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Dr. J. Ladd Williams, D.D.S.

Dentist

Dr. J. Ladd Williams is a Dentist practicing in Mesa, AZ. Dr. Williams specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.
25 years Experience
Dr. J. Ladd Williams, D.D.S.
  • Mesa, AZ
  • The University of Washington
  • Accepting new patients

What should I do for my chipped tooth?

It would depend where the chip is and how much has chipped. It could be as simple as smoothing the area to needing a crown on the tooth.

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I wear my retainer, so why are my teeth still shifting?

Your teeth will still move or shift for a variety of reasons, the main being if your bite (the way the teeth fit together doesn't match the way the jaw joint needs to seat, the READ MORE
Your teeth will still move or shift for a variety of reasons, the main being if your bite (the way the teeth fit together doesn't match the way the jaw joint needs to seat, the teeth will shift to try to accommodate the jaw joint. A good example would be -if your lower back hurt and I noticed that you had a flip flop shoe on one foot and a high heel on the other, the first thing I would do is take your shoes off. There is an unbalance there similar to having an unbalance in the teeth/jaw complex.

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