Tag Archives: cosmetic dentistry

Black front tooth? Whiten it!

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Black front tooth whitened with internal bleaching Black front tooth treatment options range from removal and placement of a dental implant to internal bleaching. Your best option will depend on why the front tooth is black. Case of the week Erica’s black front tooth treatment Erica had an accident in cheer-leading as a young adult […]

No prep veneers

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Treatment planning I have seen some really really bad no prep veneers, usually Lumineers, done on patients that not only look awful but also are very unhealthy as they create areas around the teeth that are impossible to clean well. Best cases have these criteria Small teeth Spaces interproximally Teeth lingually placed Large lips This […]

Permanent Maryland bridge

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Maryland bridge Maryland bridge is a common prosthesis for patients that are too young or don’t have the bone for dental implants.  Often they are done when a person is missing a lateral incisor.  The lateral incisor is the small tooth right next to the center one.  This is genetic, very common and it runs […]

Why Composite Veneers?

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Ceramic or porcelain veneers are what people are talking about when they say they got veneers or when someone famous gets veneers.  However, there is a cheaper alternative…composite veneers.  There are even circumstances in which composite veneers are a better choice than porcelain. So when does the situation call for composite veneers???? 1. Child or […]

Why Composite Veneers?

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Why Composite Veneers? Ceramic or porcelain veneers are what people are talking about when they say they got veneers or when someone famous gets veneers.  However, there is a cheaper alternative…composite veneers.  There are even circumstances in which composite veneers are a better choice than porcelain. So when does the situation call for composite veneers???? […]