Loosing a tooth Losing a tooth as an adult is distressing.  Most of the times tooth loss is associated with dental decay, periodontal disease or trauma of some sort.  In this instance the tooth was lost due to something called root resorption.  We usually don’t know why this process occurs but essentially it is when.. read more →

The Hollywood  did a fabulous job giving Mike Myers an English 70’s smile.  The smile was part of  the Austin Powers character.  Mike Myers movies contain numerous gags concerning the state of English dental health back in the early 70’s.  https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&ccid=OzD%2fvtJ3&id=2230AF61A8413E8A5A2CFE994C36485997551EA8&thid=OIP.OzD_vtJ3BseTbO8YNk6FXQEHEs&q=austin++powers&simid=608010926421510278&selectedIndex=4&ajaxhist=0 Mike Myers, himself, has a very natural smile. https://www.google.com/search?q=mike+myers&safe=off&rlz=1C1GGRV_enUS759US759&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjog6rwq9LhAhXQmuAKHTa3C8gQ_AUIDygC&biw=1904&bih=956#imgrc=WyOYRacrPoNbzM: You can easily spot a.. read more →

Using  combination of orthodontics and implants  we restored the missing lateral incisor to her her smile.   She now has the right number of front teeth.  The first picture shows her missing a front tooth with the canine drifted forward.  We used orthodontics to move the canine to it’s proper position and then placed an implant and crown.  The.. read more →

This is an amazing example of what implant dentistry can do for some one.  This gentleman came to the office three years ago with his front tooth fractured off.  One complicating factor was that he always had a space between his front teeth.  One can’t fill up spaces in any old fashion.  The teeth would.. read more →

Dental implants What are dental implants?  Implants are a tapered piece of titanium allow  screwed into a prepared site in the upper or lower jaw.  There is usually a screw hole on top of the implant or a place for a compression fitting to add an abutment to restore the implant with a crown.  There.. read more →