The Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention of Tooth Decay

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Tooth decay happens when a sticky white film called plaque forms on your teeth and produces acid which burrows into your tooth enamel, creating problematic dental issues like cavities, gum disease or abscesses. To some degree, tooth decay occurs a little bit every day, but we can hardly detect it. If decay has evolved to… Read more »

A Cracked Tooth Requires Immediate Care

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Your tooth enamel is very hard, which allows you to bite off, chew and grind hard foods. Unfortunately, it can still be damaged by the forces associated with a blow to the face or a hard fall. Sometimes these events can carry so much force that it actually cracks or shatters a tooth. The severity… Read more »

Having a Broken Tooth Restored by Installing a Crown

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While the enamel layer of each tooth is very hard and durable, it is still possible for an accidental fall or blow to the face to have enough force to break a tooth! When this happens the damage often extends deep into the dentin, pulp or root of the tooth. This might require to perform… Read more »