Posts Categorized: Restorative Dentistry

Avoid Root Canals by Treating Cavities Right Away

The phrase “root canal” can be scary for many people. It conjures anxiety and images of swollen jaws. What exactly is a root canal though? Technically, the procedure is known as “root canal therapy” because it is a treatment to remove infection from your root canals. Your root canals are pathways that connect the blood… Read more »

Does Every Cavity Require a Filling?

Cavities are the most common oral health issue that affects adults and children. Nearly everyone experiences a cavity at some point in their life. Cavities are created by bacteria producing acid on the surface of your teeth. As bacteria grow and multiply, they produce more acid. This acid wears away your enamel and eventually leaves… Read more »

How Can I Restore My Damaged Tooth?

Do you feel great about the state of your teeth? Many people experience some wear or infection in their teeth, and rather than making a dentist appointment, they wait for the problem to go away. This is a huge mistake! If you’re experiencing a problem with your teeth, you need to seek treatment as soon… Read more »

Why Would I Need Root Canal Therapy?

You may have heard the procedure “root canal therapy” referenced before, but you might not be sure what the treatment actually is. If your dentist is recommending root canal therapy for a tooth, it’s most certainly because you need it. Root canal therapy isn’t an elective procedure. In fact, in many cases, it’s the only… Read more »

Stop the Spread of Decay with a Dental Filling

Tooth decay is the greatest threat to your overall oral health. Your mouth is full of bacteria. It’s on your gums, your tongue, and the surfaces of your teeth. Most of that bacteria is harmless. However, some of it produces acid that can wear away at your enamel. This bacteria is responsible for tooth decay…. Read more »

Will I Have to Lose My Damaged Tooth?

If you’ve suffered tooth loss as an adult, you know how stressful this condition can be. It causes both physical and emotional pain, and changes the way you’re able to consume food. It also causes social discomfort, and treatment can be costly. So if you have a tooth that is physically damaged or decayed, you… Read more »

Root Canal Therapy Is Essential for Oral Health

Root canal therapy gets a reputation as being an uncomfortable, arduous procedure. It’s the epitome of a rough dental treatment. For that reason, you may feel apprehensive about undertaking root canal therapy. However, hold off on or avoiding a root canal procedure is the worst thing you can do for the health of your tooth…. Read more »

Dental Crowns Protect Present and Future

If you manage to make it through your entire life without encountering any damage or decay to your teeth, you’re one of the few. It’s completely natural for your teeth to wear down over time. Bacterial buildup, acidic foods and drinks, and accidents can all damage your teeth. When you experience one or multiple of… Read more »