When a tooth needs serious repair, then you need restorations. To address both cosmetic and restorative concerns, we may recommend a lifelike dental crown. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at five facts about the creation and placement of dental crowns.
Posts Categorized: Restorative Dentistry
In the past, having a cavity meant receiving a metal restoration. Now, we can offer patients a natural looking alternative. What is a composite dental filling and how do they differ from the metal ones? What does placement involve?
Cavities impact patients of all ages. In fact, only between 1% and 2% of the population are actually immune to dental caries. What can you do to protect your smile and avoid tooth decay? In today’s blog, we’re going to use a fun quiz to explain what steps you can take to safeguard your smile… Read more »
Is a root canal something you should be concerned about? The problems that make root canals necessary are certainly worth worrying over. This procedure is provided for patients who are suffering internal tooth troubles. When you experience internal problems, your tooth’s living tissue is jeopardized, which puts you at risk of experiencing irreversible damage, and… Read more »
A dental crown is able to withstand the sort of standard biting and chewing pressures your teeth experience on a regular basis. This is important, as the goal of restorative dental work is to help you feel as though your smile is fully functional. If you are not able to bite and chew naturally, you… Read more »
As tooth decay progresses, bacteria can eventually gain access to the interior of your tooth. If you leave a cavity untreated for long enough, your pulp will eventually be impacted, and the living tissue housed within can become infected. To protect your tooth at this point, your dentist will need to perform a root canal… Read more »
With a dental crown, you can ensure lasting support for a tooth that is affected by a cavity, or damaged in a physical injury. Before having your crown made, your dentist will take care to prepare your tooth for its receipt. This will involve taking careful measurements to use in the construction of a custom-fit… Read more »
You should certainly hope to avoid tooth decay that makes a root canal a necessary treatment. Your dentist will only use a root canal when there is an issue with the interior of your tooth. When this occurs, the tooth’s living tissue is put in jeopardy, and you can feel discomfort or sensitivity. If the… Read more »
As April winds down, we feel it is important to cover a topic that can affect absolutely anyone: Facial injuries. If you didn’t already know, this is National Facial Protection Month. It’s a topic that receives national recognition because injuries to your face and head are something you can avoid, that can cause serious trauma,… Read more »
Do you have a cracked tooth? Something that looks like a crack but you don’t think it’s more than a superficial issue? Maybe it’s somewhere in between. When you notice any type of fracture, fissure, or split in your tooth, your number one priority should be contacting us to schedule a dental visit for any… Read more »