When you come to us with a damaged tooth, or with advanced decay or infection, then you need a restoration to prevent tooth loss and safeguard your oral health. Often, we can repair major damage with a dental crown. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at frequently asked questions about dental crowns.
Posts Categorized: Restorative Dentistry
For years, a filling meant receiving a metal restoration that repaired tooth decay, but stood against the rest of your tooth. Now, we can provide a more lifelike alternative using a metal-free material. What is a composite resin filling and how does placing one differ from a metal alternative?
While the goal of dentistry is to preserve your natural teeth, occasionally keeping your smile healthy means removing a tooth. Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, may require removal to prevent serious complications. Learn more about this process in today’s quiz!
If your dentist has to place a dental crown on your tooth, their aim is to make sure that tooth is protected, and able to handle normal biting and chewing pressures. With that said, modern restorative dental work can actually have a positive effect on your appearance. Several material types used to construct dental crowns… Read more »
While a bridge can replace between one and three missing teeth, sometimes a patient suffers from more serious cases of adult tooth loss. For those missing most of their teeth, or all of them, a more substantial prosthetic is necessary. What kind of denture does your smile need?
Dental implants are unique and can provide a number of benefits that bridges and dentures simply can’t. They are placed into the jawbone, acting as a new tooth root. They boast a 98% success rate and provide a number of benefits. Would like to learn more about dental implants?
When you’re missing between one and three teeth in a row, we may suggest a very specific dental prosthetic. A bridge can literally bridge the gap, filling it with a lifelike tooth and protecting your smile from the complications related to tooth loss. How do we place a dental bridge?
In certain cases, keeping your smile healthy means not preserving a tooth, but removing it entirely. While this may seem counterproductive, often the oral health concerns impacting a tooth mean your oral health depends on the immediate removal of a tooth. What should you know about dental extractions? Is the process comfortable?
Last week, we discussed how a dental filling can be used to treat tooth decay. In addition to dental fillings, we also offer a more substantial restoration known as a dental crown. What does placing a crown involve? What damage or oral health concerns can we address using one?
Last week, we discussed how an aching tooth could be a warning sign of a cavity. Should you develop tooth decay, how can we fix the issue? With a composite dental filling, we can provide a lifelike solution in a single visit. How does a filling repair the tooth? What can we expect from this… Read more »