Your tooth hurts and you immediately think the following to yourself: “Oh no! My tooth must be decayed or infected!” While this frequently is the case, it’s not always the answer. Since you can’t simply guess on your own, this is the very obvious reason that we typically instruct our patients to come in when… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Restorative Dentistry
What’s that? You have a cavity but you don’t really feel the urgency regarding scheduling and coming in for a dental filling? Why not? From our perspective, if you understand tooth decay, you will immediately feel the need for speed when it comes to getting your filling completed. Let’s see how well informed you are… Read more »
If a tooth has a cavity, we place a filling. But what if your tooth has a serious infection or abscess? In these situations, we may perform an endodontic procedure to restore the tooth and preserve your smile. How do you know if you tooth needs a root canal? What does the procedure involve?
Advanced tooth loss can mean serious complications for the health and appearance of your smile. In addition, this also means replacing these lost teeth will require more than just a single tooth dental implant or a dental bridge. Fortunately, we have two options for providing a full set of dentures. How do implant and removable… Read more »
When you lose all of your teeth, your dentist will recommend a full denture. But what if you lose multiple teeth, but not enough to warrant a full prosthetic? In these situations, we may recommend a partial denture. Do you have questions about our partial prosthetics?
Losing teeth can lead to poor oral health as well as a number of complications. In addition, tooth loss also impacts your appearance and often, your level of self-confidence. Don’t let missing teeth have such an impact in your quality of life. Your dentist can discuss replacement options, such as dental bridges.
Last week, we discussed how we often repair decayed teeth using our tooth-colored dental fillings. But what if your tooth has developed substantial decay or damage? You may require a different form of restoration, such as a dental crown. Do you have questions about crowns?
As part of our approach to restorative dentist, we offer lifelike treatments with results that blend with your smile. For example, we can use crowns to repair teeth. We also offer natural looking and metal-free dental fillings. When do we prescribe fillings? What does placing them involve?
Often, we meet patients that for one reason or another have avoided the dentist, for years in some cases. Unfortunately, without routine maintenance one oral health concern can progress and lead to another. For patients with multiple issues regarding the function and appearance of their smiles, we may recommend a mouth reconstruction. What is full-mouth… Read more »
For many people, the words “root canal” send a shiver down the spine. This is unfortunate, because the procedure is actually safe, comfortable, and essential for addressing serious oral health concerns, such as an infection or abscess. What should you expect from a root canal? When will the doctor recommend this endodontic treatment to save… Read more »