Monthly Archives: May 2011

Upgrading Your Smile

     Many advances in dentistry have occurred over the last few years and are continually developing. Dental researchers and providers have formulated upgraded materials and perfected advanced techniques that have optimized dental care. These folks have examined the effect of oral health … Continue reading

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Attrition of Teeth

Attrition of tooth structures is basically the premature erosion or wearing of the teeth. This can be caused by dental work that is too bulky on one arch and is wearing against the natural tooth structure on the opposing arch. … Continue reading

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Closing Diastemas With Veneers

In one of the other blog posts I illustrated how to close diastemas, or enlarged spaces between teeth, with composite resin material. The photos below allow you to see some of the highlights of a veneer procedure.  There are many … Continue reading

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Preserving Tooth Structure In The Long-Run

     This patient came into our office with a common dental problem – a composite resin on a front tooth has chipped numerous times. This happens for many reasons, but most often because the patient’s type of bite was … Continue reading

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Closing A Space Between Teeth

The photos above illustrate what a difference a little tooth-colored  composite resin material can do to improve the appearance of these teeth.  A space in the front teeth has varying professional opinions on appearance and is a personal preference left for the … Continue reading

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Restoring A Broken Front Tooth

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Click on the photos at left for a synopsis of a composite resin restorative procedure for a central incisor. This is a relatively common procedure, as front teeth are traumatized rather easily. So how do we prevent these kinds of traumatic … Continue reading

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Minimal Dental Work Yields Maximum Results

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Refreshing A Smile With Minimal Preparation

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