Category: Restorative Dentistry

Do You Need A Full Or Partial Denture?

When a patient loses one tooth, we may suggest a bridge or possibly a single tooth dental implant. But what about cases where several teeth, or all of them, are missing? In these situations, we may recommend a denture. We two very different options available. Do you need a full or partial denture?

When Is A Dental Bridge Right For My Smile?

When you have one or more missing teeth, the idea of replacing them can become daunting. While the choice may be intimidating, it is important for a your tooth or teeth to be replaced. A missing tooth not only lives a visual void in your smile’s appearance, but it can also impact your smile’s abilities…. Read more »

Why Do I Need A Tooth Extraction?

A tooth extraction is a procedure where your dentist removes your tooth from your mouth. During an extraction, the tooth and its roots will be permanently extracted from the bone. A dental extraction is a last resort for your dentist, and it is a procedure not performed unless it is absolutely necessary to protect your… Read more »

Protecting Your Tooth With A Filling

Prevention is the most important part of dentistry. The second most important part is regular checkups, which can provide early treatment of problems. Tooth decay can usually be prevented with good oral hygiene, mindful nutrition, and regular professional cleanings. Even with our best effort, tooth decay can still occur and cause cavities in our teeth…. Read more »

Extraction As A Last Resort

Your dentist’s main priority is to do everything feasible to save your tooth. However, there are some circumstances where that is just not possible, and a tooth must be extracted. Wisdom teeth extractions are common due to overcrowding or infections that wisdom teeth can cause. Some extractions are the result of an injury caused by… Read more »

Ready To Restore Your Smile?

Restorative dentistry is an important part of dental care. Restoring your smile can be important not only to appearance, but to the health and function of your teeth. Your dentist can help care for minor issues such as cavities and small chips. Your dentist can also complete a full restoration of your smile to get you… Read more »

How A Filling Offers Dependable Support After A Cavity

When your dentist provides cavity care, their goals are to remove all decay from your tooth, and make sure that tooth has the support it needs to function after treatment. In many instances, a tooth can be repaired with a dental filling after a cavity treatment. Your dentist will supply the filling material after all… Read more »

Undergoing A Professional Tooth Extraction

Losing a tooth is not something people tend to look forward to. Your overall oral health is harmed by the loss of even one tooth, and your dentist will do whatever they can to protect you from this problem. Unfortunately, some situations will call for them to perform a tooth extraction. People often have their… Read more »

Your Dental Crown Should Offer Lasting Support

Your dental crown is not meant to make a brief appearance in your smile before being replaced, or removed. Crowns need to exhibit real durability, because if your tooth needs a crown, that need will be permanent. Your enamel can heal after some minor harm, but when the damage grows too significant, that capacity will… Read more »

Quiz: How Your Dentist Takes Care Of Tooth Decay

What does it take to take care of a cavity? The first thing to understand is that it will take your dentist’s intervention – once a cavity forms, you will not be able to stop it. They will remove the infected area of your tooth, make sure it is cleaned, and restore what was lost… Read more »