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Wilkes-Barre Cosmetic Dentist Suggests Natural Ways to Strengthen Bones

Bisphosphonates (such as Fosamax and Actonel) are prescribed to strengthen your bones, so it is ironic that these medications are being linked, by dentists, to a higher risk for osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ). ONJ symptoms include jaw pain, loosening … Continue reading

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What Constitutes Great Cosmetic Dentistry?

So when it comes to cosmetic dentistry, how can a patient know what they’re looking for – how can they know the criteria for greatness? 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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You Can Afford Your Dream Smile

Believe it. It’s true! With CareCredit, Springstone Financial, and Chase Health Advance, patients can finance all or part of cosmetic dental procedures. Since insurance won’t cover cosmetic dentistry, this is a great opportunity to afford the smile makeover you want. … Continue reading

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A Cosmetic Consultation is the First Step to a Beautiful Smile

Have you been considering having a cosmetic dental procedure done, but haven’t taken the plunge yet? Maybe you have a serious dental problem that is causing you pain and discomfort. If you want to have the beautiful, healthy smile you have always dreamed of, I, Dr. James DeFinnis of Back Mountain Dental, want to see you for a consultation.

I welcome all new patients living in the Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, and surrounding areas of Pennsylvania. As a cosmetic dentist, I offer a free cosmetic dental exam for all new patients. This part is always quick and painless. My team and I will do our best to make you feel comfortable and welcome in our office. If you decide that our office is the right fit for your dental care needs, I will ask you to schedule the first step towards a healthier, more attractive smile: the cosmetic consultation. Continue reading

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White, Metal-Free Fillings for a Natural Smile

For your safety and because I respect the importance of an all-white smile, at Back Mountain Dental, I place white, composite resin dental fillings. Continue reading

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