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I have a grinding problem and the front of my teeth are worn down and some of my front teeth are pointy and sharp

What a lot of patients don’t realize is that if they’ve worn their front teeth down so much, they can do a couple of different things.

Number one, if the front teeth are worn down, the back teeth are more than likely worn down because there’s more force that’s generated the further back that you go as opposed to in the front. There’s no question that a lot of damage has been done on the back teeth as well. If that’s the case, in some cases, the patient’s actually lose what’s called vertical dimension.

Vertical dimension means that if they have a certain height when they’re born, or if the teeth haven’t been damaged or worn down, they have a certain height. That height dictates the soft tissue. Your soft tissue really includes the bottom third of your face from underneath the nose to underneath the chin.

For patients who have lost significant vertical dimension, you might notice them because their lips have become flattened or their mouth, when it’s closed, is wider than most people’s, or their cheeks might be a little bit sunken in. Those are signs of a patient who has aggressively worn down the teeth and lost vertical dimension.

If you’ve lost two or three millimeters, sometimes that’s enough to see a physical outward appearance, or change in the lip line or the cheeks or just the whole measurement from beneath the nose to beneath the chin. In that case, you are talking about restoring every single tooth, top and bottom, to build back that dimension that’s been lost.

In another case, or in that same case, another concern of mine, is when the teeth are worn down so aggressively you can start to develop pretty significant sensitivity, because underneath the enamel is dentin. Dentin is much softer than enamel and wears about 50 times faster.

You can imagine how long it would take to wear through the enamel but if you’re grinding so aggressively and quickly through the enamel, imagine once you get through the enamel and you’re into dentin, it’s going to wear quite a bit faster and you’re going to start to develop sensitivity.

Sometimes I’ve seen patients that have worn so far through their dentin they are actually wearing into the nerve of the tooth. There’s a wide range there, but ultimately, it’s really, really important that you assess the whole picture.

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Laurie Duncan

“Dr John has been fantastic and I’m so glad that I have someone that I can truly trust with my dental care! I needed a new crown and bridge and couldn’t be happier with the results. They look so natural and perfect for my smile! I’ve also had a whitening treatment in house and was extremely pleased with the results. Their staff are all very friendly and caring, at both locations. I also appreciate how efficient and flexible they are with appointments.”

John Ingino

John Ingino

"Hands down the "BEST DENTIST" and office staff I have ever been to!!!!! The staff is friendly, I never wait, Dr. John would not let me leave until I was completely happy! NO PAIN at all...ever! Olga the Hygienist almost made me cry when she handed me a mirror! Look at my beautiful white smile!"

Kelly Roland

Kelly Roland

"I absolutely love this office. Starting from the front desk girls, they are always so friendly. I love having my teeth cleaned by Olga, she’s so gentle and yet so good, makes you want to go back for cleanings more often. Dr John is very nice, and professional. This office is great at educating you when dental work is needed, but never tries to pressure you into getting it done. Thank you for always making me feel welcome and cared for."

Adam Anthony

Adam Anthony

"First class service. Extremely professional, every one on staff was super nice & helpful. Appointment started on time, scheduling was flexible & easy. The facilities are clean and they are taking extra precautions during this time. Highly recommended!"

Alessandra Williams

Alessandra Williams

"JJ Dental is AWESOME, I promise after your first cleaning you’ll be hooked. Dr John is extremely talented, his service is excellent and the staff is very friendly. The best part is that I never feel pressured to get any work done, I am given my options but also told “ if it doesn’t hurt we can hold off for now.” I recommend them to anyone who is looking for a new dentist."

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Insurance & Financing

At JJ Dental our insurance specialists deal directly with your insurance providers.

A thorough breakdown of your benefits allows us to give you the most accurate coverage estimate possible. Based on this information we can provide you with a plan that maximizes your benefits and minimizes your out of pocket expense. Once treatment has begun we will even submit the insurance claims on your behalf to eliminate any headaches for you. (See Accepted Insurance)

While a majority of insurance plans will cover a large percentage of preventative and restorative care, they rarely cover cosmetic procedures. For any procedures not covered or beyond your plans maximum benefit, we provide several payment options including cash, check, money order, and major credit cards. We also offer flexible, no interest monthly installment plans through care credit and lending club that help you get the treatment you need without a financial burden.


We believe that there are three main considerations that you should be aware of when choosing a dentist.

Does the dentist care deeply about you and your dental health?

Is the dentist skilled enough to consistently provide the highest quality of dental care?

Does the dentist have the team and the tools available to provide you with the highest quality of care?

At JJ Dental our entire team is proud to be able to answer yes to each of these critical questions.

Downtown Fort Lauderdale

  • 30 NE 3rd Street
    Fort Lauderdale FL 33301
    United States

  • 954-463-7262

  • Monday - Friday: 8AM - 5PM


Lauderdale By The Sea

  • 2707 E Commercial Blvd
    Fort Lauderdale FL 33308
    United States

  • 954-491-1904

  • Monday - Thursday: 8AM - 4PM
    Friday: 8AM-12PM