For A Limited Time Only: Why Resin Dental Crowns Are Not For Long-Term Use

A ceramic dental crown is intended for ongoing use. Wear and tear means it may need to be replaced at some point in the distant future, but it can be thought of as a permanent crown. So why does a dentist sometimes need to give a patient a temporary crown? And wouldn't it be more convenient to just keep wearing your temporary crown? Standard Ceramic Crowns Permanent ceramic dental crowns can often be made while you wait. Read More 

When An Abscessed Tooth Happens To You

When you have an abscessed tooth, your dentist will take several steps to address the issue and alleviate your pain. Below is information about what you can expect from your dentist as they address your abscessed tooth. Examination and evaluation: Your dentist will examine your affected tooth and surrounding tissues to assess the extent of the infection. They may also take dental X-rays to get a clearer view of the tooth's roots and the surrounding bone. Read More 

Sedation Options For Dental Phobia Patients Needing Crowns

Unfortunately, many people avoid getting the necessary dental care they need because of dental anxiety. However, advancements in sedation dentistry have made it possible for patients with dental anxiety to receive the care they need comfortably.  Fact: There Are Different Types Of Dental Sedation  For individuals with dental phobia, sedation can help alleviate anxiety and create a calm environment for treatment. The most common type of sedation is oral sedatives. They are typically in the form of pills or liquids and are administered to patients before their appointment. Read More 

New Dental Implants: Attentive Care Is Needed

Most dental patients are thrilled with their new implants, and it's easy to see why. In most cases, dental implants look attractive, feel natural, and provide a huge boost to overall dental health. Implants are not difficult to care for, but extra care may be necessary, especially at first. Read on and learn more about what to expect in terms of care right away and later. Dental Implant Care in the First Few Weeks Read More 

Do Dental Implants Ever Break?

A new dental implant leads to some obvious questions. Once placed in your jaw, the titanium alloy implant (which looks like a small screw) will act as a tooth root. The porcelain false tooth is then attached to the implant. This collection of titanium and porcelain will look and perform just like a natural tooth and should be indistinguishable from the real thing. But they're not quite the real thing, so it's obvious to ask—do dental implants ever break? Read More