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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BA, University of Notre Dame
Dental: DDS, University of Illinois College of Dentistry
Post-Medical School TrainingResidencies:
General Practice, Miami Children's Hospital
Comprehensive Dentistry Program, University of Florida
Treatments offered at Michael R. Dorociak, DDS, MAGD
Most popular answers from Michael Dorociak, DDS
I Have Vertical Fracture on my Upper Bicuspid As a Result of Post Insertion & an Abscess Under Tooth?
It is true that a severe vertical fracture means the tooth will have to be extracted. What to do next is a very good question. An implant is often the... READ MORE
It is perfectly fine to whiten now. Research indicates that teeth will darken approximately one half shade weeks after a professional whitening. So it... READ MORE
Your dentist is on the right track in explaining to you the different treatment options based on your specific needs. Most of the time, he or she will... READ MORE
There are two types of stain. The stain you are referring to is the stain outside the teeth (extrinsic stain). Immediately after whitening, the... READ MORE
This requires a visit to your dentist for further evaluation. He or she knows the original condition of your tooth prior to the crown and can offer... READ MORE
The simplest solution would be bonding with some consideration for whitening your teeth prior if desired.Based on the photo, this is what I would do... READ MORE
New advances in porcelain crowns can allow for thin but strong material on the lingual (zirconia) and esthetic ceramic on the facial (labial). Lithium... READ MORE
Don't be desperate, be patient.It is your front tooth and it will be on display for a long time.It is often referred to as the hardest thing in... READ MORE
There is a Dark Line Between the Edge of the Tooth Filling and my Natual Tooth, Should I Be Concerned? (photo)
There appears to be a stain at the filling - tooth interface not a new cavity. Several small factors could contribute including shrinkage of the... READ MORE
Is It Possible to Bond the Upper Part of Top Teeth That Have Been Exposed and Are Yellowed by Receding Gums?
Yes, it is entirely possible to cosmetically improve the appearance of teeth affected by receding gums. How this is accomplished may depend on your... READ MORE
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