How to Maintain a Temporary Crown

Tooth restoration is a modern way to fix severe damage such as cracked or decayed teeth. In most cases, dental crowns are recommended when a tooth is damaged to the point that a filling will not restore it successfully. The crown, made from porcelain, is custom fit to your smile... Read more »

Could Gum Disease Be Linked to Alzheimer’s?

Cutting edge research suggests that oral health and dementia may be linked. Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is very common affecting over 50% of adults. Gingivitis, the first stage of gum disease shows up as red or swollen gums and gums that bleed. Yes! this is what’s going on when... Read more »

Can I Get a Cavity on a Tooth with a Crown?

When a tooth has been damaged to a certain point, a dental crown is often the solution. These custom-made restorations match the original shape of your tooth and are permanently attached, so you can hardly tell the difference between which is a natural tooth and which is a crown. At... Read more »

A History of Gold Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are prosthetic devices used to restore a broken-down tooth back to its natural appearance. Crowns are typically made from four materials: gold, base metal alloys, ceramic, or porcelain-fused metal. Gold has long been a popular choice since it is extremely durable and practically insusceptible to erosion. The use... Read more »

How to Tell If a Dental Filling Needs to be Replaced

A filling is a common dental restoration that is used to repair chips or small cavities in the tooth. Over time, the natural wear and tear of biting, chewing and grinding food can cause the bond between the filling and the tooth enamel to degrade. While most fillings can last... Read more »

What You Need To Know Before Having a Multiple Teeth Extraction Procedure

In the case of an injury or advanced tooth decay, multiple teeth may be damaged and need to be removed. In some cases, advanced gum disease can compromise teeth and require partials or dentures to restore the function of your mouth. Whenever more than one tooth is compromised, a dental... Read more »