Facts About Crowns

A dental crown or cap is a tooth-shaped covering that is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, appearance, and strength. The dental crown will cover the entire visible portion of the tooth. When might Drs. Hungerford, Witcher, Walker, Snowden, and Philpott recommend a dental crown in , ? – To keep a… Read more »

Things to Consider When Taking Care of Your Temporary Crown

The temporary crown Dr. installed during the initial crown procedure is little more than a hard plastic cap designed to protect the abutment within. It is only meant to last for a short time, while you wait for the dental lab to complete your permanent crown. The temporary crown does not fully restore the full… Read more »

The Process of a Dental Implant

Are you missing one or more teeth? If so, you may want to consider a dental implant in , . Our dentists use dental implants to restore your smile in three steps: 1. One of our dentists will surgically place a titanium screw into your jawbone to replace the tooth root. This biochemical post ensures… Read more »

What to Do If Your Teeth Are Causing You Pain

What do you do when your teeth are causing you pain? If the problem doesn’t go away, we recommend seeing your dentist as soon as possible. If you are experiencing sudden tooth sensitivity or tooth pain, it is always a good time to check in with your dentist. Detecting problems early on helps keep them from… Read more »

Are Dental Veneers Right for You?

Are you displeased with the appearance of your smile? Do you have smile flaws like discolored, worn down, chipped, or gapped teeth? Dental veneers in , , may be for you! Dental veneers are thin shells that are custom made from tooth-colored materials to cover the front of your teeth and improve their appearance. When… Read more »

Dental Fluoride: Nature’s Cavity Fighter

Fluoride is a mineral that can greatly benefit your dental health. Fluoride is nature’s cavity fighter, as it helps prevent cavities in patients by strengthening the tooth enamel from acid attacks. It can also reverse early decay. This mineral naturally occurs in many foods and in water. Where Else Can Fluoride Be Found? Dental fluoride… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Dental Care and Nutrition for Seniors

If you are one who believes that tooth loss is inevitable as a senior, our team is here to change your mind set! It is very possible for you to keep a strong, healthy, and natural smile throughout your life, and all you need to do is keep up on oral hygiene, visit your dentist,… Read more »

What Are the Parts of Your Teeth and Do They Affect Tooth Sensitivity?

Do your pearly whites experience pain when you eat or drink something that is hot, or cold? Tooth sensitivity is the sharp burst of pain your teeth feel if you have tooth sensitivity and they touch something hot or cold. This is likely from exposed dentin, that layer of the tooth below the tooth enamel that… Read more »

A Root Canal Repairs the Infected Root of a Tooth

Tooth decay that has been left unchecked can damage more than just the enamel of the tooth. It can also lead to an infection in the dentin layer as well as the root. In a situation like this, the root might be infected, requiring the dentist to perform a root canal. Early symptoms of a… Read more »

What Makes the Tongue Tick?

Your tongue is as vital to your oral health as your teeth, gums and jaw. What do you know about this muscle that works hard for you every day, helping you to talk, eat, taste and even kiss? Here are some things to help you understand this part of your anatomy. What is the tongue?… Read more »