Before and "The Beautiful Results"


In many dental websites the "Before and After" shots are stock images and not the dentist's actual work. Our website photos are actual Hobson Dental Associates patients. In some cases we have shown the intermediate steps for additional interest. We hope you like our work!
 

Case #1. Replacement of old and discolored crowns

 
Old and Discolored Crown - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
BEFORE
The patient was dissatisfied with old and discolored crowns. The patient's teeth and gums were ... Read more
 
Satisfied Patient Smiling - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
AFTER
The patient is very pleased with a more attractive and youthful smile.
 
 

Case #2: Replacement of old crowns and fillings

 
Old and Discolored Crowns and Fillings - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
BEFORE
Old and discolored crowns and fillings. The patient wanted to improve her smile.
 
Cosmetic Problem - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
AFTER
We solved this cosmetic problem with minor laser gum surgery, tooth whitening, two replacement crowns and two veneers.
 
 

Case #3: Full dentures

 
Badly Damaged Teeth - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
BEFORE
The patient presented with badly damaged teeth that were beyond repair. The patient wanted to be ... Read more
 
Upper and Lower Dentures - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
AFTER
All teeth were removed and full upper and lower dentures placed. Great Result!
 
 

Case #4: Single front crown Replacement

 
Single Front Crown Replacement - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
BEFORE
One of the most challenging clinical situations is to replace a ... Read more
 
Special Filtered Photography Technique - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
BEFORE
We had to use a special filtered photography ... Read more
 
Outstanding Result of Crown Replacement - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
After
An outstanding result and a very happy patient.
 
 

Case #5: Single front tooth implant

 
Broken Front Tooth Below the Gum Line - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
BEFORE
Ouch!! This front tooth is broken below the gum line. This is an extremely difficult problem as ... Read more
 
Single Tooth Implant - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
AFTER
Great result! This is a single tooth implant replacing the broken tooth. The careful surgical and ... Read more
 
 

Case #6: Invisible filling on a front tooth

 
Fractured Central Incisor - Extractions in Woodridge, IL.
BEFORE
The biting edge of this central incisor is fractured. The patient wants this fixed!
 
Layering of Tooth Colored Composite Materials - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
AFTER
By using the microscope and careful layering of tooth colored composite materials we achieved an ... Read more
 
 

Case #7: Invisible Porcelain Crown

Teeth with Porcelain Crown - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
Can you tell which tooth has a porcelain crown? Artificial crowns are often easy to spot because of a tell-tale grey band or discoloration at the gumline. Our partner laboratories do state-of-the-art porcelain crowns that look like teeth. The crown is the middle tooth!
 

Case #8: Cosmetic Bonding of Internally Stained Teeth

 
 Stained Teeth fron Tetracyline Antibiotics - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
BEFORE
These teeth are stained from tetracycline antibiotics given as a child when the teeth were ... Read more
 
Etched and Bleached Teeth  - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
AFTER
The teeth were first etched and bleached. Then the affected tooth structure was removed and ... Read more
 
 

Case #9: Four Porcelain Veneers

 
Teeth with Veneers  - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
BEFORE
It is not always necessary to do six or eight veneers. With proper planning we can often reduce ... Read more
 
Teeth with Temporary Veeners  - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
TREATMENT IN PROGRESS
Patients often wonder what their teeth will look like while porcelain crowns and veneers are ... Read more
 
Result of Bleaching and Laser Contouring  - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
AFTER
Final result with bleaching, laser contouring of the gumline (very important for the best ... Read more
 
Result of Gumline Bleaching and Laser Contouring  - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
 
 

Case #10: Conversion of Old Implant Bridge to Implant-Retained Denture

 
Old Implant Crowns - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
BEFORE
This patient had very old implant crowns that had worn through and ... Read more
 
Locator Overdenture Attachments - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
AFTER
The implants have been converted to Locator overdenture ... Read more
 
Removable Dentures - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
 
Pleased Patient After Operation - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
The patient is very pleased with the cosmetic and functional improvement. She can even eat an apple!
 
 

Case #11: Fractured Front Teeth

 
 Fractured Front Teeth - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
This patient fractured his front teeth in a snowboarding accident. ... Read more
 
Initial Composite Mock Up Operation - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
Initially we did a rough composite mock up to restore the contours of ... Read more
 
Porcelain Crowns on the Central Incisor Teeth - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
Final result with porcelain crowns on the central incisor teeth and ... Read more
 
 Close Up of the Final Crowns - Extractions in Woodridge, IL
Close up of the final crowns. Notice the natural contours and color.