Friday night emergency!   Accidents can happen any time. For this teenager, the accident happened the day before the prom. We saw him for an emergency visit on a Friday night.  Emergencies require a proper evaluation, x-rays, discussion of the alternatives, and a good deal of.. read more →

Ouch a tooth ache: If you are reading this blog and can’t sit still because of a tooth ache get yourself to a Bitindentist, now. Hot and cold: If you keep putting cold water on a tooth to control the pain, you have an acute pulpitis.  You may need endodontic treatment (root canal treatment) for.. read more →

What is Bonding: Bonding is the term for restoring teeth with a composite resin.   The process consists of etching  a tooth and then adding an  acrylic ‘bond’ to the enamel.  A composite is a mix of a liquid resin and porcelain particles of various sizes.  The buzz word in dentistry for composites and Silicon Valley is nano-particles.. read more →

We now do invisible braces.  The trade name for this technology is called Invisilign https://www.invisalign.com/?utm_campaign=Exact_invisalign+Brand_priority&utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=Bing&utm_term=invisalign or Clear Correct https://www.facebook.com/clearcorrect  by companies bearing those names. This is an option for adults who are highly motivated and want to improve their smile.  Traditional braces are bonded to teeth and then the forces for movement are provided by high tech titanium wires or.. read more →

A Patient’s Guide to Implants This is a short guide to dental implants. Dentistry has over 30 years experience with the modern dental implant.  Dental implants work. Implant therapy requires a well thought out treatment plan,  patience and financial commitment. The surgeon (in this instance me) can place an implant in an extraction site  the same.. read more →