Category: Restorative Dentistry

Dental Crowns Provide Essential Protection

Your teeth are hard and durable, but they’re not impervious to damage. The activity of bacteria and physical accidents can damage your teeth. When your teeth become damaged, they may not have the same structural integrity that allows you to chew comfortably. For those teeth, protection is required. Dental crowns are a restorative option that… Read more »

Dental Fillings Are a Reset Button for Your Tooth

Tooth decay is no joke. This condition can compound its negative effects over time and create a serious problem for your teeth, gums, and jawbone. Tooth decay is the product of bacterial infection. When the bacteria in your mouth aggregate on the surfaces of your teeth, they begin to grow. As they grow, they produce… Read more »

How Deep Is Your Dental Cavity?

Nearly everyone experiences an issue with cavities on their teeth at some point. Cavities are the first stage of tooth infection. When bacteria build up on the surfaces of your teeth and you fail to clean that bacteria away, it will begin to eat away at the enamel of your teeth. When your enamel becomes… Read more »

Choose the Right Dental Filling for the Job

Cavities are a common oral health problem that nearly everyone encounters at some point in their lives. While regular at-home care practices like brushing and flossing can reduce your risk for cavities, many people are genetically predisposed to the condition. That means that the battle against cavities can be a struggle. If you do end… Read more »

Save Your Tooth with a Filling

If you’re not in the habit of making dentist appointments, it can be easy to avoid thinking about any oral health problems that surface. You may experience pain in your teeth, but you learn to work through it. Your teeth are trying to tell you that they need help. Not every oral health problem is… Read more »

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 »

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