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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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... 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 Salisbury...

Dental Services
... Bonding Cosmetic Contouring Crowns and Bridges Specialty Dentures Cosmetic Fillings Excessive or Uneven Gums Veneers Whitening Sealants Root Canal Therapy Extractions Scaling and Root Planing Dentures Cosmetic Dentistry Cerec Crowns Initial Oral Examination Your initial oral examination includes a visual examination, charting, periodontal probing, diagnosis and treatment recommendations...

Your Options for Restoring a Chipped Tooth
...Depending on the application there are two different materials we commonly use: porcelains, a type of oven-fired ceramic most often found in veneers or crowns; or composite resins, a mixture of glass and plastic substances we apply in liquid form that hardens in built-up layers on the tooth's surface to ultimately resemble normal tooth shape and color...

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...

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...

Dental Magic Transforms Smiles
... Veneers...

Vivica's Veneers: the Making of a Hollywood Smile
... "I got veneers years ago," Ms...

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

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham
... When more tooth structure is missing, dental veneers may be the preferred restorative option...

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...

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

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...

A "No-Prep" Veneer Could Eliminate the Need to Remove Tooth Enamel
Porcelain veneers are one of the best ways to transform your teeth’s appearance with only a small amount of tooth preparation...

You Don't Have to Live with a Gummy Smile. Here's How We Can Change it!
...We can also bond composite resins or porcelain veneers to shorter teeth to make them appear larger...

A Different Kind of "Chip Shot" for Pro Golfer Danielle Kang
...For less serious chips, dental veneers may be an option...

NBA Player's Injury Points Out Need for Mouthguards
...Based on each individual's situation, it's certainly possible to restore a damaged tooth via cosmetic bonding, veneers, bridgework, crowns, or dental implants...

The Real Truth Behind Ed Helms' Missing Tooth in "The Hangover"
...This technique, known as canine substitution, may also require further modification—either by softening the canines' pointed tips, crowning them or applying veneers—to help the repositioned teeth look more natural...

Viggo Mortensen's Red-Carpet Smile
...For a longer-lasting restoration, veneers may be recommended...

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...