A dentist strives to help patients maintain their natural teeth. However, sometimes in the process of improving oral health, a tooth may actually need to be removed. When do you recommend an extraction? What can a patient expect from the procedure?
Month: January 2018
When your tooth becomes damaged, or should decay or infection form, you will need a restoration. Otherwise, you run the risk of losing your tooth altogether. Fortunately, we have a variety of options for repairing them, including crowns and partial crowns. But how do crowns differ from partial crowns (also known as inlays and onlays)?
We have a number of cosmetic treatments designed to address a tooth’s shade and shape, such as teeth whitening or dental bonding. However, one procedure can be used to completely transform a smile in as little as two visits. What are the benefits of porcelain veneers? How do we create and place them?
Many patients assume that a damaged tooth requires multiple visits to repair. However, minor chips and other cosmetic issues can often be corrected much faster. In fact, we can use dental bonding to fix a tooth in just one visit!