Restorative Dentistry

Understand inlays and onlays.

What Are Inlays and Onlays? Here’s the Inside Scoop!

Understanding Inlays and Onlays Inlays and onlays are both dental restorations often used in cosmetic dentistry to help fix a tooth that is damaged or broken. They are an excellent choice when you need something more than a filling but don’t need the full coverage of a dental crown.  Whether a dentist chooses an inlay…
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A full mouth reconstruction transforms your smile.

A Second Chance for Your Smile: The Power and Beauty of a Full Mouth Reconstruction

A full mouth reconstruction provides a custom solution for people dealing with a wide range of serious dental problems. It may be the right choice to completely transform your smile, improving aesthetics, function, and health. Here’s everything you need to know about this procedure, its results, and the benefits it can bring. What is a…
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Reducing stress can relieve bruxism.

6 Strategies to Reduce Stress and Stop Bruxism From Damaging Your Teeth

Practice stress-reducing techniques to eliminate bruxism. Bruxism is a condition in which individuals unconsciously grind or clench their teeth throughout the day or during sleep, and though there are many potential causes behind the ailment, stress is easily one of the most prominent. That being said, should stress be the reason you grind your teeth,…
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Sleep apnea and depression

A Vicious Cycle: 4 Ways Sleep Apnea and Depression Feed Into Each Other

Sleep apnea and depression are common conditions that can severely impact your quality of life. They often go together, and the specific way they affect your overall health means that they can create a vicious cycle. Each can continue to make the other worse until you find effective treatment. The connections between sleep apnea and…
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Take steps to prevent tooth loss.

5 Changes in Your Lifestyle and Habits That Can Contribute to Tooth Loss

Avoid tooth loss by maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Tooth loss is among the most common dental issues, and it only becomes more prevalent with age, largely due to certain habits and lifestyle changes over the years. By addressing these key areas, you can protect your natural teeth. However, various restorative dentistry treatments also help those…
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Survive Halloween with restorative dentistry.

October Treats and November Smiles: After Halloween Restorative Dentistry

When Halloween comes knocking, so does a mountain of candy. On average, Americans munch down about 3.4 pounds of sweets during this spooky season. The young ones dive into nearly 7,000 calories, translating to around three cups of sugar—all in just one day! It’s no secret that candy elevates the chance of cavities. The sugar…
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Do's and don't of temporomandibular joint disorder

7 Do’s and Don’ts for People Dealing With Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

A real pain in the neck! TMD, or temporomandibular joint disorder, can wreak havoc on the body. It can cause headaches, jaw pain, neck pain, face pain, and even poor sleep. You might not realize how much you really use your jaw until every movement sparks some kind of pain! You try to eat, and…
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How is sleep-disordered breathing affecting you?

Does Sleep-Disordered Breathing Affect Mental Health? It Could—More Than You Think

The Surprising Link Between Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Mental Health According to the Cleveland Clinic, more than 50 million Americans suffer from some sort of sleep disorder, and more than 100 million Americans say they don’t get enough sleep. A lack of quality sleep can affect not only your mind but also your body. If you…
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You don't have to live with missing teeth

3 Problems You May Encounter With Missing Teeth and 3 Different Solutions

Did you know that adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have an average of only 25.5 remaining teeth? Even more concerning, 2.2% of adults in this age group have no remaining teeth. These statistics highlight the prevalence of missing teeth among adults and their potential impact on their oral health. Failing to address…
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What is the best tooth replacement option

6 Factors That Influence Whether Dentures, Implants, or a Bridge Is the Best Option for You

Whether it’s due to dental decay, injury, or other oral health issues, missing teeth can have a profound impact on both your oral health and your overall well-being. It’s essential to explore tooth replacement options to restore your smile, regain proper oral function, and maintain your self-confidence. In this article, we’ll examine 6 influential factors…
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