Dealing with a Cracked Tooth

If you develop a cavity, or break or lose a tooth, chances are good that you will know it right away. You will have the pieces of your tooth, or the tooth itself. There may be blood and in most cases, there will almost certainly be some pain. Naturally, you will call you dentist and schedule an appointment for a... read more »

Rescuing Your Tooth with a Root Canal

Root canals have gotten a bad rap over the years. Comedians make jokes about them, people fear them, and just the words “root canal’ summon up images of long, painful hours in the dentist’s chair. But the truth is that over the years, root canals have saved many teeth that once upon a time would have needed to be extracted.... read more »

Save Your Smile with a Dental Bridge

Everyone wants a full, healthy smile. In addition to improving your look, replacing missing teeth can make sure that your remaining teeth do not shift into an improper alignment, and can keep bacteria and plaque out of the empty spaces on your gums. Many people have benefitted from dental implants. After all, they are sturdy, they look natural and they... read more »

Restoring Your Smile With a Dental Bond

Not all damage done to your teeth requires major restorative or reparative work. Damage to your teeth is never a good thing, but a chip in your tooth can often be treated by a process known as dental bonding. Aside from fixing a chipped tooth, bonding can also repair damage done from decay, or discoloration. Bonding can be used to... read more »

Have You Fallen Victim to Gum Disease?

Have you fallen victim to gum disease? Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is a serious oral health ailment that tends to be quite common and can exist for long periods of time before a patient even knows they suffer from it. When checking for potential signs of gum disease, consider the following: - Examine your smile to check for... read more »