A Tooth Restored by a Dental Crown Still Requires Good Oral Hygiene

A dental crown is often used to restore the enamel layer of a tooth that has suffered a significant fracture or a large cavity. Crowns are sometimes used in cosmetic dentistry to restore a misshapen, discolored, tooth that appears when the individual smiles. While a dental crown is not directly susceptible to tooth decay, you still need to brush your... read more »

A Chipped Tooth Needs to Be Examined and Repaired by a Dentist

There are several things that can chip a tooth. Common causes include grinding your teeth at night, nibbling on nonfood objects, or using your teeth to open packaging. When this happens the distress to the tooth and the required treatment can vary. Even if you don’t feel pain and discomfort in the tooth, you should still have it examined and... read more »