Category: Restorative Dentistry

Bringing Your Tooth Pain To Your Dentist’s Attention

Trying to simply “tough out” tooth pain can be a bad idea for several reasons. One big concern is that by ignoring pain, you could also ignore a potentially serious oral health issue that demands restorative dental work. Another concern is that you may be changing your dental function to work around discomfort, which can… Read more »

Restoring Teeth That Are Chipped Or Cracked Due To Bruxism

Every time you bite into something, you put demands on your teeth. The friction that occurs during biting and chewing is inevitable, and because of this, you can expect to see some wear and tear on your smile over time. However, a person who is dealing with bruxism can see degrees of wear and tear… Read more »

Are You Engaging In Behaviors That Could Damage Your Smile?

Hopefully, you make a point to stay consistent with smile-friendly practices like brushing and flossing, as well as monitoring your sugar intake. People who keep up good preventive dental habits can feel that their teeth are safe, while not realizing that they engage in other behaviors that are putting them at risk for dental damage…. Read more »

What Can You Expect From Your Modern Dental Filling?

Your El Paso, TX dentist can take care of problems with tooth decay discreetly, thanks to modern dental fillings. While older dental fillings would be made with a metal material, the restorations available at our practice are made with a more discreet composite resin material. This substance manages to blend in easily with your enamel,… Read more »

Making The Right Changes To A Chipped Or Cracked Tooth

After you chip a tooth, or crack it, you can have several concerns. You can have an understandable sense of alarm over dental damage that is easy to see when you smile or speak. After all, that one flaw can seriously compromise your overall appearance. You also can – and should – worry about the… Read more »

Replacing Missing Teeth With Implant-Held Restorations

After even a short period with an incomplete smile, you can recognize just how frustrating tooth loss can be. You can find that biting and chewing food is more difficult, because your dental function is compromised. You can also notice how self-conscious you can be about people noticing an absence. Your El Paso, TX dentist’s… Read more »

Taking Action Against Persistent Dental Pain

Dental pain has a way of cutting into your life, and intruding on even the most pleasant moments. This can be understandably frustrating. It is also something you should take seriously, as those symptoms you experience could warn you that you need to do something about your oral health. Your El Paso, TX dentist’s office… Read more »

Receiving A Modern Restoration During Your Cavity Treatment

Treating a cavity properly requires the placement of a permanent dental restoration. Unfortunately, when tooth decay affects your tooth, the damage it leaves behind will be permanent. This is why dental fillings and dental crowns need to be put in place – once they are set, they can offer needed protection. Your El Paso, TX… Read more »

What a Porcelain Crown Can Do for Your Tooth

Dental crowns are popular because they can effectively address a wide range of dental health concerns, such as damage to a tooth’s structure or after treating a severe tooth infection. A crown is designed to completely cover and protect the tooth, which stops the damage from growing worse while restoring the tooth’s ability to function… Read more »

Tips to Avoid the Need for Root Canal Therapy

Tooth decay is highly common, but it’s most often detected and treated in its mild to moderate stages. As such, tooth decay and the cavity it causes can typically be addressed with a custom, tooth-colored filling. Yet, many patients experience more severe decay that affects too much of their tooth structure for a minimally invasive… Read more »