How do you repair a veneer when a black gum line appears near the gum line? Dr. Sam Muslin Answers: The best way to repair a black line around a porcelain veneer is to remove it and replace it. There is no way to patch the black gum line or try to repair the veneer with composite resin because it will stain within a year or so. The best way to repair a veneer is to … [Read more...] about Black Lines Near the Gum Line
Can Invisalign Fix Off-center Teeth? My tooth line is an entire tooth off? Dr. Sam Muslin Answers: From my experience, Invisalign is not the best choice in trying to move the midline one entire teeth. That is a very large distance and may require braces or a dental reconstruction approach. Keep in mind, if the dentist is creative, he or she may be able to disguise the … [Read more...] about Off-Center Teeth
Patients with slanted smiles and slanted teeth of all shapes and sizes have wonderful alternatives with creative non-invasive dentistry. The treatment can be quick and in some cases very little tooth structure needs to be sacrificed. Patients can get permanent protection for their teeth while decreasing tooth sensitivity at the same time. These patients eat with less … [Read more...] about Slanted Teeth Correction With Porcelain Veneers
Can No-Drilling Porcelain Veneers be used to Straighten Teeth? No-drilling porcelain veneers, commonly known as "no prep veneers," can be used to get straight teeth depending on the degree of crowding. If the teeth are crossed over each other, porcelain veneers can be used but some grinding on the crooked teeth is necessary. Sometimes the teeth are not seriously … [Read more...] about No Prep Porcelain Veneers without Drilling or Grinding
Correcting the space between the top and bottom teeth can be “fixed” with braces and the treatment will take about 2 years and require retainers. The treatment can also be treated with porcelain veneers but it requires a change in the patient’s bite if the patient needs more clarity to their speech. It all depends on the needs of the patient. Speech problems require … [Read more...] about How Can a Gap Between Top and Bottom Teeth be Fixed?
Reducing TMJ Problems with Veneers Patients will say that they do not know where to place their lower jaw because the cusps are worn down. Veneers can restore worn down upper teeth that helps guide the lower jaw into a stable horizontal position. Porcelain veneers or laminates can restore the guidance to the bite to reduce TMJ problems but only in right and left directions. … [Read more...] about How Can Veneers Help with TMJ Problems?
This patient already has a very good smile but at a young age is showing signs of teeth clenching and grinding. When patients clench and grind their teeth, the teeth get shorter and laminates are a good solution. The idea of placing dental veneers or laminates is to add back the lost enamel from tooth erosion or wear. Enamel replacement can be achieved with veneers that require … [Read more...] about Porcelain Veneers Before and After
She had always thought that her two front teeth were too big and that she had a narrow smile. After consultations with several dentists they all recommended grinding down her front teeth. Something about grinding down perfectly good teeth did not sit right with her so she started researching other alternatives. She came across Dr. Muslin’s before and after photos of his a … [Read more...] about Video: Correcting Large Front Teeth And A Narrow Smile