While helping patients at his dental practice in Bayonne, New Jersey in Hudson County, Dr. Gabe Doria has handled many, unique dental cases. They include cases of lost or missing teeth due to diseases, accidents or injuries. He has also handled cases of patients who are just unhappy about the way their teeth look. Regardless of the reason why you are unhappy with how you smile, whether missing, yellow or broken teeth, reconstructive dentistry will provide a solution for you. Dr. Gabe can review your dental case any time and discuss the options available with you. He will work closely with you to give your smile a complete makeover. [Read more…]
Veneers are commonly used to improve teeth appearance. Although veneers are either made of composite resin or porcelain, porcelain veneers are popular than composite resin veneers. Using porcelain to make veneers is a popular trend because veneers made of this material look like natural teeth. Porcelain veneers also last longer than composite resin veneers. However, veneers are susceptible to damage regardless of how durable they are. In some cases, it is not always possible to repair veneers. In such cases, the only option is to have them replaced. [Read more…]
Apart from enabling us to chew food, teeth help in defining our overall facial structure as well as how we appear before other people. Saving a natural tooth is one of the best ways of maintaining our beautiful smiles and health. Our natural teeth should never decay, crack or loosen in an ideal, perfect world.
But, that is not possible. Even when you maintain the best dental or oral hygiene and ensure the best preventive care, teeth will always loosen, crack and decay in some cases. The natural part of human teeth that appears above our gum line, which is responsible for enabling us to bite and chew food looks great every time we smile. However, this forms only a third of an entire tooth. [Read more…]
Mini dental implants are also known as small diameter implants. They have many similarities with traditional dental implants. However, traditional implants and normal implants have distinct differences. Both mini dental implants and regular implants are used to replace missing teeth. They do so without the risk of being prone to shifting the mouth of the patient while talking or speaking. However, choosing between mini dental implants and traditional implants is a decision that is largely dependent on specific needs of a patient. [Read more…]
Teeth form an important living body part. They grow, age, change and in some cases die when they decay. The image fostered by our culture is that ideal teeth are purely white. However, to majority of us, the trend of yellow teeth is like a norm.
It’s only a cosmetic thing
Perhaps, what’s good about yellow teeth is the fact that they do not indicate a medical problem. In fact, yellow teeth and white teeth can be equally healthy. Yellowing is only a side effect of the staining that is caused by some beverages and food. In some cases, teeth’s yellowing is a natural aspect of our aging process. [Read more…]