The second molar teeth are the rearmost teeth, not counting the wisdom teeth. If you have a deeply cracked second molar with an infection, you are likely experiencing discomfort when you chew because the molar is an important part of the food grinding process. There are a few different ways a dentist can correct a deeply cracked second molar with an infection. And the treatment process starts with clearing up that infection. [Read More]
A New Year, A New You And A New Smile: 4 Dental-Related New Year's Resolutions For 2017
The new year is just around the corner, so it's time to consider what New Year's resolutions you will be making this year. More often than not, people make resolutions about exercising more, losing weight and saving money. This year, though, why not try something a little different? How about you making New Year's resolutions that are related to improving your oral health? Here are four resolutions that will help you start down a path toward a healthier, brighter smile: [Read More]
You Got A Tooth Filling, And Now Tooth Sensitivty Will Not Go Away
Are you experiencing tooth sensitivity and recently had a dental filling procedure? If so, you are likely wondering if there is an issue related to the procedure that is causing the sensitivity. You may even be wondering if the sensation you are feeling is normal. The following are a few things that you need to understand about the sensitivity and what else you may need to do or expect. Is it normal? [Read More]
What Is a Resin-Bonded Bridge—And Is This the Best Dental Replacement for You?
A dental bridge offers a way to replace one or two missing teeth without the long, expensive treatment process of dental implants. Your general or cosmetic dentistry specialist can advise you on the many different types of bridges available. One such type is the resin-bonded bridge, also called the Maryland bridge. The resin-bonded bridge has pros and cons that can help you and your dental professionals decide whether this is the right treatment for your case. [Read More]