Posts Categorized: Restorative Dentistry

We’re Answering FAQs About Dental Crowns

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.

What Is A Composite Resin Filling?

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?

Do Wisdom Teeth Require Extraction?

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!

What Denture Does Your Smile Need?

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?

What Benefits Do Dental Implants Offer?

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?

How Do You Place A Dental Bridge?

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?

What Should I Know About Extractions?

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?

What Does Crown Placement Involve?

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?

How Does A Filling Repair A Tooth?

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 »