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Are Dental Fillings Safe? What You Should Know
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Are Dental Fillings Safe? What You Should Know

According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 92% of adults aged 20 to 64 have tooth decay, also called dental caries. While some people may let a cavity go without treatment, the majority see a dentist for a dental filling. Dental fillings are the surest way to repair a tooth and save...

Dental Crowns: Issues and Concerns
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Dental Crowns: Issues and Concerns

Once you get a dental crown, you may think that your problem tooth is fixed forever. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Crowns can have issues that might require further dental work. When a tooth needs to be restored, a dental crown is often the best solution. The crown encases the damaged tooth, making it...

Are Dental Crowns and MRI a Dangerous Combination?
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Are Dental Crowns and MRI a Dangerous Combination?

When cavities can’t be fixed with a typical filling, covering the tooth with a dental crown is often the next step. Crowns can be made from a variety of materials including metal, ceramic, porcelain, porcelain fused to metal, or resin. Cost often drives the choice of materials. Patients who choose metal crowns sometimes have concerns...