A Badly Decayed Tooth Might Need to Be Replaced with a Dental Bridge

Tooth decay that goes ignored or untreated can pose an increasing risk to the overall health and structural integrity of the affected tooth. In time the compromised dental structure could lead to a severe dental fracture or a dangerous infection deep in the root of the tooth. If you are suffering from a badly decayed tooth, the wisest course of... read more »

Complications from Tooth Loss Can Be Prevented by Installing Bridgework​

When a tooth is knocked out, extracted or otherwise lost to untreated cavities it can cause several different complications. At first, you might simply suffer from decreased oral function. If the tooth was visible in your smile it could also alter your appearance and speech. If the tooth's structural presence isn't restored in a timely manner, it could cause the... read more »

A Temporary Crown Needs Daily Care and Cleaning

A dental crown restoration performed at Gentle Touch Dental typically takes two separate appointments. The first step involves removing the tooth enamel layer, leaving behind a pillar of dentin that enrobes the healthy pulp and root of a tooth. Then an impression will be taken to serve as a guide for the off-site dental lab technician who prepares your final... read more »