Category: Restorative Dentistry

Q&A: Need Restorative Dentistry?

When you are aware that restorative dentistry will repair your oral health – but you don’t know when you might need to do so – reaching out for dental care can feel confusing. Fortunately, as long as you have a good handle on how often we suggest you visit us (and when restorations become necessary),… Read more »

Dental Extraction Quiz

Does your smile require a dental extraction for improved health? Perhaps you have been thinking about aligning your overcrowded smile and have been wondering if removing teeth is a possibility. Whatever the case, we have discovered that the removal of a tooth can seem very off-putting to patients until they learn about the details. Find out… Read more »

3 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Dentures

For all of your good intentions when it comes to protecting your full or partial dentures, you may find that you end up with warped, damaged prosthetics. Unfortunately, if you are unaware of a few key factors, you may be doing more harm than good in an effort to keep them safe. Do yourself a… Read more »

Is A Dental Bridge Right For You?

Are you on the hunt for the tooth replacement solution that will restore your smile while giving you something to smile about? Rest assured, you are not the only patient who has ever felt like there are so many options, you are not quite sure which one to choose. For those of you considering a… Read more »

Reasons To Protect Your Crowns

Have you been told that you need dental crowns to improve your oral health? Perhaps you have chosen to receive crowns as a way to address significant cosmetic damage when other treatments (like porcelain veneers) will not suffice. Whatever the case, patients sometimes forget that crowns – like natural teeth – require consistent care to… Read more »

3 Things You Should Do Before A Root Canal

Before you receive your root canal treatment – particularly if this is your first one (or first with our practice) – you may find that you feel a bit uneasy or anxious. This is quite common, even for patients who have had numerous good experiences with restorative care in the past. As a result, we suggest… Read more »

Misconceptions About Today’s Fillings

Particularly if you were receiving dental care when amalgam fillings were the standard treatment for tooth decay, you might find that you are unsure about the fillings of today. At our practice, we primarily offer tooth-colored fillings, which, unlike metal restorations of the past, are completely metal free. Composed of synthetic acrylic resin, today’s dental… Read more »

3 Myths About Restorative Care

When it comes to suggesting restorative care to improve oral health for our patients, we often find that we are met with what seems like resistance or apathy. Because we know our patients feel strongly about keeping their smiles in excellent condition, we have thought long and hard about why certain individuals choose to postpone… Read more »

Why Avoid Metal Fillings?

Patients are often quite curious about why we offer tooth-colored fillings in place of metal ones. To some extent, the immediate benefit is obvious: Those crafted from metal look extremely obvious and can even darken the appearance of your tooth, while those crafted with composite are undetectable and allow your tooth to look natural and… Read more »

Why Do I Have A Toothache?

You will find upon visiting us that there is a long list of reasons for a toothache. However, when you are at home and your tooth starts to hurt, you need to recognize that there are some common causes that typically require the need for care as soon as possible. The more you know about… Read more »