Posts Categorized: Restorative Dentistry

These Services Can Restore Your Oral Health

Teeth play a huge role in our day to day life but it’s mostly a passive role; rarely do they ever become an active thought in our minds. That being said, cavities or tooth loss can have a huge impact on your oral and overall health. Tooth loss and cavities can be the end result… Read more »

What Are The Benefits Of A Dental Crown?

Cavities or cracks in your teeth can have a number of adverse effects on your oral health. Besides negatively affecting your smile’s appearance, it can cause you to have an unhealthy bite, as well as make you vulnerable to infection. Thankfully, your tooth’s appearance and overall health can be improved with a dental crown. In… Read more »

Silver Or White? Which Filling Would You Rather Have?

By the time most Americans reach the age of 65 they have suffered from a cavity. In fact, according to one study, 96 percent of Americans have had at least one cavity by the time they reach that age. Regardless of how well you take care of your teeth, you may still get cavities. Tooth… Read more »

Preventive, Restorative, Or Cosmetic Dentistry: Which Do You Need?

If you’re not in the dental field, dental jargon can be quite confusing. There are numerous branches of dentistry such as periodontics, endodontics, orthodontics, etc. Then there are the types of dentistry that your general dentist can perform including preventive dentistry, restorative dentistry, and/or cosmetic dentistry. What does it all mean? And how do you… Read more »

What To Do When A Tooth Gets Knocked Out

Did you know that the number of teeth that get knocked out in adults and children is over five million each year? However, if you are aware of what actions to take if your tooth, or that of someone you are with, gets knocked out, there is a good chance that if you act quickly–within… Read more »

Ouch! Do You Have A Cracked Tooth?

Do you get a sharp pain in your tooth only when you bite down? It may disappear and you forget all about it, or you may simply choose to ignore it. You may have a cracked tooth. Pain upon chewing, pain after biting, intermittent pain, and sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures and sticky foods,… Read more »

Root Canal VS Apicoectomy

Root canals are one of the most common treatments to save a compromised tooth. Root canals are performed when there is enough healthy tooth structure to save, but the pulp of the tooth has been compromised. How does the pulp of a tooth become compromised? If your tooth is damaged due to decay, a crack,… Read more »

Can People Tell If I’ve Had My Teeth Bonded?

Dental bonding is a fast and easy way to make minor changes to your dentition. Bonding can be used to fill spaces between your teeth; to whiten teeth; to add length, width, or both; to cover craze lines and other minor imperfections; to repair chipped, broken, or fractured teeth; and more. Dental bonding is also… Read more »

The Purpose Of A Root Canal

When speaking of a root canal it almost seems as if patients think they were developed just to torture them! However, modern-day root canals aren’t any more painful than a simple dental filling. Root canals were developed to save your natural tooth structure rather than to extract a tooth that has not undergone any dramatic… Read more »

Some Things Just Are NOT Too Good To Be True

Although dental treatment has become faster, easier, and more comfortable over the years, some treatments can still seem complicated and expensive. You may be wondering if there is anything simple and inexpensive that you can do to improve the esthetics of your smile. There is! Composite bonding is a fast, easy, and affordable way to… Read more »