Category: Restorative Dentistry

Treating Decay when It Reaches Your Root Canal

When you have a tooth that’s affected by a cavity, filling the cavity with tooth-colored composite resin can be the most conservative way to treat it. However, this is only effective when a cavity affects the main, visible part of your tooth, known as the crown. In more severe cases, the decay may affect much… Read more »

Need a Filling? Learn Why It Should Be Tooth-Colored

Cavities are common for all people, and because of that, treating cavities is one of the most frequent reasons for visiting the dentist (aside from checkup and cleaning appointments). While cavities can often pose a serious threat to your oral health, the good news is that treating them can often be much simpler than you… Read more »

Different Ways to Restore Your Smile

The specific type of dental treatment you receive depends on several factors, but most importantly, the specific concern you have with your oral health. For example, restorative dentistry is the art of restoring your smile by addressing problems with your tooth structure that could greatly impact your oral health, bite function, and more. Depending on… Read more »

Smile Care: What Is “Masking” Problems And Why Is It Bad?

When you hear that it’s better to treat a problem than to mask symptoms, you may not really understand what we mean by that. As a result, you may wonder if you’ve been doing it, what the alternative is, and how you should be going about your dental care in a different, more beneficial way…. Read more »

The Main Reasons We Suggest: Dental Crowns! 

You may find that, though you are somewhat informed in terms of what a dental crown is (a hollow-bodied prosthetic tooth made to look just like your natural tooth and offer full coverage), you may not really know why you may end up requiring one. What types of changes may come up with your smile,… Read more »

Why You Should Always Schedule A Visit For Your Toothache 

You may have a toothache and immediately start considering all sorts of options in terms of what to do next. You might think to yourself that what you should do is just try to act like it’s okay and see what happens over the course of the next few days. You might immediately take medicine… Read more »

Replacing Teeth Is A Wonderful Experience (For These Reasons)

We remind patients that when they are dealing with tooth loss, it can take quite a serious toll on their lives! However, since you may quickly adjust to the changes, you may stop taking notice of just how many ways your missing tooth or teeth negatively impact your day-to-day life, as well as your future!… Read more »

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 »