Month: June 2018

Got a Chipped Tooth? Here’s Why You Should Fix It

When your tooth is fractured or broken, the fact that it needs to be fixed is usually obvious. Besides the damage to your tooth, the increasing pain or sensitivity can make it a priority that you have it restored as soon as possible. Yet, if your tooth just has a minor chip on its edge… Read more »

What Everyone Should Know About Modern Fillings

Most people experience a cavity at least once in their life, and but fortunately, they can usually avoid serious tooth infection by treating their cavities with custom tooth fillings. Made to fill the cavity of a tooth after the decay has been removed from it, a filling helps simultaneously restore the tooth’s structure while also… Read more »

When Is a Partial Crown Appropriate?

When a tooth becomes damaged or its structure is compromised in some way, a dental crown can often be the best way to restore its health and integrity. However, to place a crown, your dentist has to first prepare the tooth to receive it, which means sculpting the tooth’s structure until it can accommodate the… Read more »

The Benefits of Digital X-Rays

During every routine checkup and cleaning appointment you attend, your dentist will thoroughly inspect your teeth, gums, and oral tissues for signs that something may need further attention. During this exam, your dentist may also take a series of X-rays to ensure your dental records are up to date, or to provide an accurate diagnosis… Read more »