Posts Categorized: Restorative Dentistry

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 »

Why You Might Need A Crown

There are a variety of dental treatments to choose from depending upon your issue. One of them is a dental crown. Dental crowns offer complete coverage of a damaged or compromised tooth. So, if your tooth is too damaged or too decayed for other restorative or cosmetic treatments to suffice, you may need a dental… Read more »

Don’t Stop Rooting For Your Teeth

Teeth are meant to last a lifetime, but sometimes they become damaged (chipped, fractured, broken), or infected, but that is no reason to give up on them.  With today’s dental materials, instruments, and technology, there are many ways you can repair or save a tooth. It is always better to save a tooth, or as… Read more »

An Easy-Peasy-Lemon-Squeezy Dental Treatment

Maybe you don’t think there is such a thing as an easy-peasy-lemon-squeezy dental treatment. Maybe you think that all dental treatments are invasive, expensive, take a long time, and cause pain. If you think that, guess what? You’re wrong! There is a dental treatment called dental bonding that is easy, quick, affordable, and painless, and… Read more »