When Dental Decay Damages Your Nerves

Dental tooth model showing teeth decay, gums and root canal.It goes without saying that there is a myriad of factors out there that negatively impact your oral health. From incessant teeth-grinding to dental decay and everything else in-between, there is virtually nothing your smile is safe from. Because of this, it is imperative that we pay close attention to our preventive dental care so that we can keep our teeth strong and healthy. Still, decay and other infections have the potential to develop at a much faster rate than you expect, and before you know it, you may face the possibility of losing a natural tooth. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist takes a look at the dangers of decay progression, and how you can treat some internal damage with the help of root canal therapy.

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How To Combat Incessant Teeth-Grinding

Close-up Of A Woman's Hand Putting Transparent Aligner In TeethTaking care of your smile is an ongoing process, and one that is easy to get behind on. After all, we are only human and a hectic day-to-day schedule can make it difficult to find time to attend our routine visits. Indeed, threats such as dental decay and infection can set in at a much faster rate than you might expect, and before you know it, you are seeking treatment to preserve a natural tooth. What’s more? Putting off your appointments can even increase your chances of losing a natural tooth. But what about nontraditional threats? In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist takes a look at the effects of chronic teeth-grinding, and how it can lead to serious jaw dysfunction when left unchecked.

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Functional Benefits of Lifelike Crowns

Dental crownIt goes without saying that a well-rounded preventive dental routine can pave the way to a lifelong smile. In fact, prioritizing your grin’s health in a number of ways leads to a strong smile that can fend off the threats of common concerns such as decay and infection. Still, however, you may be doing everything correctly to protect your smile, but rapid bacterial development could have other plans in mind. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist takes a look at the way that restorative dentistry provides a safety net of protection to ensure your health, and how a dental crown can be used in a variety of ways to reinforce your teeth.

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Why You Shouldn’t Miss Your Checkup

Young african-american man visiting dentist's office for prevention and treatment of the oral cavity. Man and woman doctor while checkup teeth. Healthy lifestyle, healthcare and medicine concept.Nothing is worse than taking seemingly great care of your oral health and then enduring some form of infection such as decay or gingivitis. After all, you have done your part to brush, right? The problem arises, however, when a preventive dental routine is not as well-rounded as one might hope. In fact, sub-par care can cause complications to arise, in addition to missing your routine six-month checkup. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist discusses the importance of attending these routine appointments and how failing to do so can lead to a variety of major concerns down the line.

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What Gingivitis Means For Your Health

Caucasian man brushing teeth and seeing blood on toothbrush, dental care, acheIt goes without saying that there are countless threats to your oral health out there, meaning it is imperative you do everything in your power to keep your smile happy and healthy. In many cases, this is a lot easier said than done, however, and infection can progress much more rapidly than you might have previously anticipated. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist will take a look at the common concern of gum disease, and how proper treatment can mitigate the negative impact on your health before it is too late.

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Tackling Multiple Blemishes With Veneers

Cropped close-up profile side view portrait of her she nice attractive, lovely cheerful cheey wavy-haired girl teeth treatment isolated over bright vivid shine vibrant yellow color backgroundOral function and overall health are the most important things to consider when it comes to your smile. After all, a compromised or infected tooth will impact your strength and appearance as well. Indeed, preventive dentistry is necessary for maintaining your smile for life, and only when you have a grasp on your routine can you enjoy the benefits of a healthy grin. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist will take a look at circumstances that may not harm your health but can result in noticeable blemishes that impact your self-confidence, and how porcelain veneers may be the solution.

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Why You Must Fill Those Cavities

Human teeth anatomy. Cross section of  human tooth. 3d illustrationNothing is more discouraging than doing everything right to protect your smile and still facing concerns such as minor stains, chips, or cracks. Indeed, accidents and mishaps can occur at any given time, and while our teeth are strong, they are not indestructible. In fact, factors such as dental decay and infection aim to significantly weaken your tooth’s natural strength and, inevitably, will lead to the loss of one or more structures without sufficient treatment. In today’s blog, your Cedar Rapids, IA dentist discusses the dangers and pitfalls that lead to tooth loss and how decay can be circumvented early with the help of dental fillings.

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