Category: Restorative Dentistry

The Benefits of Dental Implants

If you have been thinking about restoring your smile in the wake of tooth loss, you have a made a very wise decision. For patients considering the benefits of dental implants, we encourage you to take a closer look at the lengthy list of potential advantages. While choosing any dental prosthetic will improve your smile… Read more »

Restore Your Smile: Dental Bridge Q&A

Have you been wondering what you can do about the opening in your smile? For patients dealing with one missing tooth or up to three consecutive missing teeth, we offer dental bridges so you may achieve a complete, beautiful smile. You may think to yourself, “Yes, I have heard about bridges, but I’m not sure about… Read more »

Do You Need Root Canal Therapy?

Root canals are one of the most misunderstood dental treatments. Not only do they have a rather unfair reputation for being extremely unpleasant; like many patients, you may not understand when root canal therapy is actually advisable. A toothache is one indication that you may need endodontic treatment. However, not every twinge is a sign… Read more »

4 Myths about Root Canal Therapy

If you have a toothache, there are several things that may be causing your discomfort. However, dental infection is the most common reason for tooth pain. Infection impacts the soft pulp and nerves inside your tooth, as well as your dental roots. In most cases, root canal therapy is the most effective treatment for an… Read more »

5 Benefits of Composite Fillings

A cavity is no fun, but, fortunately, your North Richland Hills restorative dentist offers long-lasting solutions. Fillings are typically the easiest and most effective treatment for cavities. When placing a filling, your dentist will clean out your tooth, removing all harmful bacteria that could spread to the surrounding tissues. Then the filling itself will strengthen… Read more »

Restorative Options For Lost Teeth

Many patients can lose their teeth due to trauma, tooth decay, gum disease, or an impacted tooth. Lost teeth can throw off your teeth’s alignment so that they do not distribute pressure as well and they may become worn down. In addition, your other teeth can begin to drift into the space causing them to… Read more »

How Root Canal Therapy Can Save Your Tooth

Though your teeth may face many issues, one of the worst is also one of the most common: tooth decay. Tooth decay is actually an infection that can destroy your tooth and can even reach your gums if not treated by a dentist (your teeth are incapable of healing on their own, so the infection… Read more »

The Purpose of Fillings

Your teeth can become infected with tooth decay if a hole is worn in your enamel by bacterial acid. This decay can continue to penetrate your tooth down to your roots. You can fight this decay by brushing and flossing your teeth, and attending your regularly scheduled dental appointments. However, if a cavity does occur,… Read more »

Dental Implant Treatment

Though there are many effective treatments that will replace lost teeth, many dentists will generally recommend dental implants as one of your best options. This is because losing the roots of your teeth can impact your oral health. Roots anchor your tooth to the jaw, and your body sends nutrients to the jawbone for it… Read more »

What is the Purpose of Restorative Dentistry?

No matter how hard people may try, sometimes dental problems will occur. Cavities, broken or cracked teeth, and other issues can disrupt your oral health and will require treatment from a dentist to make sure the problem does not snowball into something worse. Some common treatments include fillings, root canal therapy, implants, bridges, and many… Read more »