What is Restorative Dentistry?

The eyes may be the windows to the soul, but let’s not undervalue the charm of a beautiful smile. Of course, even if you’re lucky enough to grow up with a perfect set of pearly whites, it’s hard to keep them that way. From chipped teeth to cavities, tooth damage is as common as it is unpleasant. But you don’t... read more »

What to Expect When Getting a Dental Crown

So you've just finished up a dentist appointment and learned that you have a damaged tooth that needs a dental crown. You probably have lots of questions and are wondering what to expect when getting a dental crown. The good news is that getting a crown is a routine procedure that will help restore the strength and look of your... read more »

What is a root canal?

A root canal is a method used to repair and save a tooth that’s badly decayed or infected. When a tooth is compromised, there is usually pain involved. The root canal removes the nerve tissue, which eliminates pain. We also clean the inside of the tooth, fill it full of medicine and seal it so food and moisture can’t get... read more »

Help! My tooth is knocked out!

I can hear my mother saying, “Kids, will be kids!”  Inevitably when the kids are being kids, there can be an elbow to the mouth or a knee to the cheek.  Not to mention accidents involving sports or other physical activity. What should you do if a tooth is knocked out?  If it is a permanent tooth: first locate the... read more »