Tooth erosion is a serious dental problem that causes patients to lose healthy tooth enamel, weakening the teeth and potentially causing heightened sensitivity and discomfort. While the ultimate effects of tooth erosion are very similar to those of tooth decay, patients should be aware that they are two very different conditions. It is important to … Continue reading Understanding Causes of Tooth Erosion and How it can be Treated
If you are looking to fix one or more cosmetic problems in your smile, chances are you will be faced with at least a couple of treatment options. While this allows patients to choose a method of treatment best suited to their needs, it also requires an informed decision. Such is the case with dental … Continue reading Should You Opt for Dental Bonding or Porcelain Veneers?
When treating tooth decay, our Philadelphia dentists want to achieve a few basic goals: remove infection, preserve as much healthy tissue as possible, and restore the patient’s smile. This generally means using the least invasive technique possible while still effectively treating all of the decay present. When cavities are too large to be fully treated … Continue reading Treating Tooth Decay with Inlays and Onlays
The team at Dentistry at 1818 has helped patients throughout the greater Philadelphia have healthy, beautiful smiles. One way that this is achieved is through Invisalign®. Invisalign® is a state-of-the-art orthdontic treatment ideal for teens and adults, allowing patients to have a beautiful smile without the hassles of metal braces. Many patients interested in Invisalign® … Continue reading Invisalign®: A Patient Treatment Timeline
Dentistry at 1818 serves patients throughout the greater Philadelphia area who would like to have a smile that’s healthy and beautiful. Dr. Maurry Leas and Dr. Jonathan Siegel offer the latest in dental care treatments. For example, Dentistry at 1818 offers Zoom!® teeth whitening, a state-of-the-art bleaching system that can take out very noticeable dental … Continue reading Zoom!® Teeth Whitening: In-Office Professional Bleaching
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