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David M. Rizk, DDS

Crown Lengthening

If you need a crown to cover a damaged tooth, but don’t have enough tooth structure remaining above the gumline to support the repair, Dr. Rizk may suggest a procedure called crown lengthening. Conducted in-house with laser technology, the method allows Dr. Rizk to trim the gum and reveal more of your tooth’s surface on which to apply the crown. If your teeth appear smaller than normal because of a gummy smile, the dentist can use this same procedure to remove a portion of the gum for cosmetic reasons.

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May19

Exploring Adult Orthodontics: Your Guide to Straighter Teeth in Adulthood

You’re not alone if you’re considering straightening your teeth as an adult. Adult orthodontics has become increasingly popular, offering numerous options for a healthier, more aligned smile. Whether your need for orthodontic treatment stems from aesthetic desires or dental health concerns, it’s never too late to enhance your smile. Here’s... Read More...

May5

How Diet Influences Oral Health

Maintaining healthy teeth and gums goes beyond regular brushing and flossing; it also involves making smart dietary choices. Our El Paso dental office encourages patients to consider how their diet affects their dental health. This guide will help you understand the relationship between what you eat and your oral health... Read More...