Posts Categorized: Restorative Dentistry

Sheridan Dentist Tells the Truth About Root Canals

You’ve probably heard someone say, “I’d rather get a root canal than have the flu,” or some such similar comparison. Root canals have somehow ended up with the reputation of being as unpleasant as it gets in the world of dental procedures. Most patients who end up needing a root canal procedure may panic, given… Read more »

Sheridan Dentist: Try Our Implant Quiz

Did you know that the loss of even a single tooth may hinder the health and appearance of your smile? With dental implants, your smile can be restored to full function and beauty. In today’s blog, your Sheridan dentist, Dr. Donald Coon, offers a fun quiz on implant dentistry.

Sheridan Dentist Answers FAQs About Dental Implants

According to research from the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 69% of adults over the age of 35 have lost at least one permanent tooth. By age 74, over 26% of people have lost all of their teeth. The road to advanced tooth loss can begin with a single missing tooth. At Grinnell… Read more »

Sheridan Dentist: Learn More About Dental Crowns with a Fun Quiz

When you suffer from advanced tooth decay or have broken a tooth, a dental crown may be recommended. A crown can restore your tooth, ensuring the health and stability of your smile. In today’s blog, your Sheridan dentist, Dr. Donald Coon, uses a fun and informative quiz to explain how our special CEREC crowns can… Read more »

Sheridan Dentists Discuss How Dental Bridges Complete Your Smile

Is your smile missing something? Losing a tooth is no trivial matter, and replacing it is vital to preserving the health, function, and beauty of your smile. Without all of your teeth, your bite can lose its balance, wearing down the teeth that take the brunt of your bite’s uneven pressure. With a custom-designed dental… Read more »

How Would You Like a Metal-Free Dental Filling?

If you’ve had a cavity treated in the past, then there’s a good chance that you received a dental filling to restore your tooth after the infection was excavated. For the past century, metal amalgam has been the dental filling material of choice, and has served as a strong and durable restoration for countless patients… Read more »

The Beauty of Dental Implants, with Your Sheridan Dentists

There are a number of options for restoring your smile after losing one or more teeth, each designed according to the amount of teeth lost and their pattern within your mouth. However, dental crowns, bridges, and partial/full dentures focus only on replacing the crowns, or visible portions, of your teeth, which is necessary to once… Read more »

Improved Dental Bridges in Sheridan

Losing a tooth is like losing a part of yourself. Well, since your permanent teeth don’t grow back, you’re literally losing a part of yourself; but luckily, you don’t have to permanently suffer the loss. Recently, we discussed replacing missing teeth with a crown-supported dental bridge. As the name suggests, a dental bridge closes the… Read more »

What’s the Deal with Dental Fillings?

If you or someone you know has ever been affected by tooth decay, then you may be familiar with the concept of a dental filling. Considering the fact that tooth decay affects the permanent teeth of about 90% of America’s adult population, there is a good chance that you are. However, not everyone that is… Read more »

Sheridan Dentist Offers One-Visit Crowns

Can you imagine walking in for a dentist appointment and walking out that same day with a crown? That’s not how things worked in the past. In general, dental crowns took multiple appointments for making impressions, fitting you with an uncomfortable temporary crown, sending specifications to an outside source, bringing you back in for a… Read more »