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Broken Tooth Treatment in Antelope, CA

Broken Tooth? It's A Dental Emergency Why every broken tooth needs treatment as soon as possible. When you suddenly break a tooth, it's always a dental emergency. Sometimes your first inclination is to avoid treatment due to cost, lack of insurance, fear of the dentist, or other reasons. However, you may be risking more severe health consequences, such as putting yourself at risk for infection. Instead, come in and get [...]

Broken Tooth Treatment in Antelope, CA2022-05-17T08:00:21-07:00

Athletic Mouthguards

Custom-fitted Mouthguards in Antelope, CA Mouthguards can protect teeth during contact sports and other risky activities. Accidents happen... and dental injuries during athletic competition are an all-too-common occurrence. Once a tooth is cracked, broken—or worse, knocked out—there's no going back. It's for keeps. The National Institute of Dental Research reports a dramatic drop in mouth and face injuries to football-players since the 1960s, largely due to rules established requiring the [...]

Athletic Mouthguards2021-02-02T08:00:11-08:00

Crowns & Bridges: How They Work

A missing tooth is more than just a hindrance to normal chewing, and more than a cosmetic bother. It's a threat to the entire architecture of your mouth. The mouth is dynamic. Where there is a missing tooth, neighboring teeth drift, gum disease may crop up, even the unprotected bone ridge is susceptible to damage. So replacing a missing tooth with a bridge, or repairing a broken down tooth with [...]

Crowns & Bridges: How They Work2020-04-21T08:00:27-07:00

How to Handle Dental Emergencies

During Any Emergency: Stay Calm You've taken every precaution. You never chew ice or hard candy. You don't use your teeth to open packaging or crack nuts. You always wear a mouthguard for risky recreation. And then it happens—a dental emergency. Common Dental Emergencies: Toothache - While a toothache may be a "common" problem, it's by no means something you can ignore. Fever, swelling, and pain indicate a tooth infection [...]

How to Handle Dental Emergencies2020-04-07T08:00:45-07:00

Crown and Bridge Treatment

Maintaining the integrity of your mouth Teeth are tough. Formed from the hardest substances in the body, they're harder even than bone. But they're not indestructible. Throughout life teeth are subject to injury—maybe it will be a blow from a hockey puck in your twenties. Or a luckless chomp on an unseen popcorn kernel in your thirties. Or a molar that's had one too many fillings in your forties. Whatever [...]

Crown and Bridge Treatment2018-05-01T08:00:36-07:00

EMERGENCY! Save that Tooth!

Dental emergencies happen. If a permanent tooth is knocked out, don’t delay. Call us immediately for an emergency visit. Re-implanting a tooth works best when done within 30 minutes. After two hours, the procedure is unlikely to be successful. Call us after any blow to the mouth. A chipped tooth can be repaired, and any blow hard enough to chip a tooth is hard enough to move teeth out of [...]

EMERGENCY! Save that Tooth!2015-02-24T00:00:36-08:00

Crowns—Dental Workhorses

Most dentists will agree that crown restorations are at the heart of general dentistry. We've all studied crowns in dental school, and some of us have done our best work replacing missing teeth and saving the rest. Research has given us the wherewithal to achieve virtually ideal restorations. They are natural looking, comfortable and stable in the moist environment of the mouth. We’re better equipped than ever to build strong, [...]

Crowns—Dental Workhorses2015-02-03T04:16:26-08:00

Cosmetic Bonding: Your Solution to a Brighter Smile?

While cosmetic bonding is well over 25 years old, improvements in the materials have recently made bonding one of the hottest item in dentistry. Bonding is a procedure in which a white plastic filling can be applied to the natural outer surface of the tooth. We can take a discolored or broken tooth and “glue” a fresh surface on it. Another common concern is spaces between front teeth called diastemsas. [...]

Cosmetic Bonding: Your Solution to a Brighter Smile?2015-01-13T00:00:04-08:00

In Case Of A Dental Emergency!

Toothache Rinse mouth vigorously with cool water. Floss to remove food that might be trapped between teeth. DON’T use heat or place aspirin ON the aching tooth or gum. Call us as soon as possible. Broken Fillings Gently rinse your mouth with lukewarm water to remove debris. If tooth is sensitive, protect it with orthodontic wax or a wad of sugarless gum (be careful while chewing). Call us as soon [...]

In Case Of A Dental Emergency!2013-11-26T00:00:53-08:00
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