastic cemented over the front of your teeth to change their color or shape...

What Made American Idol Finalist Elliott Yamin Smile?
...Finally, after receiving a set of porcelain veneers and other dental work — all provided free of charge by the concerned dentist — Yamin has the smile he always dreamed of...

TV Design Guru Nate Berkus Shares the Secrets Behind His Dazzling Smile
...First off, his smile is totally natural, as he never wore braces or had any cosmetic work, including porcelain veneers...

Catherine Zeta-Jones' Award-Winning Smile
... Other treatments that are often used include cosmetic bonding to repair small to moderate chips or cracks in teeth; crowns (caps) to restore teeth with more extensive structural damage; and veneers to remedy a number of defects — including discoloration, small irregularities in tooth spacing, and even teeth that appear too long or too short...

Matthew Lewis's Metamorphosis
... Porcelain Veneers Sometimes, even professional bleaching isn't enough to get the kind of permanent, “Hollywood white” smile you'd like; that's where porcelain veneers come in...

Did You Know? Matinee Idol James Dean Had False Front Teeth!
...These options range from relatively inexpensive teeth whitening treatments to more permanent cosmetic solutions such as porcelain crowns and veneers...

No "Glee" in Tooth Grinding
...When the teeth are unconsciously ground together, the forces they produce can wear down the enamel, cause chipping or damage to teeth or dental work (such as veneers or fillings), or even loosen a tooth! While it’s common in children under 11 years old, in adults it can be a cause for concern...

Dental Magic Transforms Smiles
... Veneers...

Spice Up Your Teeth
... Likewise, dental veneers — wafer-thin shells that can correct cosmetic issues by covering the surface of your teeth — can be made in a variety of shades...

Dental Crowns for the King of Magic
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Crowns & Bridgework” and “Porcelain Crowns & Veneers...

Jason Derulo's Ideal Match
... If your smile needs more than just a touch-up, dental veneers may be the answer...

Jimmy Fallon Can’t Catch a Break - Except in His Tooth
... For larger chips or cracks, veneers or crowns may be suggested...

Jamie Foxx Chips a Tooth - This Time by Accident!
...Veneers are super strong, wafer-thin coverings that are placed over the entire front surface of the tooth...

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
...When more of the tooth structure is missing, the best solution may be porcelain veneers or crowns...

Tooth-Healthy Tips for a Summer Barbecue
...Be especially cautious if you have any large fillings or porcelain veneers...

Patient Education
... Mouth Lesions Mouth Lesions Swelling Mouth Lesion Ulcers Mouth Lesions White Spots Mouth Lesions Periodontal Treatment Bone Grafting Gum Grafting Non-Surgical Perio Therapy Surgical Perio Therapy Tooth Pathology Cracked Filling Cracked Tooth Discolored Filling Discolored Tooth Tooth Ache Tooth Decay Tooth Wear Tooth Treatments Core Build-Up Inlay and Onlay Post and Core Root Canal Treatment Silver FIlling Tooth Colored (Composite FIlling) Tooth Extraction Care Instructions Tooth Extractions Tooth Supported Bridge Tooth Supported Crown Silver Diamine Fluoride Silver Diamine Fluoride Consent Form Whitening and Veneers Teeth Whitening Veneers Implants, Dentures and Partials Complete Denture Complete Denture with 2 or 4 Locators Attachments Complete Denture with a Milled Attachment Complete Denture with Locator Attachment Dental Implants Implant Supported Bridge with Fixed or Detachable (Hybrid) Components Implant Supported Bridge with Individually Cemented Crowns on Superstructure Implant Supported Bridge with Screw Retention Implant Supported Bridge Implant Supported Crown Removable Partial Denture Removable Partial Denture with Locator Attachments Bruxism (Grinding) Bite Problems Jaw Joint Problems Night Time Tooth Grinding Correcting Bite Problems Equilibration Kois Deprogrammer Why Orthodontics Dental and Medical Concerns Adverse Effects of Antibiotics BPA in Dental Composites Sleep-Disordered Breathing Sedation and Appliance Therapy IV Sedation Dentistry Oral Appliance Therapy for the Treatment of Sleep-Disordered Breathing Oral Sedation Dentistry Oil Pulling Oil Pulling Children and Dental Concerns Why do Children Get Mouth Sores Why do Children Grind Their Teeth Why do Children have Bad Breath Why do Children have Crowded or Crooked Teeth Why do Children have Discolored Teeth Why do Children have Spaces Between Their Teeth Why do Children Snore Sealants and Fluoride Dental Sealants Fluoride

Kathy Bates Plays It Smart With Professional Teeth Whitening
...Also, teeth that have been restored (with bonding or veneers, for example) generally won't change color...

Answering Your Questions about Your Upcoming Teeth Whitening
...Depending on the location of your veneers, crowns or other bridgework you could have a color mismatch that will look unattractive...

Vivica's Veneers: the Making of a Hollywood Smile
... "I got veneers years ago," Ms...

No- or Minimal-Prep Veneers Reduce Permanent Alterations to Your Teeth
Porcelain veneers are positive proof that unattractive teeth don't always require an intensive restoration to regain their beauty...

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham
... When more tooth structure is missing, dental veneers may be the preferred restorative option...

A Different Kind of "Chip Shot" for Pro Golfer Danielle Kang
...For less serious chips, dental veneers may be an option...

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"
...These range from conservative procedures such as professional teeth whitening and bonding to more dramatic procedures like porcelain veneers or crowns...

Porcelain Veneers Might not be the Best Option for Teenagers
For chipped, stained, or slightly crooked teeth, dental veneers might be the ideal solution...

Bobby Bones Dances His Way to Dental Damage
...For moderate cracks and chips, dental veneers may be an option...

Janet Jackson: Even pop stars get insecure about their smiles!
...Porcelain veneers: Dental veneers provide a natural-looking, long-lasting solution to many dental problems...

J-Lo's Unlucky Break: Chipping a Tooth on Stage
... For a more permanent repair—or if the damage is more extensive—dental veneers may be another option...

Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello Chips a Tooth, but Concert Still "Worth It"
... Porcelain veneers are a more long-lasting solution...

How Veneers Restored Howie Mandel's Winning Smile
...His dentist, though, had a solution: dental veneers...

These High-Tech Tools Help Your Veneers Look Attractive and Natural
Porcelain veneers have been used for several decades to enhance a dental patient's smile...

Why Is Your Smile Gummy? Here Are 4 Possibilities
...One option here is to “lengthen” the tooth cosmetically with veneers, crowns or other bonding techniques...

Even Celebrities Have Accidents: See What They Do to Restore Their Chipped Teeth
...The two most common restorations for chipped teeth are dental bonding and veneers...

Some Simple Cosmetic Techniques Could Help Your Smile Age Gracefully
...For heavily worn teeth, you may need to step up to veneers, thin layers of tooth-colored porcelain, or crowns that cover the teeth and make them appear longer...

Crowns & Bridgework
... Related Articles Porcelain Crowns & Veneers Dear Doctor magazine examines two innovative strategies for improving your smile...

Gummy Smiles
...If that's the case, your teeth can be made to appear longer by capping (crowning) them or covering them with thin porcelain veneers...

Inlays & Onlays
... Related Articles Porcelain Crowns & Veneers Dear Doctor magazine examines two innovative strategies for improving your smile...

Porcelain Veneers
...If your teeth could use improvement in any of these categories, porcelain veneers could be just what you're looking for...

Smile Makeover
...Likewise, if you often drink red wine or other beverages that stain, you might do better with porcelain veneers than bleaching treatments...

Tooth Contouring & Reshaping
...It's also often used in conjunction with cosmetic bonding or dental veneers — both of which can be used to reshape teeth with larger imperfections...

Tooth Wear
...Depending on the situation, this can be done with bonding, veneers, or crowns...

Eating Disorders & Oral Health
...But the damage can be repaired with various restorative techniques including veneers and/or crowns...

Digital Dental Impressions
...It's possible to identify any additional prep work required for new crowns, veneers and fillings right then and there; to implement any needed changes; and to rescan the tooth to create a new series of images and 3D model...

Same-Day Crowns (CAD/CAM)
...Read Article Porcelain Crowns & Veneers Dear Doctor magazine examines two innovative strategies for improving your smile...

Cosmetic & General Dentistry
...From powerful, professional whitening treatments to amazingly realistic porcelain veneers to state-of-the-art dental implants, there's a wide range of exciting possibilities...

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