Reconstructive Dentistry

If You Have One Damaged Tooth, Should You Restore Its Neighbors, too?

If you’ve damaged a tooth, you may be considering reconstructive dentistry to repair it. But maybe now is the time to consider more significant changes to your smile. Should you also get cosmetic dentistry on […]

What to Look for in a Reconstructive Dentist

Do you have a tooth that’s been chipped or cracked? Maybe you have developed cavities in one or more teeth. Perhaps you have old restorations that are damaged or just don’t look like they used to. If that’s the case, […]

Sedation Dentistry Helps People Who Have Trouble Getting Numb

If the idea of needles in your mouth makes you squirm, you’re definitely not alone. Lidocaine, the more modern replacement for Novocaine, is the most popular dental anesthesia. The length of time that an area remains numb depends on several […]

One More Reason to Quit the Bottle: Alcohol Increases Risk of Oral Disease

Cancer, heart disease, dementia—the list of diseases and poor health conditions caused by alcohol consumption continues. A recent study shows that alcohol changes the makeup of the mouth’s microbiome that could have effects on the whole body, making it […]

Shoot and Score: How to Replace a Tooth Lost to Trauma

In 2015, in the fourth quarter of an Atlanta Hawks versus the Portland Trail Blazers basketball game, Dennis Schröder barreled down the court with the ball, headed for the hoop. But before he could get there, he collided, face-to-knee with […]

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