Archives by Tag 'restorative dentistry'

Is Chipping a Tooth Really that Big of a Deal?

Common Symptoms, Dental Injuries

02/05/2010
Dentists are frequently asked questions about chipping a tooth—“Is it that big a deal? Doesn't it depend on how big the chip is? I mean if it is just a little chip, it can't be that bad...can it?” The answers to these questions are variations of the same theme. Yes, more...

Gold or Porcelain, Which Crown Is Right for You?

cosmetic dentistry, Smile Makeover

02/05/2010
When getting a crown on a back tooth, there are three popular options: gold, porcelain-fused-to-metal, and all porcelain. However, before making this decision, it is important that you understand the pros and cons of each. Gold crowns, which classically are most like normal tooth enamel in the way they wear more...