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Front teeth repaired

Dilworth Dentist, Myers Park dentist, Southpark cosmetic dentist, Teeth Whitening Treatmentson April 4th, 20112 Comments

The teeth we were going to fix had many old fillings that were breaking down, had worn edges, an old crown that no longer matched, and were dark and discolored.  They needed some help!  We started by first whitening all her teeth.  Again…..this is where we were starting:

Veneers

Charlotte NC Dentist, Dilworth Dentist, Myers Park dentist, Southpark cosmetic dentiston November 1st, 2010Comments Off on Veneers

A photo of the new veneers.  Again, since these are brand new the tissue has not had time to completely mature around the veneers.  In a few more weeks the tissue will look perfect, just like these new teeth!!

New veneers

Discount Dental Supplies

Charlotte Uptown Dentist, Cosmetic Dentist in Charlotte, Dilworth Dentist, Myers Park dentiston August 11th, 2010Comments Off on Discount Dental Supplies

Again, I have to put a ‘shout out’ to the Synergy Dental Partners.  I started purchasing my supplies here a few months ago and have saved significantly on the SAME items I was ordering elsewhere.  I have no financial interest in the company, other than saving me (and hopefully you!) some money.  Take a look here.

Bonded teeth

Dilworth Dentist, Myers Park DDS, Myers Park dentist, North Carolina Dentiston July 15th, 2010Comments Off on Bonded teeth

And here’s the final result:

Bonding-after

The patient was thrilled to have this area filled in! We’ll get him back soon for a ‘final’ photo, after the tissue has healed completely and the teeth have re-hydrated (they get a bit dried out during the bonding process).

Final bonding after Ortho

Cosmetic Dentist South Park, Dilworth Dentist, Myers Park DDS, Myers Park dentiston June 10th, 2010Comments Off on Final bonding after Ortho

The orthodontist moved the teeth and carefully created the ideal space for a lateral incisor:

Stone model during orthodontics

Ortho plan for Peg Laterals

Dentist in Charlotte, Dentist in Charlotte NC, Dilworth Dentist, Myers Park DDSon May 16th, 2010Comments Off on Ortho plan for Peg Laterals

As discussed below, option 1 involves moving the teeth to their optimal position leaving the ideal spacing in place so the restorative dentist can bond the spaces that are left, creating teeth that are proportional to the other teeth.  But if the orthodontist does not leave the correct amount of space the final result will result in a tooth that is too large or small for the others.  In other words, the space has to be filled. If there’s too little you end up with a mini-tooth…..too much and you get a Chicklet!  Not good!

Bottom line….the orthodontist has to get the spaces PERFECT for this option to work.

Repaired fractured tooth

Charlotte NC Dentist, Dilworth Dentist, Myers Park DDS, Myers Park dentist, North Carolina Dentiston August 24th, 2009Comments Off on Repaired fractured tooth

Although this had been fractured for many years, this nice lady agreed to have the tooth repaired after additional small pieces fractured off.  And she was heading overseas for an extended trip, too. So we wanted to be sure she had no problems on her trip.

fractured tooth

fractured tooth

Broken porcelain

Charlotte Uptown Dentist, Dilworth Dentist, Myers Park DDS, Myers Park dentiston August 4th, 2009Comments Off on Broken porcelain

This was a tough deal. This poor man was on a camping trip with his kids in the middle-of-nowhere when his porcelain crown broke. He managed to slip it back into place and showed up to see us with the piece in hand.

Broken porcelain

Broken porcelain

Fractured tooth-repaired

Charlotte NC Dentist, Charlotte Uptown Dentist, Dilworth Dentist, Myers Park DDS, Southpark cosmetic dentiston July 27th, 2009Comments Off on Fractured tooth-repaired

A few minutes later and we got this retired dentist back together.  He was pleased with the final result….and so were we!

Repaired fracture tooth

Repaired fracture tooth

Repaired Fractured Tooth

Dilworth Dentist, Myers Park dentist, Oral Wellness Programs, Southpark cosmetic dentiston July 2nd, 2009Comments Off on Repaired Fractured Tooth

So a few minutes later we had bonded some composite onto the tooth, replacing the fractured corner.  This was accomplished by layering different shades of the material to simulate the internal colors of the tooth, then covering it with a different shade that was more like the patient’s own enamel.  The result was a repaired tooth that looked and felt like the original.

Repaired tooth

Repaired tooth