Should I have my silver fillings replaced?

Silver Fillings or Amalgam Fillings have been used in dentistry for over 100 years. They are a mix of different metals, e.g. Silver, Mercury, Cupper, etc. that is mixed together and placed inside a tooth to replace the missing portion of the tooth.  There are...

Does Gum Grafting Work?

Yes. It does. Depending on the skills of the treating doctor, outcome may vary. Like any other surgical procedure, there is always a chance for failure or complication. However, in the hands of skilful and knowledgeable doctors risks are minimal and in the hands of...

Can tooth brushing wear off my teeth?

noncarious cervical lesions; this type of tooth wear is not a typical cavity, but if left untreated it will lead to caries/cavity formation. Wear on the exposed roots of teeth (noncarious cervical lesions) have been investigated for decades. Many theories were...

Skills, knowledge & attention to details matter

Doctor can you save my tooth? There are times that replacing a compromised tooth (e.g. large cavity that goes way below the gum, or a badly broken tooth, etc) with a dental implant is a reasonable approach and is a more predicable treatment. However, there are times...
Quality vs. Affordability.

Quality vs. Affordability.

There is not a day that goes by without a patient asking me for my recommendation about a certain cosmetic dental procedure.for When it comes to elective procedures like veneers, aesthetic periodontal treatment, etc. the sky is the limit. As a dual certificates...

Thick vs. Thin gum:

Thick vs. Thin Gum (Gingival Biotype, Gingival Phenotype): These terms refer to the thickness of the gum. It does not refer to a healthy vs. non-healthy gum, but it only describes what type of gingiva (gum) Mother Nature has given us. Having said that it is important...