The experience of cracking your tooth is not a pleasant one. If you fail to respond to the issue by seeing your dentist, you should know that your experience can actually worsen. That crack can leave you at risk for developing an infection, which can lead to persistent pain, and put you at risk for… Read more »
Category: Restorative Dentistry
Despite being coated in tooth enamel, the strongest substance in the human body, our teeth still sustain damage from sports injuries or other accidents. While we often repair minor chips with bonding, what about a dental fracture? Without treatment, a cracked tooth could pose serious danger for smiles in Des Moines, IA.
A dental crown covers the entirety of your visible tooth structure, while a dental filling addresses decay and small portions of the tooth that require treatment. But what if you need something in between? In today’s blog, we’re talking about how partial crowns help smiles in Des Moines, IA.
If you have a chipped tooth, you may assume this is a minor issue and not one requiring a visit to the dentist. However, even minor chipped teeth actually qualify as dental emergencies. Without treatment, the health and stability of smiles in Des Moines, IA, could be at risk.
Whether you’re a kid or an adult, your teeth are susceptible to cavities. However, using natural looking dental restorations, we can help return your tooth to full function and health. How do we create natural looking fillings and when should you see your Des Moines, IA, dentist?
When you lose between one and three missing teeth in a row, you need a lifelike prosthetic to restore the function, health, and appearance of your smile. Fortunately, we offer our Des Moines, IA, patients two different types of dental bridges to address minor tooth loss. Find out more about our traditional and implant-secure tooth… Read more »
Losing a single tooth is bad, but losing several teeth can lead to major complications for your smile’s health and appearance. In order to provide our Des Moines, IA, patients with lifelike and dependable tooth replacement, we may recommend All-on-4® dentures.
When you break or fracture a tooth, what should you do? Instead of ignoring the issue and increasing the risk of tooth decay forming, you should see your Des Moines, IA, dentist as soon as possible. Using custom-made restorations, we can repair broken teeth.
A gap in your smile due to tooth loss is never fun. Fortunately, our Des Moines, IA, patients have options for replacing lost teeth. Dental implants, for example, offer more than just a lifelike replacement option. They actually help improve your overall oral health in the process.
For years, receiving a restoration, whether a filling or a crown, meant obtaining a metal one that stood out from the rest of your smile. However, in recent years dentists have been able to offer lifelike alternatives. We can help patients in Des Moines, IA enjoy crowns that blend with their smiles.