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Closing in multiple tooth gaps by placing dental crowns.

This digital smile makeover illustrates a situation where dental crowns, as opposed to porcelain veneers...

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"Straightening" teeth and building up "pegged" lateral incisors using dental crowns.

Like so many of the cases we create digital makeovers for, this one might be...

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Perfecting the symmetry of a smile by placing dental bonding and tooth recontouring.

This dental makeover showcases a smile that's in the middle of having...

Dental bonding - Bonding is ideal for making minute changes for teeth. And, as this case shows, just making minor changes for several teeth by placing it can really improve the symmetry of a smile. Tooth recontouring - This case also illustrates how minor shape and alignment improvements can be made by trimming and buffing down selected teeth just a little.

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Repairing tooth wear caused by bruxism.

This digital smile makeover illustrates the type of wear that can be caused by bruxing. (Bruxism is a term that refers to...

a) Worn teeth / Tooth grinding - The biting edges of this person's teeth, both top and bottom, are worn flat. This type of wear is characteristic for someone who grinds their teeth. b) Dental crowns - Crowns offer great strength, and therefore would make a good choice for the repair. But even so, this makeover explains why the grinding habit must be brought under control too.

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Using partial orthodontic treatment and over-sized crowns to establish smile uniformity.

When this person submitted photos for consideration for a smile makeover...

Tooth crowding and missing teeth. - The fact that this smile suffers from both having crooked teeth and some missing ones make getting a normal-looking result difficult. Using dental crowns to mask the fact of missing teeth. - The solution this person wanted us to illustrate was: 1) The use of partial orthodontic treatment to some what idealize the positioning of the teeth. 2) The placement of oversized dental crowns to fill in and mask locations where teeth are missing.

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