Monthly Archives: April 2020

How to Make Sure You Benefit from Tooth Extraction

There are many reasons why tooth extraction is only recommended when it’s absolutely necessary. In most cases, it’s preferable to restore a tooth and preserve as much of its remaining healthy, natural structure as possible. If tooth extraction has become necessary, it means that restoring the tooth is no longer possible. Yet, it also means… Read more »

What a Dental Crown Does to Save Your Tooth

Dental crowns are one of the most effective ways to restore a damaged or compromised tooth for several reasons. That’s partly why they’ve been an important part of restorative dentistry for centuries. Today’s modern crowns are designed to not only restore a tooth, but also closely blend in with its appearance, allowing for a highly… Read more »

How You Might Avoid Root Canal Treatment

Once you learn that your tooth needs root canal treatment, the treatment itself may be unavoidable. At that point, waiting much longer could lead to even more severe damage to your tooth structure and, in severe cases, the need to extract and replace the tooth. However, the good news is that it’s possible to avoid… Read more »

Why More Dental Fillings Are Tooth-Colored

If you’ve never received a tooth filling to treat a cavity, or haven’t had one placed in a long time, then you might expect yours to be made of metal, and have a few questions about how that might impact your smile. However, more and more of today’s tooth fillings are designed to be more… Read more »

When Your Dental Concern Needs Emergency Attention

Not all types of dental emergencies are the same, though in most cases, it’s important to seek appropriate treatment for one whenever it occurs. At our office, we can provide emergency dental treatment to help you preserve your smile and prevent any further damage to your teeth, oral tissues, or more. Today, we take a… Read more »

What Orthodontic Treatment Means with Invisalign® Aligners

To many people, it might not seem like there are many options for orthodontic treatment. The traditional method of using metal brackets and wires to straighten crooked teeth is also the most well-known method, and many people who need orthodontic treatment may automatically expect that means they need braces. Fortunately, Invisalign® clear aligners can often… Read more »

Why You Can’t Always Stop Your Teeth from Staining

With a consistently good dental hygiene routine and being attentive to your oral health needs, you have a good chance of preventing a lot of things that could potentially threaten your oral health. That includes tooth decay, which leads to cavities and erodes your teeth, as well as gum disease, which destroys the gum tissues… Read more »

What Kind of Oral Health Concerns Do Kids Face?

The point of children’s dental care is to help ensure that children receive the specific type of oral health care they need for their unique concerns. Fortunately, these concerns aren’t significantly different from the types of oral health concerns that adults face, and you can do a lot to help your child avoid most of… Read more »

Make Your At-Home Dental Hygiene Better

Over the years, the practice of brushing and flossing your teeth each day can grow to seem mundane. You still recognize the importance of doing it, but you might have grown less diligent in how well you brush and floss your teeth each time. Today, we examine a few ways you can improve your at-home… Read more »

Answering a Few Questions About Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that can affect virtually anyone, yet can remain discreet enough that many patients can go years before realizing they have it. It typically describes a chronic obstruction of your airway that occurs when you sleep at night, which can cause you to snore loudly and in a highly distinctive… Read more »