A Tooth with a Distressed Filling Might Require a Dental Crown Restoration

A small area of tooth decay or other physical defect in a tooth’s enamel layer can sometimes be addressed by installing a dental filling. This mode of treatment will essentially replace the compromised area with an alternate material. While a filling can last for many years, they may sometimes come loose. This is often attributed to poor oral hygiene, or... read more »

Toothaches: Causes and Care

Toothaches aren’t just for kids--they can appear at any point in a person’s life. Inside your tooth’s root is a substance called pulp, which contains your nerve endings. A toothache is typically caused by damage to these nerve endings. A toothache can be a sign that you have a cavity, abscess, or other dental emergency. They can range from mildly... read more »

Severe Toothache Pain Requires Timely Dental Care

Toothaches can be the result of a failing filling, untreated cavity, or a dental trauma. This often causes increased sensitivity, increasing discomfort, pain, pressure, or swelling in the underlying gums. In a situation like this, you should not delay in seeking treatment with Dr. Dexter Inniss. After a thorough examination and X-rays he can assess the severity of the problem... read more »