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What if I have crowns on my front teeth and I want to bleach?

I have porcelain fused to metal crowns on my two front teeth. I have had them for a few years now and the black line at the gum line is starting to show, and the crowns appear to be alot bigger than all my other teeth. I have decided to replace these crowns will all porcelain crowns, however I want my teeth whitened as well. Would I have to get my real teeth whitened before […]

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Do I need a graft to build up the gum before getting a bridge?

I had a upper molar extraction done on March 12, 2010. The same day the dentist installed a temporary bridge to prevent my teeth from shifting. Now, 4 months later, the extraction site has a crater in it still (but is healed) and the dentist is recommending skin graft surgery to fill in the hole so that the bridge won’t have a space between the fake tooth and the gumline. […]

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