Category: Restorative Dentistry

When Does A Smile Need Endodontic Treatment?

When we talk about endodontic treatment, we mean procedures designed to address issues within a tooth, such as a serious infection or an abscess. We can often address these serious concerns and prevent tooth loss with a root canal procedure. Try today’s quiz to see how endodontics can help patients in Woodland Hills, CA!

Does My Tooth Need To Be Extracted?

While we always strive to help patients preserve their natural teeth, some situations call for a tooth to be removed completely. When does a tooth need to be extracted? What should patients in Woodland Hills, CA expect from this procedure?

Does Your Smile Need A Dental Bridge?

Do you have a gap in your smile due to one or more missing teeth? In addition to causing embarrassment, tooth loss can also have major negative impacts on your oral health. In order to address tooth loss, we may place a prosthetic, such as a lifelike dental bridge.

How Do You Create Lifelike Dental Crowns?

When a tooth becomes damaged, or should one develop serious oral health issues, then a restoration may be needed. In many cases, we can create and place a custom-made dental crown to return the tooth to optimal appearance, health, and function. How do we create lifelike dental crowns?

Does Your Aching Tooth Need A Filling?

If you have a cavity, then you can experience serious discomfort. Without treatment, you can also eventually experience an infection or abscess. Fortunately, we can use a dental filling to treat a cavity and return your smile to optimal health and function.

How Do You Place Dental Implants?

When you suffer from tooth loss, whether that means losing one tooth or several, you need to address the problem. Otherwise, tooth loss can have a negative impact your smile’s appearance and your overall health. In order to replace missing teeth, we may recommend dental implants. How do you place dental implants?

How Do You Repair A Chipped Tooth?

When you chip a tooth, the damage may seem minor. However, you could have a greater risk of developing tooth decay and infection as a result of the damage. How do we repair chipped teeth? Can we fix your smile in a single visit?

Is A Habit Of Clenching Your Jaw Hurting Your Smile?

A clenched jaw might be something we associate with a person dealing with stress, but you might be surprised to know people may habitually grind their teeth without realizing it! A person with a habitual problem of teeth grinding at night may wake up with pain in their face, neck, and jaw, with no clear… Read more »

What Is Endodontic Treatment?

Endodontic treatment, also known as root canal therapy, is the process of treating and restoring a tooth that suffers from severe internal infection. In milder cases of tooth decay, where the infection is still confined to your toot’s main structure, a tooth filling can usually suffice. However, treating the interior chamber, or pulp, of a… Read more »

How Does A Crown Help Your Smile?

Last week, we looked at how a dental filling can help your smile. In today’s blog, we’re going to focus on a more substantial dental restoration. How does a crown help your smile? What issues can we treat using one, and what should you expect from the placement process?