When we tell patients that we can save their tooth with a root canal, we are most often met with horror rather than with a sense of relief. While an option for rescuing your tooth should certainly bring with it a sense of joy, we understand that you may feel hesitant because you are not quite sure what to expect form root canal therapy.
When you lose one or more permanent teeth, replacing them is vital for avoiding facial collapse, misalignment, and other dental health complications related to tooth loss. In many cases, dental implants provide long lasting and secure tooth replacement. Who qualifies for dental implants? Can anyone benefit from this unique and lifelike tooth loss solution?
The thought of losing teeth, if you haven’t already, can seem daunting, and in some cases, perhaps depressing. The good news is that modern restorative dentistry can rebuild your smile as good as new, sometimes better, despite how many teeth you lose. While we prefer to help you preserve your healthy natural teeth through good hygiene and expert dental care,
By the time you reach middle age, there’s a high chance that you will experience a cavity (tooth decay) in at least one of your teeth. Though they are highly preventable, cavities affect the majority of adults and children in the United States to varying degrees, from mild to severe. In most cases, a dental filling can stop a minor cavity from becoming serious.
When it comes to first impressions, a smile can take you miles; however, a chipped tooth may potentially lead to further dental issues, along with a decrease in confidence. While teeth are very strong and can withstand quite a bit of stress, their strength is limited. There are numerous ways a tooth may become chipped: a hit to the face,
Many patients can develop stains on their teeth that regular whitening solutions cannot remove. In these cases, you can talk to your dentist about an alternative solution to teeth bleaching. Dental bonding is one such solution, a procedure that can cover the discolorations on your teeth to give you a brighter smile. Bonding can usually be completed in one visit,
Though they’re among the most popular restorative and cosmetic dentistry options, dental crowns aren’t always recommended, especially if a tooth can be improved without having to reshape its natural crown. When one is called-for, however, a crown may be the best option for restoring a damaged tooth’s strength and improving its appearance. With innovative CEREC technology,
Contrary to popular belief, root canal therapy is a relatively simple procedure that can be completed in just one or two visits. The treatment relieves the intense discomfort of a severely infected tooth, and restores the tooth’s good health, by removing decayed tissues from its interior chamber. Though not as complicated as some believe,
As you might have guessed by their name, white tooth fillings are an alternative to metal fillings that can blend in more discreetly with your tooth’s structure. However, their appearance isn’t the only reason why the experts at Sensitive Care prefer white tooth fillings over their more traditional metal counterparts. As a restorative treatment,
Over the last few decades, dental implants have taken the world of teeth replacement by storm. As the only prosthetic option that can replace lost teeth’s roots, dental implants offer unmatched stability for your replacement teeth (i.e., dental bridge, partial, or complete denture). While the art of replacing lost teeth has been a vital part of dentistry for thousands of years,