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The Pros of Composite & Porcelain Fillings

The Pros of Composite/Porcelain Fillings One of the main reasons many of our patients visit Dr. Marsh’s Cleveland office is to address the problem of a troubling cavity. Every patient wants their pain to stop and the cavity to be halted before it does further damage to a valuable tooth! But beyond the health-based concerns [...]

By | November 17th, 2016|Ceramic fillings, Procedures, Silver Fillings|0 Comments

Gum Contouring Recovery Time – Everything You Need to Know

Concerning Laser Gum Contouring Procedures and Recovery Times There are several reasons why patients decide to undergo the gum contouring procedure that is offered at Dr. Marsh’s office, also known as a gum lift or cosmetic gum procedure. Some individuals have decided that their gums rest too low in their mouth, meaning that more of [...]

By | July 12th, 2016|gum contouring, Procedures|0 Comments

Worn Crowns? Upgrade to Porcelain for a Brilliant Smile

If your older crowns are looking worn or if the metal is showing, it may be time to look at cosmetic porcelain crowns. These all-ceramic restorations look great and function beautifully. They can be used as replacements, individually, or splinted together as part of a bridge; they can even be used with implants to give you a [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|dental implants, Porcelain Veneers, Procedures|0 Comments

How Long Do Veneers Last?

How Long Do Veneers Last When Applied to Teeth? That’s a very important question and one we are often asked by our Cleveland and northeast Ohio dental patients. After all, if you’re paying for a cosmetic dentistry procedure and your smile is on the line, you want to make sure that you’re getting a good [...]

By | June 3rd, 2016|Porcelain Veneers, Procedures|0 Comments

We’re an amalgam-free office

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal on amalgam/silver fillings received national attention. Here at Clevleand Smiles, we're in our seventeenth year of being an amalgam-free office. When doing restorative work, we use both composites and porcelain, which are also natural looking and more conservative than silver fillings. Importantly, they are also much kinder [...]

Why Dental Implants are All the Rage

There's quite a bit of discussion in the news on dental implants, from The Wall Street Journal to USA Today to The New York Times and, locally, to The Plain Dealer. They note that implants can be used to replace missing teeth and even to hold dentures - which is what companies like ClearChoice are presenting in the television advertisements when [...]

By | October 20th, 2014|dental implants, Procedures|0 Comments

Cleveland Dentist Providing Botox and Dermal Fillers

On a number of occasions, I've been asked by patients, both men and women, when I might be able to give them Botox and Juviderm, especially since I give so many injections on a daily basis ("painlessly," they say). In any case, having studied and received certification through the American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE),  [...]

By | May 14th, 2014|Procedures|0 Comments

Teaching Area Dentists About Cadent Itero

We recently gave a class to about 25 Cleveland dentists and dental assistants at the Dental Ceramics laboratory and training center in Richfield.  The course centered on the use of the Cadent Itero digital impression system.  It really is state of the art and is quickly becoming the standard of care in dentistry when taking [...]

By | February 27th, 2012|Dental Technology, News, Porcelain Veneers, Procedures|0 Comments

EMax Porcelain Veneers

After doing a WKYC Channel 3/Golden Opportunities segment on veneers, I had a lot of questions about the strength of the new porcelain veneers we are using.  Our primary material, in both veneers and crowns, is called EMax, developed by the Ivoclar company (their USA headquarters are in Buffalo, New York, which I visited last [...]

By | February 13th, 2012|Dental Technology, Porcelain Veneers, Procedures|0 Comments

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all of our patients, colleagues, friends, and followers!!!   We hope that you had a wonderful holiday season - but  even if you never made it to the "ball drop" at New York's Time Square, make sure that you don't drop the ball on your dental treatment this coming year, 2012. We [...]

By | January 3rd, 2012|Dental Technology, Patients, Procedures|0 Comments