Inlays and Onlays for Your Teeth

To Repair Damage and Restore Function Inlays and Onlays help your teeth look and perform their best! Inlays and onlays are both dental restorations to repair damaged teeth or larger cavities. They are often the best choice when chewing teeth (molars or bicuspids) that already have a filling experience more decay in the affected area. [...]

Inlays and Onlays for Your Teeth2021-07-01T21:59:40+00:00

Know Your Teeth, Inside and Out!

Learn Your Tooth Anatomy, Shape, and Function Teeth differ in shape depending on their function & position in the mouth. On the inside, however, they all share the same basic anatomy. Parts of a Tooth Crown: the visible, chewing portion of the tooth. Root: the portion of the tooth hidden by the gums, it anchors [...]

Know Your Teeth, Inside and Out!2021-01-04T02:36:37+00:00

Baby Teeth—Take Them Seriously

You probably know that it's important to take care of a child's baby teeth, but do you understand why? It's a common question that patients have. "Why worry about a baby tooth if it's eventually going to fall out?" Well, for starters, baby teeth are around a little longer than you might think. Incisors (front [...]

Baby Teeth—Take Them Seriously2020-02-08T19:14:46+00:00

Coping with Cracked Tooth Syndrome

If there's anything good to be said about a broken tooth, it's that the cause of the problem is pretty obvious. The same can't always be said when a tooth develops a crack, which are sometimes too small to even be seen with the naked eye. In fact, researchers have compiled case histories to develop [...]

Coping with Cracked Tooth Syndrome2019-12-03T08:00:50+00:00

The Important Role of Baby Teeth

Seemingly Temporary and Dispensable, Baby Teeth Play an Important Role Why do we have two sets of teeth? Initially, the jaw is too small for a full set of adult teeth. Baby teeth serve their purpose just till the jaw develops enough room for adult teeth to form and push them out. This usually begins [...]

The Important Role of Baby Teeth2019-09-10T08:00:59+00:00

Baby Teeth and Teething

Being mammals, we sport two sets of teeth, the primaries and the permanent. Assuming Mom has already lent strength to her baby's teeth during pregnancy—beginning from week seven of prenatal life—teeth grow through two stages. In the first permutation, teeth take shape; in the second, the cells are actually transformed to perform different functions. All [...]

Baby Teeth and Teething2017-01-24T00:00:50+00:00

Wisdom Teeth Removal

And what exactly does 'impacted' mean? Any tooth has the potential to become impacted—that is, emerge in some oddball direction that crowds other teeth. But the most famous culprits are third molars, the last-to-emerge wisdom teeth. Not many mouths can accommodate these teeth. They often wind up pressing against their neighbors, ultimately pressuring the rest [...]

Wisdom Teeth Removal2016-06-14T00:00:35+00:00