A Porcelain Crown Might Be Called for to Cosmetically Restore an Unappealing Tooth

Braces are intended to improve the alignment of your teeth to give you an even smile. At the same time, many adults suffer other cosmetic imperfections on the teeth in their smile. This might come in the form of chips, stains or mismatched fillings. Fortunately, Dr. Coyle and Dr. Traina are well versed in a… Read more »

Improving Your Oral Health Care in Your Twilight Years

It’s never too late to begin taking the steps necessary to have a healthy, happy smile that everyone can enjoy. The older we get, the more our teeth age as well, so it is important to show them even more attention and care than you did when you were younger. If you are looking to… Read more »

When a Filling Falls Out, the Tooth Might Need a Dental Crown

Fillings are typically used to repair modest-sized cavities. While they are designed to last for a long time, no filling is impervious to the passage of time. Sometimes when a filling falls out of place, there simply isn’t enough healthy tooth enamel remaining in the area to safely secure a new filling. In a situation… Read more »

Insights on the Materials That Might Be Used to Craft Your Crown

A dental crown in , , can be used to play any number of roles in restoring a badly decayed or damaged tooth. At the same time, a crown can also be used to restore a tooth that has become unappealing. The material your dentist, Dr. , recommends will depend on several factors, including the… Read more »

You Can Have Multiple Missing Teeth Replaced by a Partial Denture

If something like a blow to the face has knocked out multiple teeth in one part of your mouth, or if you’ve had several teeth lost to severe decay, it can compromise the function and appearance of your smile. One effective way to address a problem like this without the use of invasive procedures is… Read more »

How to Get Rid of Bad Breath

No one likes bad breath, but unfortunately, it can, at times, become a chronic condition. Our team here at in , has some advice for you on what you do to ward off bad breath and feel more comfortable in social settings again. Always brush One of the leading causes of bad breath that doesn’t… Read more »

What to Do when a Crown Falls Out

When Dr. cemented your crown into your mouth with was intended to fully restore the function and appearance of that tooth for a long time to come. Unfortunately, there are times when a blow to the face, or complications resulting from chronic gum disease can compromise the cement or the abutment within. When this happens… Read more »

An Ignored Cavity Can Compromise a Tooth So Badly That It Can Only Be Restored by a Bridge

A large or otherwise ignored cavity on one of your teeth can pose a serious threat to your oral health. If the decay is allowed to spread it can infect the dentin, pulp and root of the tooth. In time, it can even lead to an abscess, or pocket of dangerous infection in your gums…. Read more »

A Tongue-Stabilizing Snore Guard Helps Denture Wearers with Sleep Apnea

The National Sleep Foundation estimates that over 18 million adults struggle with some degree of sleep apnea. Breathing interruption and snoring lead to sleep disruption and other potential medical complications. Research and treatment strategies for sleep apnea continue to grow and there are now several different treatment options available. It’s best to have your sleep… Read more »

An Exposed Abutment Is a Serious Cause for Concern

A replacement crown is secured in place using a strong dental cement that is designed to hold the crown in place for a very long time. Unfortunately, there are times when the pervasive presence of bacteria in your mouth can compromise this cement and cause the crown to fall out. If you notice the abutment,… Read more »