Tag Archives: Dr Gentry

Treating snoring and sleep apnea

This appliance is what I make to prevent snoring and treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea. It works by opening the bite and moving the lower jaw forward to increase airway space allowing the person to breath better.

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anti-snoring/sleep apnea appliance
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wearing the appliance
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can breath better now

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Dental implant case of the day.

This patient presented with severe pain to biting and cold on his upper right first premolar tooth. CT scan confirmed fracture and angular bone loss.  Tooth non-restorable-extracted and implant placed. New computer designed 3D printed tooth looks great and he can eat again on the right side.

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image of fractured tooth
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CT scan
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tooth extracted,implant placed
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implant crown placed
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filling placed in access channel
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before
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after
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final x-ray
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computer design images
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happy patient and dentist :-)))

Fun 8am Friday Morning Teeth Whitening Appointments :-)))

Teeth whitening is very popular. I whitened these patient’s teeth this morning and wanted to share these photos. It’s always a lot of fun :-))) I have embeded a video below explaining the procedure. Please feel free to call or email me if you have any questions.  We need to clean your teeth and check for any cavities before doing the whitening.

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For a brighter, whiter smile I use Opalescence Boost, an in-office, chemically activated whitening treatment that offers results in about an hour. It’s ideal for people who want instant whitening gratification or those who have that special event coming up that requires a bright, white smile.

  • Opalescence tooth whitening gel contains PF (potassium nitrate and fluoride)
  • Chemically activated, so no hot, uncomfortable light is needed
  • Dentist-applied treatment
  • Provides dramatic results in one hour

 

Dental implant case of the day

This patient presented with a broken off upper right bicuspid tooth. The tooth was extracted and implant placed. Following healing I delivered a beautiful computer designed-3D printed, screw retained zirconia/titanium implant abutment and crown- awesome!!!

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x-rays showing broken tooth and implant placement
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intra-oral images of broken tooth, implant, and implant crown
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happy patient :-)))
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computer design images

Dental Implant Bridge Case of the Day

For this implant bridge case I digitally scanned in the impression of his teeth, implant abutments, and bite. Then computer designed and 3D printed out the bridge. Then screwed it into his mouth. Turned out perfect and the patient was very pleased :-)))

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before
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after delivery of implant bridge
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bridge and gold screws
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computer design
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happy patient and happy dentist