Category Archives: Restorative Dentistry

What You Should Know About Wisdom Teeth Removal

Your wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars to emerge. Problem is, they don’t always emerge without complication. Due to a lack of jaw space, it is common for the wisdom teeth to grow in sideways, partially … Continue reading

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Warning Signs of a Cracked Tooth

Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body. This doesn’t mean it is invincible. Your teeth can break, chip or crack under certain pressures. While decay and infection can weaken a tooth, even a strong, healthy tooth can … Continue reading

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Why You Need a Full-Service Dentist

The most standard and common type of dental treatment is a preventive checkup for your teeth every six months. This includes a professional cleaning, evaluation of your gum health, x-rays and other preventive services. However, few of us are lucky … Continue reading

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Dental Implants: An Unrivaled Solution

When it comes replacing missing teeth, there is one solution that ranks far above the rest. With the remarkable ability to look, feel and function just like natural teeth, dental implants have changed the face of modern dentistry. Dental implants … Continue reading

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How Does Gum Disease Cause Tooth Loss?

While it is easy to see how you’d lose a tooth in a hard fall or if the tooth was severely decayed, it may be harder to understand how gum disease causes tooth loss. The truth is, gum disease is … Continue reading

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Wisdom Teeth Removal: What To Expect

Wisdom teeth are known for causing more harm than good. Not only do they fail to add significant functional benefit, but these third set of molars also have a high likelihood of getting impacted, erupting sideways and causing other disruptions … Continue reading

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Upcoming Root Canal? Here’s What You Need To Know

It is certainly not a procedure everyone has to have done, but root canals are one of the most commonly performed dental treatments available. A root canal is designed to save a severely damaged, infected or decayed tooth from having … Continue reading

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Top Reasons For Tooth Extraction

For both the patient and the dentist, the first choice is always to save a natural tooth. However, there are times when removing the tooth is in the best interest of your current and future dental health. The following are … Continue reading

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The Relationship Between Tooth Loss and Bone Loss

Missing teeth can lead to psychological, functional and health-related drawbacks. After losing one or more teeth, your chewing, speech and smile aesthetics can be compromised. However, there is another less obvious consequence of missing teeth – and one that deserves … Continue reading

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Is It Time To Replace your Dentures?

For those that have a multiple missing teeth, dentures are a life-changing solution. However, dentures are not meant to last forever. In fact, dentures may need to be replaced every 5 to 10 years. The cause for replacement depends on … Continue reading

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