Do you assume that a cavity is just something that happens if you don’t brush and floss correctly? While it’s true that avoiding good dental hygiene can certainly lead to tooth decay, the development of decay is a bit more multi-faceted. This is why some people who seem to miss brushing quite often never develop cavities… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Restorative Dentistry
Are you trying to make sense of the different reasons you have had to come in to see us for restorative dentistry treatments? Perhaps you think to yourself that you take pretty good care of your smile, so why on earth would you ever need a dental crown? Maybe you take poor care of your… Read more »
So, you have recently visited us for a dental checkup and we found tooth decay. As a result, we suggested that you set up an appointment to receive a tooth-colored filling to address the cavity and restore your oral health. The good news is that you recognize that this restoration is different from an amalgam… Read more »
Are you trying to decide whether you really need restorative care or if choosing to repair your smile isn’t actually necessary? Fortunately, we can help you feel more certain regarding when you need to schedule a dental visit for your oral health – and when the decision to see us is all your own. By… Read more »
Losing even one tooth can actually have a negative impact on both your appearance and your oral health. Fortunately, there are options available to help you replace lost teeth. For example, the dentist may recommend a dental bridge. Do you need a dental bridge? Do you have one or more missing teeth?
Dental issues and tooth loss may be common, but your teeth were meant to last a lifetime. Still, years of use in the midst of poor oral hygiene can threaten your smile’s longevity. Dental trauma stemming from accidental impact can also bring your teeth to an early demise if the damage is severe enough. Typically,… Read more »
Just because you’ve lost a tooth, or more, doesn’t mean your days of confident smiles are over. You have several options for tooth replacement, depending on your specific needs, and most provide lifelike cosmetic results that make them indistinguishable from your natural teeth. Only one option, though, is able to replace all that you lost,… Read more »
The ancient Etruscans used gold crowns to protect damaged teeth in addition to using them as a flashy way of showing off one’s wealth. For thousands of years, gold was the crown material of choice, but over the last 100 years or so, porcelain, zirconia, and porcelain-metal hybrid crowns have become more popular, due to… Read more »
If you have lost a tooth or teeth recently, then chances are you may be feeling a range of emotions, from overwhelmed about what to do now to embarrassed about the changes in your smile. Thanks to restorative dentistry, however, you do not have to settle when it comes to an incomplete smile. Dental implants… Read more »
What happens when you chip a tooth? What if your tooth develops a cavity or possibly a dental infection/abscess? In order to return your tooth to optimal function and appearance we may recommend restorative treatments. We offer an array of options for helping you enjoy a whole and healthy smile.