Category: Restorative Dentistry

Treating The Stages Of Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is the destruction of your tooth’s structure. It is a progressive condition that will continue to worsen until it is treated. Unlike a cold or sprained ankle, tooth decay will not heal or get better on its own. Treating tooth decay is essential for your oral health. Without treatment, a condition that starts… Read more »

Why Should I Restore My Tooth?

If a tooth is facing decay or damage, it is important to restore it. Restoring a tooth means clearing away any bacteria or damaged pieces, rebuilding the structure, and restoring the function of the tooth. Doing so means protecting the smile’s health and integrity. Not restoring a tooth can lead to a loss of the… Read more »

Unexpected Causes Of Toothaches

Many people believe that the only causes of a toothache are a cavity or a broken tooth. While cavities caused by tooth decay are a common cause, there are several other things that may be causing your tooth to hurt. Each different cause will be treated differently in an effort to relieve the pain. Your… Read more »

Getting A Same-Day Dental Crown

When the surface of a tooth is weakened by decay, injury, or a root canal treatment, the healthy remains of the tooth may be weak and vulnerable. A dental crown acts like a permanent helmet to protect the rest of your natural tooth, so that you can continue on biting, chewing, and smiling. Traditionally, dental crowns are… Read more »

How Does A Filling Help My Tooth?

Cavities can still happen to our smile even with our best efforts to avoid them. Tooth decay can be caused by reasons other than poor oral hygiene and sugary snacks. Grinding your teeth can create tiny fractures in the teeth that can lead to cavities. Misalignment of your smile can make it hard for brushing… Read more »

The Benefits Of Dental Implants

When you lose a tooth, it can make you feel embarrassed about your smile’s appearance. Losing a tooth can also negatively impact your abilities to bite, chew, and speak. A lost tooth can also contribute to deterioration of your jawbone. A dental implant can provide benefits to a smile that has lost a tooth. A… Read more »

I Think I Have A Cavity

Tooth decay and cavities are incredibly common in both children and adults. According to the National Institute of Health, the only thing more common than tooth decay is the common cold. You do your best to protect your smile by brushing, flossing, and visiting your dentist regularly, but cavities can still happen. How do you… Read more »

Busy? A Same-Day Crown Saves Time

The health of your smile is important. While you should take the time to take care of your teeth, you should also leave plenty of time for the important things in your life, like your family, friends, etc. Traditional methods of placing a dental crown meant taking a mold of your tooth and bite to… Read more »

4 Benefits Of Dental Implants

When you lose a tooth, you may feel embarrassed about your appearance. We understand, and have treatment options available to help rebuild smiles. We can replace a tooth, often with a unique and long-lasting prosthetic. What benefits will dental implants offer your smile?

Can I Get A Crown In One Visit?

The short answer to the question, “can I get a crown in one visit?,” is yes. Traditional crowns can take one to two weeks to be created because an off-site lab would create the crown. With this traditional process, your dentist would take a mold of your tooth and mouth to be sent off to… Read more »