Porcelain is one of the most resilient dental materials, but even porcelain restorations cannot be expected to last forever. Eventually, damage, wear, or aesthetic changes will likely necessitate the replacement of such restorations. When it comes to time to replace porcelain veneers, it’s helpful to understand what that process entails. Moreover, we encourage our Philadelphia … Continue reading Is It Time to Replace Your Porcelain Veneers?
If a tooth has been significantly reduced in size due to decay or injury, it is likely at risk of incurring further, irreparable damage. This is especially true if the roots have also been weakened, such as from a large cavity or advanced gum disease. Fortunately, the right treatment can keep a tooth protected from … Continue reading What Porcelain Crowns Can Do for You
Living with complex dental issues is not easy. You may feel a lack of self-confidence, and it can even be difficult to perform everyday tasks like eating or talking the way you once did. At his Philadelphia office, Dr. Maurry Leas offers full mouth reconstruction treatments to correct challenging dental conditions. What Is Full Mouth … Continue reading Conditions Corrected with Full Mouth Reconstruction
Everyone deserves to have a smile they’re proud to share with the world. If the appearance of your teeth has you hiding your smile, you may want to consider cosmetic dental bonding treatment. Philadelphia cosmetic dentists Drs. Maurry Leas and Jonathan Siegel offer dental bonding treatment to correct a variety of cosmetic dental problems quickly … Continue reading Improve the Appearance of Your Smile with Cosmetic Dental Bonding
When it comes to a smile, your gums as well as your teeth play an important role. An uneven gum line or gums that cover too much of your teeth detract from what otherwise would be a beautiful smile. Even perfect teeth can’t compete with gums that take up too much real estate in your … Continue reading Laser Gum Contouring: Sculpting a Beautiful Smile
Possessing a smile that is straight, white, and beautiful is a powerful asset. An attractive smile gives off a positive first impression and can give patients an added boost of confidence in social and professional situations. Unfortunately, that ideal smile is hard to come by naturally. Even patients with healthy teeth and gums often suffer … Continue reading
There is a long tradition of using metal in fillings. But the metals in amalgam fillings – mercury, silver, tin, and other metals – now make people question past practices, particularly as it relates to the use of mercury. Mercury is a toxic substance, which makes using it in a filling controversial. No studies prove … Continue reading Why Replace Metal Fillings with Composite Fillings?
Do you see cracks, chips, gaps, or stains when you observe your smile in the mirror? Do you wish you could fix the aesthetic problems of your teeth without having to endure complicated and costly procedures? The good news for Philadelphia patients is that, thanks to instant orthodontics, you can now completely transform your smile … Continue reading Instant Orthodontics Made Easy with Porcelain Veneers