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Rejuvenating a worn smile with dental crowns.

The "before" picture of this digital smile makeover shows a smile that's often typical of someone in the later...

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Placing crowns to repair the wear caused by tooth clenching and grinding (bruxism).

When looking at this digital smile makeover's "before" picture, any dentist...

a) Bruxism - This smile displays the characteristic pattern that's often seen with people who have a severe tooth grinding habit. b) Dental crowns - Crowns make a good choice for making the repair. But the grinding habit also needs to be controlled.

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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 crowns to restore the shape of teeth and idealize their color.

Dentists routinely choose dental crowns as the way to repair teeth that have extensive wear...

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Creating the illusion of straighter, more perfect teeth using dental crowns.

With a lot of the makeover submissions we receive, it's readily apparent to us that...

a) 'Instant' orthodontics - A makeover showing how dentists can change the apparent alignment of crooked teeth by placing dental crowns. b) Using crowns to idealize tooth shape.

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