Category: Restorative Dentistry

Don’t Drag Your Feet On That Important Filling!

You may ask yourself what makes one dental filling more important than another. You may wonder, is it okay if you drag your feet when it’s just a small cavity, though you’re convinced you need to rush to our practice if your cavity is quite serious? In short, it all boils down to this: No… Read more »

Restorative Care: 3 Things You Should Remind Yourself

Of course, you aren’t necessarily jumping for joy when you are told by our Silver City, NM team that you need restorative care. We certainly think you would be jumping for joy if only you realized just how fantastic these treatments are at saving your smile and keeping you from dealing with oral health trauma… Read more »

Stains You’re Not Sure How To Treat

If you have conversations with us about teeth staining, then you hear quite frequently that just about anyone can end up experiencing it because your smile is in constant use! Like anything else, some amount of wear and tear is to be expected. While patients generally feel comfortable seeking our cosmetic care assistance for this… Read more »

Different Ways To Address Smile Concerns

You know that there’s more than one type of concern that can affect your smile. As a result, you may find that you aren’t quite sure how to tackle little changes that come up or what to do when you want to make a change that isn’t essential (such as when you wish you had… Read more »

Easing Your Thoughts About Root Canals

One of the treatments you may feel most uncomfortable about? The root canal treatment, of course! Our Silver City, NM team knows that when you even hear this term, it can make your palms clammy and you may feel like bolting out of our practice. However, we like to remind you that this is simply… Read more »

Dental Fillings: Get Your Fill Of Benefit Information!

You know that our Silver Smiles, NM team advises you to come right in if you have a cavity, so that we may provide you with a dental filling. Of course, you understand our reasoning. You know that above all else, we really want you to have a healthy smile and teeth that are protected… Read more »

4 Reasons You Could Require An Extraction

First things first, we encourage you to consider the fact that dental extractions are greatly advantageous to your smile when you need them. We also would like for you to remember that if you must have a tooth removed that requires replacement, we can absolutely help you in planning for your complete smile. So, no… Read more »

Don’t Break A Tooth This Christmas!

One of the last things you’re thinking about this season is breaking a tooth. Instead, you’re focused on all the merriment that will be going on! Unfortunately, a lot of that fun can actually lead to a tooth that’s no longer intact (or that ends up chipped) if you aren’t careful. For instance, certain foods… Read more »

Dental Fillings: Did You Know You Can Like Them?

In order to like something, it has to have some type of benefits that put a smile on your face. When you think about dental fillings, it is quite possible that you cannot come up with any advantage that would actually make you feel like grinning. We understand. Dealing with decay and repairs can feel… Read more »

Why Tooth Fillings Should Be Discreet

Cavities are common, but thanks to modern tooth fillings, most patients who experience one can save most of their tooth structure when a cavity strikes. However, treating a cavity means more than just filling it, but also helping to ensure that your tooth doesn’t become exposed again to harmful bacteria. In many cases, a tooth-colored… Read more »