A Temporary Crown Needs Mindful Care

Dental restorations that call for having a dental crown installed typically require two separate appointments. The first treatment session will involve removing the entire tooth enamel layer, leaving behind a small pillar of dentin, which is known as an abutment. This will eventually anchor your new crown into place. While our off-site dental lab technician works to prepare the crown,... read more »

Fractured Tooth Enamel Might Need a Crown Restoration

A large chip or fracture in one of your teeth can prove to be more than just an inconvenience. In time, the damaged enamel can start to trap bacteria and food particles, causing a new area of tooth decay to form. Small fractures and chips can sometimes be repaired by a filling. If the fracture compromises a significant amount of... read more »

A Knocked-Out Tooth Can Be Completely Replaced with a Dental Bridge

It’s estimated by the American Dental Association that an average of three million teeth are knocked out each year during athletic activities. In most cases, pieces of the tooth still remain in the socket and they must be extracted to prevent pain and further complications. Once your gums have healed after the extraction, our Mark Andrews, D.D.S. team can completely... read more »