A partial denture exchanges either one lost tooth or a collection of teeth on the upper or lower jaw. They attach to the remaining teeth with either metal clasps or the more exclusive option precision attachments. The latter are more artistically pleasing as they’re nearly indistinguishable. Your dentist will be happy to give you all the guidance you need in order to choose which choice is better for you. Full dentures are a total replacement for moreover the upper or lower teeth, or both. If your dentures no longer fit correctly, visit your dentist. They may need some modifications to prevent frustration or infections.
When the pulp (nerve) of a tooth is damaged, infected or inflamed, root canal treatment is needed to save the tooth. Treatment involves removing the pulp and sealing the cavity. A crown (or cap) is then required to provide support to the weakened tooth – either porcelain or gold are recommended by our office.
Wisdom teeth grow when you’re wise, but the way that it grows is not really that wise. Dental extractions is the act of having your tooth taken out. It is a relatively straightforward procedure that can be done within one appointment.