Category: Restorative Dentistry

Making Restorative Work More Comfortable

The news that you need restorative dental work may be difficult to hear, but it is important that you take it seriously. When a problem threatens your smile, you should know that it will continue to worsen until you seek the appropriate treatment. At our Prairie Village, KS dentist’s office, there are several steps that… Read more »

What Fillings Do To Protect Your Enamel

Why do you need permanent protection for a tooth that experiences a cavity? When decay becomes serious enough to require restorative dental work, it becomes necessary for us to proceed with treatment that both removes damaged tissues and protect the remaining structure. Unfortunately, our teeth cannot heal from cavities on their own. This is why… Read more »

Restoring Teeth With Custom Crowns

Restorative dental treatments need to provide lasting protection for teeth. In some circumstances, this means receiving a dental filling to cover an area where a cavity formed and caused damage to your enamel. However, some treatments will call for the placement of dental crowns to keep teeth safe. At our Prairie Village, KS dentist’s office,… Read more »

Will Your Cavity Treatment Include A Root Canal?

You can be well aware that you need cavity treatment, but you may be less clear on what your care will actually involve. Will it be necessary for you to undergo root canal therapy as part of your restorative work? This procedure is not needed during every procedure to address dental decay. However, when it… Read more »

Smile Care After Cavity Treatment

Will you need to make a change to your smile care routine after you undergo cavity treatment? If you feel as though your trouble with tooth decay had something to do with less effective daily habits, some changes can certainly be beneficial. However, you can find that traditional brushing and flossing efforts remain effective even… Read more »

Replacing A Loose Restoration

Whether you have a filling or crown in place to protect your tooth, your restoration should provide several important benefits. You should be safe from further injury troubles or infections, you should have the confidence to bite and chew without issue, and if you had work done on a front tooth, you should remain confident… Read more »

Will My Filling Really Be Discreet?

If you have to do something about dental decay, you will have to undergo treatment that calls for the placement of a permanent filling or crown. Why is it always necessary that you receive a restoration? Unfortunately, the damage a cavity does to your enamel is permanent. Even if we catch the problem early, the… Read more »

Addressing Anxiety About Dental Work

The anxiety you feel about dental work can be difficult to ignore, but it is a problem when it stops you from scheduling visits for care. When you are not seeing your dentist for regular exams, you are more likely to let a problem go unnoticed, and untreated, until complications occur. At this point, you… Read more »

Planning The Placement Of A Dental Bridge

What can you really do about tooth loss? With a lifelike prosthetic, you can close a gap in your smile that makes you uncomfortable. What you may not realize is that you can receive a permanent restoration that improves your appearance as well as your ability to bite and chew. At our Prairie Village, KS… Read more »

Ensuring A Crown Is Right For Your Tooth

If you have a dental problem that is too serious for a dental filling, a crown will have to be put in place to keep your tooth safe. Dental problems that warrant this kind of care should not be taken lightly. These restorations are used to address severe cavities, and to resolve problems with physical… Read more »