Case of the week Sometimes when an accident occurs and a front tooth is broken a decision is made to re-face the entire tooth with a porcelain veneer. It is very challenging for all those involved to get a “perfect ” match. Fortunately their are very skilled lab technicians out there that are capable of […]
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Broken tooth fixed with composite
Case of the week Sam took a spill late night on his college campus on a sheet of ice and landed directly on his mouth. The result can be seen below. Fortunately the tooth did not break into the nerve and I was thus able to restore the tooth with a composite veneer. I don’t […]
Broken front tooth saved by Dr. Bauer with composite veneer!
Case of the week Frank fell and broke his tooth off as a young man but forntuantly saved the teeth and his previous dentist was able to bond the two pieces back togehter and it lasted for several decades UNTIL ………. I received a photo in a text message stating the piece is now […]
Tooth Knocked Out!!
Tooth knocked out? What do you do now? Tooth knocked out, huh? Well first…… Tooth knocked out but need to rule out serious head injury first So you, or more likely a child, have had a tooth knocked out and you don’t know what to do. Well time is critical in order to get the […]
Horizontal root fracture – anterior teeth
Horizontal root fracture treatment protocol Horizontal root fracture of the anterior tooth has pretty good survival rates. The treatment options for a horizontal root fracture depend on where the fracture occurs. Horizontal fractures can last for a long time with a high success rate The general treatment should be to save the tooth. Apical fractures […]