Deciding on any type of dental treatment is a team effort. We will provide you with all the information you need and work with you to make sure your treatment matches your goals.
A great way to help you understand the outcome of your treatment is to share before-and-after pictures of actual cases we’ve worked on. No matter what treatment we choose, you can expect the same type of outstanding results that you see here.
This patient came to us for routine dentistry and we found multiple cavities in the front teeth. Patient hates the look of the front teeth and asked us if we can fix them. We started the treatment with just doing fillings in mind for the front teeth, but decided to go a little further after we got in there. We ended up doing multiple services for this patient: removing decay, removing stains, filling the cavities, and repairing chipped edges. Patient was very happy with the surprised results at the end and we were happy to have made a difference!
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 ...