Restorative Dentistry

Dental bridges for replacing teeth

Are Dental Bridges a Good Tooth Replacement Option?

By Bruce Sexton / April 6, 2022 /

If you have missing teeth, your dentist has likely recommended a dental bridge. Dental bridges are one of the best replacements for missing teeth and can restore your smile’s functional and aesthetic integrity by “bridging the gap” created by tooth loss, tooth extraction, or multiple missing adjacent teeth.  Dentists anchor these bridges to existing teeth,…

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How to prepare for periodontal surgery

Periodontal Surgery: What to Expect and How to Prepare for It

By Bruce Sexton / October 13, 2021 /

Understanding periodontal surgery and preparing for your own procedure. Periodontitis, the most advanced form of gum disease, often leaves patients with damaged teeth and gum tissue, even after the infection itself has been treated. While soft gum tissue does have some natural regenerative abilities, there is a limit to what your own body can and…

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Properly care for your dental crown

The Ultimate Dental Crown Care Checklist

By Bruce Sexton / August 25, 2021 /

Getting the Most out of Your Dental Crown Dental crowns are practically dental superheroes for their ability to save teeth that may have been lost otherwise. They restore a tooth’s health, function, and appearance in one fell swoop, becoming just as much a part of your beautiful smile as your natural teeth. And, just like…

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There's hope for missing teeth

What Is the Best Replacement for Missing Teeth?

By Bruce Sexton / July 26, 2021 /

Missing teeth should not spell disaster for your oral health. What should you do if you’re missing teeth? When you’re an adult, losing a tooth is significantly less exciting than when you were a kid. Now, instead of the tooth fairy leaving a few dollars under your pillow with the promise of a new tooth…

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What should your dental crowns be made out of

Which Dental Crowns Are Right for You? A Complete Guide

By Bruce Sexton / July 17, 2021 /

Everything You Need to Know About Dental Crowns Dental crowns are available in a range of materials that are designed to mimic the look and function of your natural teeth. If your dentist recommends one, you might wonder what your options are. Which materials will hold up the longest? Which looks the most authentic? Are…

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Laser technology in dentistry

5 Benefits of Laser Technology for Gum Disease

By Bruce Sexton / May 19, 2021 /

Why should you consider periodontal laser therapy? Your gums are the unsung heroes of your oral health. Not everyone realizes just how essential their role in your oral health is, supporting your teeth and working as a seal against bacteria to protect your sensitive tooth roots from decay. The seal your gums create also keeps…

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Reasons it's time to get that dental crown

10 Reasons Dentists Advise Getting a Dental Crown

By Bruce Sexton / March 16, 2021 /

How can you tell if you need a dental crown? Only your dentist can tell you for sure. If you schedule biannual dental cleanings and checkups, a good dentist will let you know if getting a dental crown is a good idea for your situation. There are several reasons they may suggest this. You’ll find these…

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Dental implants can benefit your life

6 Interesting Facts About Dental Implants You Probably Didn’t Know

By Bruce Sexton / February 23, 2021 /

Are dental implants right for you? By the time an American turns 50, they have lost an average of 12 teeth. That figure might be surprising given the fact that it isn’t common to see people walking around with big gaps in their smile. This is due to the accessibility and affordability of restorative dentistry…

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Dental implants vs. dentures

Implants vs. Dentures: Which Option Is Right for You?

By Bruce Sexton / October 30, 2020 /

Tooth loss is more common than you might think. Did you know around 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and 40 million are missing all their teeth? With tooth loss being such a common problem across the United States, more and more people are turning to restorative dentistry to help save their…

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Restorative dentistry can help your smile

What Is Restorative Dentistry and How Can It Improve My Smile?

By Bruce Sexton / October 27, 2020 /

Smile confidently with restorative dentistry. If there’s one thing that everyone loves to show off, it’s their smile—and for good reason. Letting the world see your set of pearly whites not only makes you more approachable, but also helps you to build up confidence within yourself. Now is a great time to start making moves…

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