Category: Restorative Dentistry

The Difference Between Removable And Fixed Dentures

When you lose a number of your teeth, then you need a denture in order to continue eating your favorite foods and to smile with confidence. Your Redmond, OR, dentist actually offers two very different options to address severe tooth loss: fixed and removable dentures. What’s the difference, and which one is right for your… Read more »

Treating Infection With A Root Canal

With a cavity, placing a filling or a crown can help restore the smile. But what if a tooth has already become infected? To prevent serious complications, like the total loss of the tooth, your Redmond, OR, dentist may suggest a restorative treatment known as root canal therapy!

The Health Benefits Of A Dental Extraction

You may not think that removing a tooth could help your smile, but your Redmond, OR, dentist actually uses extraction to help prevent issues related to wisdom teeth or severe infections. In today’s blog, we’re looking at the benefits of extraction, and discussing the steps we take to ensure this procedure is comfortable for each… Read more »

Repairing Smiles With A Custom Crown

We recently explained how a filling can repair cavities and offer patients a lifelike appearance. But what if a problem arises that requires more than a filling? Well, in these situations your Redmond, OR, dentist may instead suggest a custom-made dental crown. How do we create these restorations, and can we ensure they blend with… Read more »

The Importance Of Filling Your Decayed Tooth

A cavity could impact kids and adults alike and for both, lead to serious discomfort and a greater risk of an infected tooth. To protect your teeth from infection or loss, your Redmond, OR, dentist may prescribe a restorative treatment known as a dental filling. Find out how our lifelike fillings can halt tooth decay… Read more »

Does Extracting a Tooth Mean You Have to Replace It?

Finding out that a tooth needs to be extracted can be concerning enough, but finding out that it also needs to be replaced afterward can make some patients hesitate to seek treatment at all. This can worsen their condition in several ways; first, the underlying problem and discomfort can grow worse. Also, the inevitable extraction… Read more »

When a Dental Crown Is Your Tooth’s Best Option

You have a lot of options when it comes to restoring your smile these days, depending on the specific issue you exhibit with your tooth structure and/or oral structures. For many people, dental crowns have proven the best solution for a wide range of issues, including tooth damage and issues that can affect a smile’s… Read more »

What Some People Don’t Realize About Root Canals

If you’ve ever heard of tooth decay and cavities, but haven’t yet experienced them, then the condition might not seem too intensive. Cavities are most commonly associated with tooth fillings, which are highly recognized as a discreet and minimally invasive treatment option. However, the tooth decay that causes them is also the reason behind a… Read more »

3 Enhancements that Tooth-Colored Fillings Provide

A healthy, natural tooth can face a lot of challenges throughout its lifetime that threaten its status as “healthy.” Tooth decay, a chronic infection caused by oral bacteria, is the most common of those threats, and is the most frequent reason why patients need restorative treatment to repair their smiles. At our Redmond, OR, dental… Read more »

3 Types of Teeth that Should Be Extracted

You only get one shot at caring for your teeth and preserving their health and integrity. Once a tooth is lost, you can’t grow it back. If the tooth becomes infected or damaged, the compromised part of its structure won’t heal on its own. This aspect of your teeth is what makes professional dental care… Read more »