Should You Give Up on a Cracked Tooth?

Your teeth are strong and durable. They have to be, in order to stand up to a lifetime of chewing and bacterial wear. When one of your teeth becomes damaged, it can cause you pain and pose a risk to other teeth and oral tissues. You may have experienced a crack in one of your… Read more »

Your Teeth Need Structural Stability

What makes your teeth so effective at chewing and grinding up food? They have to be tough in order to last throughout your whole lifetime, but they also have to be stable. Your teeth’s root system and structural stability allow them to give you the bite power you need to comfortably eat food. When either… Read more »

What Does a Cavity Do to Your Tooth?

You know that cavities are harmful to your teeth. They’re the pockets of bacteria that cause little dark spots and require fillings. Over time, cavities can cause you pain and disrupt your smile. You know you want to avoid developing cavities, but do you actually know what cavities are? Understanding what cavities are and what… Read more »

Using Dental Crowns for Esthetic Improvement

Dental crowns are one of the dentist’s most versatile tools for addressing oral health issues. Dental crowns fit over the top of a tooth and cover it down to the gum line. They are often used on teeth that have suffered significant cracking, received large dental fillings, or required root canal therapy. The crown is… Read more »

It Has Never Been Easier to Receive a Dental Filling

One of the biggest fears that patients have about visiting the dentist is that the dentist will find a cavity and tell them they need a filling, or worse. However, this is a self-fulfilling prophecy. When you avoid the dentist for fear of a cavity, you’re almost certain to develop one eventually. Here’s some good… Read more »