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Dental Implants and Laser Gum Therapy

April 11, 2011 @ 05:49 PM -- by James Correa
If you are missing teeth, it’s important that you consider getting dental implants. Dental implants will help anchor dental restorations in place just like natural tooth roots. Let’s take a look at how laser gum therapy will help make you eligible for dental implants.

Tooth Whitening Benefits and Risks

March 20, 2011 @ 02:12 AM -- by James Correa
Teeth whitening is a great way for you to get a smile that is brighter, whiter, and more appealing. There are a number of risks and benefits involved with tooth whitening treatment, however, which we’d like to cover right now.

Causes of Gum Recession

March 20, 2011 @ 01:48 AM -- by James Correa
Receding gums can cause major problems with tooth sensitivity and tooth decay if it goes untreated. Let’s look at the causes of gum recession and what can be done about it.

Simple Smile Makeover

June 02, 2010 @ 11:04 PM -- by James Correa
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The following case was an interesting one of desire and persistence. Desire, by the patient who wanted an aesthetically pleasing smile. And, persistence by the cosmetic dentist, Dr James Correa of Newport Beach to meet the need of the patient.

Adult Orthodontics

May 25, 2010 @ 02:40 AM -- by James Correa
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Loss of retainer-tooth contact can lead to tooth rotations

 

No More Headaches

December 18, 2008 @ 06:10 PM -- by James Correa
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The following case study is a true story about a lady who presented to Dr Correa at the TMJ Institute of Newport Beach for the treatment of a TMJ Disorder. Orange County patients are screened, evaluated and treated for jaw pain and other problems.This patient we'll call "Nancy" presented for a consultation regarding a 6 year history of jaw pain and headaches.

The Case of the Missing Tooth

November 11, 2008 @ 12:11 AM -- by James Correa
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Many times in life, we do not have what we desire. And, when it comes to having an attractive smile, there can be some limitations and setbacks. However, thanks to cosmetic dentistry, Orange County residents like the following patient can look forward to a beautiful smile for time to come. Recently, a patient was referred to the Center for Cosmetic Dentistry seeking an extreme makeover.

Headaches Defined- Symptoms and Treatment

November 09, 2008 @ 07:30 PM -- by James Correa
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The human body is amazingly complex. The more that is known about it the more we realize what is not known. In other words, "we don't know what we don't know." This cliche applies to medicine and applies to dentistry as well. When it comes to headaches there can be a myriad of causes. Statistically, most headaches fall into the tension-type category. These tension headaches can be the result of TMJ disorders and/or neuromuscular imbalances within the entire stomatognathic system.

Quick Smile Lift

November 07, 2008 @ 04:26 AM -- by James Correa
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This patient was originally interested in teeth straightening. She also wanted teeth whitening. She stated that some of her teeth were "one color and some were another color". Joyce chose Dr Correa at the Center for Cosmetic Dentistry to attend to her cosmetic concerns.

Porcelain Veneers

June 19, 2008 @ 02:32 AM -- by James Correa
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Today, this patient had 4 anterior porcelain veneer restorations done and 2 crown preparations on the back molars. This case was unique in that there was decay present in unusual locations of the tooth. This required a unique placement of the porcelain veneer margin so that the demand for conservation of tooth structure was met.
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