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Single tooth veneer – Dr Gan

Single tooth veneer – Dr Gan

What is the most challenging smile makeover to do? Most people will think an entire smile makeover is difficult. However, every dentist knows the most difficult makeover to do actually is to only do a single tooth makeover. You may be thinking how can it

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Turning a Dream into Reality : Dr Mawarni

Turning a Dream into Reality : Dr Mawarni

Everyone has dreams and hopes in life. In order to turn our dreams into reality, an action plan and execution of the plan are essential. Lyna has always dream to smile confidently with her teeth seen. She was shy to flaunt her previous smile to

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Here’s How I Solve A Single Tooth Discoloration. Case 2 – Dr Gan

Here’s How I Solve A Single Tooth Discoloration. Case 2 – Dr Gan

In my last discussion about single tooth discoloration, I mentioned that trauma to tooth is one of the most common reasons for tooth necrosis leading to discoloration. Here I am presenting a case with single tooth discoloration due to accident few years back.

Clement had trauma to his upper left central incisor causing one third of his tooth fractured. He had the fracture part repaired, but not knowing that the tooth had slowly died throughout the year.

 

Can you spot which tooth has problem?

 

The history and clinical presentation of the tooth led me suspecting that this was a necrosed tooth. The investigations confirmed my diagnosis.

 

The area near to gum was discolored.

 

The treatment sequence was similar with Joey’s case.

  1. Root canal treatment to clear the infection inside the tooth.
  2. Internal bleaching to brighten the color of the tooth
  3. Emax crown. This was a root canal treated tooth with fracture. The crown would prevent secondary infection and protect the tooth from injury.

 

The result from internal bleaching was amazing! The tooth become brighter than the adjacent tooth! Oops!

 

Treatment completed! Now SMILE!!

 

The treatment was straightforward and only took about a month.

Should you have similar condition to Clement, please feel free to write to me @ganshouwan@drfauziah.com. I will be glad to assist you.

Thank you.

Dr Gan

 

 

Here’s How I Solve A Single Tooth Discoloration – Dr Gan

Here’s How I Solve A Single Tooth Discoloration – Dr Gan

It is not uncommon to see someone with a single discolored tooth. There are various reasons why a tooth discolors; including but not limited to extensive dental caries, pulp necrosis (dead tooth) and root canal treatment. Among all the reasons, trauma leading to pulp necrosis

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Spot the composite veneer: Dr Nik

Spot the composite veneer: Dr Nik

Composite veneer is a layer of composite resin material placed on the surface of a tooth to shape the tooth into a better shape or to mask surface imperfection and mild malalignment. Some of my patients were sceptical when I proposed composite veneer treatment to

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