Category: Restorative Dentistry

Are Root Canals Necessary?

You may have heard of root canal treatments before, and likely not in a good way. Unfortunately, root canals are the most feared dental procedure – but they shouldn’t be! Contrary to popular belief, your tooth will probably hurt more before the treatment than during (or after). But, are root canals necessary? If your tooth… Read more »

What Is Bonding?

Tooth bonding is typically recommended for restoring a tooth that has small imperfections – whether it be decay, chips, shape, discoloration, etc. While there are other restoration options for these instances – like dental crowns, veneers, or even fillings – dental bonding is a cost-effective and minimally invasive approach to repairing minor damages. Using composite-resin,… Read more »

How Dental Crowns Can Restore Your Teeth

There are many factors that can damage your teeth – whether it be infections, injuries, or even habits such as grinding or clenching your teeth. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to perform normal daily tasks (such as chewing and speaking) when your teeth are damaged.  Depending on the condition of your tooth, your dentist may… Read more »

Dental Fillings: Silver Vs. Composite-Resin

You may be familiar with dental fillings to help restore teeth that have suffered from cavities – but they can also help with cracks, fractures, or any other surface damage. In some cases, patients who have uneven surfaces may benefit from a dental filling to help smooth out the surface for more efficient biting and… Read more »

When Do You Need Root Canal Therapy?

It can be difficult to know the severity of your dental condition based off of the symptoms or pain that you’re experiencing. If you have a toothache or sensitivity, it could be a sign of a cavity or tooth decay. However, a cavity can usually be treated with a dental filling – so when do… Read more »

3 Advantages Of Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are used in many different situations; cosmetic and restorative. In the past, these tooth-like “caps” were made out of metals like gold and silver. With the advancement of dentistry over the past few decades, now dentists have begun to use materials like composite resin and porcelain – which are much more aesthetically appealing…. Read more »

How Can You Qualify For Dental Implants?

If you’ve recently lost teeth, you may be looking at your different restoration options for getting your smile back. Dental implants are a great option functionally and cosmetically as they look very similar to your natural teeth. However, not just anyone is able to get these “new teeth.” How can you qualify for dental implants?… Read more »

What Are The Benefits Of Dental Crowns?

If you have a damaged or decayed tooth, chances are your dentist has recommended that you get crowns put over your tooth (or teeth) to protect them. Dental crowns are also used atop dental implants in order for them to have the shape of a tooth. What are the benefits of dental crowns? There are… Read more »

How Root Canal Therapy Can Save Your Tooth

Root canal therapy is a treatment that targets the soft nerve tissue inside of each tooth. That soft tissue (also called “pulp tissue”) can be affected by a number of issues, like advanced cavities, a chipped or cracked tooth, or even damage to a tooth that leaves no visible issues. Root canal therapy can be… Read more »