Nearly all of us develop tooth decay at some point in our lives. Common warning signs may include uncomfortable toothaches or tooth sensitivity. If the doctor diagnoses you with decay then you will need a filling or crown to repair your tooth. But can you take steps to potentially avoid tooth decay altogether? Let’s look at ways to help prevent tooth decay from developing.
If you have a tooth suffering from a cavity or one that has become damaged, then you need restorative dentistry. Without treatment potentially serious complications could develop, ones that may threaten your oral health. Does your tooth need a crown or a filling?
A chipped tooth or one with problems on the surface can be esthetically unappealing and possibly a risk to your oral health. In order to restore a damaged tooth to full function and health, you will need cosmetic treatments, such as bonding and contouring. What is bonding and contouring?
Be honest: how often do you undergo regular checkups and cleanings? If you assume brushing and flossing is enough, you are mistaken. These preventive visits are essential for protecting your smile from a host of oral health concerns, including tooth decay and periodontal disease. Do you need a checkup and cleaning?
We understand the importance of a beautiful smile. We also understand that teeth stains happen over time. Instead of relying on over-the-counter solutions, which provide results that aren’t as dramatic and don’t last as long as professional options, why not talk to our office about our in-office or at-home treatments? If you have unsightly discoloration you should consider professional teeth whitening.
Did you know that millions of people suffer from a serious oral health concern known as bruxism? What is bruxism? This disorder occurs when patients frequently grind their teeth or clench their jaws. Over time, this can damage teeth and increase the risk of tooth decay and dental infection. Fortunately, we offer comfortable and non-invasive treatment options for addressing teeth grinding.
Losing even a single tooth can hurt the appearance and the overall health of your smile. However, we can help you replace missing teeth with lifelike dental prosthetics. Do you need a dental bridge or a partial denture? What’s the best choice for addressing your tooth loss?
A beautiful smile can make a great first impression, whether meeting someone new or attending a job interview. However, for many of us discoloration and other esthetic issues have a negative impact on our smile’s appearance. In order to completely alter the appearance of your teeth, we may suggest placing porcelain veneers. How do porcelain veneers work?
Just like you, your little ones need routine dental care. Otherwise, common issues such as tooth decay and gingivitis can lead to discomfort and poor oral health. In order to help protect little smiles from the onset of cavities, we can provide preventive treatments. Do your kids need dental sealants?