Veneers

by Dr. James Springer 7. June 2013 11:06
Veneers are thin custom-made shells designed to cover the front side of teeth.  Made of teeth-colored materials, veneers are used to fill in open spaces between teeth and to treat teeth that are permanently stained, poorly shaped or slightly crooked.  They may also cover teeth that are chi... [More]

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Tooth Whitening

by Dr. James Springer 1. June 2013 14:13
This a process that will make teeth appear whiter if they are discolored.  Approaches to whiten your smile include in-office bleaching, at home bleaching and whitening toothpastes. In-office whitening is done in the dental office using stronger bleaching agents than are available for hom... [More]

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Braces

by Dr. James Springer 25. May 2013 09:29
Braces are appliances that can help correct crowded or crooked teeth or an uneven bite.  Individuals with cosmetic concerns may opt for less visible braces.There are braces that blend with tooth color and in some cases,  treatment may be done without using braces at all, by using a series ... [More]

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Improving your smile

by Dr. James Springer 17. May 2013 12:28
A great smile can be the most impressive and attractive feature of your face.  Your  smile which reflects your persona is the first thing people see of you.  It conveys health, success, youth, sincerity and vitality.  Your appearance is meaningful in business, personal and social... [More]

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Removable Bridges

by Dr. James Springer 10. May 2013 10:54
A removable bridge readily can be taken out of the mouth and is sometimes called removable partial denture.  Removable dentures generally are less expensive then fixed bridges.  Removable dentures usually have teeth replacing missing teeth attached to gum-colored plastic bases connected by... [More]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Implants

by Dr. James Springer 3. May 2013 12:13
Advantages of Implants: An implant is most similar to a natural tooth. Adjacent teeth do not have to be involved in placement procedure. Implants may decrease or help prevent shrinkage of the jawbone from tooth loss. Disadvantages of Implants: Implants are not intended for eve... [More]

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What is Involved in Placing Implants

by Dr. James Springer 27. April 2013 13:16
Surgery is performed to place the implant portion in the bone.  Up to six months are needed for the bone to attach to the implant.  In certain cases, dentists can use techniques that may allow immediate sue of the implant.  Some implants require a second surgery in which a post is att... [More]

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Three Options of Replacing Teeth

by Dr. James Springer 20. April 2013 13:07
Because feeling and looking good are important to us all, it very important to keep and maintain a attractive and healthy smile in life.  All ages of life can benefit from a smile that makes them happy about themselves and function for best over health possible in life span.    ... [More]

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Toothbrush Abrasion

by Dr. James Springer 12. April 2013 12:04
Although aches and fatigue may be not-so-subtle reminders of wear and tear on our muscles, we may not be aware that one of the hardest substances in our body—our teeth –can become "worn out" as well. Wear can occur in the enamel of the tooth crown and in the softer cementum that cov... [More]

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Sensitive Teeth

by Dr. James Springer 6. April 2013 16:32
If your teeth become sensitive to brushing, flossing, cold, heat or certain foods, the discomfort can interfere with your enjoyment of daily activities.  You may have common problem called dentin hypersensitivity. First it is important for your dentist to make sure there are no underlying dent... [More]

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