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5 out of 5 stars Invisalign
I had some crowding on the lower front teeth that made it difficult to clean and some recession due to the way my teeth fit together. Dr hedge recommended doing invisalign to help with long term health of my teeth. I only had to wear the trays for 5 months and I love my outcome. I did whitening (deep bleach) after I was completed with my Invisalign and couldn't be happier. Everyone...
5 out of 5 stars Porcelain Veneers
There's nothing more beautiful, inspiring, contagious and fun then a beautiful smile. It can light up a room, bring a smile to someone else's face, and make you feel special.
4 out of 5 stars Gum Lift
I actually had a procedure to remove the pigmentation from my gums. I had always desired to have this done in the past, but all my dentist and periodontist in Houston I saw before claimed that "there was nothing that could be done". After I decided to do some research myself, I found out that there were Doctor's in LA an NY who performed the procedure. Being that I lived in Houston, I just...
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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BA, Kenyon College
Dental: DDS, Ohio State University College of Dentistry
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: General Practice, Richland Memorial Hospital
Treatments offered at The Houston Dentists
Most popular answers from Tom Hedge, DDS
While dental implants are an expensive option (and the cost doesn't sound outrageous) they are the option that is closest to natural healthy teeth and... READ MORE
The are five different kinds of veneers. There are two materials, porcelain and composite and there are three different preparation techniques. No... READ MORE
I treat a lot of TMJ patients and 80% have had prior orthodontics. Hmmm. Coincidence? I think not. In the past orthodontists have treated to a nice... READ MORE
Most dentists estimate 20 years for a veneer to last. The reason most veneers fail is by the patient doing something they shouldn't. (Ask me how I... READ MORE
I often stain my temporary veneers to match adjacent teeth. You can bring the value or brightness down by adding some yellow, gray, or brown... READ MORE
It appears as if your teeth would require more movement than Invisalign Express can deliver in ten aligners. READ MORE
Crown with root canal hurts during cleaning. Is it better to extract tooth rather than do another root canal and new crown?
It could hurt for a number of reasons. An X Ray would be necessary to evaluate the problem. It may be cracked underneath, reinfected, or have a gum... READ MORE
A lot of factors can dictate recommendations for a smile makeover and the results can definitely help you feel better about the symmetry of your smile... READ MORE
I have rarely ever seen Invisalign trays that are a bad fit. Invisalign will reject the impressions if they are not perfect. Most likely they are the... READ MORE
My front crown has come loose and falls off easily. Can a put superglue or equivalent on post and stick it back in the hole?
If I'm reading your question correctly it sounds like you're looking to find out what you can use to repair the crown but please don't try to do this... READ MORE
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