Category: Restorative Dentistry

Repairing Teeth Protects Your Roots

Your teeth are important because you only have one set of them. Any damage done to adult teeth will need serious treatment, but that treatment is important. What starts out as a small problem may grow into something serious if you don’t get it taken care of right away. Those problems can include infected root… Read more »

Healthy Root Canals Are Crucial for Oral Health

You may only know the phrase “root canal” as it pertains to root canal therapy — the restorative dentistry procedure. Root canal therapy gets a reputation for being one of the more painful treatments, with a longer recovery time. Modern dental technology actually reduces much of the discomfort associated with this procedure, but it is… Read more »

Need to Learn More About Dental Inlays and Onlays?

The dental industry is full of different terms and procedures for different care situations. If you haven’t experienced the need for restorative dentistry before, you may not be familiar with all of the different terms you’ll hear surrounding treatment. Restorative dentistry, in general, seeks to repair teeth that have suffered physical damage or bacterial infection…. Read more »

How Severe Is Your Tooth’s Infection?

Severe illnesses require serious treatment, and make no mistake, tooth decay is an illness. Bacteria aggregate and infect your tooth, causing a cavity over time. However, bacteria won’t stop on the surface of your tooth. They will work their way deeper into the pulp of your tooth, and eventually into your tooth’s roots. The root… Read more »

What’s a Partial Dental Crown and How Can It Help?

If you’re unfamiliar with dental crowns, you’ve either led a life full of healthy teeth, or you aren’t getting the help you need! That’s because dental crowns are protective restorations that your dentist can use to protect vulnerable teeth. Standard dental crowns are made using measurements of your tooth. The crown fits over your tooth… Read more »

Therapy for Damaged Root Canals

Even if you’ve never had the procedure done before, you’ve probably heard of a “root canal” before. While this is the shorthand term for this treatment, a root canal is not an action, but rather the part of your tooth that needs the treatment. Root Canal Therapy treats tooth root canals that have been seriously… Read more »

Why Function and Esthetic Matter for a Dental Crown

Often function and esthetic are presented as competing forces. If you choose function, you’re compromising on some piece of appearance. If you go all style, you end up with no substance. However, that’s not always the case. At times, function and esthetic go hand-in-hand. The quality of the appearance can actually benefit the function and… Read more »

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