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Dr. Dunville strives 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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Our Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed We also offer: Laser Technology Oral Conscious Sedation Invisalign® Bonding Cosmetic Contouring ​ What Sets Us Apart Dr...

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Questions About Dental Services in Jefferson City, MO We encourage you to contact us whenever you have an interest or concern about dentistry procedures such as porcelain veneers, dental implants, and tooth whitening in Jefferson City...

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)...

Do You Want A "Perfect" Or "Natural" Smile? We Need To Know!
... We will also decide which cosmetic materials and techniques to use; this can range from composite resins (tooth-colored fillings), porcelain veneers (thin layers of dental ceramic that are bonded to your tooth enamel) or porcelain crowns (which replace the entire external form of a tooth)...

Jane Fonda Chooses New Teeth Over a New Car!
... Veneers — a thin shell of custom-designed tooth-colored material, usually porcelain, affixed to the front surface of the teeth...

Bonding: A Good Choice for Repairing Damaged or Chipped Teeth in Youngsters
...When your child has completed growth, more permanent restorations such as porcelain veneers or crowns may be necessary...

From Model to Mogul, Kathy Ireland Maintains a Sparkling Smile
...After the driveway incident she needed numerous veneers and dental implants to replace a lost tooth and restore her smile...

Frequently Asked Questions About Tooth Wear
...Once we have dealt with the underlying cause, we can make your teeth look beautiful again by replacing lost tooth structure with bonding, veneers, or crowns...

Veneers are a Versatile Means to Achieving a Confident Smile
...If so, you may be a candidate for porcelain veneers...

Hilary Duff's Chipped Front Teeth Repaired with Veneers
Many Hollywood luminaries use porcelain veneers to enhance their smiles...

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...

Life-like Dental Porcelain Helps Restore Smiles Marred by Unattractive Teeth
...But perhaps its greatest benefit is its adaptability for use in a number of different applications, particularly veneers and crowns...

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

5 Ways to Make Your Smile More Confident and Inviting
... Veneers...

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...

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 Magic Transforms Smiles
... Veneers...

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

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

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...

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...

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...