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Untreated Cavity Before and After X-Rays

This patient presented in October of 2010 for a check up and cleaning.  The patient does not brush on a regular basis.  There are medium sized cavities on many of his teeth.  Below is an xray of the cavities.  The cavities are the darker shadows outlines in red.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The patient wanted to wait until the summer to have fillings done.  He got busy and we did not see him until May of 2012.  Below is the xray of the same teeth.  Notice that the dark shadows have gotten bigger. The tooth of the top aches on its own.  It Needs to be root canaled.

So You Need a Crown

So, Your Dentist Says You Need a Crown   First off — DON’T PANIC! Your dentist isn’t trying to ply more money out of your pocket, he/she is legitimately trying to protect your teeth to ensure you have long lasting, structurally sound chompers.   But what ARE crowns, and why do you need one?  …

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Teeth in Bizarre Places

Teeth in Bizarre Places The human body is a miraculous collection of tissue, molecules and cells – we develop and grow with very little outside influence. Our DNA and tissue seemingly know what do in order to create the human form…BUT what happens when something goes a bit awry? What happens when instead of comparing…

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