Dental bonding is perhaps one of the most common solutions for cosmetic dental issues. If you have a gap between two of your teeth (a diastema), bonding material can be used to close the gap and give you a more aesthetically pleasing smile. Here is a quick look at the basic steps involved in a […]
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Your teeth are very strong, but they aren’t invincible. Certain things can cause damage to the tooth, including cracks. Cracked teeth are bad because that creates an entryway for bacteria into the interior of the tooth. To avoid cracked teeth, consider these common causes: 1. Chewing on Ice Lots of people chew on ice after […]
Every year, millions of people see a dentist and walk away with a filling in their tooth where a spot of decay had formed. Fillings are one of the most effective ways to stop the deterioration of the tooth, but having one can bring about a few questions. One specific question patients tend to have […]
When a tooth has grown to the point that it can likely not be saved, it may have to be extracted. Decay, dental trauma, and severe crowding are all common reasons for tooth extraction. Here is a look at some of the unfortunate myths about getting a tooth extracted patients should know. Myth: Most dentists […]