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by jerhend
Mon Dec 10, 2012 10:54 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Black Triangles
Replies: 5
Views: 2973

Re: Black Triangles

30% or more of adult ortho patients end up with at least one black triangle. There are several factors that lead up to having them. The shape of your teeth play a large role but the other is the distance from the bone crest to the point where your teeth touch, known as a contact point. Adults also t...
by jerhend
Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:15 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Closing a large diastema
Replies: 209
Views: 34314

Re: Closing a large diastema

Hi Dee, Very true, however the bonding technology has improved dramatically in the last few years. It also needs good a good dentist. Check out doctor Dr. David Clark in Washington state. He is the expert in cosmetic composite, he has a few videos on youtube. I also agree with you about veneers. I w...
by jerhend
Tue Aug 07, 2012 1:03 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Closing a large diastema
Replies: 209
Views: 34314

Re: Closing a large diastema

You could could use composite to fill it. Go to the dentistry today web page and search midline diastema. There is an article by Arthur R. Volker, DDS, MSEd, and David Clark, DDS that shows the techique used to do this. It works great! and it is painless. They use tooth shaped forms to inject compos...