A Tooth Lost to a Severe Cavity Can Often Be Replaced by a Dental Implant

Once the natural bacteria in your mouth have afflicted a tooth with a cavity they will continue to exploit the available dental structure. Without professional treatment, severe tooth decay can cause a severe dental fracture or the total loss of a tooth. In some of these cases, the tooth can be treated by performing a… Read more »

A Missing Crown Needs Professional Dental Care

Dental crowns are typically made from materials like gold, base metals or dental-grade porcelain. They are made to restore a tooth with significantly affected tooth enamel. Dr. uses a strong dental adhesive to secure the crown to the anchoring abutment that holds it in your mouth. While it’s rare, there are some forms of dental… Read more »

A Tooth with Fractured Enamel Might Need to Be Repaired by a Crown

Your teeth have been designed to be durable enough to bite, chew, and grind common foods. At the same time, there are certain activities, like chewing on pens and pencils or using your teeth as tools, that can fracture tooth enamel. This is even more likely to happen if you participate in vigorous athletics or… Read more »

Dealing with a Damaged, Loose or Lost Crown

While your new crown and the abutment anchoring are designed to be very durable there are times when it could be damaged, come loose or fall out. Advanced gum disease, receding gums or a blow to the face, are some of the more common causes of crown problems. If you have a crown that is… Read more »

A Crown to Replace Tooth Enamel

Severe tooth decay in the enamel of a single tooth can seriously compromise the function of your mouth. The dentist might not be able to anchor a filling if too much enamel has been damaged. In a situation like this your dentist might recommend the tooth is fitted for a crown. A crown essentially replaces… Read more »

How Implant Dentistry Can Bring Back Your Smile

Sometimes our patients have to part with one or more of their natural teeth. This is regrettable because the loss of a tooth can affect a person’s self-esteem and have more serious repercussions in the future. Here at Acre Wood Dental, we want you to enjoy a healthy lifestyle, so that means restoring your smile… Read more »