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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolDental:
Novosibirsk Medical Academy, Russia
DDS, University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine, NY
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: Advanced General Dentistry, University of Buffalo
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Inlays are normally done on back teeth where chewing forces are much greater. Inlay preparation requires a "path of insertion" that due to the shape... READ MORE
There's a bunch of reasons but here are a few off the top of my head... 1. decay/debris/bacteria left under new filling2. bonding procedure was not... READ MORE
You can leave the crossbite untreated and only correct anterior crowding since your crowded front teeth are probably your main concern. The other... READ MORE
Yes, the procedure is called enameloplasty, it's quick and painless. I don't think your front teeth will look short after, but from your photo it... READ MORE
It was done to prevent bone loss in your jaw that follows tooth extraction. This should help with your denture retention and stability, as long as... READ MORE
Two main groups of reasons: structural and cosmetic. Examples of structural indications: broken tooth, tooth after a root canal treatment, large... READ MORE
Most likely: orthodontic treatment to regain lost space followed by dental implant (with or without bone grafting), fixed bridge or removable partial... READ MORE
Depending on the condition of remaining tooth root it may, or may not be a good idea to invest more money into it by trying to save it. Restoring your... READ MORE
Veneers work best on healthy solid teeth with no previous dental work. If you have a small filling/bonding that is only on the front, or back surface... READ MORE
42 yr old female. Two weeks after the extraction of four wisdom teeth, still experiencing numbness on my chin and bottom lip?
Although rare, unpleasant and undesirable such complication does occur. It is an accepted risk for removal of impacted lower 3rd molars. If your tooth... READ MORE
Before and After Photos by Dr. Kaplansky
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