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Dr. Alvis Burris

Cosmetic Dentistry
Camden, DE
24 years experience male

Locations

Camden Dentistry

Camden, DE

Address

199 South Street, Camden, DE
Directions

Fax

3026973640

Camden Dentistry

About

Bio

I graduated Dental School in 1998. I joined United States Air Force active duty for 7 years then transitioned to active Reserves where I currently reside. I also own a private practice where I practice General Dentistry with emphasis on implant placement and Cosmetics.

Specialties
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Cosmetic Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

32 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Natural teeth: Most of my patients report it is less discomfort than extraction. Every patient also say i wish i would have done this years ago.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Teeth: That's is a long time with a temp. The turnaround on fabrication of a crown is usually about two weeks.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Whitening : No brushing or rinsing for 24 hours after extraction then you can return to brushing avoiding extraction sites and whitening toothpaste is acceptable.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Dental implant sizes: Think of implants like teeth. Are all your teeth the same size and the answer is no. Molar area dental implants depends several factors. (nerve locati... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Whitening : That's a vague word dirty however whitening will usually whiten teeth if used correctly. There are several different system on the market but your den... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
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Only ADA seal: Toothpaste with a ada seal is recommended during pregnancy.
A 39-year-old member asked:
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Consult your dentist: There is a warranty with every crown by doctor and lab. However the warranty only covers a crown if patient is compliant with hygiene and preventive c... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Temp high: 1. Temp crown has primary occlusal trauma is one possible problem. 2. Microleakage exposing nerve 3. Nerve degeneration which may require root cana... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Yes: Yes but depends on how much color change you are looking for.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Possible GI problem: If you have seen your dentist and he or she has cleared you from any oral conditions. I would recommend you visit you primary care physician for a ref... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
General dentist: You should not be seeing a periodontist for routine treatment. A periodontist is not a restorative dentist. Your general dentist is the person who coo... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
No: Sensitivity has occur from other factors for example whitening number one complaint is sensitivity.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Implant failure : First see your dentist or surgeon for evaluation is the best answer.
A 36-year-old member asked:
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24 years experience
No: Denture teeth is acrylic or porcelain. Whatever shade porcelain teeth are placed. They cannot be changed unless the teeth are replaced. Acrylic teeth ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Side effect : There are different whitening systems. Otc, professional strips and in office bleaching. Depends on severity of discoloration.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
No whitening: While in braces no whitening because it will cause white spots around the brackets. When braces are removes it will have a condition we call fluorosis... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Whitening : Yes white strips work and all whitening can cause sensitivity . It is the number one side effect of whitening. It can be temporary or long lasting.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Not Recommended: Baking soda is highly abrasive and removes enamel therefore it is highly not recommended.
A 43-year-old member asked:
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24 years experience
Forever: We always inform patients the chance of relapse is high without retainer.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Visit your dentist: Whitening depends on many factor but a visit to your dentist he or she an recommend te best whitening for your case. There are otc strips, professiona... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
No: Recession can be changed with a graft by a periodontist.
A 44-year-old member asked:
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24 years experience
Good question: Dental implants are 95 percent successful and there is no other treatment in dentistry that successful if placed correctly. I recommend implants if yo... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Implants: Not every patient with periodontist is excluded from implants. I would recommend at least two to three professional options.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
OTC strips: Over the counter stripes is a good start. If the are strong enough there are professional strength which your dentist has available. However strips ar... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Brands: There are many different types of implants and if an implant is placed out of the country your local dentist may not have access to restore the implan... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Whitening : Whitening is a personal decision and what if he gets severe sensitivity how are you going to deal with that problem. Never force anyone treatment beca... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
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95 percent: The most successful procedure in dentistry if done correctly.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Yes: There are whitening that are sold otc for example crest white strips.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Yes: It can be removed if placed for cosmetic reasons. But if placed for other reason concult you dentist.
A 48-year-old member asked:
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24 years experience
Whitening: There is no top rated whitening but there are different strengths.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Yes: Any toothpaste can irritate the gums baking soda in te mouth has an increase abrasive products.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Braces : If you are in braces absolutely no whitening should be used. If braces or off you can start with over the counter strips if you do not have fillings o... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Burris is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Burris is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! No 2nd opinion since no other dds can know outcome of flap surgery.
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Thanks for your quick reply! You say what T.D. stated in this thread. Bye!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Got it. Understood. Bye!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School, NJ
Graduated 1998MD

Awards

Top Cosmetic Dentist, First Place, Delaware - Summer
2013
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