22Jul, 2013

Is A Tooth Crown the Right Solution?

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Tooth crowns are very common in dentistry today, but many people are unaware of exactly what is involved in the procedure. In this post, I will try to clear up any misunderstandings about tooth crowns. Crowns are one of many procedures under the larger umbrella of “dental restoration.” The tooth crown itself can be made of many different materials, and creates a full cap on the tooth in question, literally sitting on top of the tooth like, well… a tooth crown! A common reason for a patient needing a tooth […]

1Jul, 2013

Porcelain Veneers – What You Need To Know

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Porcelain veneers are a wonderful solution for many cosmetic dental issues. As a cosmetic dentist in Tampa for over 25 years, I have become familiar with the many applications for veneers. Porcelain veneers can be used to improve cracked teeth, chipped teeth, crooked teeth, stained teeth, gaps between teeth, and more. Porcelain veneers are a thin shell of porcelain that is bonded to the front of your teeth. They can produce a straighter, wider and more even-looking tooth. Veneers have a nice translucent quality, which means they resemble natural teeth. […]