I made a Maryland bridge and helped restore a young women’s smile read more →

Continuing education: Every year the office participates in continuing education. We attend different conferences, lectures and study clubs. In January we attended the Yankee Dental Meeting in Boston. The six New England Dental Societies host the dental convention. There are programs for dentists, hygienists, dental assistants and office managers. For instance the programs include aesthetics,.. read more →

Implant therapy a its’ best read more →

Making two front teeth match with porcelain crowns. read more →

A Porcelain Front Tooth Friday night emergency!   Accidents can happen any time. This teenager broke his tooth the night before the prom. We saw him Friday night for an emergency visit.  His emergency visit required a soft tissue and hard tissue evaluation.  Hard tissue examinations require the an x-ray examination.  I provided a good deal.. 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 do invisible braces. The trade name for this technology Invisilign or invisible braces. 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 by bending stainless steel wires. .. 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 →

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 →