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Brown/yellow discoloured bands are commonly seen in patients who have had fixed braces previously. Options for improving the brown/yellow discoloured bands: Teeth whitening with in-office (for example, ZOOM) or take-home whitening systems. ICON resin infiltration o...
19 Jun 2019
crooked upper teeth
There are 2 ways to align crooked teeth. 1) Orthodontically . The teeth are moved into the correct place using braces or aligners (such as Invisalign). This is the least minimally invasive option. Depending on the case, sometimes cosmetic alignment of only the front teeth may be done to keep t...
19 Jun 2019
Thank you for your question. From the profile photos that you have sent, it does appear to me that the upper lip position is ideal, while the lower lip is set back due to the retruded position of the lower jaw. I use the Zero Meridian line as a reference, which is a vertical line fr...
12 Mar 2019
A good friend of mine and periodontist (specialist in gum treatment), Dr Marlene Teo, wrote this excellent article on 5 ways to fix a gummy smile. Here's the link to the article - https://www.doctorxdentist.com/5-ways-fix-gummy-smile/ The treatment options would depend on the dia...
7 Feb 2019
The most common cause for misaligned teeth in the finishing stages of braces is due to bracket/tube position . In this case, there are 2 ways to address this minor issue: 1) Reposition the molar tubes ^ Poorly positioned tubes causing the first molars to rotate. Re...
7 Jan 2019
I have had a good look at the photograph. Yes you are correct. These are indeed 'mamelons' which are completely normal and are of no clinical significance at all. Mamelons are actually 3 round protuberances which are a result of how a tooth germ cells forms enamel. Typically we...
1 Dec 2018
The reason for your underbite is probably due to an imbalance between your jaws, and/or the position and angulation of your teeth. From your photos, your lower jaw does seem more forward than your upper, and it is also off to the right hand side. An imbalance of the jaws ...
2 Dec 2018
Thank you for sending us such a clear picture of your chipped front tooth . First of all, if you were my patient. I would find out why your tooth chipped in the first place. I would also ask you if the tooth has been chipped and repaired before . In your case , since the chi...
20 Nov 2018
Hello Evee, You have described your teeth as "crooked". I take that to mean that you see your teeth as being in the wrong positions i.e. not aligned or "straight". Crooked teeth can be moved to the right position i.e. "straightened". Moving teeth will require braces or clear aligners. You...
14 Nov 2018
Thank you for your question and for sending us such a clear picture of your upper front teeth. I feel your frustration and i will try my best to share with you my thoughts regarding your case, and how i approach treatment for my other patients who have come to see me with simil...
16 Nov 2018
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