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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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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If you can avoid the top causes of dental implant failure, the treatment will be successful for years to come. Dr. Sharon Mateja shares some tips.
Many patients are surprised to learn that dental problems can cause ear pain. Dr. Sharon Mateja explains in this blog post.
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Smile makeovers and full mouth reconstructions can improve the beauty and health of your teeth and gums. Let’s compare candidates and benefits of these procedures.
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Traditional, fixed, and implant-supported dental bridges have unique pros and cons. Let’s compare these different treatments for missing teeth.
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A tooth that juts out too far can be treated through orthodontic care and advanced dental surgery. Sharon B. Mateja, DDS considers procedures for treating crooked teeth.
Experienced dentist Sharon B. Mateja offers periodontal treatment for the various stages of gum disease.
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Cosmetic dentist Sharon Mateja offers treatment for hyperdontia that provides patients with healthier, more uniform teeth.
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Brushing your teeth too aggressively can result in tooth damage and gum recession. Here are some oral hygiene tips to keep in mind.