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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolDental: DMD, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: Booth Memorial Medical Center
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It is possible that decay can get under an existing bonding.but it is also possible a nerve could be going bad .i suggest you have it looked at by a... READ MORE
I tell my patients to o lay wear the Essex appliance for esthetics. They should not eat with it. Once the implants are placed you will need to discuss... READ MORE
Typically the implants will be placed and you will continue to wear your denture as is until implants are healed and integrated with the bone. Then... READ MORE
An accident that resulted in a fractured upper mandible has left my upper arch & midline shifted by half a front tooth. (Photo)
It may be possible you would need a full evaluation to determine if the end result you are looking for can be done with just restorations and no... READ MORE
Dont worry, this will resolve. May take 7-10 days to fully resolve. I would recommend salt water rinses daily for 1 week. If it does not get better (... READ MORE
If you have no restorations on the teeth , porcelain veneers are usually the best option sicne there is lesss tooth removal READ MORE
I went to a local dentist because I wanted to see about getting tooth bonding on my left tooth. (Photo)
It appears from the photo that a bonding or porcelain veneer can be done. I would get a second opinion READ MORE
Does coffee drinking cause cumulative, irreversible damage to teeth that cannot be corrected by professional teeth whitening?
Whitening will usually work on the stains of coffee drinking, the problem is not that the coffe causes any permanent staining, the problem is that as... READ MORE
Replacing the veneer should not cause gum pain. Removing a veneers can be done with minimal removal of additional tooth structure , though some tooth... READ MORE
If they are intact, then yes they can be rebonded. Go to a dentist and have him/her evaluate if the are in one piece READ MORE
Before and After Photos by Dr. DelPrete
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