This patient hated her old crowns, which had dark discoloration showing through. When one of them broke off, she decided it was finally time to replace all 3.
Has it been a while since you had your teeth cleaned? The plaque on our teeth tends to accumulate calcium and other minerals, becoming hard and sticky over time. This harder substance, called tartar or calculus, causes inflammation of the gums that can lead to chronic infection and bone loss, not to mention bad breath!
For patients missing all of their upper or lower teeth, a denture can do much more than just enable chewing and smiling again.
Fear or shame often leads people to avoid the dentist, but there is never a need to be embarrassed! We are only here to help, not to judge.
A “peg lateral” is a condition in which the lateral incisor is smaller than average size, sometimes with an irregular shape. It can affect the upper or lower lateral incisors, either on one or both of the right and left sides.