According to a report by the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, about 91 percent of adults in the United States have one dental filling or more. So most of us have them. Dental fillings typically don’t last a lifetime, so it’s not uncommon for one to get loose. What to do when a dental filling fell out? We’ll fill you in.
Category: General Dentistry
How long have you had your dental fillings? Do you remember what material they are? Because many of us leave fillings in too long. In fact, studies show that 69.8% of people do.* This leaves the tooth open to further decay and more cavities. The answer is dental filling restoration. Read when you might want to consider that and what to expect.
Discover the importance of root canal retreatment and why you might need it. Learn about the reasons and how it can save your tooth from serious damage.
Do you experience stiffness, soreness, or sudden popping while moving your jaws? According to the National Institute of Health, almost 5-12% of Americans suffer from this sensation, two times more likely affecting young women. Wearing a TMJ splint can be one way to ease these symptoms.
People who have undergone prior root canal procedures and those who cannot get a root canal due to other medical issues can usually choose to get a root canal to treat their tooth/teeth correctly. If you are going through dental issues, here is all you need to know regarding what to expect before, during, and after a root canal procedure.
We share the top five serious signs that you may need an emergency root canal. Schedule an appointment with us if you are experiencing most of the following symptoms. Our dentists are ready to help you and give you comfort!