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Is a Chipped Tooth Just a Cosmetic Problem?

The main reason why people want to get a chipped tooth fixed is that it doesn’t look very attractive. A damaged tooth can disrupt your smile line and even create an unsightly black gap in your smile. But that’s not the only reason to correct a chipped tooth with a veneer or [...]

Modern Dental Crowns Combine Strength and Beauty

Dental crowns are very important restorations. They are used to save badly damaged teeth in many situations. You may have a chipped or cracked tooth that’s vulnerable to further damage. You may have significant decay that’s weakened the tooth. Or your tooth may even have had an infection and needed a root [...]

Are Your Teeth Too Short?

If you’re happy with the length of your teeth and the ratio of tooth-to-gum that shows when you smile, you’ve probably never thought much about these things. But if you feel that you have a particularly gummy smile or particularly short teeth, these concerns might plague you every time you look in the mirror or [...]

Your Body Can Adapt to Chewing with Dental Implants

There are many concerns implant dentists have about dental implants that most people don’t worry about very much. One of these is that the use of dental implants may lead to an epidemic of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). That’s because dental implants aren’t cushioned the same way your natural teeth are. [...]

4 Reasons Why Your New Restoration Is Uncomfortable

If you’ve recently gotten a new restoration, such as a filling or a dental crown, it should feel comfortable. There may be some soreness at first, but after a few days it shouldn’t feel any different from your other teeth. Sometimes, though, your restoration may just not feel right and may be uncomfortable for weeks. [...]

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