A Tooth with a Missing Dental Filling Needs Professional Treatment

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When a dental filling is initially installed into the enamel layer of an affected tooth, it is typically cured and bonded in place or secured firmly with a special type of dental adhesive. This created an effective connection between the filling material and the tooth enamel that is capable of lasting for many years. Yet… Read more »

Saving A Tooth with A Dental Crown

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Severely damaged teeth may not need to be extracted. Dental crowns are useful for rescuing teeth that have been damaged or have been compromised by decay or disease. A crown can be used when not enough original tooth material remains to successfully hold a filling in place. A crown may also come in handy to… Read more »

Fractured Tooth Enamel Might Need to Be Restored by a Crown

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Your tooth enamel is designed to be hard and durable enough to handle a lifetime of biting, chewing and grinding. However, there are some things that can fracture a tooth, like grinding your teeth, nibbling on foreign objects or experiencing a blow to the face. As long as the damage is limited to the enamel… Read more »

First Aid Considerations if a Crown Is Damaged

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Every crown is designed and installed with the intention of fully restoring the function and appearance of the tooth for a long time to come. There are, however, situations where something like an accidental hard fall or blow to the face can cause damage to one of your crowns. Should one of your crowns become… Read more »