According to Invisalign, “An overbite is when your upper front teeth overlap with your lower front teeth. Most people have at least a little overbite.” The measurement or extent of overlapping of the upper anterior teeth upon lower anterior teeth is what is really important to consider. You may hear someone say something like, “my dentist says I … Continued
Author: Jeffrey Schoenberg, D.D.S.
What is digital dentistry? According to Wikipedia, “Digital dentistry refers to the use of dental technologies or devices that incorporates digital or computer-controlled components to carry out dental procedures rather than using mechanical or electrical tools.” By this definition, digital dentistry has been around for quite some time, but we’d like to focus on the … Continued
Does this sound like a familiar story?: Over the weekend, you were at a wedding, and someone accidentally pushed your elbow and your wine glass hit your front tooth and chipped it. At the moment you realize your front tooth is broken, there are probably a thousand thoughts running through your mind: What’s going to … Continued
Cell Phones and the Dental chair By Jeffrey Schoenberg DDS In the past, using cell phones in dental medical offices has been avoided almost altogether as a social norm. But now, as smartphones have become an integral part of our everyday lives, the social norms of using your smartphone at the dentist have changed. Here … Continued
In my years of experience, I have had a lot of patients present with broken teeth after they unexpectedly bit into something hard. Not only does this harm their health, but can end up costing them thousands, too! A few patients have recently asked what foods they should be careful with. Here are the 4 … Continued
Over the past few years, dental treatment has made great advancements. However, there are still reminders of outdated treatments in the mouths of plenty. Perhaps nothing exemplifies this more than silver (amalgam) fillings. What are silver fillings? Years ago, fillings were made of an amalgam of mercury, silver, tin, copper, and other trace elements. As … Continued
Have you ever wondered why you may hear a “clicking” or “popping” noise when you open your mouth? If so, it is possible you could be suffering from TMJ disorders, also known as, “TMD”. What is TMJ/TMD? The joint that supports your jaw, the Temporomandibular joint (or TMJ) is one of the more complex joints … Continued