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Century Dental
Phone: (971) 708-1608
2831 SW Cornelius Pass Rd.
Hillsboro OR 97123
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Jeff R. Call, DMD, FAGD, FICOI
Dix C. Densley, DDS, FAGD, FICOI

Kiss Your Fluorosis Stains Goodbye Today


Posted on 3/27/2016 by Dr. Call
A close up of a q-tip with a dental veneer on it.Have you noticed stains popping up on your child's teeth, or do you have stains on your own teeth that won't go away with whitening products? They could be due to fluorosis.

What is Fluorosis?


Fluorosis is a condition that occurs when the enamel is exposed to too much fluoride early in the tooth's development. The end results are stains and discoloration on the teeth. In many cases, these stains may be quite light and hardly noticeable, but more severe cases may also occur.

At times, the coloring can include a brown outline, and with the most severe instances, the stains may be predominantly brown.

Most cases of fluorosis are on the mild side, and people that have these stains are able to live life without any concerns. Most people may not even notice that their teeth are any different.

How Can You Get Rid of Fluorosis Stains?


Fluorosis stains are actually quite difficult to correct, as over the counter whitening methods won't make them budge. However, there are three methods that can help to improve the appearance of your smile if you have severe fluorosis stains that you want to cover up:

•  Deep whitening. The deep whitening process will only have limited success when it comes to removing fluorosis stains, so many dentists don't even try this option with these types of stains. The process will involve several office visits and at-home whitening treatments.
•  Veneers. Dental veneers can be expensive, but if you have fluorosis on your permanent teeth, they can be a great and effective long-term solution. They can also correct other imperfections that you might be unhappy with in your smile.
•  Bonding. Dental bonding will be the most affordable option and involves a tooth colored filling material on the teeth. This is an especially good option for children, and depending on the severity of the stain, it could be an easy fix.

You don't have to live with troublesome fluorosis stains. Contact our dental office about your options today.
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Century Dental Creating the Smiles You Dream of!


Welcome to Century Dental, where we make your beautiful smile our business! Dr. Densley and Dr. Call have teamed up to create the driving force in the dental industry of the Pacific Northwest. We have put together a team of highly skilled, professional staff.

Hillsboro Family Dentist


We take great pride in creating a comfortable and friendly environment where our patients can have a positive dental experience. Located in Hillsboro, our office is easily accessible as it is right off of Oregon Route 8. We have gone to great lengths to make sure our office is both state-of-the-art and also comfortable and inviting.

Services Offered


Preventive Dentistry

We are passionate about preventing problems before they start. We do so by educating our patients about what positive dental habits they can be forming and having our patients visit us twice a year for exams and cleanings.

Restorative Dentistry

We understand that often, due to circumstances outside of your control, your mouth may need restorative actions taken. That’s why we offer a bevy of restorative procedures to bring your smile back to it’s original luster.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Frequently we hear that the procedures that make the biggest difference in our patient’s smiles are cosmetic in nature. Whitening, veneers and Invisalign® are just a few of the cosmetic procedure we offer!

IV Sedation

For those patients that need more than just oral sedation we offer what is often called “sleep sedation”. If anxiety is an issue or if the procedure calls for it we can easily place you under full anesthesia to ensure that you rest peacefully through the whole thing.

Dental Implants

If you have lost a tooth or are looking at tooth removal as an option, dental implants are the most highly recommended form of replacement for teeth. Dental implants involve inserting a titanium post into your jaw which will fuse with your bone structure. The post will be topped with a crown made specifically to fit your bite. The result is a form of tooth replacement that looks and acts exactly as your real tooth would. It even prevents bone loss, which is a common side effect of tooth loss.

Dental Technology


We are happy to use a great variety of cutting edge technology in our practice. Digital X-rays are one of our staples in dental tech. Standard X-rays can take time to view and process but with the advent of digital X-rays we can view the inner workings of your mouth almost instantly. We are also able to take higher quality X-rays that allow us to detect things like tooth decay within the tooth, cysts, tumors, and impacted teeth. Further, the radiation you receive from a digital X-ray device is about 1/5th that of a standard X-ray.

We also offer intraoral cameras and ultrasonic scalers. The intraoral cameras aid us in detecting any issues within your mouth that may need further dental attention. Ultrasonic scalers are by far the most effective method for removing built up plaque and tartar that has accumulated on teeth.

More questions?


If you have any more questions please feel free to browse our Frequently Asked Questions page or give us a call today at 971-708-1608. We look forward to hearing from you!
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