The Whole Tooth Dental Podcast

Dr Lance Timmerman shares in more detail the dental services he offers. Many people scour the web to get a better understanding of dental care and dental services, yet simply reading and looking at photos are not enough. This medium allows people to understand more fully what dental care has to offer.
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Now displaying: April, 2016
Apr 27, 2016

When dental implants are placed, there is often a "temporary phase".  There are many methods, is a Maryland Bridge an option?  Dr Lance Timmerman explains.

Apr 25, 2016

Patients often ask to "fix their overbite" yet don't really HAVE one.  One "exists" but it is "within normal limits".  Dr Lance Timmerman explains.

Apr 18, 2016

Often we restore teeth next to each other in different ways.  Sometimes it is a difference in material, sometimes it is a difference in restoration.  Can they match perfectly? Dr Lance Timmerman explains.

Apr 15, 2016

Sometimes teeth go south after treatment.  Sometimes right away, and sometimes much later.  Can this treatment be done THROUGH the crown or bridge?  Dr Lance Timmerman explains.

Apr 13, 2016

After root canal therapy, teeth can become dark. A dental crown helps prevent tooth fracture AND restores color. What material is best, PFM? Dr Lance Timmerman explains.

Apr 12, 2016

Sometimes getting dental work to match color is a challenge, and often more than one appointment is needed to get things "just right". Dr Lance Timmerman explains.

Apr 12, 2016

For a smile makeover, must I veneer upper AND lower teeth, or can I just treat the uppers?  Dr Lance Timmerman explains.

Apr 11, 2016

Invisalign is a great alternative to traditional braces, but can it do EVERYTHING that traditional brackets can do, including expansion of arches?  Dr Lance Timmerman explains.

Apr 10, 2016

Does having gum disease mean that dental implants are not an option? Dr Lance Timmerman explains

Apr 9, 2016

Aren't all dental bridges the same?  Dr Lance Timmerman explains

Apr 8, 2016

Everyone wants to save money, so DIY projects are very popular.  Many people want straight teeth.  Is DIY orthodontics a good way to save money AND get straight teeth?  Dr Lance Timmerman explains.


For more information, consider:

 The NY Times blog

or this article from the

American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

Apr 7, 2016

Some dentists say patients aren't candidates for services when they really are GREAT candidates. Why? Dr Lance Timmerman explains.

Apr 7, 2016

Metal is a common material in dentistry and has served us well for many years.  We now have alternatives.

Apr 6, 2016

How do I get a bridge if teeth have been missing for a long time and other teeth now fit into that space? Dr Lance Timmerman explains

Apr 6, 2016

It would seem logical to "resurface" a restoration, but is it possible or a good idea? Dr Lance Timmerman explains.

Apr 5, 2016

It isn't common, but peri-implantitis (infection around a dental implant) can happen.  Sometimes these failed implants are next to natural teeth, so does that mean the teeth must be removed as well? Dr Lance Timmerman explains.

Apr 4, 2016

When getting a new smile, temporary veneers are often created.  These sometimes crack or break, is that cause for concern?  Dr Lance Timmerman explains.

Apr 4, 2016

Often people notice their teeth overlap and assume that they must fix it.  Should they?  Dr Lance Timmerman explains....