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Mercury-Free Fillings in Greenwood, IN

Did you know that many metal amalgam fillings contain mercury? Mercury is a neurotoxin that can cause problems if inhaled or accumulated in the body. Dr. Benjamin Stevens provides mercury-free white fillings at Beautiful Smiles in Greenwood, IN. These safe,…

How to Treat Dental Erosion

Dental erosion is a common but damaging dental problem caused by wear to the tooth enamel. The enamel is the top layer of the tooth that can become eroded over time. Some of the most prevalent causes of dental erosion…

Options for Treating Discolored Teeth

Tooth stains can be extrinsic or intrinsic. Extrinsic tooth stains may be caused by factors including poor oral hygiene, tobacco use, staining foods, and beverages. Intrinsic tooth stains are found within the tooth. These stains are often caused by a…

Why Do I Have Bleeding Gums?

If you suffer from frequent bleeding gums or notice bleeding when you brush and floss, call Beautiful Smiles. Dr. Benjamin Stevens treats patients with bleeding gums in his Greenwood, IN office. Bleeding gums are caused by gingivitis and periodontitis. Gingivitis…

Missing Teeth: Problems and Solutions

Are you missing one or more teeth? Restore the look and function of your smile with our tooth replacements. Dr. Benjamin Stevens provides restorative dental treatments for patients missing teeth in Greenwood, IN. Dr. Stevens is trained in providing restorative…

Dental Crown FAQs

Do you have weakened or sensitive teeth? Are your teeth discolored or worn down? Dental crowns are a restorative dental treatment used to cover and protect teeth. They may also be used after root canal treatment to seal out infection…