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Dr. Bolivar Luperon

Prosthodontics
Buford, GA
19 years experience male

Locations

Hamilton Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry

Buford, GA

Address

2725 Hamilton Mill Road, Suite 700, Buford, GA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
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Practice website

Fax

7709323277

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Cigna

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

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About

Bio

Dr. Bolivar Luperon was born in Guayama, Puerto Rico. He received his undergraduate training from the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) . Then, Dr. Luperon attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Dentistry (now known as the UPR School of Dental Medicine), where he received his D.M.D. degree in 2003. In his last year of dental school, he received the General Academy of Dentistry Award. Dr. Luperon decided to move to Augusta, GA. There, after three years of post-graduate studies, Dr. Luperon received his Prosthodontist Certificate from the Medical College of Georgia (2006). During his residency, Dr. Luperon received extensive training in implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, removable complete and partial dentures, veneers, inlays, onlays, crowns, bridges and full mouth rehabilitation. He loves every aspect of the profession, especially prosthetic, implant and cosmetic dentistry.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Prosthodontics

Cosmetic Dentistry

Doctor Q&A

45 Answers
19 Agrees
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Check with tour OMS: I would try to get back in touch with your Maxillofacial Surgeon. That is not a typical sign after extractions. He may even refer you to an ENT. Good ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Yours, Unfortunally: Removable dentures are easily thrown away, especially if they are wrapped on napkins or paper towels. There is no need for this restorations on the or... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Bridge: Depending on the fixed. If it is only a small front porcelain chip off, it can be bonded. It will not look the same as porcelain, but it will be bett... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Pressure Areas: Is not uncommon for new dentures to create sore spots. Generally, it is caused by pressure areas on the denture bearing surface. Elongated "flanges" o... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Adjustments: If the denture is a new one, you will need to have it adjusted until it fits better. Otherwise, the sores will come back as soon as they heal. If it i... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Denture repair: Hi, try to put it in place and see if it goes in just perfect. If it does, you can try to use some cyanoaccrylate (super glue) as a temporary mean. ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Fixed Denture: If the denture is a fixed one, retained by implants, you can. Find a prosthodontist to help you. He/ she will have to get in touch with your previous ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Dentures: Hi, as dentists, we always will try to save the patient's teeth. There are certain situations where your teeth will not be able to be saved: *sever... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Bridge food: Bridge work will always have some food trapping under. The older the bridge is, the more it will collect. Mainly because of bone loss due to missing t... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Bridge Next to Imp: If you are referring to having a conventional bridge next to an implant crown, yes. No problem expected.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Dentures.: Many factors can contribute to that. Including: -loose clasps: they may need to be adjusted -few supporting teeth: you may need dental implants to a... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Dentures: I understand that new dentures a big step. I wish i can give you some advise. However, since I am not sure what the question is, i would suggest you t... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Dentures: Hi generally speaking, the denture bearing areas should have a light salmon color. If yoursare becoming slightly whitish, it could be a sign of some ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Dentures: I will assume she had her upper denture relined. Relined dentures will fit as tight as new ones. Which means that the patient will have to go through... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Dentures: I will describe what is considered as the classic way. It is the way i work in my practice: app by app. 1. Oral exam and preliminary impressions 2.... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Denture repair: Hi, try to put it in place and see if it goes in just perfect. If it does, you can try to use some cyanoaccrylate (super glue) as a temporary mean. ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Bite: Shortening of your front teeth can case unexpected, premature contacts of the back teeth and vice verse. This is what we call mutually protected occ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Hard to tell: The first thing to do is to have it checked by your dentist. Many things could be causing it. It is hard to determine without having a look.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Valplast: Unfortunately for you that is correct. Once the valplast partial is made, nothing will chemically bond to it. Which means that if you put something on... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Dentures: Hi, as dentists, we always will try to save the patient's teeth. There are certain situations where your teeth will not be able to be saved: *sever... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Denture: It is not uncommon to have some irritation and pressure on new dentures. Especially if the previous ones were done many years ago. Your mouth conditio... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Yes: Bone loss is a natural reaction after teeth are extracted. Some patients lose more bone than others. Usually, the areas that preserve the bone the bes... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Denture Vs Implants: I will assume the question is about conventional dentures vs implant retained dentures. Any time you can place implants it works in your advantage. In... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Dentures: No. The use of alcohol, bleach, peroxide and other agents is not recommended. You can actually etch the surface and create porosity. Increasing the li... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Inflamation: It is not uncommon to have some ear soreness after wisdom teeth extraction. It most likely due to muscle and TMJ strain during the procedure. 800mg of... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Bridges. : Bridge restorations with high occlusion (bite) can certainly create problems. Part of the porcelain can chip off. Teeth can become sensitive. Teeth mo... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Re-Cement: I will recommend you to have a dentist putting back for you. It there is some cement left over the tooth or the crown, anything you put to glue it bac... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Over Denture: Yes, you can. It is a concept called overdenture. It was used widely before implants came along. The idea was to preserve as much bone as possible. T... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Dentures: If you are referring to dentures (fake teeth) no, you cannot. Prosthetic teeth are made of polymethyl-methacylate. They will not decay.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Crown Materials: Hi, when talking about materials for molar teeth there are a few things to keep in mind. Strength and clearance (the space between the prepared to... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Tight bridge: Wait a few days, a week at most. If it does not improve and the swelling continues, you may need to have it adjusted (if accesible). If that does not ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Eagle Syndrome: Hi the only treatment for eagle syndrome is surgical, a styloidectomy. Many patients have an elongated styloid process without having any problems.... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Implants: Fibromyalgia is not a contraindication for dental implants. Other factors should be look at. Like smoking, uncontrolled diabetes or even surgical tec... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Swelling: It is hard to determine what it is without having a look at it. However, it sounds like you inadvertently bit on it. If that is the case, the black sp... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Part. Denture : It is only safe if you are planning to have a conscious sedation procedure. If you will be put to sleep because of history complex deliveries, c-secti... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Depends: If the acrylic used has some translucency properties, yes, you would be able to see them. Especially if they are thin (like in patients with very dens... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Dentures: If not found, unfortunately, getting new ones. Even if they were new, you will have to start from scratch. The models taken for fbefore are gone. They... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Depends: All depends of how your teeth come together. If the missing tooth was the only one touching the tooth on the opposing arch, yes, the second one will s... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Yes: The more you work on a tooth, the more trauma is delivered to it, increasing the chances for tooth nerve problems.Irreversible pulpitis (nerve inflam... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
No, just be careful: You should have no problems once your permanent bridge is in. During the temporary stage, stay away from sticky and hard foods. They can break or loos... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Bridge Metal: That is very hard to determine without having the dental lab weighting the metal prior to porcelain addition. Even knowing the weight, you would need ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Porcelain to High Nb: Due to the high price of gold, porcelain fused to high noble metal will be more expensive.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Denture Swelling: Swelling, pain and tightness are not normal symptoms. Have your friend calling the dentist for an appointment. If they are new, they might just need t... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Implant crown.: Hi, good question. Single piece implant: adv. Less components (less costly), less risk for abutment to come loose (no middle part), potentially ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bolivar Luperon
Prosthodontics 19 years experience
Poss Cause: Sharp pain while chewing could be indicative a tooth fracture. If you chew on ice blocks, hard candy or nuts you are prone to it. Try to see if you c... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Luperon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Luperon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! One has to be careful with an immediate load.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you, this was very helpful
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My dds never told me this. Years later I found out. Oh, well.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine PR
Graduated 2003MD

Awards

Top Prosthodontist, First Place, Georgia - Summer
2013
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