1. 3 Common Misconceptions about Root Canals

    Any time you feel pain in your mouth it’s a sign that something’s not right. The longer you delay getting proper treatment, the more problematic those issues become. Root canals are not as horrible as people may make them sound. Some people are more sensitive to pain and discomfort than others. Here are three common misconceptions many people have about root canals. Common Misconception #1: Th…Read More

  2. Matching Tooth Color in Cosmetic Work is Part Art

    Whenever cosmetic dentistry is required, it’s not enough to just replace a missing tooth, fill in chipped tooth, or do other work just to fill in the space. If the replacement tooth or work does not match the color of the rest of the teeth, especially the teeth surrounding it, it’s going to be extremely noticeable. Matching the color of any cosmetic work done on your teeth requires an exceptio…Read More

  3. When it Comes to Removable Partial Dentures, Make the Right Choice for Your Health

    Removable partial dentures, or sometimes referred to as RPD’s, are a common option for individuals who have lost multiple teeth. One of the NOT recommended choices you can make when it comes to these removable partial dentures is choosing what are commonly referred to as “flippers”. These have earned that nickname as a result of the simplicity of them being popped out by the tongue motion. S…Read More

  4. Material Matters: Crowns and Options

    broken teeth, crowns, temporary crownsIf you have a broken, chipped, or cracked tooth, or if there is some other issue with one or more of your teeth, you may need a crown. Depending on the situation, your financial resources, or the dentist’s recommendations, you’ll have certain choices with regard to the materials that the crown is composed of. Each type of crown with have certain benefits, …Read More

  5. Are There Potential Risks of Dental Care Work?

    The moment that you realize you need some type of dental care work done, you may have some apprehensions. The vast majority of people have concerns about going to the dentist. That is one of the main reasons why many people avoid this important healthcare for benefit. However, once you realize that you need some type of dental care work done, you need to understand that there are certain risks inv…Read More

  6. Why Dentists Prefer to Save Your Real Teeth

    If given the choice, almost any dentist will prefer to work on saving your natural teeth rather than moving to any other option. There are usually several options with regard to replacing broken, chipped, or missing teeth. There are dentures, dental implants, and bridges. While those may seem like the easier option for some people, they aren’t the most ideal. Your teeth are special because of th…Read More

  7. Get a Winning Smile with Restorations

    One of the most common reasons why people don’t smile more is because they are concerned about the condition of their teeth. No matter whether you take care of your teeth every day, or neglected them at times throughout your life, you deserve to smile without worrying about what your teeth look like. The more you smile, the more confidence you gain. You can get back that confidence and more with…Read More

  8. Common Questions about Dental Crowns

    What are crowns typically used for? – Repairing a worn down or broken tooth – Capping a tooth that has undergone a root canal – Connected to a bridge to replace a missing tooth – Replacing a missing tooth on an implant – Covering stained or discolored teeth – Protecting a decay and/or damage prone tooth – Closing small gaps and fixing small alignment issues What is the average life s…Read More

  9. What Is Restorative Dentistry?

    Restorative dentistry is a term you hear frequently when it comes to oral care but many people are actually unsure of what it refers to. The standard definition is the integrated management of oral health problems and restoration of the mouth to a functional and esthetic state. Most general dentists are able to perform many of these procedures without additional education and certification. It dep…Read More

  10. Common Types of Dental Crowns

    There are a few different types of dental crowns available. Each has its own pros and cons. To help patients better understand and make the best decisions about the materials used in their dental work, we have outlined the common types below: Porcelain-Fused-to-Metal These are referred to as PFM crowns for short – they can be color matched to your other teeth and are the most common type of crow…Read More