Most people (over 90%) will have to deal with a cavity at some point in their lives, if they haven’t already. However, many patients fear that if they receive a metal filling to treat their cavities, then they’ll have a metallic shine to deal with every time they smile. Fortunately, that concern is often irrelevant thanks to the use of tooth-colored composite resin. Known as tooth-colored fillings, the resin-based restorations offer a variety of benefits for restoring and improving teeth that have been afflicted by destructive cavities. (more…)
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. Yes, the idea of having your tooth removed may be a little bit shocking. However, what it absolutely is not is a bad thing. Of course, we know it can take a bit of convincing for you to shift your perspective around to the way we see things, which is why we are more than happy to put in the work to help you see this as a positive!
Have you gotten your warm weather wardrobe sorted out just yet? If you aren’t feeling concert ready, then you may want to begin collecting pieces that will allow you to enjoy the upcoming Clock Tower Concerts that will be taking place in May, July, and August. As you may have noted, you’ve got just enough time!
Regardless of the type of restorative care you need for your smile, why you need it, when you require it, and how long it’s going to take, there’s generally one question on every patient’s mind that tends to trump all others. The question is: Will it be comfortable? Of course, we know that when you sit down to really think it through, you’re concerned not only with the experience you have in our dental chair but also in the entirety of what you can expect even after the treatment is over. We can fill you in on the steps and the comfort you can look forward to as you move through the transition from restoration to your every day life.
There are some things you might want to consider when it comes to doing what you can to safeguard your smile against oral cancer. Of course, you know that there are some details that may make you more likely to develop it, some of which you can control and some of which you cannot. Then, of course, there’s your care with our team, the details of which you may not entirely understand when it comes to preventing cancer. We can get these areas of uncertainty sorted for you lickety split!
When you’re looking for ways to make your smile look more refined, more like it reflects the true you, and more, you will find that there are many cosmetic treatments available to you. Figuring out what to make of these services and which is best for exactly what you’re trying to do for yourself is the first step in getting closer to your dream, of course! Today, let’s take a closer look at the two types of contouring you can expect from our team and how they might help you. Remember, if additional questions come up about cosmetic care, just let us know that you’d like a consultation and we will be happy to answer them for you!
When you have natural teeth and you have a toothache, you’re not sidetracked by any confusion. You know your tooth hurts, hopefully you call us and let us know, we see you, and that’s that. You receive a diagnosis and treatment and you’re all better. However, when you experience pain in an artificial tooth, you may find yourself a little weirded out, wondering where the discomfort is coming from, how it’s even present, and what to do next. We are here to guide you!