A Missing Tooth Can Often Be Replaced by a Bridge Restoration

If you’ve had a tooth knocked out, extracted, or lost to severe tooth decay, it can pose several complications to your oral health and function. Beyond significantly impairing your ability to chew food, it can also affect your appearance and self-esteem. If the structural presence of the tooth isn’t restored in a timely manner, the surrounding teeth can gradually alter... read more »

Bridging a Lost Tooth

Having a tooth extracted can compromise the full function of your mouth and lead to other complications. In time, the surrounding teeth can start to alter their positions in response to the void. This can lead to alignment issues and fractures on the corresponding teeth in your bite. One of the most effective methods for replacing the extracted tooth is... read more »

A Tooth with a Missing Filling Can Often Be Treated and Restored by a Crown

Many cavities can be repaired by an ordinary filling made from gold, amalgam, porcelain or composite resin. Unfortunately, as time passes the natural bacteria in your mouth can slowly compromise the cement anchoring the filling in place. As a general rule of thumb, large and old fillings are more likely to fall out. In many cases, a lost filling or... read more »