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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

Should You Whiten Your Child's Teeth?


Posted on 10/25/2015 by Dr. Call
A little boy happy after his visit with the dentist.If you notice that your child's teeth have yellowed or don't appear to be as white and bright as they once were, you may be tempted to whiten them, but is this really the best thing for your child? Teeth whitening is a cosmetic procedure, and because certain risks are associated with the process, it is in your best interest to hold off on whitening until your kids are older.

What Do the Professionals Say about Tooth Whitening for Kids?


According to the Academy of General Dentistry, parents should hold off on whitening their child's teeth until that child is at least 14 years of age. Once they reach 14 years old, the pulp of the teeth will be fully formed, so your child's teeth will be less likely to experience sensitivity. However, many parents choose to wait even longer, holding off until 17-18 years of age before approving whitening treatments.

How Can Older Children Whiten Their Teeth?


Once your teen is old enough to safely whiten his teeth, he can choose from a variety of options. At-home tooth whitening systems often bring good results, but whitening toothpaste tends to be gentler. There are a variety of toothpaste bands with polishing agents or mild abrasives that can help to break up stained and whiten the teeth during the cleaning. Even without the whitening properties of the toothpaste, regular brushing can scrub food particles away in order to prevent stains before they begin.

Your teen can also avoid certain foods in order to retain a white and bright smile. Soda is especially important to avoid, as it can stain the teeth. Additionally, your teen should always be sure to brush after drinking coffee or other dark beverages or following a meal that includes berries or citrus fruits. Regular dental checkups can also give you advice on how to keep your teen's teeth white.

Please contact us if you have any questions about teeth whitening.
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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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