Cracked teeth can happen for a variety of reasons—a sports injury, chewing on ice, even teeth grinding. It’s not always easy to tell whether or not a tooth has been cracked, but seeking a professional evaluation from your dentist can make all the difference for your smile. If left untreated,...
Experiencing an injury to your tooth is never a fun experience. Teeth that are already weakened by decay or have existing dental restorations can be more susceptible to chips and fractures. When you break a tooth, you should see your dentist as soon as possible to prevent further damage...
If your tooth has been damaged from decay or an accident, there’s a chance that your tooth will turn a darker color. For some people, this color be more of a gray shade, while for others it will be a black color. Tooth damage has both intrinsic (internal) and extrinsic...
Things can and do go wrong with our smiles, and it’s not always easy to know when you need to get emergency dental attention. While many dental problems can be prevented with regular checkups, injuries and other emergencies don’t always hold off until your appointment! Whether or not you require...
A cracked tooth is never something to ignore. Teeth can experience a variety of fractures from damage, especially from an accident, misuse, or teeth grinding. Depending on the specific nature and type of fracture, you may have different treatment options to help restore your tooth. How Do You Know If Your Tooth...
How do you know when your smile needs professional attention ASAP? A dental emergency isn’t always the same for every person. However, there are certain situations in which you’re better off seeking help from a dentist as soon as you can. While you can go the emergency room if your dentist isn’t available,...
Teeth can get knocked out in a variety of accidents and injuries, and millions of people experience a knocked-out tooth or teeth every year. Whether an adult tooth or baby tooth has been knocked out, there’s always a chance that your dentist will be able to save the tooth. Here’s what you...
A dental root fracture is when the root of your tooth—the part you can’t see above the crown of the tooth that’s hidden by gum tissue—is cracked. The crack is not normally visible, but may be if it extends onto the tooth crown. However, it can cause symptoms and may spread...