Category: Tooth Protection

Why You Need A Crown

When you hear the term “crown” you can probably conjure up an image in your mind. If you’ve got the right idea, you are seeing a hollow artificial tooth – sometimes referred to as a cap – that will fit over your natural tooth. While you may have a notion that we place these prosthetics… Read more »

The Mystery Of Crooked Teeth

Have you ever wondered why you needed braces but your brother and sisters didn’t? You might think that if you had crooked teeth so would your whole family. There are several reasons someone might have crooked teeth, and heredity is only one of them. Regardless of why your teeth are crooked, having crooked teeth can… Read more »

Sheridan Dentist Explains Why Teeth Hate Acid

Your oral health is subject to numerous dangers these days. Cavities, gum disease, and dental trauma are but a few of the many issues that can affect your mouth’s integrity. The most common issue, and one of the most dangerous, is tooth decay, which has affected over 90% of adults in America in at least… Read more »

Sheridan Dentist Discusses Abscess Prevention

The formation of an abscess is common for patients of all ages, primarily those affected by tooth decay or gum disease. Building a wall around the infection, an abscess is actually one way the body attempts to protect itself from harm. Tooth Decay and Gum Disease Tooth decay and gum disease are both driving factors… Read more »

Cavity Prevention Tips From Your Sheridan Dentist

Cavities are a common reason for sensitive teeth. They are a nuisance no matter the season, but during the warm months of summer, simple pleasures such as a refreshing glass of iced tea or lemonade can provide you as much discomfort as nourishment. Although Dr. Coon can ease your tooth sensitivity by treating its source,… Read more »