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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: University of Iowa
Dental: DDS, University of Iowa
Treatments offered at Dental Touch Associates
Most popular answers from Blaine McLaughlin, DDS
There are billions of bacteria that live in the mouth and sometimes the conditions are just right that they will get under a temporary and turn it... READ MORE
The first thing that I look at when I see the upper teeth is all the space that is there. I can't imagine why you would need to remove any teeth... READ MORE
Veneers can help all of the above if they are done correctly. The veneers can be built out toward your lips and cheeks to help fill them out and to... READ MORE
If a person Zoom Whiten their Teeth Before Getting a Crown Will they Have to Always Zoom to Maintain?
We have a lot of people who whiten before a new crown or filling is placed. If you want to Zoom to get you teeth whitened quickly, then ask about a... READ MORE
I wouldn't be too concerned about this at this point in time. Ask your doctor about this and look at the clincheck if you want. Even if you end up... READ MORE
Dentists use many different companies for their whitening needs. All of them are pretty similar including Nitewhite, which we use in our office and... READ MORE
As a dental professional, one of our jobs is to rebuild teeth that are highly compromised and not in the best of shape. This can be from trauma or... READ MORE
Should I Be Concerned About the Hardness of a Cad/cam Crown Causing Damage to Other Teeth in my Mouth?
I have been placing cad/cam restorations for 6 years now in my office and have not seen damage to the surrounding teeth in any cases. The porcelain... READ MORE
My teeth have shifted from not wearing my retainers after Braces. Can I Fix Them Without the Use of Braces? (photo)
It is hard to tell what exactly is going on with this picture, but Invisalign works well at aligning front teeth, so if you are just looking to round... READ MORE
I like the effort on the photos:) Invisalign works very well at aligning front teeth and rounding out your smile. We have brought teeth like this back... READ MORE
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