Timely Dental Care Is Needed to Treat a Toothache

General discomfort, increasing sensitivity, and toothache pain is often a sign that the tooth in question is in significant distress. It often indicates that the internal structure of the tooth has been affected by some form of dental trauma or tooth decay. If you have a distressed tooth, you need to seek timely treatment from a dentist like Dr. David... read more »

Dental Fractures Can Vary in Severity and Require Treatment

Your teeth are intended to be strong enough to handle the basic act of efficiently chewing and breaking down food before swallowing. If you have a bad habit of nibbling on foreign items, improvising your teeth as tools, or biting your nails, you could exceed the strength of your tooth enamel causing a dental fracture. The severity of the damage... read more »

A Tooth with a Missing Dental Filling is at Risk for a Severe Cavity

Dental fillings are often used to repair a small cavity or a minor dental fracture. They will replace the damaged or compromised tooth enamel with an alternate dental material. As the years go by inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene routine and the passage of time can gradually start to weaken the bond between a dental filling and the surrounding... read more »

A Fractured Tooth Might Need First Aid and Eventual Treatment

Your teeth are enrobed with a sheath of very durable tooth enamel. This is what gives your teeth the strength to chew and grind common foods. Unfortunately, there are times when an unnatural pressure can be applied to a tooth, causing the enamel to chip or fracture. This can be something as serious as an unprotected blow to the face... read more »

Cracked Teeth and How to Treat Them

A cracked tooth can happen as the result of many different things. Sports impacts are a common culprit, as are bad oral habits such as clenching or grinding teeth. Habitually crunching glass or other hard foods can also cause cracking. It’s of vital importance to get the cracked too examined and treated soon, as it poses a great threat to... read more »