Check out this new video testimonial from one of our very satisfied patients! Twenty years ago, Jennifer suffered from pain and headaches associated with stress on her temporomandibular joint (TMJ). In solving this, her previous dentist used dental crowns and veneers to improve the way her teeth came together and ease her TMJ pain. Although the procedure was successful, twenty years of wear combined with gum recession had affected the appearance and function of these restorations. 

While our main focus was replacing the crowns and veneers in respect to Jennifer's TMJ pain, we also wanted to improve upon cosmetics and tooth form. In doing this, Dr. Kari Ann Hong used Emax Lithium Disilicate restorations to add new life to Jennifer's smile. Emax is an incredibly versatile material that can be used to treat many dental conditions. For instance, some Emax veneers are barely a millimeter thick and yet are tough enough to withstand years of abuse. 

For Jennifer, the new crowns and veneers are absolutely transformative. The smile is an extremely important facial feature that immediately draws the eyes. A beautiful, white and symmetrical smile stands out and creates a dramatically more youthful look. If you would like to know more about dental crowns, veneers or TMJ pain, please contact our office at (805) 480-9820 or at