Category: Restorative Dentistry

How Do I Know If I Need Restorative Dentistry?

Have you lost interest in going out for drinks after work, or even attending weekend brunches, all because of the discomfort you experience when eating? If so, have you stopped to consider that you might be in need of restorative dentistry? Sensitivity and discomfort are common warning signs of dental problems, like cavities. Sadly, most… Read more »

Could a Crown Be the Restorative Solution Your Smile Needs?

If you have been experiencing increasing dental sensitivity over the last few weeks or months, it could be indication that your teeth have become damaged. While cavities are incredibly common, chips and cracks can also occur. Anytime the teeth become fragile or broken, restorative care is crucial, because that can help to prevent the tooth… Read more »

How Can a Porcelain Veneer Improve Your Smile?

Are you concerned that the dental discomfort you’ve been experiencing recently could be due to an undiagnosed issue like a cavity? Are you scared to see your dentist, because you’re not quite sure what treatment will entail? The great news is that modern dental restorations are made to look natural and feel comfortable. So whether… Read more »

2 Ways to Treat Tooth Decay

A consistent routine of good hygiene and regular visits to your dentist can help you avoid most common dental issues. But, unfortunately, there’s no absolute guarantee that you can prevent your teeth from ever experiencing tooth decay. When prevention fails, the best way to treat tooth decay is to do so early, before it has… Read more »

Different Ways Dental Crowns Improve Your Smile

When a tooth is cracked or fractured, you might assume that you’ll need a dental crown to fix it. However, when your tooth is cosmetically blemished or lost completely, a dental crown might not be the first solution you think of. The truth is that today’s dental crowns can serve a multitude of functions, depending… Read more »

Full Rehabilitation for Your Smile

Ideally, restorative dental treatment would be as straight forward as fixing a single problem and completely restoring your smile. However, your dental health care may not always be that simple, and in some cases, compounding issues can make smile restoration seemingly complicated. The good news is that full-mouth rehabilitation can often be completed conservatively, with… Read more »

Can I Get Implants If I Am Fully Edentulous?

If you have lost all of your teeth and are fully edentulous, you may wonder what your options for tooth replacement are. Of course, you can get dentures. They are for the fully edentulous upper and/or lower dental arch. Dentures are removable and are held in place via denture adhesive and natural suction. Dentures sometimes… Read more »

The Benefits Of Root Canal Therapy

There are probably few people who believe root canal therapy has benefits, because it has always gotten such a bad rap. This may be due to the fact that decades ago, there were no local anesthetics. However, today root canal therapy isn’t usually any more painful than getting a dental filling, and there are several… Read more »

Can My Child Get An Implant?

Children can lose their permanent teeth as well as adults can. They may get a tooth knocked out due to sports, an accident, a blow to the mouth, etc. If this happens, and the tooth is an anterior tooth leaving a space for all to see, you may wonder if your child can get an… Read more »

Can I Get An Implant If I Smoke?

While dental implants boast between a 95 and 98 percent success rate, they may not fare as well in smokers. Smoking makes the long-term success of implants much more risky. It doesn’t mean that you definitely cannot get an implant if you smoke, but there are many more factors to take into consideration.