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What is Tooth Erosion?

August 25, 2014

Filed under: Dental Health,Diet for Health,Tooth Erosion — Tags: — Dr Gillis @ 6:29 pm

What is tooth erosion? In the photo to the right you can see the yellow dentin showing on a first molar with severe tooth erosion.   All of the white enamel has been eroded away exposing the underlying yellow dentin.  These particular molars (first molars) typically erupt when a patient is about six years old and they are meant to last a lifetime.  So, keeping […]

Yikes! Your Front Tooth is Missing – Now What?

August 20, 2014

For most of us, missing a front tooth is a dental emergency whether or not there is any pain!  Don’t panic – we can fix that! This blog will tell you a bit about your options to replace that missing tooth including the following: Treatment partials Dental implants A Snap-On Smile  An Essix appliance Sometimes a treatment partial can be used while the tissue and […]

What is a Tooth Sparkle or a Smile Gem?

August 11, 2014

Filed under: Tooth Sparkle or Smile Gem — Tags: — Dr Gillis @ 4:49 pm

What is a Tooth Sparkle or Smile Gem? Ever wanted to add some sparkle to your smile? Not many people think ‘fun’ when they think of dentistry or dental treatment.  We do a couple fun things – we really do – in our office.  One of those things is Tooth Sparkles or Smile Gems! What is a Tooth Sparkle or Smile Gem? A Tooth Sparkle […]