Category: Restorative Dentistry

Dental sensitivity changes your relationship to certain foods and drinks, as you can feel cautious about hot, cold, or especially sweet items that might cause you discomfort. This problem can also change your confidence in your oral health, as you can be understandably concerned that something is wrong enough to require restorative treatment. You can bring concerns about dental sensitivity to our Seattle, WA dentist's office, as we can help you understand what is happening and how the right care can help. We can also help you stay informed about the health of your smile when you see us for preventive care on a consistent basis. Read more

How much harm can a cavity really do to your tooth, or to your smile? The longer you wait to treat decay, the more harm you can experience. Eventually, that harm can actually expose you to an infection that causes pain and puts your oral health at risk. While our Seattle, WA dentist's office encourages patients to stay consistent with exams so they can avoid this problem, it is one we are prepared to address. To help you recover, we can perform root canal therapy to stop the movement of bacteria before further complications occur. After we do this, we can provide a custom dental crown to keep the tooth safe from further problems. Read more

What do you think about when you have a dental appointment coming up? Many people are comfortable in the dentist's chair, but for some, even a routine visit can cause an anxiety spike. Your Seattle, WA dentist's office can make appointments easier for patients who experience unease about treatment. With the right sedative, we can help you remain calm and comfortable when you come in for a procedure. Even if you normally feel find during care, this can make a longer or more involved treatment easier. It is important that you treat your dental care as a real priority, as putting off a visit can lead to unwelcome complications. Read more

It can be more than just embarrassing to reveal a chipped tooth whenever you smile. Dental damage can certainly have a cosmetic impact, but if you ignore the problem, you can leave yourself vulnerable to a problem that can cause oral health issues over time. It is important to have enamel damage checked by your dentist, as this can inform you of possible oral health concerns. Even if restorative treatment is not needed, you can learn about cosmetic services capable of giving you back your confidence in the way you look. Our Seattle, WA dentist's office is here to help if you want to do something about a chipped tooth, as we offer multiple cosmetic and restorative procedures. Read more

If you keep putting off a trip to the dentist's office despite having active concerns about tooth pain or sensitivity, you can put yourself at risk for losing the tooth that has you worried. As its health deteriorates due to an injury or advanced cavity, the tooth can come closer to the point where restorative dental work will not prove effective. When this happens, the only way forward will be to have it safely extracted. Our Seattle, WA dentist's office is here to help when you need work done to return your smile to good health. When necessary, we can perform a safe removal of the tooth before we make plans to replace it with a secure, lifelike prosthetic appliance. Read more

There are times when patients need to worry about more than one oral health issue. One cavity is reason enough for concern, but we sometimes need to deal with decay that affects several teeth. This is more likely to happen if you take a longer break from routine dental services, where your dentist can look out for cavities that are still earlier in development. Our Seattle, WA dentist's office can work with you on treating all of your cavities if you need to worry about restorative work for several teeth. We can identify which cavities require the most urgent treatment, and we can work out plans to make sure all of your teeth are fully restored without changing your smile. Read more

If you want to stay consistent with preventive dental care, you should regularly see your dentist for exams even when you believe your smile is in great health. These visits provide important feedback about the condition of your smile, something that can lead to the early detection and treatment of problems before they can cause problems. Our Seattle, WA dentist's office is here for you if you are due for your next dental exam, but we are also prepared to help when you need to see someone about a potentially severe tooth problem. Putting off an appointment can have unpleasant consequences. When a problem goes untreated for too long, your tooth's health may deteriorate until you need to undergo an extraction and replacement! Read more

If you are not able to go a day, or even a meal, without discomfort from dental sensitivity, you should be concerned about your oral health. This can be caused by different issues, including those that will require restorative treatment. At our Seattle, WA dental practice, we can determine what the source of your discomfort is, and from there we can make a plan to address the matter. If you have discomfort from a cavity that has grown serious, it may be necessary for us to offer support through more involved care, as that sensitivity can point to an infection! However, it is also possible for sensitivity to stem from issues like gum line recession, enamel erosion, and the effects of teeth grinding. Read more

What do regular dental exams protect you against? There are several reasons to make preventive dental care part of your routine to protect your smile. One is that at a regular checkup, your Seattle, WA dentist can identify a cavity that has formed, but has not yet caused you active discomfort. By catching a problem in time, we can perform restorative treatment before there is a need to recommend more involved care. If you do not receive this support in time, decay can become severe enough to make a root canal necessary. In this situation, we can still help. You can come to us to undergo a root canal and stop a worsening cavity from causing serious oral health complications, including tooth loss! Read more

Learning that you have one cavity can be unpleasant. What will happen if your dentist identifies several teeth that are damaged by decay? At our Seattle, WA dental practice, we are ready to take on issues with multiple cavities. Based on our review, we can see how serious the harm is to your enamel and recommend the most conservative treatments possible. The longer you wait to schedule treatment for a dental problem, the more advanced it can become. This can lead to the need for more involved care. Even if this is necessary, we can preserve your bite function as well as your appearance! Read more

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