Category: Restorative Dentistry

3 Things You’re Getting Wrong When You Need A Root Canal

There are some things you might be getting wrong about your oral health needs and about dental care if you’re worried about needing a root canal. The truth is, our Livonia, MI team reminds you, that there’s really nothing to feel concerned about in terms of this type of smile care. However, we know that… Read more »

Toothaches: Making Them Worse Or Better

When it comes to how you respond when you end up with a toothache, your actions can swiftly make your problem worse or it they can make it better. Which do you prefer? As our Livonia, MI team is guessing you would likely prefer for your tooth to feel better and for the pain to… Read more »

A Few Things You Might Not Realize About Restorative Care

When the final say on your smile during your dental visit with us includes the suggestion of restorative care, it means your oral health has slipped a bit. You might have a damaged tooth. You may have a missing tooth. Or a cavity! Or a tooth infection! The list is long and varied and, while… Read more »

You Keep Wondering: Is It Tooth Pain Or Not?

It’s important to recognize that when you feel pain in your mouth, it can be difficult to know exactly what you’re experiencing. You might think that you know which tooth hurts, so you press on it gently only to discover that you’ve got the wrong one! However, you know something doesn’t feel very good. Is… Read more »

Make Smile Care A Priority When You Experience Dental Pain

Problems with dental pain and sensitivity can be alarming, and intrude on your day, but some people may try to ignore the problem instead of bringing it to their dentist’s attention. Ignoring discomfort does more than just put you at risk for letting a problem go without diagnosis. By the time you seek care, complications… Read more »

Smile Care: Stuff We Suggest You Do Not Do!

Of course, with just about anything these days, there appears to be a searchable, do-it-yourself (DIY) option for something you need to accomplish. Whether it’s home improvement, a makeup look, or otherwise, you’ll find it on the internet. While there are some DIY techniques that can be extremely helpful, we never suggest this for your… Read more »

2 Surprising Reasons Your Tooth Hurts

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 »

Quiz: Are Fillings Urgent?

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 »

Does Your Tooth Need A Root Canal?

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?

How Do Implant And Removable Dentures Differ?

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 »