Dental crowns are used when teeth are broken. Are there limits to "how broken" a tooth can be before a crown is not an option? If a tooth is short, can it still be crowned? Dr Lance Timmerman explains.
Sometimes teeth don't develop as expected, and sometimes the missing teeth are in the front. Seeking a perfect smile can include dental implants to fill the spaces. Can it be done if the case is from congenitally missing laterals? If we aren't REPLACING teeth, are dental implants an option? Dr Lance Timmerman explains....
Sometimes dental treatment can be confusing to the patient, but makes sense when analysed. Why would a bracket be put on a tooth but then NO wire is attached? Dr Lance Timmerman explains.
Breaking up treatment into smaller parts can be beneficial physically and economically, but there are pros AND cons. Dr Lance Timmerman explains.
While being frugal is what will help avoid living beyond means, some savings end up not being savings at all. The words CAN and SHOULD come to mind. Dr Lance Timmerman explains.
How color stable is a zirconia restoration? Is it easy to alter? Dr Lance Timmerman explains.
After investing in porcelain veneers, a good way to protect the investment is by wearing a night guard. Dr Lance Timmerman explains.
A well fitting denture doesn't happen on accident. There are several steps that are key to the success of a denture, one of them being the "border molding" step. Dr Lance Timmerman explains.
Often when losing teeth, dentures are a step in the progression of care. How long is too long to wear dentures? Will wearing dentures for 15 years exclude dental implants from being an option? Dr Lance Timmerman explains.