I made a Maryland bridge and helped restore a young women’s smile 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 →
Small incisors: Small incisors or 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.. read more →
A smile for a lifetime: Ten years with a perfect smile. Her smile is as beautiful as the day we placed Empress veneers. Porcelain veneers are very reliable whether they are placed for aesthetic reasons or for restorative reasons such as a fractured tooth. Few technologies have come along in dentistry which promised so much and lived.. read more →
Slipped on ice.
A Northeast Winter: 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..
This great patient is an example of what early orthodontic treatment can do! Who has the worlds best smile? Obviously , for a teenager it is when orthodontics is over and the brackets come off. This young gentleman had very crowded teeth. We started with taking orthodontic records as soon as the crowding problem.. read more →