Posts Categorized: Restorative Dentistry

How Can I Avoid the Need for Root Canal Therapy?

Cavities are common, but because they cause teeth to ache, most patients seek treatment for them in their mild to moderate stages. With a tooth-colored filling, patients can restore their teeth and forget a cavity was ever there. Sometimes, though, decay can become significantly more severe by the time you seek treatment, and instead of… Read more »

What Is a Dental Crown?

Modern dental restorations are designed specifically to mimic the size, shape, appearance, and function of healthy, natural teeth. For instance, when the top part of a tooth, or crown, is damaged or decayed, then a dental crown can be fashioned to completely cover and protect it. A dental crown is designed according the unique specifications… Read more »

Options for Fixing a Cracked Tooth

When you crack a tooth, it usually hurts enough to make visiting your dentist an obvious priority. However, not all cracked teeth are immediately painful, and if you neglect to fix one, it can quickly become even more severely damaged. The good news is that, if you maintain a regular schedule of checkups and cleanings,… Read more »