Hidden Deep Decay

This patient had what initially appeared as shallow occlusal grooves that we were going to treat with sealers. Local anesthesia was administered (topical plus septocaine… septocaine works really well on these lower posterior teeth. Prior to our using this anesthetic … Continue reading

Bad implant dentistry

This emergency patient came to me because  the upper left central incisor post/crown dislodged The restoration was useless and I recommended placing a carbon fiber post/core and fabricating a temporary crown. Unfortunately  this  gentleman from Argentina could not afford my … Continue reading

Broken tooth

Broken tooth and utilizing clinical judgment in regard to proper endodontic therapy This woman presented to my office with a broken front tooth. The broken tooth segment was an acrylic material over an acrylic post. This was destined to fail  … Continue reading