Category: Restorative Dentistry

What To Do If You Need Emergency Dental Care

Are you prepared to arrange treatment if you experience a dental emergency? Being prepared to respond to an urgent dental problem is important, even though you should certainly hope you never need to arrange this kind of care. At our Tucson, AZ dentist’s office, we are ready to see patients when problems arise that call… Read more »

Are There Long-Term Consequences To Ignoring A Toothache?

You may not enjoy living with a toothache, but you can hope that it goes away before you have to see your dentist. Is there really a chance that the problem will subside without treatment, or will the pain worsen until you finally go in for restorative dental treatment? A persistent problem with tooth pain… Read more »

Using A Same Day Crown To Complete Your Cavity Treatment

While it can be important to feel confident in the restorative dental work you receive, it can be hard not to feel a little impatient to have your treatment completed. After all, it can be alarming to know that a cavity has done permanent harm to your smile, and you can be eager to move… Read more »

Trusting Dental Implants To Restore Your Smile And Bite

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 »

Why Patients Benefit From Access To Same-Day Crowns

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 »

Should I Book An Emergency Dental Visit Over A Toothache?

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 »

Is It Time To Contact A Dentist About Your Toothache?

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 »

How A Dental Bridge Supports Your Bite Function

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 »

What Will It Take To Fully Restore A Chipped Tooth?

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 »

Treating Cavities With Tooth-Colored Fillings

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 »