The Wonderful World of Implants

In my opinion, the greatest thing to happen to dentistry in the past 30 years is the dental implant. The dental implant is a highly predictable, highly versatile way to replace anything from one missing tooth to a whole mouth of missing teeth.  Studies show that 178...

What is a Root Canal?

Today we are going to talk about the most dreaded words in dentistry…..ROOT CANAL. I’ll give you a second to catch your breath.  Root canals get a horrible name that they don’t deserve.  I hear every day about how much a root canal hurt with a coworker or that they...

Restoring a Tooth Due to Cavity Decay

Last blog we discussed what is a cavity and how we fix small to medium sized cavities.  You can find that here.  Today we are going to discuss what options you have when the cavity gets large.  A large cavity is defined as more than half of the original tooth...

Cavity Development and Repair

Welcome to our second blog.  I’m going to start a 2-part series today on what is a cavity and how do we fix it.  I will discuss fillings today and lab made restorations like crown in the next blog.   According to the National Institute of Heath, 92% of people will...