Woman Scared of the Dentist

Scared of the Dentist?

We understand, and we can help! The worst part about being scared of the dentist is that it may prevent you from getting the care you need. As well as being in pain or experiencing embarrassment due to missing or damaged teeth, avoiding the dentist can result in further damage and more costly repairs down […]

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Before and After Teeth Whitening

At-Home Teeth Whitening Trays

Easy and Convenient, Get Yours Today! At-home Teeth Whitening in Troy, NY At-home teeth whitening is a safe and straightforward way to improve the appearance of your smile dramatically. You’re probably familiar with over-the-counter products such as whitening strips, toothpaste, or rinses. While these products may lighten your teeth over time with extended use, better […]

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Dental Bridge

Dental Bridge for Missing Teeth

Dental Bridge Treatment in Troy, NY Beautiful restorations for damaged, decayed, or missing teeth. A dental bridge is a replacement for one or more missing or badly decayed teeth. Sometimes also called a fixed partial, a bridge is an affordable option that also provides excellent strength and durability. Typically, a bridge consists of replacement teeth […]

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Woman with Cosmetic Bonding

Cosmetic Bonding & Smile Makeovers

Cosmetic Bonding in Troy, NY Fix minor imperfections or completely transform your smile! When teeth show signs of aging, cosmetic bonding can provide dramatic results! Like many other types of cosmetic dentistry, bonding can be used as subtly or extensively as you desire. We can use the composite tooth-colored material to fix minor imperfections, or […]

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Dental Implants

How To Get Dental Implants

Dental Implants in Troy, NY We can use implants to anchor crowns, bridges, or dentures. Dental implants are the strongest treatment method available to replace missing teeth, and typically it is a two-step process. First, we use a medical grade titanium implant as a replacement root. Then, we use the implants to anchor restorations like […]

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Custom-Made Mouthguards

Athletic Mouthguards

Custom-fitted Mouthguards in Troy, NY Mouthguards can protect teeth during contact sports and other risky activities. Accidents happen… and dental injuries during athletic competition are an all-too-common occurrence. Once a tooth is cracked, broken—or worse, knocked out—there’s no going back. It’s for keeps. The National Institute of Dental Research reports a dramatic drop in mouth […]

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Dental Exam

Become a “Regular” Patient

With a Visit to Dr. Thomas R. Miller! Professional teeth cleanings and dental checkups in Troy, NY As a patient, receiving regular dental checkups and cleanings (along with proper at-home brushing and flossing) is the best thing you can do for your dental health. With regular care, we can clean those hard-to-reach areas before they […]

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Fluoride Treatment

Fluoride Treatments for Kids

Children’s Fluoride Treatments available in Troy, NY Fluoride plays an important role in the development of children’s teeth. Fluoride is often found naturally in water, soil, air, and many foods. It is absorbed easily into tooth enamel, especially in the growing teeth of children from 6 months to 16 years old. Once teeth are fully […]

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Tooth Anatomy

Know Your Teeth, Inside and Out!

Learn Your Tooth Anatomy, Shape, and Function Teeth differ in shape depending on their function & position in the mouth. On the inside, however, they all share the same basic anatomy. Parts of a Tooth Crown: the visible, chewing portion of the tooth. Root: the portion of the tooth hidden by the gums, it anchors […]

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Dental Appointment on Calendar

Continuing Care for Periodontal Disease

Ongoing Treatment For Gum Disease Why extra appointments are so important. If you’re diagnosed with gum disease, know that you’re not alone. It’s estimated that half of all adults in the US are affected by some form of the condition (which can also go by names like gingivitis, periodontal disease, and periodontitis). As your care […]

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