Category: Tooth Loss/Extraction

What Dental Bridges Do For Patients With Missing Teeth

When you lose teeth, you can struggle with more than just a smile that appears less attractive and less healthy. Just one gap in your smile can change your ability to bite and chew food properly, an issue that can affect your diet, and may also lead to problems with TMJ disorder. Until you do… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth: Remove Them Sooner Than Later

You may know just from hearing about other people’s experiences that wisdom teeth removal is very common. Often times, parents have their children’s third molars removed as soon as these teeth present the potential for problems down the line. So, if you still have your wisdom teeth as an adult and you’re not sure whether… Read more »

Tooth Extraction: Nope, Not The End Of The World!

When you hear from our team that you need a tooth extraction, what’s the first thought that passes through your mind? Is it a positive thought? If it’s something along the lines of, “Oh no, this is the end of the world!” then you may need to take a deep breath or two and reassess…. Read more »

Tooth Loss: 3 Things You May Not Realize

Tooth loss isn’t something that you want to experience or that you necessarily want to treat. However, if it does affect you, then treating is by far your best response. Figuring that if you ever lose a tooth, you’ll just do your best to pretend the problem isn’t there? We think you may want to… Read more »

Toothache To Tooth Loss: What To Expect?

What can you expect when you discover that you are dealing with an advanced issue with your tooth? What happens when your toothache ends up leading to tooth loss? Are you going to worry about pain for the rest of your days and have to walk around with a “hole” in your smile? Or, are… Read more »

What If I Lose A Tooth?

It’s one thing to deal with a toothache and then a restorative treatment to fix whatever the problem is. It’s another thing to discover that the best solution for the health of your entire smile is for that tooth to be removed with an extraction. This may leave you wondering, “What will I do if… Read more »

FAQs: When You Have A Toothache

What’s worse than having a toothache? From our experience with our patients, it’s wondering why you’re in pain and what to do about it. If you aren’t really certain about the first thing you should do or what to think about this particular type of oral health dilemma, we think you’ll find some serious relief… Read more »

Three Cheers For Prosthetic Dentistry!

Patients who are experiencing tooth loss will find that the immediate goal is to replace those teeth. However, particularly if this is your first time dealing with a missing tooth, then you may feel you’re entering uncharted territory within which you feel lost and without direction. Not to worry! All you have to do is… Read more »

Tooth Loss Q&A

Teeth play an important part of daily living but are rarely actively thought about or felt. Even so, their loss can have a huge impact on you and your health. Tooth loss can happen in a number of ways. You might have lost it accidentally during a contact sport. Maybe a tooth had become decayed… Read more »

What Happens After A Tooth Extraction?

After you have received a dental extraction, spend just a bit of time resting, and you’re fully recovered, what’s next? If you’re uncertain about these details as you head into your tooth removal, you may find that you feel quite uneasy about what the future holds. You will be happy to discover that the conclusion to… Read more »