Reconstructive Dentistry

Does My Chipped Tooth Need a Dental Crown?

Our teeth are very strong, so they’re usually capable of taking the forces they experience. Biting, chewing, and even most trauma isn’t strong enough to break a tooth. That’s why it’s so surprising when a tooth actually does get chipped. [...]

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 nearby teeth [...]

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 susceptible [...]

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