Posts Categorized: Restorative Dentistry

Why Does My Tooth Need A Filling?

Hearing that you have a cavity in your tooth can feel like pretty bad news especially if you do your best to take good care of your smile. Unfortunately, even with the most vigilant of oral hygiene, visits to the dentist, and mindful nutrition, tooth decay can happen in our smiles. It can happen for… Read more »

Why And When Do I Need A Dental Filling?

You likely are doing your best to care of your smile to keep it healthy. Brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day, limiting your sugar intake, drinking plenty of water, and visiting your dentist for regular exams are all great ways to care for your smile’s health. Despite even your strongest efforts, you can… Read more »

Can An Implant Support A Dental Bridge?

Dental bridges are not a new or fresh development in dentistry. Bridges have helped people who have suffered tooth loss to regain confidence and function for their smiles for centuries. Modern dental bridges are made from more lifelike materials like porcelain. They are designed to fit more precisely than ever before with the help of… Read more »

How Can My Chipped Tooth Be Repaired?

A chipped or a cracked tooth, especially in the front of your mouth, can put a chip in your confidence. Depending on the severity of the damage, there are a few different options to repair a chipped tooth. Chips and cracks that only affect the outward appearance of your tooth may be treated differently than… Read more »

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. ┬áMissing 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 »