Deciding on the right treatment option for addressing your oral health concern can sometimes be simple. Many treatments are designed to address specific types of concerns, and the nature and extent of your problem could be the biggest deciding factor. This is often the case with tooth decay, which is the most frequently occurring chronic… Read more »
Category: Restorative Dentistry
It isn’t always obvious when a cavity develops in your tooth. For instance, by the time it starts to make your tooth sensitive, the cavity may have already had ample time to progress and grow larger. This means the decay that causes it has grown more extensive and eroded more of your natural tooth structure…. Read more »
When you develop a toothache, the most important thing to do first is to determine its cause. Trying out numerous home remedies instead of visiting your dentist could cost valuable time, and in the meantime, your toothache (and the cause behind it) will likely get worse. One of the more common causes behind chronic toothaches… Read more »
There are several different stages to tooth decay, ranging from mild to severe. Therefore, there are also different stages to tooth decay treatment, with different restorative options available to address each patient’s unique state of tooth decay. For the more severe stages of tooth infection, the most appropriate solution is often root canal treatment, which… Read more »
The good news about advanced dental treatment is that problems that could become serious, such as tooth decay, can often be stopped and treated with minimally conservative treatment. Since most people will have to deal with tooth decay in at least one of their teeth at some point, the ability to save teeth from cavities… Read more »
While teeth are usually durable, there are often times when things happen to them that we wish would not. For example, maybe you chipped a tooth, or perhaps you cracked one. Or it could be that due to some other issue a tooth has become weaker. Sure, these experiences are not preferable for your oral… Read more »
If you have lost one or more teeth, then we can bridge the gap in your smile with a lifelike dental prosthetic. Tooth replacement helps prevent the oral health problems associated with tooth loss, and ensures you enjoy a lifelike smile. When should you see your Gary, IN, dentist for a new smile, and how… Read more »
Of course, your Gary, IN, dentist strives to help protect your smile from tooth loss due to infections or damage. However, sometimes actually removing a tooth is the key to protecting your smile’s health and beauty. From addressing wisdom teeth to correcting poor misalignment, your smile may benefit from extracting a tooth safely and comfortably.
Did you know an infected tooth could lead to more than just serious discomfort, but potentially the loss of one or more teeth? Instead of letting your smile’s stability suffer, why not see your Gary, IN, dentist the first time you encounter discomfort? In today’s blog, we’re looking at how we preserve teeth with a… Read more »
When you develop a cavity, then the health and stability of your tooth is at risk! In order to prevent tooth loss due to an infection or abscess, your Gary, IN, dentist may recommend a dental filling. Using a lifelike and metal-free material, we can often repair your tooth in just one sitting!