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 like this, your dentist, Dr.... read more »

What to Do when a Crown Falls Out

When Dr. Dennis Coyle 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 it is possible... read more »

What You Should Know About Dental Crowns

Have you ever heard of a dental crown? If you have, do you know exactly how having a crown can help your smile? Similarly, do you know what benefits you can expect to enjoy if you decide on a crown? As you may know, dental crowns—which are sometimes referred to as caps—are a restoration used to cover a cracked, broken,... read more »