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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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... Veneers Crowns Tooth colored fillings Replace missing teeth Implants Bridges Partial Dentures Full Dentures Treatment of Gum problems Root plane - non-surgical deep cleaning Antibiotic treatment - direct placement of antibiotics in gum defects, - antibiotic pills - antibiotic mouthwashes Surgical treatments Treatment for badly broken down teeth Root canal therapy- If necessary, we can remove the infected nerves & blood vessels inside the teeth...

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New Britain Teeth Whitening, Dental Implants, Veneers, CEREC - one visit crowns,         T-SCAN TMJ Treatment Dr...

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Questions About Dental Services in New Britain, CT We encourage you to contact us whenever you have an interest or concern about dentistry procedures such as porcelain veneers, dental implants, and tooth whitening in New Britain...

Include a Smile Makeover in Wedding Planning
... After your teeth are properly aligned, your dental team can work on subtle contouring, overall shape and color changes for individual teeth, using techniques such as porcelain laminate veneers...

What Is Cosmetic Dentistry?
... Porcelain veneers...

How to Obtain A Beautiful Smile Through Porcelain Veneers
If you've ever looked through a magazine and viewed the perfectly aligned white smiles of celebrities and models, you may be already familiar with the look of porcelain veneers...

Questions You Should Ask Before Whitening Your Teeth
... What will the bleach do to my gums, filings, crowns, veneers, and/or bridgework...

Veneers: Not Just for Woodworking
...Exactly the same principle applies to porcelain veneers used in dentistry: A thin layer of ceramic material is used to cover parts of a tooth in order to improve its structure and appearance...

How Does Tooth Bleaching Work?
... In-office bleaching under the supervision of my staff and me is recommended if you have severely stained teeth, and particularly if you are about to have veneers or crowns made...

Bonding: A Good Choice for Repairing Damaged or Chipped Teeth in Youngsters
...When your child has completed growth, more permanent restorations such as porcelain veneers or crowns may be necessary...

Porcelain Veneers are a Viable Option for Smile Transformation
...Porcelain veneers stand out as one of the most popular and least interventional of these options...

What's a Crown Worth? Aesthetics and Value in Tooth Restoration
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Value of Quality Care,” “Porcelain Crowns & Veneers,” and “Gold or Porcelain Crowns...

"No-Prep" Veneers may be an Option for Some Patients
Although traditional porcelain laminate veneers are much less invasive than other cosmetic dental applications, they still often require the removal of some of the surface tooth enamel, a process known as tooth reduction...

Treating a 'Gummy' Smile Depends on its Cause
...This can be corrected with orthodontic treatment (for bite correction) and porcelain veneers...

Smile Transformation Begins and Ends With Smile Design
...These range from less invasive procedures like whitening, tooth reshaping, cosmetic bonding or porcelain veneers, to more involved restorations like crowns, bridgework or dental implants...

Five Facts About Crowns
...Sometimes, a more conservative treatment (like inlays or veneers) may be enough to take care of the problem...

Non-Vital Bleaching Removes Unsightly Tooth Discoloration From Within
... This procedure can be performed instead of more extensive procedures such as veneers and crowns as a cover for the discolored tooth, or as a way to lighten teeth before applying a veneer or crown to help prevent discoloration from showing through...

What's Your Crown Made Of?
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Porcelain Crowns & Veneers” and “Gold or Porcelain Crowns...

End the Embarrassment of Stained Teeth with Whitening
...We can recommend whether whitening is a good choice for your particular type and level of staining, or if some other option like porcelain veneers might be the better choice...

Protect Your Veneers With a Few Common Sense Precautions
Porcelain veneers are a proven way to achieve a new smile...

Leave Enough Time for Your Wedding-Day Smile Makeover
...Stained or discolored teeth can also be dramatically lightened with veneers, where a porcelain shell replaces the tooth's outermost layer of enamel...

Planning Your Wedding Day Smile Makeover
... Porcelain veneers offer a more striking and more permanent solution for discolored teeth...

Cosmetic Questions to Ask to Get You on the Right Path to a Better Smile
...It’s often possible to “see” your proposed smile through computer simulation, or in some cases “test drive” it with temporary (provisional) crowns or veneers...

No "Glee" in Tooth Grinding
...When the teeth are unconsciously ground together, the forces they produce can wear down the enamel, cause chipping or damage to teeth or dental work (such as veneers or fillings), or even loosen a tooth! While it’s common in children under 11 years old, in adults it can be a cause for concern...

Stains from Within a Tooth Require Professional Whitening
... If we’re successful in achieving the desired color, intrinsic whitening could help you avoid more costly options like veneers or crowns for an otherwise healthy and attractive tooth...

Orthodontics Could be in Your Smile Makeover Plan
When considering “smile makeover” options, it’s easy to focus on whitening, veneers or implants — techniques and materials focused mainly on the teeth and gums...

Spice Up Your Teeth
... Likewise, dental veneers — wafer-thin shells that can correct cosmetic issues by covering the surface of your teeth — can be made in a variety of shades...

Jason Derulo's Ideal Match
... If your smile needs more than just a touch-up, dental veneers may be the answer...

Dental Magic Transforms Smiles
... Veneers...

Dental Porcelain is a Great Option for Creating a Natural Appearance
... Veneers are very thin laminated layers of dental porcelain custom-colored and shaped for bonding to the outer visible portion of a tooth...

Kathy Bates Plays It Smart With Professional Teeth Whitening
...Also, teeth that have been restored (with bonding or veneers, for example) generally won't change color...

Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello Chips a Tooth, but Concert Still "Worth It"
... Porcelain veneers are a more long-lasting solution...

Jamie Foxx Chips a Tooth - This Time by Accident!
...Veneers are super strong, wafer-thin coverings that are placed over the entire front surface of the tooth...

Jimmy Fallon Can’t Catch a Break - Except in His Tooth
... For larger chips or cracks, veneers or crowns may be suggested...

Composite Resin Could Transform Your Tooth's Appearance in Just one Visit
...While veneers or crowns also produce excellent results in this regard, they require a fair amount of tooth alteration to accommodate them...

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"
...These range from conservative procedures such as professional teeth whitening and bonding to more dramatic procedures like porcelain veneers or crowns...

Dental Crowns for the King of Magic
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Crowns & Bridgework” and “Porcelain Crowns & Veneers...

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
...When more of the tooth structure is missing, the best solution may be porcelain veneers or crowns...

Crowns & Bridgework
... Related Articles Porcelain Crowns & Veneers Dear Doctor magazine examines two innovative strategies for improving your smile...

Gummy Smiles
...If that's the case, your teeth can be made to appear longer by capping (crowning) them or covering them with thin porcelain veneers...

Inlays & Onlays
... Related Articles Porcelain Crowns & Veneers Dear Doctor magazine examines two innovative strategies for improving your smile...

Porcelain Veneers
...If your teeth could use improvement in any of these categories, porcelain veneers could be just what you're looking for...

Smile Makeover
...Likewise, if you often drink red wine or other beverages that stain, you might do better with porcelain veneers than bleaching treatments...

Tooth Contouring & Reshaping
...It's also often used in conjunction with cosmetic bonding or dental veneers — both of which can be used to reshape teeth with larger imperfections...

Tooth Wear
...Depending on the situation, this can be done with bonding, veneers, or crowns...

Eating Disorders & Oral Health
...But the damage can be repaired with various restorative techniques including veneers and/or crowns...

Digital Dental Impressions
...It's possible to identify any additional prep work required for new crowns, veneers and fillings right then and there; to implement any needed changes; and to rescan the tooth to create a new series of images and 3D model...

Same-Day Crowns (CAD/CAM)
...Read Article Porcelain Crowns & Veneers Dear Doctor magazine examines two innovative strategies for improving your smile...

Cosmetic & General Dentistry
...From powerful, professional whitening treatments to amazingly realistic porcelain veneers to state-of-the-art dental implants, there's a wide range of exciting possibilities...