While you keep to a strict oral health hygiene regimen, there is always the possibility of damage to areas of the mouth. One common instance of this sort is a break or a crack to the enamel. This material forms the hard external surface of the tooth. Humans do not regrow this tissue, so the… Read more »
Category: Restorative Dentistry
When possible, we want to repair and preserve your tooth, whether that means a dental filling or a custom dental crown. But sometimes, an issue develops that can’t be treated with a restoration. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist talks about when we prescribe a tooth extraction to preserve your smile.
Last week, we looked at how we treat complicated cases of tooth loss with a set of partial dentures. But if you’re missing most of your teeth, or possibly all of them, then you need a more substantial prosthetic. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist talks about how full dentures provide a complete… Read more »
When you have several gaps in your smile due to untreated tooth loss, a bridge may not be enough to restore function and beauty to your smile. Likewise, you may not yet need a full set of dentures either. For these in-between situations, your Des Moines, IA, dentist could recommend a custom set of partial… Read more »
When you have a missing tooth, or up to three in a row, we can help address the gap with a dental bridge. This prosthetic can address the gaps in the smile and offer results that look natural. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist talks about how we custom-make a dental bridge, and… Read more »
When a filling isn’t enough to treat a tooth and prevent complications, you may need a dental crown. This restoration is custom-made and often crafted with lifelike materials that blend with your smile. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist talks about how we craft and place a dental crown.
When a tooth becomes infected, this could mean serious pain and even difficulty eating. To treat the problem and prevent complications, you may need an endodontic treatment. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist talks about to avoid tooth loss and worsening pain with a root canal procedure.
When you have tooth decay, you eventually have painful symptoms and in the later stages, the risk of an infected or abscessed tooth! To prevent these complications and bring relief from painful toothaches, we could place a filling. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist talks about how we treat cavities with a lifelike… Read more »
If you have a severe tooth infection, or wisdom teeth soon to erupt, then we could protect your oral health from major complications with tooth extraction. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist talks about how we use the tooth extraction process to safeguard the smile and avoid issues like impaction or infection.
With a full set of dentures, our team is able to rebuild your smile and help preserve your facial features too. In today’s blog, your Des Moines, IA, dentist takes a close look at how we design and place your prosthetic, and the difference between our removable and our implant-secured options.