I had a 20+ year old filling in a molar that my dentist informed me was breaking down, causing cracks that were letting in decay. He said that the tooth would need to be ground down and a crown placed on it in order to preserve the tooth and prevent any further deterioration.
This was done over two visits, the first during which the dentist took a mold of my teeth, ground down the existing... more
When I was competing in the Mrs Globe Pageant, I wanted my smile to be the best it could be. After much consideration, I had my smile done by Dr Timmerman, who is truly at the top of his field. The distance was large , Belgium, Europe to Seattle, but worth it, as I now have a beautiful and long lasting smile. Thank you Dr Timmerman! more
At a routine cleaning and check-up my dentist noted some probable decay in the rear-most molar on the bottom left. He also mentioned that the size, shape, and expansion characteristics of the filling probably meant it acted as a wedge/maul and over time created a small crack in the tooth. At the time of this writing it wasn't clear whether the crack existed. He recommended removing the old... more
I had delayed replacing a crown for several years until I found a dentist I could trust. I finally found that with Dr. Carstensen and his staff. They did a wonderful job and the procedure was the best dental experience I have ever had (and completely painless)! more
I was sent from dentist for a crown. I wasn't sure why they could not perform it. The facility was clean, nice and friendly. I was shocked that I needed to have three office visits to complete the crown.
First visit was to drill and clean out the tooth canal. My Dr. kept taking little blades and twisting them in my tooth. I asked her what she was doing and she just said she was cleaning... more