If you’re approaching adulthood, or you have a teen about to do the same, then you should be aware of the risks posed by wisdom teeth. Also known as third molars, these additional teeth erupt in the rear of the mouth in our late teens and early 20s. Unless removed, they could cause major discomfort! In today’s blog, your El Paso, TX, dentists look at how we remove these teeth safely and carefully.
In our previous blog, we looked at what you should do when a tooth becomes cracked or chipped. But what if the damage is a little more severe? What if a tooth is knocked-out completely? In today’s blog, your El Paso, TX, dentists talk about what to do when a tooth is knocked loose and how to protect your smile from further injury.
Our teeth are very strong, the enamel coating them in fact is the hardest substance in the human body. However, just because they’re strong doesn’t mean they’re impervious to damage. If you chip a tooth, even if the damage appears very minor, then you should see your El Paso, TX, dentists for emergency dental care.
Typically, the dental implant placement takes more than a day. From placement to restoration could mean months for many patients! However, we know that most people would prefer to address their missing teeth in just one visit. Let’s look at how your El Paso, TX, dentists provide same-day dental implant placement and restoration! We’re always ready to help you enjoy a complete smile and better oral health.
Losing all of your teeth, or even a vast majority of them, could lead to serious problems for your oral health and negative changes to your appearance and facial structure. To return your smile to optimal beauty, function, and health, your El Paso, TX, dentists may suggest a set of dentures. Find out how we create custom and lifelike solutions for our patients!
When you lose a tooth, replacing it and addressing the exposed gap in your smile could be crucial for ensuring better oral health, and a smile you’ll feel proud to show the world. In order to help residents of El Paso, TX, obtain a full smile once again, our team may suggest a custom-made dental bridge, one that could even be secured with dental implants!
A dental crown is crucial for protecting smiles and addressing severe issues. If there is damage, or tooth decay, too serious for a filling or bonding treatment, then we can provide a lifelike solution. What steps will your El Paso, TX, dentists take to create and place one that not only repairs the tooth, but also offers a natural-looking restoration?
In our previous blog, we looked at how treatment with fillings could prevent a cavity from becoming a dental infection. But what happens when a tooth does become infected? Well, to protect your smile from tooth loss and pretty severe discomfort, we can perform a root canal procedure. How does a root canal protect smiles in El Paso, TX, from infection, abscesses, or tooth loss?
When you have a toothache, this could be caused by allergies, sinus issues, or even a chill in the air. However, if the pain doesn’t pass after a few hours and persists for a day or more, then you may have a cavity. To prevent a cavity from becoming an infection, your El Paso, TX, dentists can place a custom and lifelike filling made from a metal-free material!
Do you wish you could just obtain a totally new smile? For people with multiple esthetic issues, such as misshapen, uneven, or stained teeth, this is a common wish. Fortunately, your El Paso, TX, dentists can use a unique cosmetic treatment to completely alter the smile’s appearance in about two visits. Learn more about how porcelain veneers make a new smile possible!