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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolDental School:
Columbia University School of Dental Medicine, 1983
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency:
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Treatments offered at Worthington Cosmetic Dentistry
Most popular answers from Joseph W. Worthington, DDS
It sounds like you are faced with the prospect of losing all your teeth and replacing them with implants. If that is the case you don't have to place... READ MORE
This is not very common but it does happen and is one of the biggest nightmares in implant dentistry. I have never heard of a laser being used to... READ MORE
If the crown came out with an impression it obviously does not have enough retention. I would have your dentist remake the crown PRIOR to making the... READ MORE
The answer is simple. Avoid Lumineers if possible! The porcelain is of poor quality. The Lumineer people recommend finishing the... READ MORE
Years ago when we first did porcelain veneers it was the standard of care to not disturb the contact point between teeth. Naturally, the seam between... READ MORE
In dental school, dentists were taught to automatically crown a root canal tooth. With advances in adhesive esthetic dentistry we no longer have to... READ MORE
Your dentist has quoted you a very reasonable fee for this procedure. Everyone I know, including myself, charges more. I think you might want to... READ MORE
When an endodontist feels that retreating a root canal is not the right course of action I believe you are getting an honest recommendation. One of... READ MORE
My Root Canal Tooth is Crowned with All Porcelain and Shows Through Dark, Dentist Suggest Porcelain Fused to White Metal?
With the more aesthetic qualities of other crowns these days, porcelain fused to metal is not the best choice. I would go with Lava and probably mask... READ MORE
Lumineers or prep less veneers have limited application because very few individuals have the right size and shape tooth to keep the veneer from... READ MORE
Before and After Photos by Dr. Worthington
Joseph W. Worthington, DDS has shared 4 before and after pictures with 43 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.
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