Few oral health problems can affect a person’s confidence and bite function like tooth loss. Having a gap in your smile can make you ashamed of your appearance. Even one missing tooth can have a negative impact on the force you are able to apply when you bite down, and working around that gap can… Read more »
Category: Restorative Dentistry
When a problem that affects your tooth demands more support than a dental filling can offer, your dentist can turn to a dental crown to complete your restorative treatment. Dental crowns cap teeth to keep them safe from damage, and to ensure that they are able to continue providing support when you bite and chew…. Read more »
If there is no physical damage to worry about, it can sometimes be hard to tell if your aching tooth calls for an emergency dental appointment. What you should know is that pain without an obvious cause can be a sign that an infection has developed. If this is the case, the tooth is in… Read more »
If you have a toothache because of a sinus issue, the pain can reside without the need for treatment from your dentist. However, if there is no clear cause for your pain, or if the discomfort follows a recent injury, you should see your discomfort as a matter to bring up with a professional. At… Read more »
Biting and chewing should feel natural. Being able to move your jaw comfortably, and evenly applying pressure when you bite down, helps you evenly distribute friction while also limiting stress on your joints and muscles. For people who have lost even one tooth, biting and chewing can start to feel awkward. If the problem is… Read more »
How concerned should you really be if your tooth is chipped? It may look like a relatively minor problem at first, but that initial impression may be misleading. A small amount of damage can lead to more trauma in time, and it may put you at a higher risk for infection. You also have to… Read more »
When a cavity forms in our smile, this could cause a tooth to hurt and unless treated, develop a painful infection that could threaten the stability of your smile. In order to treat a cavity, we may place a lifelike filling created from a metal-free material. In today’s blog, your Tucson, AZ, dentist is talking… Read more »
If you find yourself faced with a serious dental emergency, such as a broken tooth or a severe fracture in one, then you may need a crown. A dental restoration helps prevent further complications, and can be designed to blend with your smile too. With advanced CAD/CAM technology, your Tucson, AZ, dentist can create one… Read more »
Even though we’re closed for preventive and cosmetic treatments, we’re still here to address emergency situations and serious oral health concerns. In today’s blog, your Tucson, AZ, dentist talks about how we protect infected teeth with a root canal, preventing painful symptoms and avoiding the loss of your tooth!
If you chip, crack, or break a tooth, then you may be nervous about contacting the dentist for multiple visits and procedures. However, to limit your time in the office and still address these common emergency scenarios, your Tucson, AZ, dentist is proud to offer same-day crowns with CAD/CAM technology!