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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BS, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Dental: DDS, Northwestern University Dental School
Post-Medical School TrainingFellowships:
Academy of General Dentistry, 2013
International Congress of Oral Implantologists, 2013
Treatments offered at Scott H. Pope, DDS
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I have 16 broken teeth. All teeth previously crowned - all broke off to the gum line. Are implants a possibility for me?
If the roots are still present, this can often times helps preserve the bone levels and increase the possibility that implants can be placed. It... READ MORE
You are probably an ideal candidate for dental implants. By placing 4 implants in each arch, you can have a set of natural looking teeth placed that... READ MORE
If you are missing your front four teeth and are interested in possibly having implants placed, there are a number of factors involved to determine if... READ MORE
Thank you for your question and concerns. Looking at your photo, there appears to be extensive crowding and displacement of your front teeth and... READ MORE
I am assuming the x-rays taken 6 months ago were 2D images. My recommendation is to have a CBCT image taken. This is a 3D image and can help determine... READ MORE
There are several options to improve your smile. From looking at the photos, the lateral incisors appear to be smaller, enhancing the appearance of... READ MORE
I had a root canal done last year. I did not go back yet to get crowned but recently the whole tooth broke off. What can I do?
From your description, if the entire tooth has broken off then it is very unlikely that it will be able to be restored. I recommend seeing a dentist... READ MORE
Unfortunately, there are times when a new crown is placed and the tooth requires a root canal after the crown has been cemented. This results in a... READ MORE
I'm sorry to hear that the periodontist was unable to place your implants. It sounds like the implant drilling unit broke down unexpectedly. Since the... READ MORE
I recommend during the healing phase to be careful chewing around the implants. Dental implants take about 3-6 months to integrate with the... READ MORE
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