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Case Study: Chipped Front Tooth

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

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Can you use your phone at the dentist?

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

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4 Foods That Could Break Your Teeth (And Bank!)

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

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Should I Replace My Silver Fillings?

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 However, there are still reminders of outdated treatments in the mouths of plenty.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

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Veneers 101

You may have heard of many people enhancing their smile by “getting veneers.” But, what exactly are these and how will they change your smile? What are veneers? Veneers are thin porcelain shells that are fit to the facial aspect of one’s teeth. This in turn, repairs enamel chips or enhances the shape, color, and/or

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