Category Archives: Restorative Dentistry

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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How To Fight Back Your Aging Smile

Getting old brings a host of unwelcome changes, from limited mobility and declining health to wrinkles and financial strains. While some are out of your control, there are some aging challenges that can be avoided. For example, many of the … Continue reading

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When Your Child Needs Sedation Dentistry

Do you have a child that suffers from significant anxiety before going to the dentist? If it is preventing your child from getting the dental care he or she needs, you may want to consider sedation dentistry. Don’t let the … Continue reading

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Understanding Crown Problems

Dental crowns are one of the most commonly used dental restorations. They can solve a wide range of concerns, from covering a discolored tooth and holding a bridge in place to restoring a broken tooth or protecting a decayed tooth. … Continue reading

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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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