Teeth Lost to Severe Tooth Decay Might Be Replaced with a Removable Denture

Cavities are often the result of long-term inconsistent or ineffective oral hygiene practices. While they often start out as small areas of demineralized tooth enamel, even minor dental caries can exacerbate into a large area of tooth decay. Without professional intervention and treatment from a dentist like Dr. Cory Williams the tooth decay will inevitably spread. In time multiple teeth... read more »

A Distressed Dental Filling Could Be the Cause of Toothache Pain

Installing a dental filling into a tooth’s enamel layer is often an effective method for treating a minor case of tooth decay or to repair a small physical defect in a tooth’s surface. This long-term treatment plan is meant to restore the strength and function of the tooth for many years. Over time, it is still possible for the strong... read more »

What is an Abscessed Tooth?

An abscessed tooth is a serious dental problem that needs treatment right away. It typically develops from untreated tooth decay and dental trauma. When these problems open the tooth enamel, bacteria enter the tooth and infect the core, which is also known as the pulp. If it’s still left untreated, the infection could spread to infect the supporting bones of... read more »

4 Reasons Why Your Dentist Does Not Recommend Tongue Piercings

Tongue piercings can affect your smile and your overall health more than you might realize. There are four major problems that are associated with tongue piercings, and those issues are: Chipped teeth Fractured teeth are major dental problems that often occur because of tongue piercings. Many people tend to chip their teeth on their tongue jewelry when they eat, sleep,... read more »

Being Fitted For a Partial

A partial, also referred to sometimes as an over-denture, is really just an abbreviated form of dentures. Partials are popular with people that have lost more teeth than can be feasibly replaced with an implanted bridge, yet still have most of the natural teeth in their mouth available. Before being fitted for a partial your dentist will probably want to... read more »

Reasons you Might Need to Have Multiple Teeth Extracted

It’s unfortunate to have to have a single tooth removed, let alone multiple teeth. Accidents, injuries and advanced tooth decay can often times claim multiple teeth in the same location. Sometimes a tooth or multiple teeth can be so damaged that even a root canal cannot completely restore it. Advanced gum disease also known as periodontitis can cause a loss... read more »