Instances When A Dental Crown Is Needed

Dental crowns can play different roles in the restoration of your teeth. The devices, which are designed to cover the entire exposed area of the tooth that lies above the gum line, can be made of multiple materials, depending on the desired cosmetic and restorative finish. Here are a few examples of the reasons for a dental crown application: Trauma-based Tooth Damage When you incur damage to a tooth due to physical trauma, the natural crown of a tooth may be compromised. [Read More]

Off of Off-White? 3 Problems That Could Be Causing Yellow Teeth

If toothpaste commercials, red-carpet photos, and television shows have taught us anything, it's that everyone in the world can have perfectly white, shining teeth. But if your teeth are looking closer to yellow than white when you look in the mirror, you may have room to improve in one or more areas of your oral health. So if you're frustrated by your less-than-white teeth and want to know what's causing the problem, then here are a few areas of concern that you should know about. [Read More]

3 Ways Your Dentist Can Help You Sleep Better

When you think of going to the doctor for help with safer and sounder sleeping, the dentist office probably isn't the first medical professional that springs to mind. But dentists have a wide range of tools at their disposal that can treat a variety of medical problems including sleep apnea and teeth grinding, which both tend to happen the most at night. What are some of the ways that your dentist might be able to help you sleep better? [Read More]

Dental Treatments for an Infected Cuspid Tooth with Pulp Damage

The cuspids or canines are the pointed teeth toward the front of your mouth that tear into the food you're trying to chew. A severely infected cuspid tooth will cause discomfort and can cause pulp damage. Reversible pulp damage is treatable in your general- or family-dentistry office, but severe pulp damage can lead to the death of your cuspid tooth and extraction. What are the treatment options and follow-up procedures available for a severely infected cuspid tooth that has suffered pulp damage? [Read More]