Dentures are a removable, convenient (one of the quicker options for full tooth replacement), beautiful and a natural-looking tooth replacement option, that replaces missing or decayed teeth. The dental profession uses the word partial denture if a removable denture is expected to replace one or...Continue reading
Whether you have lost a tooth due to physical inquiry, trauma, general wear and tear, or extraction due to gum disease or cavities, it should be replaced. You have many options to replace your missing teeth, including full or partial dentures, bridges, and crowns. Dental implants are one of the...Continue reading
Every milestone with your precious child is exciting, and seeing a new tooth in your baby’s mouth is an important one! Usually, the eruption of a new tooth is straightforward, but as the caregiver of your child, here are some tips that can help keep your baby comfortable.
As we all age, the nerves in our teeth shrink typically and even more so if there is an atypical enamel wear issue that can make teeth more vulnerable to additional dental problems. This is not a normal aging process but unfortunately, is a common issue.
Improper occlusion (how your...Continue reading
A toothache can be difficult to deal with, but a lot of children experience this. Toothaches in children can be caused by emerging teeth, tooth decay, broken or chipped teeth, plaque buildup, cavities, swollen gums, tooth grinding, or food that get stuck between teeth. However, you can ease your...Continue reading
A “gummy” smile is when one smiles, the lip rests high on the gums. Usually we expect to see only the pink-ish (gingiva) little “triangles” between the teeth to show in a smile. While every genuine and authentic smile can be endearing, we strive to help our patients have...Continue reading
While wisdom teeth extraction is a common procedure, it is considered oral surgery that requires time after to rest and recover, so choosing a convenient time of the year is important. Summer is an excellent time to have your wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, extraction care...Continue reading
Tooth decay is damage to the structure, strength, and integrity of a tooth. The outer coating of the tooth can be affected (the enamel), or in addition, the next layer can be involved in the disease process (dentin) or even the internal portion of the tooth (pulp chamber) can be involved when the...Continue reading
Root canal treatment eliminates bacteria from a damaged and infected tooth pulp (The pulp is the center of the tooth, including the nerve and blood supply.) to save a natural tooth. It clears and seals the canal space from a further tooth infection, protects any remaining teeth from a spreading...Continue reading
A dental restoration or filling is needed if one gets decay and/or has trauma or wear on a tooth. A filling replaces the damaged portion of the tooth. If decay or trauma is left untreated, decay and other issues can worsen with time and could lead to pain, infection and can even lead to tooth...Continue reading