Abfraction lesions are notches that develop on the tooth near the gingival margin. Left untreated, abfractions can make the teeth more vulnerable to damage and decay. This condition can be due to bruxism, dental erosion, or malocclusion. Here, Dr. Sharon Mateja discusses the causes of abfractions as well as treatment and prevention.
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Teeth whitening is one of the most sought-after cosmetic procedures. Some patients experience mild side effects following the treatment. Here, dentist Sharon B. Mateja discusses some of the common side effects of teeth whitening and offers tips to reduce sensitivity.
Sleep apnea is a serious condition that can affect your overall health and wellness. Breathing is obstructed, leading to oxygen deprivation, irritability, headaches, chronic fatigue, and more. Read more about oral appliances at our Rancho Cucamonga, CA, practice and find out how they can aid in sleep apnea treatment.
Dental crown placement can restore strength to a tooth following trauma or restorative treatment. Side effects following the procedure are rare. Some patients report heightened sensitivity in the days following treatment.
There are now multiple options for individuals who are missing a full dental arch of teeth. Traditional dentures are prone to slipping. Or, dental implants can support a prosthetic if you are seeking superior stability. Dr. Sharon Mateja explains your options.
Dr. Sharon Mateja can safely remove your worn or damaged bridge and place a new prosthetic that can restore your ability to chew and speak with confidence. Learn more about the dental bridge replacement process.
Experienced dentist Sharon B. Mateja provides a brief overview of the surprising history of the toothbrush and toothpaste.
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A dental bridge can be used to replace missing front teeth. Dr. Sharon B. Mateja discusses the procedure and who is a good candidate.
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An instant smile makeover uses porcelain veneers for dramatic cosmetic dentistry results. Dr. Sharon B. Mateja goes over how it works.
Following teeth whitening treatment with Dr. Sharon B. Mateja, patients should temporarily avoid coffee and red wine to preserve tooth color.