Category Archives: Restorative Dentistry

Bone Grafting and Dental Implants

Often referred to as a “modern miracle” in dentistry, dental implants are the most advanced solution for replacing missing teeth. The key to a successful dental implant experience is adequate jaw support. Unlike dentures, dental implants use a titanium post … Continue reading

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Scaling and Root Planing Explained

Scaling and root planing is a deep cleaning below the gumline that is used to treat gum disease.

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Why Are My Teeth Sensitive to Cold?

Do you find yourself avoiding your favorite ice cream because it hurts your teeth? Tooth sensitivity, particularly to cold temperatures, is a common dental concern. There are a number of different reasons for it and it certainly does not mean … Continue reading

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What To Expect After a Chipped Tooth

Chipped teeth are one of the most common dental injuries. Although your teeth are considered to be the hardest part of your body, they are not invincible. A tooth can chip after biting down on something too hard or during … Continue reading

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You Lost Your Crown, Now What?

Crowns are used as a cover or cap on a previously decayed or damaged tooth. Crowns are an excellent restorative dental procedure for a tooth that requires more restorative measures than a simple filling. Although crowns are made and fitted … Continue reading

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Adults and Cavities

You may think that children are the only ones at real risk for cavities. The truth is, however, adults are just as likely to get tooth decay. In fact, aging adults encounter specific oral health problems that can put them … Continue reading

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What’s Causing Your Cavities?

We all know that poor brushing and flossing leads to tooth decay. But what if you are diligent in your oral hygiene routine and always show up for your routine dental checkups and still get frequent cavities? Before you just … Continue reading

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Do I Really Need My Wisdom Teeth Out?

Wisdom teeth are the last set of people get. These third set of molars typically emerge between the late teens and early twenties. For some, wisdom teeth do carry the ability to come in nice and straight and never cause … Continue reading

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Getting Dental Implants: What to Expect

If you have made the decision to get dental implants as a tooth replacement solution, you have already made a wise choice. Dental implants, although more costly than other tooth replacement options, are considered the most durable, natural and cosmetically … Continue reading

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Tooth Extraction Exposed

As a child, the excitement over losing a tooth was hardly containable as you anticipated a prize from the Tooth Fairy and eventually a brand new permanent tooth. As an adult, however, tooth removal is not as rewarding and certainly … Continue reading

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