Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: 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)
Most popular answers from Gigi Meinecke, DMD
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
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
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 are an excellent option for correcting discolored teeth that are otherwise healthy. It's important to note, however, once you have ... READ MORE
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
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
There's no research that supports that theory. The length of the dental arch remains unchanged after wisdom tooth extraction. READ MORE
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
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