Month: June 2019

When Should A Tooth Be Extracted?

If a tooth becomes damaged or develops decay or infection, we often repair it using lifelike restorations, such as fillings or crowns, or possibly a root canal procedure. But what if you have wisdom teeth soon to erupt, or gum disease makes one or more teeth loose? In these scenarios, the best solution for the… Read more »

When to Take Root Canal Treatment Seriously

Tooth decay can range from mild to severe, depending on several factors. For example, if it’s only just developed, then you might be able to fill the cavity that’s formed with a tooth-colored filling. If it’s been a while, then you might need more involved treatment, such as root canal treatment. At our Gary, IN,… Read more »

How Fillings Stop Toothaches

Our teeth can ache for a number of reasons, from sinus and allergy issues, to changes in air pressure. However, if the pain persists for more than 48 hours, this could mean you have a cavity. In order to stop your aches and protect your smile, you should see your Gary, IN, dentist for a… Read more »

What Kind Of Crown Will My Smile Need?

A crown is a unique restoration, one that covers your tooth and addresses a wide array of cosmetic and restorative concerns. Each one we provide our Gary, IN, patients will be custom-made. But when does our smile benefit from placing one, and how do we create them? What options are available, and will they look… Read more »