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The Whole Tooth 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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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....

Mar 31, 2016

Many people want a new smile, but don't know which material is better. Is durability a factor? Dr Lance Timmerman explains.

Mar 30, 2016

Sometimes, especially when working on a front tooth, symmetry is off.  The soft tissues (gums) are usually the issue, and fixing things can be a challenge.  Dr Lance Timmerman explains

Mar 30, 2016

Does "never been whitened before" matter?  Some products are better than others, so what do you do?  Dr Lance Timmerman explains

Mar 30, 2016

Rules and guidelines change all the time so staying current can be a challenge.  An example is the advice on antibiotics before dental treatment.  It used to be suggested for nearly ANY issue to take them.  Now, not so much.  Dr Lance Timmerman explains...

Mar 29, 2016

Sometimes we find that our decision isn't what we thought it would be and would like "plan B" instead.  Can that be done with orthodontics, switch from one method to another?  Dr Lance Timmerman explains

Mar 28, 2016

If dental implants are already placed, can Invisalign be used?  Dr Lance Timmerman explains

Mar 28, 2016

If a tooth has been weakened from previous dental work, can it be used to support a dental bridge?  Dr Lance Timmerman explains

Mar 25, 2016

Why do some teeth, the crowns on implants, appear shorter than the others but were normal when they were first placed.  If the implants were placed during the teenage years, that is likely the main issue.  Dr Lance Timmerman explains....

Mar 23, 2016

If a dental implant falls out soon after it was placed, what do you do?  Dr Lance Timmerman explains

Mar 23, 2016

Veneers fit VERY precisely (intimately, if you will).  Since they are very SMALL, it can be hard to tell if they were put on correctly until all is done and sometimes when taking x-rays.  If it was bonded in permanently and put on crooked, what do you do?  How do you fix that?  Dr Lance Timmerman explains....

Mar 22, 2016

It is common that dental work needs to be redone, whether due to breakage or decay or any other reason.  It is the future economy of dentistry.  But what if the NEW crown is thicker than the others?  Dr Lance Timmerman explains.

Mar 21, 2016

Zirconia dental restorations are very strong, so why would a dentist layer porcelain on top? Does this weaken the restoration?  Dr Lance Timmerman explains....

Mar 16, 2016

Do all dental fillings need a base or liner underneath?  Dr Lance Timmerman explains

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