This is a question our dentists at the Central Park South Dental Care are often asked by patients. After all if a tooth doesn’t hurt and it’s only a tiny chip then how much can it matter? Unfortunately the answer is that it matters if you have chipped tooth and even a small chip or crack could lead to a … Read more
Root canal treatment is usually a highly successful procedure, but just like any kind of medical treatment there is always a small possibility of complications. This only happens in the tiny percentage of cases and the reason for failure can vary considerably.
What Are Some Complications of Root Canal Treated Teeth?
Here at the Central Park S. Dental Care, we want our patients to benefit from the very latest and most advanced diagnostic technologies, which is why we have chosen to invest in a cone beam CT scanner. We believe this is an essential piece of equipment for planning and diagnosing a number of different treatments and it is certainly … Read more
Here at the Central Park S. Dental Care we often find that people are slightly confused about cold sores and canker sores. In fact they are quite different as cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex type I virus and are highly contagious. They develop outside the mouth and form painful little blisters usually around the lips or under … Read more
Did you know an estimated 9% to 20% of Americans will avoid visiting a dentist because of fears and anxieties, and if you feel this way then you’re certainly not alone as it is a worldwide phenomenon. If the thought of visiting a dentist leaves you feeling terrified or panic stricken then you may have a dental phobia which is … Read more
Normally when you need a new crown then you will have to go through a process of having a tooth prepared, an impression taken and a temporary crown fitted until your permanent crown can be made and fitted at a later appointment. This usually takes at least a couple of weeks. Wearing a temporary crown can be a less than … Read more
While it’s true some cosmetic dental treatments can be pretty lengthy, others are very quick and relatively easy and of course this helps keep them affordable. This can be a great solution if you’d like to quickly improve your smile but don’t want to spend too much money or time doing so.
Enamel Contouring and How It Can Help
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Lots of people who have conventional dentures, particularly lower dentures fail to wear them very much due to problems with them staying in place. Using dental implants can help stabilize dentures and has been shown to be a particularly successful way to help people who currently struggle to wear their dentures. This is a long-term treatment and has an … Read more
Have you noticed your teeth look longer than you remember? Perhaps you can even see some of your tooth roots? If the answer is yes then you may need gum recession treatment. When gums recede, they pull away from the edges of your teeth, exposing more of the tooth roots. This process can also create pockets or gaps in between … Read more
If you have recently inquired about dental implants to replace all your upper or lower teeth, then your dentist might have mentioned having a fixed or removable dental bridge. So what is the difference between each of these options and which is best?
Fixed Dental Bridges to Replace Missing Teeth
If you decide to opt for a fixed bridge … Read more