Success with implants is predictable. I know you may be looking at the x-ray and thinking ‘What is that?’. You may not be familiar with implants. So let me take a few moments to explain. About thirty five years ago a researcher in Sweden, Dr. Ingmar Branemark, discovered that when he used a titanium cylinder in his research subjects (dogs) .. read more →
Peg laterals or lateral incisors is a common problem which people like their dentist to address. Melissa’s lateral incisors (the teeth next to two front teeth) were very small. We opted to place crowns on her teeth following orthodontic treatment. Melissa had orthodontic treatment in our office when she was a teenager. We placed ‘temporary’.. read more →
Ten years later still smiling. Her smile is as beautiful as the day we placed Empress veneers. Porcelain veneers are very reliable whether they are placed for esthetic reasons or for restorative reasons such as a fractured tooth. Few technologies have come along in dentistry which promised so much and lived up to the promise. We placed.. read more →
Slipped on ice.
Our patient slipped on ice on her driveway this winter. It happens. She arrived in our office with two front teeth broken and a kitchen cloth with some ice cubes to her lip to keep the swelling down. I took pictures when she arrived at the office but I promised not to show it to any one. Although ice is a..
This person is worried about losing her tooth because of recession around the roots of her teeth. Having recession around the upper canines is very common. People are concerned about this because they don’t want to look ‘long in the tooth’. She had a persistent periodontal problem around the upper left lateral incisor for several years. Some.. read more →
Dr. Kaplan is cool, calm, and collected, and you feed off him. He is very easy to get along with.— John
I have a lot of anxiety going to the dentist. Dr. Kaplan has a gentle, reassuring manner, so I never have anxiety with him. I had a major anxiety attack with my last dentist during a routine tooth cleaning.— Christine
To the very thoughtful ladies of Dr. Kaplan's office - You have no idea how you made me feel with the beautiful flowers. It was so sweet of you. You are always so nice and friendly. It makes going to the dentist a real pleasure. Fondly,— Bea