This patient experienced years of wear and discoloration of his teeth, and was no longer happy with the way they looked. We discussed some options for him, and decided on twelve crowns (6 on the top, 6 on the bottom) to restore not only his smile, but his dental health as well–as teeth were beginning
This patient needed to have a tooth taken out because of a cavity, and did not want a dental implant. We reviewed her options for tooth replacement, and she ultimately decided on a dental bridge. We worked with a periodontist to remove the tooth, then made her a temporary bridge that we used to help
This patient had been in and out of my office for many years, frustrated and embarrassed by her smile. We came up with a plan for her teeth that suited her needs, and are now on track to give her a boost of self-esteem, while making great progress toward improving her habits at home to
Sometimes all it takes is a little bit of filling material. This patient came in with a broken front tooth from an accident, and couldn’t afford a dental crown. We discussed his options, and he ended up selecting some tooth-colored filling material instead. The FUN part about this case is that we can layer different shades
This lovely lady came into our office and would barely smile because she was so self-conscious about the color of her teeth. She has what are called “tetracycline stains,” due to an extended dosage of the antibiotic as a child—and these can be challenging to treat effectively! She’d seen dentists in the past, but no
This patient came to our office dissatisfied with her smile—she hated the color of her teeth, her dark fillings, the stained tooth structure at the gum line—and her daughter was getting married in a month! Working around her needs and time limitations, we whitened her teeth in our office using GLO Science, replaced her dark
Sometimes a subtle change to your front teeth can make an amazing difference for your smile! This patient didn’t like the position of her front teeth, and wasn’t thrilled about orthodontic treatment as an adult to correct it. So we decided on crowns to correct their position instead! It’s important to note that there are sometimes limitations to a
This patient presented with congenitally missing lateral incisors (the two teeth on either side of his front teeth). He’s had Maryland bridges (restorations designed to replace his missing teeth) since he was a child, but these had become loose, stained, and unsightly over the years, and he wanted a new look! We discussed orthodontics and
What a difference whitening treatment can make! This patient presented to our office with dark teeth, due to the common culprits–coffee, tea, and wine. We discussed in-office and take-home bleaching options to brighten her smile, which the patient agreed to. After an hour in our chair, we saw instant results!
This patient presented with a cavity on the chewing surface of her tooth. Once we removed the decay, we used tooth-colored filling material (composite) to restore her tooth to its original glory!