Category: Restorative Dentistry

How to Make Replacement Teeth More Lifelike

The goal of restoring or replacing a tooth is to allow it to function the way it’s supposed to. In many cases, that goal is coupled with that of making your restoration as discreet and indistinguishable as possible. When it comes to replacing a lost or extracted tooth, both of these goals are especially important… Read more »

How Filling a Cavity Saves a Tooth from Decay

If you’ve never experienced a cavity before, there’s a good chance you can prevent one from ever occurring by continuing to practice excellent dental hygiene and preventive care. However, cavities (and the tooth decay that causes them) are still the most common chronic oral health concern for adults. This means there may be an equally… Read more »

The Dangers of Ignoring Tooth Loss

The noticeable impacts of losing a tooth can often be significant enough to make the need to replace it obvious. However, this isn’t always the case, and the problems that can result from losing one or more teeth go far beyond the impact to your smile’s appearance. Today, we explore the potential dangers of ignoring… Read more »

Why Tooth-Colored Fillings Often Treat Cavities Better

When it comes to treating any dental health issue, there are often several concerns that you might not realize at first. For example, treating a cavity, which is something many people will have to do at least once in their lives, means more than just filling the hole in your tooth with manmade material. The… Read more »

3 Issues that Raise Your Risks of Losing Teeth

While tooth loss is common, it doesn’t occur as frequently as it used to. That’s largely due to advancements in preventive and restorative dental health care, which have helped many patients successfully prevent or treat the most common causes behind tooth loss. Today, we examine a few of those causes, and how they lead to… Read more »

Know More About Your Tooth Loss

Dealing with tooth loss can be disconcerting, especially if the loss of the tooth was unexpected. You may not know what it means for your smile’s future, or what you should do next to preserve your oral health and prevent any further complications. After experiencing tooth loss, the next steps you take can help determine… Read more »