Month: February 2018

Does a Toothache Mean You Have a Cavity?

There could be several possible reasons why your tooth hurts. You may have something stuck between it and another tooth, or you may have accidentally hurt it due to accidental trauma. In most cases, however, a sensitive or aching tooth means that your tooth enamel is growing weak, which is a precursor to cavity development…. Read more »

Why Hygiene Isn’t Enough to Stop Gum Disease

Preventing gum disease is one of the most important focuses of preventive dentistry. That’s because it’s one of the most frequent chronic dental health issues, as well as the most frequent cause of adult tooth loss. However, preventing gum disease requires more than just brushing and flossing your teeth twice every day. While important, a… Read more »

Overcoming Tooth Loss with Dental Implants

With the goal of preserving your smile as well as restoring it, we often recommend replacing lost teeth with an appropriate number of dental implants. Unlike conventional prosthetics, such as dental bridges and dentures, implants offer the unique benefit of replacing your lost teeth roots. This gives them the ability to support your bridge or… Read more »

A Few Questions About Tooth Extraction

Preserving your smile by protecting your healthy, natural tooth structure is the cornerstone of most restorative dentistry procedures. Though it can seem counterproductive, that sometimes means extracting a tooth so that it can no longer threaten the rest of your oral health. Being told that you need tooth extraction can leave you with many questions…. Read more »