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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 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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Dental Inlay on Tooth

Dental Inlays

What are dental inlays? If you’re familiar with dental inlays, then you’ve likely experienced a cavity filling (and possibly retreatment on a particular tooth). A dental inlay is a restoration that repairs one of these such problem areas. It’s typically larger than a traditional filling, yet still small enough to preserve the majority of the […]

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Woman With Toothache

Toothache Treatment in Troy, NY

Address Your Toothache Today Get diagnosis and relief your pain. Few things are more distracting and annoying than a toothache. It can make it difficult to concentrate at work or school, impossible to relax at home, and it takes all the joy out of eating our favorite foods. Please don’t wait for the problem to […]

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Man With A Broken Tooth

Broken Tooth Treatment in Troy, NY

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 […]

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Cavity Filling

Getting a Cavity Filled

When You Have A Cavity… What to know about the 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 […]

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Man with Tooth Pain

Feeling Tooth Pain?

Find Relief ASAP! Toothaches and tooth pain treated here. Tooth pain is nothing to take lightly or ignore. Your course of action may be clear when you have a severe toothache. You know that you have to seek treatment ASAP! However, when experiencing only minor pain, it may be more tempting to put off treatment, […]

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Woman with Teeth Sensitivity

Find Relief for Sensitive Teeth

Do You Have Tooth Sensitivity? Tooth sensitivity can range from a mild annoyance to sudden severe pain. Most often triggered by hot, cold, sweet, or sour foods, those with the condition may or may not have visible cavities or damage present. That’s why it often takes a dentist to determine the cause. If you’re suffering […]

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Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)

Help for Dry Mouth Sufferers

Does your mouth seem uncomfortably dry? Or have you actually been diagnosed with dry mouth (as a side effect of certain types of medication or radiation therapy for cancer)? Either way, here’s what you need to know about your condition: A dry mouth is not only uncomfortable, it’s a cavity-prone environment. Normal saliva flow is […]

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Composite-Filling-Material

Composite Fillings

What is a composite resin (white filling)? A composite resin is a tooth-colored plastic mixture filled with glass (silicon dioxide). Introduced in the 1960s, dental composites were confined to the front teeth because they were not strong enough to withstand the pressure and wear generated by the back teeth. Since then, composites have been significantly […]

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