Quiz Question: Which of the following Tooth Loss Facts is true? A. At least 36 million Americans are missing all of their teeth. B. The number of people who are missing at least one tooth is increasing. C. Losing teeth can feel devastating. D. All of the above The answer is: D (All … [Read more...] about Tooth Loss Facts
Acidic beverages and sugary foods can wear away tooth enamel. Unfortunately, damaged tooth enamel is permanent and increases the risk for tooth decay. Read this Pi Dental Blog about Acid Erosion and Your Teeth. … [Read more...] about Acid Erosion and Your Teeth
What happens when a tooth becomes painful? Can this tooth be saved? When a tooth is painful, the decision whether to save or remove a tooth must be determined. If this tooth can be saved, we determine whether the patient wants to save it. Time constraints and financial concerns are just two of the … [Read more...] about Can This Tooth Be Saved?
When a patient has a cavity (caries), the dentist must consider whether a composite restoration (filling) or a crown is the best option to repair the tooth. If the cavity is large, biting forces exerted on the tooth must be considered. … [Read more...] about How Biting Forces Effect Teeth With Large Fillings