About Dr. Thomas R. Miller

Dr. Miller is a professional cosmetic dentist. He has completed a comprehensive series of post-doctoral courses at the Seattle Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (renamed Spear Education) under the world renowned Dr. Frank Spear. Dr. Miller has recently been invited to join Spear Education as Visiting Faculty to mentor dentists from around the world. Dr. Miller is passionate about keeping up with the latest advances in dentistry. To stay on top in his field, Dr. Miller completes hundreds of hours of postgraduate education every year, studying with the best dentists in the world. He loves dentistry and is particularly excited about the advances in the field of Cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Miller is a native upstate New Yorker and a graduate of John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH, and Georgetown University School of Dentistry both with Honors. He graduated with multiple awards from Georgetown. He is married with 3 children and is a certified instrument flight instructor. He enjoys bicycling, hiking and relaxing with his family.

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Oral Cancer Examination

Get An Oral Cancer Screening

Detect oral cancer in its early stages. If you are a user of alcohol, tobacco, or other nicotine products, you probably already know that they aren’t good for your oral health. The last thing you want is to hear another lecture about kicking the habit. Well, when you visit our office, we are not here […]

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Placement of a Premolar Dental Crown

Lost A Dental Crown?

Dental Crown in Troy, NY Get a replacement crown today. A dental crown is a reliable restoration used to fix a damaged tooth. However, they aren’t perfect. Sometimes they can fail unexpectedly and fall out. Whenever a crown falls out, it can be a stressful event. You may be concerned about your appearance, and it […]

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Woman Tongue Brushing

Why Tongue Brushing?

Tongue brushing for better breath and better oral health. You might think tongue brushing is a waste of time. Or perhaps you just never thought of incorporating it into your routine. After all, you can’t get cavities or tooth decay on your tongue, so what’s the point? Well, actually, tongue brushing can improve your breath […]

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Sensitivity Toothpaste

Sensitivity Toothpaste

Does Sensitivity Toothpaste Work? If you were to take the commercial’s word for it, you’d think sensitivity toothpaste was a magic cure-all! In reality, over-the-counter toothpaste may provide some relief from mild sensitivity, but addressing the underlying cause is the only way to truly solve the problem. Usually, teeth have a layer of super-hard enamel […]

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Restoration with Dental Implants

Dental Implants: What can they do?

All About Dental Implants What are dental implants? And how do they work? Dental implants are just one of the options available to replace missing teeth. They are known for their strength as well as versatility in addressing a wide variety of cases. A single implant can support one replacement tooth, or multiple implants can […]

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Internal Whitening Shade Guide

What is Internal Whitening?

Most people are familiar with teeth whitening, a quick and convenient method to lighten the color of teeth and improve their appearance. However, a more obscure whitening procedure (used only in particular circumstances) is called internal bleaching, or internal whitening. When is Internal Whitening Used? Internal whitening is just for a single tooth, typically one […]

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Gum Recession

Do You Have Gum Recession?

What is Gum Recession? Gum recession is a condition in which gum tissue shrinks/retracts/disappears over time. The result is that teeth appear longer and exposed. Superficially, this might look unsightly, but it can also cause sensitivity, discomfort, and other problems. If left untreated, recession can lead to cavities and, eventually, tooth loss. It may be […]

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Young Woman with Jaw Pain

Jaw Pain, Popping, or “Clicking”

Are You Experiencing Jaw Pain? Jaw pain can be a real annoyance. It can be especially disturbing when you have no idea about the cause of the underlying problem. And, since we use our jaws every day for eating and speaking, the pain is usually impossible to ignore. Different symptoms can be warning signs of […]

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Full-Mouth Dental X-rays

Dental X-rays Again?

Why Do I Need X-rays Again? Whether you are visiting our office for a specific dental problem you’re experiencing or just stopping by for a routine checkup, we may notify you that it’s time to update your X-rays. You probably won’t need new X-rays every visit; however, if significant changes have occurred or you’re experiencing […]

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Complete, Full Dentures

Get a Denture Reline

Well-fitting dentures are essential to your comfort, significantly affecting your ability to eat, chew, and speak properly. Some people are good-humored about their dentures and don’t mind people knowing, while others prefer to keep it to themselves. For the latter group, loose-fitting dentures that slip are an embarrassing nightmare. Even if you can handle the […]

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