1. Toothbrush Abrasion: brushing hard and incorrectly with a hard brush
2. Grinding Teeth
Abfractions, are not actually cavities caused by decay and the usual reason for treatment are:
1. Sensitivity due to loss of tooth structure
2. Esthetic concerns, patient doesn't like the way the dents looks.
In this particular case, patient was experiencing a lot of sensitivity and didn't mind an esthetic upgrade, so we decided to treat the abfractions.
Matching to patient's dark tint and white stains were difficult but we think we did a pretty good job. Best part is, now patient can enjoy hot and cold foods without getting a "shock" every time.
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Toothbrush Abrasion / Grinding Teeth / Sensitive Teeth

Patient came to us with some "dents" in her teeth. The "dents" around the gum line, also called abfractions, could be caused by a few reasons:
1. Toothbrush Abrasion: brushing hard and incorrectly with a hard brush
2. Grinding Teeth
Abfractions, are not actually cavities caused by decay and the usual reason for treatment are:
1. Sensitivity due to loss of tooth structure
2. Esthetic concerns, patient doesn't like the way the dents looks.
In this particular case, patient was experiencing a lot of sensitivity and didn't mind an esthetic upgrade, so we decided to treat the abfractions.
Matching to patient's dark tint and white stains were difficult but we think we did a pretty good job. Best part is, now patient can enjoy hot and cold foods without getting a "shock" every time.
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241 Route 9W
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Patient Testimonial:Bethlehem Town Family Dental - Patient Testimonial

Patient appreciates the care Bethlehem Town Family Dental puts into their dental work. Painless and hassle free dentistry.
Bethlehem Town Family Dental
241 Route 9W
Glenmont, NY 12077
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