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Tooth Repair

After You Quit Tobacco, It’s Time to Repair the Damage

Smoking and smokeless tobacco use result in many serious health effects, including damage to your teeth and gums. One of the most common effects is receding gums. Receding gums, pain, and bleeding gums from dip often inspire people to quit smokeless tobacco. It's one of the most common New Year's resolutions. Quitting is a challenge, [...]

6 Causes of Tooth Wear

Tooth wear is different from tooth decay. It’s when your enamel is lost because of chemical and mechanical damage. While damage from tooth decay is localized to specific areas and can be treated with simple tooth-colored fillings, tooth wear is more likely to need treatment with dental crowns and possibly an entire smile makeover because [...]

Super Erupted Teeth Can Be Damaged or Lost

Our teeth have two parts. There’s the top, called the crown, which is made of highly attractive enamel. The enamel is highly attractive, and it’s durable, capable of holding up to the daily stresses of exposure, including attacks by acid from food, drink, and oral bacteria. But in super eruption (also called overeruption), [...]

Are Ceramic or Composite Fillings Better?

Modern cosmetic dentistry allows us to restore your teeth with beautiful, durable restorations. In fact, we usually have several options to achieve the results you’re looking for. If you want to reshape your teeth, for example, you can choose between BioClear and veneers. But one of the most common [...]

A Party Hard Lifestyle Can Be Hard on Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers can be used to beautify your teeth in many ways. That includes repairing damage done to your teeth like chipping and wearing. However, if you want to get porcelain veneers to repair this type of damage, you want to resolve the condition that led to tooth damage in the first [...]