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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BA in Sociology, Tulane University, 1992
Dental: DMD, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, 1996
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: Beth Israel Hospital,1996
Residency: Beth Israel Hospital, 1997
Treatments offered at Blair Schachtel, DMD
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I have a crown on my front tooth which is loose. My tooth is fractured. Can the fracture not be repaired?
It is not uncommon but the tooth can fracture after having a post and crown. The reason it usually can't be repaired is because fracture usually is... READ MORE
I do see a little of what you are describing. However, the teeth do look great and look natural. Also, it can be a lot of trauma on the teeth to have... READ MORE
Can I have my tooth removed and a temporary replacement straight away before I have a proper false tooth?
There are several types of temporaries you can have made to replace the missing tooth once it's extracted. You would need to see your Dentist for... READ MORE
Best option would be Invisalign to straighten the teeth first . Then you would need some bonding done to repair the chipped tooth. From the photos it... READ MORE
Ideally it is always nice to have an X-ray, from what you're describing, it does sound like teeth need to be extracted. The teeth are weak from the... READ MORE
Care credit is really the best option, there is no finance charges and an easy process. You should also ask the dentist about payment plans through... READ MORE
Tooth sensitive to bite 3 weeks after filling. Getting worse. What next? Crown? Root canal? New dentist?
Sounds like may bd fracture in tooth that will require a crown and maybe root canal. I would recommend you go back to dentist again and discuss... READ MORE
The teeth will shift and move back somewhat. Can't gaurantee it will move back to original position but will definitely move without retainer READ MORE
Invisalign. 50 years old with 40% bone loss. Will there be enough support when my teeth start moving?
I would not worry about the bone loss, as long as you don't have active periodontal disease. You will still have plenty of support after they move the... READ MORE
It is not a problem to have a tooth that is not squared. A dentist usually has a good relationship with the lab, who makes the tooth, and with good... READ MORE
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