Potomac Dentist
10520 MacArthur Boulevard
Potomac, Maryland 20854 US
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  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BSN, The College of New Jersey
    Dental: DMD, Boston University Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry

Treatments offered at FACES (Facial Anatomy for Comprehensive Esthetic Seminars)

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Front tooth chipped in half and is discoloring. What can I do to fix it? Are there other problems it could cause? (Photo)

You might consider either a crown or if possible, a porcelain veneer.  The difficulty with bonded restorations, such as what you have currently, is ... READ MORE

Accidentally chipped off a portion of my front tooth (corner portion of my cutting tooth) (Photo)

Since the x-ray showed that the nerve was not affected by the fracture, bonding would be a good option.  Since the front of your mouth is a "high ... READ MORE

Is this normal after a temporary crown?

A broken temporary is a reason to call your dentist.  Furthermore, if your tooth remains painful when chewing you should absolutely call your dentist ... READ MORE

Should I extract molar that had decay just below the gum line rather than do root canal. Then post and crown. Is that correct?

Without seeing an x-ray it's nearly impossible to provide you with a credible answer.  Many factors affect the decision of which treatment modality ... READ MORE

Porcelain Veneers for Enamel Decay?

Porcelain veneers are an excellent option for correcting discolored teeth that are otherwise healthy.  It's important to note, however, once you have ... READ MORE

Are my teeth too big for crown lengthening? (photo)

Before committing to gum surgery I'd suggest you explore the option of using Botox to cosmetically drop your lip line.  Many dentists are well ... READ MORE

Pain in front tooth two weeks after permanent crown seated.

It's worth having the dentist re-evaluate your tooth at this point.  Although it may feel fine when your teeth are in the closed position the bite ... READ MORE

Can wisdom teeth extraction negatively affect face?

There's no research that supports that theory.  The length of the dental arch remains unchanged after wisdom tooth extraction.   READ MORE

Any suggestions on Dental crowns?

It's often the case that in the process of preparing teeth for crowns all of the remaining existing filling material is completely drilled away in the... READ MORE

Can the crown be adjusted? (photo)

Where the crown sits at the gumline cannot be adjusted.  It's possible that the slight bulkiness you see from the side view may be adjusted and then ... READ MORE

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