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Root Canal Therapy

Root Canal Therapy

What Happens During Root Canal Therapy? When a patient arrives with an infected tooth, root canal therapy can save a precious tooth from extraction. Sometimes an infection can be present even if there is no discomfort. Root canal treatment (endodontic therapy) is necessary when the nerve of a tooth becomes damaged from decay, trauma, or […]

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Dental Bridge Illustration

Dental Bridge: A Closer Look

When you have a missing tooth, the whole balance of your mouth becomes disrupted. A missing front tooth can make taking bites and speaking more difficult. (And, of course, it’s more visible and embarrassing.) If it’s a back tooth that’s missing, well, at least it’s much less visible. However, a missing molar can make chewing […]

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Inlays and Onlays vs Crown

Dental Inlays And Onlays

Most people know what’s necessary after a tooth gets a cavity. It needs a filling, of course! Fillings are very common and a minor variety of restoration. On the other end of the spectrum, when extensive tooth damage or decay has occurred (and yet the tooth is still viable), we might use a dental crown […]

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Senior Woman with Partial Denture

What Is A Partial Denture?

Is A Partial Denture Right For You? A partial denture is… probably just what you are envisioning! It is a removable oral appliance used to replace missing teeth. However, unlike a complete denture, it does not replace the entire arch of teeth, but rather just a few, or even just a single tooth. When Teeth […]

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Happy Man After Getting Dental Work

Need A Lot Of Dental Work?

Completing Your Dental Work Take the first step! Whenever you know you need a lot of dental work, it may be a significant barrier to even getting started. You might feel discouraged if you think you’re in for a hefty bill. Or, you may have avoided the dentist for so long that you are embarrassed […]

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Senior Man with Toothache

Have A Toothache?

If You Have a Toothache Get treatment ASAP. Toothaches can be unpredictable. Onset may be sudden, or perhaps you’ve been living with pain over an extended period. Either way, the only way to treat the condition is by seeking help from a dentist. Despite the possibility of using painkillers, other medicines, or even at-home remedies, […]

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Old Fillings Using Amalgam

Do You Have Old Fillings?

If you have old fillings, that will be one of the things we check on whenever you come in for an appointment. We’ll examine your teeth to ensure that the damage or decay has not progressed any further. A filling is a tried-and-true method for fixing a cavity and preventing further damage to the tooth. […]

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Placement of a Premolar Dental Crown

Lost A Dental Crown?

Dental Crown in Troy, NY Get a replacement crown today. A dental crown is a reliable restoration used to fix a damaged tooth. However, they aren’t perfect. Sometimes they can fail unexpectedly and fall out. Whenever a crown falls out, it can be a stressful event. You may be concerned about your appearance, and it […]

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Restoration with Dental Implants

Dental Implants: What can they do?

All About Dental Implants What are dental implants? And how do they work? Dental implants are just one of the options available to replace missing teeth. They are known for their strength as well as versatility in addressing a wide variety of cases. A single implant can support one replacement tooth, or multiple implants can […]

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Young Woman with Jaw Pain

Jaw Pain, Popping, or “Clicking”

Are You Experiencing Jaw Pain? Jaw pain can be a real annoyance. It can be especially disturbing when you have no idea about the cause of the underlying problem. And, since we use our jaws every day for eating and speaking, the pain is usually impossible to ignore. Different symptoms can be warning signs of […]

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