Posts Categorized: Damaged Teeth

The Right Way to Fix a Chipped Tooth

Chipped teeth account for a large portion of dental injuries. While most of them can be repaired with a simple cosmetic procedure, others may be exposed to bacteria and internal tooth infection. The weakened tooth structure can also sustain further damage if it isn’t treated promptly. After thoroughly examining your tooth and the rest of… Read more »

Broken Tooth?

Feeling your tooth crack or break can be scary. Not only do you know you can’t avoid a trip to the dentist, but you can see dollar signs. Have no fear. There are plenty of ways to fix a tooth. Some are more complex and expensive than others, and the proper treatment will depend upon… Read more »

Top Four Holiday Dental Offenders

Don’t be a dental emergency statistic. During the holidays you don’t like thinking about emergencies. You like to hope that all goes well and you and your family come out on the other end healthy and happy, and most of the time all goes well. However, there are those occasional mishaps, and some of them… Read more »

Porcelain Fused to Metal Crowns

If you have a damaged tooth via accident or decay, there are many treatment options available to save it.  There are minimally invasive and more invasive options depending on the case. Extreme decay and accident would probably require a more invasive treatment. In today’s blog, your Lake Forest Dentist, Dr. Fondriest discusses one option: porcelain fused to… Read more »

Do You Really Need To Pull My Tooth?

Sometimes the answer to that question is yes, regardless of all of the dental treatments available today. The most common tooth extraction is wisdom tooth removal, but other reasons for tooth extraction include tooth trauma, crowding, and disease. Your dentist will consider all options available before settling on tooth extraction as the treatment of choice…. Read more »