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 »

A Tooth Lost to Severe Decay Could Be Replaced by a Bridge

An untreated cavity that goes ignored for too long can allow the decay to spread within the tooth and severely compromise the pulp and root of the tooth. In time, it can result in the total loss of the tooth. Should this prove to be the case for you, your dentist, Dr. Dexter Inniss, might need to extract the remnants... read more »