Dental Bonding Can Give You a More Pleasing Smile

Dental bonding is a procedure which can help repair minor damage to a tooth. Let’s say you have a cracked or chipped tooth, or a tooth which is has increased sensitivity teeth, you may benefit from a dental bonding treatment. This restorative process can even help with an irregularly shaped tooth. Dental bonding can treat tooth decay and close… Read more »

You Should Beware the Symptoms of a Dental Filling in Distress

Even though dental fillings are not directly vulnerable to bacterial tooth decay the surround tooth enamel that bonds it in place could still be at risk. The passage of time and inconsistencies in your oral hygiene routine can shorten its lifespan. This is even more likely to occur if the dental filling in question is… Read more »

Replacing A Severely Decayed Tooth With a Dental Bridge

When a cavity goes without professional treatment at Dr. Jeff DeMercy and Dr. Amanda Kossick’s dental office, the area of tooth decay will inevitably spread. As time goes on it could lead to a severe infection in the root of the tooth or cause a dental fracture. The resulting pain and potential infection in the… Read more »

How to Keep Periodontal Disease at Bay

If you want a strong and healthy smile, you need to take good care of your teeth and gums. Unfortunately, there are major dental issues in the world today that can destroy your oral health, like gum disease. This is why it’s best to do all you can to keep this disease at bay. To… Read more »

Protect Your Damaged Teeth with Root Canals

Are you in need of a root canal therapy? Although they are common, a root canal should only be used as a last resort to save a tooth from what otherwise would be an extraction. Root canals are required if the pulp of a tooth has been damaged or has become infected. Via root canals,… Read more »

Dental Implants Are Widely Known for Their Durability

Dental implants are widely known for their durability. Dental implants are a highly advanced form of tooth replacement therapy that uses artificial teeth to permanently replace missing ones by linking them directly to the bone in your jaw. Dental implants are designed to upgrade your oral health care and fill out your facial structure with… Read more »

Serious Smiles Deserve Serious Treatments

Serious smiles deserve serious treatments. If you have suffered damage to your teeth, dental bonding treatments may be required to restore your smile to proper working condition. Dental bonding is most often used for chipped teeth and works by bonding materials directly to damaged areas. Dental bonding is a cosmetic tooth restoration treatment used to… Read more »

Pack These Oral Hygiene Tools in Your Suitcase If You Want to Maintain a Top-Notch Smile

Traveling can be a great time for you and your loved ones, especially if you’re going on a dream vacation. However, it might not be a great time for your smile if you neglect it while you’re away. As you may already know, it’s extremely important to keep up on oral hygiene by brushing twice… Read more »

Early Detection of Oral or Pharyngeal Cancer Improves Treatment Options

Some people are lulled into the notion that oral and pharyngeal cancer only afflict the elderly. When in fact increased risk factors, such as a family history of oral cancer, tobacco use and alcohol abuse, increase your chances of developing oral cancer at a much younger age. It is also worth noting that, statistically, men… Read more »

An Oral Abscess and a Dental Cyst Are Different Things

Oral maladies can cause significant discomfort and distress. Two potential afflictions of the gum tissues that might require surgical intervention come in the form of an oral abscess or a dental cyst. It’s important to keep in mind that there are some distinct differences between the two. Their severity, location, and potential complications from infection… Read more »