Patient strongly disliked her original teeth and smile
Adjusted patient's bite
Placed 8 porcelain 3/4 crowns to close the spaces and reduce the flaring of her teeth
Required extremely careful planning and design; the results were spectacular
This patient presented to Dr. Benjamin's office three years ago with
all front teeth significantly destroyed by wear created
by two thirty year old bridges in the back of his mouth.
Because his teeth were very short, his appearance created
the impression that he was much older than his actual age.
An endodontist treated 5 teeth with root canals,
Dr. Collins (periodontist) lengthened his teeth
and placed 3 dental implants, and Dr. Benjamin completely
rehabilitated his mouth back to excellent health.
All 28 teeth (including implants) were restored.
Patient was thrilled with the results and loved the
fact that he looks 10 years younger with normal sized teeth.
Full mouth rehab is the most complex treatment performed
by a restorative dentist. Treatment requires intensive
planning and precise execution in order to have a
Patient had orthodontics (braces) as a teenager and
had suffered a significant relapse in her teeth.
Disappointed in her orthodontic experience, she
did not want braces again.
Like many of Dr. Benjamin's patients, this patient came
to him for his acknowledged expertise in esthetic
dentistry. However, most patients have functional
problems with their teeth and that is the reason
that their teeth do not look good. Dr. Benjamin
managed this patient's bite problem and was able
to create an absolutely beautiful result.
When the patient returned for a final check of her
new dentistry she told Dr. Benjamin, "I love my new
smile and it was worth every penny that I spent and
I thank you."
Patient is a successful business man in the Capital District
who thought that his smile was looking old and worn and he
wanted a smile that was beautiful but natural. Most of my
patients specifically ASK for beautiful but NATURAL. The
health of our patients is of utmost importance, and I sent
him to see Dr. Banchs, our endodontist in Saratoga to
have two infected root canals retreated. After
the infection was resolved, we fabricated 10 porcelain
Twenty-three year old patient suffered from severe
gastric reflux that significantly affected her
upper front teeth.
Dr. Benjamin carefully planned out solution to the
problem which included the patient seeing our
periodontist, Dr. Peter Collins to alter her gum tissue
prior to fixing her teeth.
The results were spectacular but natural. Dr.
Benjamin believes that beautiful dentistry is
dentistry that does not call attention to itself
but rather enhances the patient's appearance.
Successful, early 30's DJ recognized that he needed to
have a better smile for his self esteem and his career.
After Dr. Benjamin performed a cosmetic resin mockup to
demonstrate what the possibilities for improving the
patient's smile, he immediately decided to pursue treatment.
Treatment included minor periodontal surgery to raise the
gum tissue and the placement of 8 porcelain veneers.
Patient is thrilled with the result and during his DJ jobs,
he is constantly told that he has a beautiful 'million
Patient wanted cosmetic dentistry to correct her short
worn teeth. She had visited many dentist'' websites who
advertised 'cosmetic dentistry' as well as interviewing
many local dentists.
Patient selected Dr. Benjamin because of his superior
credentials and because he previewed the likely results
using a direct resin mockup at the consultation
Treatment included the elimination of patient's gummy
smile and the placement of 10 all ceramic crowns.
The results were spectacular.
19 yr old professional model could not take 3 yrs out of her active modeling
career for braces but needed a great smile.
Small and misaligned natural teeth were transformed into an almost perfect smile.
Patient's teeth were visually in the 'nice' range; that is, patient wanted to go from an 88% to 95% perfect
looking teeth----a major challenge
Lightened teeth and carefully matched lighter shade to new veneers
Patient hated that her teeth and smile had become 'old looking'. Her teeth were too gray for her age, worn and
had old discolored fillings.
Patient had difficulty chewing because some back teeth were missing which she considered a health issue as
well as a functional and esthetic problem.
We placed 10 all ceramic crowns and veneers for her upper 10 teeth.
Our oral surgeon placed 3 implants to replace her missing teeth.
Patient's daughter insisted that he have his teeth improved as
her mother had done by Dr. Benjamin four years earlier.
Read daughter's testimonial.
Removed all old fillings and decay
Sent patient to periodontist to have gum tissue reshaped
Veneers were fabricated for the upper 8 front teeth and the lower 6 front teeth
Goal was to lengthen teeth to compensate for wear, whiten the teeth and eliminate their unaesthetic
Lengthening upper front teeth
Remove all old bonding and decay
Whiten teeth with veneers
Move the edges of the teeth out so the teeth are more visible
Patient had a single porcelain veneer fused to gold crown
Existing veneer's shade was too dark
Patient wanted a new, beautiful front crown
We corrected gingival inflammation and asymmetry to create the new front crown she desired
Patient disliked the gaps between his teeth and the shortness of his teeth
He wanted larger teeth that revealed less gum tissue
Patient wanted cosmetic dentistry for many years but
was apprehensive about who to chose for treatment
Patient had tooth by tooth dentistry with porcelain fused to
metal crowns that were many years old
Patient wanted a beautiful but natural-looking smile:
not too white
Patient had misaligned and rotated teeth with silver mercury fillings
8 porcelain veneers were placed to correct the misaligned teeth
The veneers whitened patient's teeth significantly
Patient and patient's orthodontist ruled out braces and
determined that veneers were the appropriate treatment
Patient had broken, discolored and worn teeth. He wanted an attractive smile.
Equalized patient's bite which had caused teeth to wear and fillings to break
Removed existing decay and broken/old fillings
Placed 7 direct resin bonded veneers to create a beautiful smile in one visit
Patient had a chipped tooth and a large gap between front teeth.