What is enamelplasty and 3 reasons why it should be considered for dental treatment?-Dr. Fred Peck

by Dr. Fred Peck, DDS 24. July 2014 17:17
Enamelplasty is the process of removing slight amounts of enamel without going into the underlying dentin of the tooth. It is an extremely conservative treatment on the teeth, with dramatic results. Obviously, taking away any tooth structure is not the best. However, if the enamel is de-minera... [More]

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Removal of discolorations after braces - Dr. Fred Peck

by Dr. Fred Peck, DDS 29. June 2014 06:30
In my previous post this week, I discussed prevention of discolored teeth after braces. What do you do if you or your child has not done a good job of cleaning the teeth while the braces are on? Orthodontists have to deal with ensuring proper hygiene is maintain while the patient is under treat... [More]

Are your front teeth lined up with with the middle of your face?

by Dr. Fred Peck, DDS 21. May 2014 07:00
Should you care? In dentistry, this is called your dental midline. If you drew a line down the middle of your face, would it go right between your two front teeth? This is an ideal location for your front teeth when a smile is restored. Studies have shown that a midline can be off 2mm and no one wou... [More]

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TMJ problems and unstable bite

by Dr. Fred Peck, DDS 17. May 2014 07:00
When should the TMJ be evaluated and treated if nothing hurts? This is very important if cosmetic dentistry is going to be done. Often when a patient changes their smile, the bite may function differently. If the normal jaw movements interfere with the proposed treatment, the cosmetic dentistry will... [More]

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