If your tooth has been damaged by oral decay or an accident, a dental application is needed to protect the tooth and prevent further harm to the dental structure. For substantial damage, a dental filling may not be sufficient to treat the compromised tooth, necessitating the use of a dental crown. A dental crown is a prosthetic device that covers the natural crown of the tooth, which is the portion of a tooth that remains uncovered by the gums and is readily visible in the mouth. [Read More]
Special Needs Dental Services For Kids And Adults
Currently, there are 6.7 million children in the United States with special needs. There are equally as many, if not more, adults with the same special needs. Overall, that is a lot of people who require special care, education, and supports. That includes special needs dental services. These children and adults need good dental care as much as the rest of the population, and dentists who provide these services are invaluable. [Read More]
What Is Cracked Tooth Syndrome?
A pain in your mouth that you cannot explain and that your dentist cannot diagnose might be caused by a condition known as cracked tooth syndrome. Cracked tooth syndrome is something that many people have, and it can cause a lot of pain. Here are several important things you should know about cracked tooth syndrome. What is cracked tooth syndrome? Cracked tooth syndrome is a term that dentists use to describe a condition people get when they have small cracks on teeth in their mouths. [Read More]
Why A Temporary Crown Is Needed When Getting A Dental Crown
When you have a tooth that is too weak to stand alone on its own, your dentist might recommend placing a dental crown over the tooth. Dental crowns look like real teeth and are great for saving teeth but getting a dental crown is something that will require two visits and wearing a temporary crown. Here is why you will need a temporary crown when getting a dental crown placed over a tooth. [Read More]