Q: I would like to have a new smile with porcelain veneers, but am afraid that I will be surprised at the final visit when they are permanently cemented and not like them. Your advice would be much appreciated. A: I had ...
Ask the Dentist Column
May 20, 2015
Q: I already have replaced some missing teeth with dental implants back in 2004. I need four more implants to avoid having dentures. The last treatment took almost a whole year to complete from start ...
May 13, 2015
Q: I am having veneers to improve both the shape and the color of my fifty year old smile. The problem is my lower natural teeth are worn down to almost ...
Q: I am fifty and would love to do porcelain veneers for a straighter whiter smile. I am worried with my history that my gums will recede more after this elective treatment. Any thoughts? A: ...
April 30, 2015
Q: I used to never have issues from major dental work. Recently I had a tooth pulled (first one in over a decade) ...
April 22, 2015
Q: I was told I needed 10 root canals on my lower front teeth. I have no pain, no decay and no dental work on these teeth, but the doctor said the x-rays showed ...
April 15, 2015
Q: One of my implants fractured off at the gum line, taking the attached porcelain crown with it. The doctor wants to cut the broken implant out of the jawbone, add a bone graft and place a ...
April 8, 2015
Q: My wife needs a back molar removed, but will not need an implant to replace the tooth. (She does not have a tooth below it.) Why is the doctor insisting that she ...
April 1, 2015
Q: I would love to have a new smile with veneers, but a friend of mine seems to be running to her dentist all the time to re-glue one or two. Is this normal? A: If you are a regular reader of ...
March 26, 2015
Q: I need several dental implants, but I know a friend who had to have his removed, as they didn’t “take”. How can this be prevented? A: This is what I called: “Auntroseitis” (Pronounced: “Aunt-Rose-i-tis”) Definition: A fear of treatment ...