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What Is A Root Canal?

What Does It Do? And Will It Help My Toothache? A root canal is a dental procedure to save a painful or infected tooth. One dental procedure that's widely known to the general public is the root canal. Though the phrase is strongly associated with toothaches and pain, the truth is closer to the opposite. Root canals do not cause dental pain; they relieve it! Getting treatment is the first [...]

What Is A Root Canal?2022-09-27T08:00:11-07:00

Dental Bridge, What Is It?

Get A Dental Bridge Today Replace a missing or damaged tooth. You've probably heard of a dental bridge, but unless you've had one yourself, you may not know precisely what it entails. A bridge is a replacement option for a missing tooth or a tooth that has too extensive damage to be effectively repaired. We will always do what we can to save your natural tooth, repairing it with cavity [...]

Dental Bridge, What Is It?2022-08-09T08:00:56-07:00

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

What Is TMJ?

Do You Have TMJ? Get diagnosed and receive treatment. TMJ is the abbreviation for the temporomandibular joint—the connection between the lower jaw (mandible) and the skull. When things are working normally, this joint opens and closes even and smoothly. Your teeth and jaw close and interact with perfect alignment. Other times, however, things can get a little "out of whack." TMJ disorders can cause jaw pain, clicking or popping within [...]

What Is TMJ?2022-04-12T08:00:09-07:00

Do You Have A Chipped Tooth?

Repair a Chipped Tooth We can help restore your perfect smile! When you have a chipped tooth, it may initially be a shocking and distressing situation. However, especially for minor damage, there is usually little to no pain involved, and you're in no immediate danger. A chipped tooth may result from any traumatic blow to the mouth, such as playing a contact sport, automobile or bicycle accident, or even eating [...]

Do You Have A Chipped Tooth?2022-02-22T08:00:58-08:00

Getting a Cavity Filled

When You Have A Cavity... What to know about the cavity filling process. When you visit our office for a dental checkup, of course, you never want to hear the news that you have a cavity. However, it's not the end of the world. In fact, its an excellent opportunity to realize that something is wrong with your brushing or flossing technique, and to make the appropriate changes to prevent [...]

Getting a Cavity Filled2022-02-08T08:00:00-08:00

Missing Teeth? Know Your Options

Modern Dentistry Can Replace Missing Teeth When you have one or more missing teeth, you may experience difficulty eating, chewing, or even speaking properly. And (if you're missing one of the front teeth), it can detract from your appearance as well, affecting your confidence and self-esteem! Instead, choose one of the options made available by modern dentistry. What Are My Options? Dental Bridge - A dental bridge is one of [...]

Missing Teeth? Know Your Options2022-01-18T08:00:02-08:00

Dental Implants: Their Structure And What’s Involved

About Dental Implants Dental implants are the strongest and most permanent solution for missing or failing teeth. When you choose to enhance your smile with dental implants, it's a life-changing event! We often take our teeth for granted, and you never really appreciate all they do until they begin to cause trouble. For speaking, eating, chewing, enjoying the food we love, even the way we feel about our appearance, it's [...]

Dental Implants: Their Structure And What’s Involved2021-10-26T08:00:46-07:00

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 the tooth into the jawbone. (The root makes up about two-thirds of the total length [...]

Know Your Teeth, Inside and Out!2021-01-26T08:00:24-08:00

Inlays, Onlays, & Crowns

What is the difference between Inlays, Onlays, and Crowns? They all strengthen and repair a damaged tooth, but generally, the type of restoration we use is determined by the extent of the damage. Inlays - Inlays are used when a cavity has grown too big to be treated with a traditional filling. Made of porcelain and milled to perfectly fit your tooth, the inlay lies within the cusps of the [...]

Inlays, Onlays, & Crowns2019-12-23T08:00:53-08:00
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