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Your Consultation is the First Step

The decision to get cosmetic dentistry is a big one. It is an investment of your money, time, and your most-noticed asset: your smile.

I’m Dr. James DeFinnis of Back Mountain Dental, and I have been giving my patients beautiful smiles for years. I want to do the same for you. I invite you to schedule a consultation so that we can begin the journey to your new smile. Continue reading

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Oh, What a Cosmetic Dentist Can Do with CEREC!

If you have ever had a crown, you know that it can be quite an undertaking: one visit for the preparation, an uncomfortable impression session, wearing a temporary (that you hope does not fall off), and another visit for placement of the permanent crown. I’m happy to tell you, the two-visit crown is history at Back Mountain Dental. Continue reading

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How to Correct Sharp or Jagged Teeth

Sometimes people don’t need porcelain veneers or a full smile makeover. Take, for instance, the problem of sharp, fang-like incisors or jagged edges on front teeth. These cosmetic imperfections can make a smile look less than desirable – even animal like. In some cases, I can reshape sharp or jagged teeth edges. Most commonly, I can remove a minimal amount of tooth structure to even and smooth teeth edges. If the problem teeth are small, I may add structure to the tooth, then shape the edges for an appealing appearance. Removing tooth structure as described above is called recontouring, while adding structure is called bonding. Continue reading

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