Posts Categorized: Restorative Dentistry

How Does A Filling Save My Tooth?

Despite how well you keep your on top of your oral hygiene, tooth decay can happen. Unfortunately, cavities can strike even the mouths of those who are vigilant about their oral health. Decay can be caused by tooth grinding, genetics, and other reasons beyond a lax in oral hygiene. Whatever the cause of the cavity,… Read more »

Saving Your Tooth With A Filling

You may do the best you can to keep cavities away and your mouth healthy. You may brush and floss twice a day. You might even do it after every meal. Unfortunately, cavities can strike even the mouths of those vigilant about their oral health. Tooth decay can be caused by genetics or tooth grinding… Read more »

A Filling Can Stop A Cavity From Progressing

Tooth decay is a progressive disease, which means that it will continue to get worse until it is treated. Decay attacks the enamel of the tooth; in the early stage, it will appear as white spots on your enamel. Eventually the attack will lead to a cavity, which means that the decay has broken through… Read more »

Is It Possible To Get A Crown In One Visit?

A dental crown is permanent protection for a vulnerable tooth. A crown restores your tooth’s ability to bite and chew. It can restore the appearance of your smile, and depending on the location, may restore your ability to speak clearly. A crown offers protection to teeth that have been severely damaged from decay or injury…. Read more »

Bridgework And Your Smile

If you are missing even just one tooth, replacement is important.  Missing teeth may cause bone loss in your jaw, increase your risk of losing more teeth, and cause your other teeth to shift placement. Replacing your tooth or multiple teeth can help to prevent some of these potential risks. When considering the options available… Read more »

Why Do I Need A Dental Filling?

Even with the most diligent oral hygiene and mindful eating and drinking, cavities can happen. Once a cavity has formed in your tooth, a small hole has been created in the enamel, the hard outer layer of the tooth. The decay will grow and the hole will get larger over time. If left untreated, the… Read more »

Use Dental Crowns To Restore Your Smile

 Our teeth are extremely vital to our everyday life. They chew up our food up so our bodies can more easily swallow and digest it, they help us enunciate words, support our faces structures, and when they look good, we look good. We want to make sure we protect our smile and take care of… Read more »

Quiz: What To Expect From Your Dental Restoration

After a cavity is removed, your dentist needs to make sure your tooth does not lose its ability to withstand biting and chewing pressures. Unfortunately, enamel damage caused by decay is permanent. However, a dental filling will cover the lost material – the composite resin material used to make your filling will be a good… Read more »

Finding The Right Way To Deal With Dental Damage

Dental damage can be significant – you could suffer a serious crack in your tooth, or even lose it in an injury. However, there is also a degree of damage that can build up slowly over time. The strain that everyday habits of biting and chewing can place on teeth can lead to visible wear… Read more »

Choosing Your Dental Prosthetic

Seeking out a dental prosthetic can help you feel comfortable smiling again, but your benefits extend beyond the cosmetic. A permanent prosthetic can be of use when you bite and chew food, and you can face a lower risk for TMJ problems. Your dentist can offer up a few different options for securing a replacement… Read more »