Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Good Oral Hygiene Habits Can Help Maintain Your Dental Bridge

Here at Prosthodontics of the Carolinas, we provide our patients with a wide range of dental care and restorative treatment services. Our scope of care includes dental restorations to replicate a missing or severely compromised tooth. In many of these cases a patient who has lost a tooth to severe... Read more »

A Porcelain Dental Crown Can Cosmetically Restore a Tooth

Each of your teeth plays an important role in helping you to chew the foods you eat. The teeth in the front of your mouth can also appear when you smile or make certain facial expressions. When a single tooth has been affected by discolored tooth enamel, pronounced tobacco stains... Read more »

Our Esthetic Dental Services Can Help Improve Your Smile

Your front teeth play an important role in your basic oral function by allowing you to bite off food into pieces that can be easily chewed. These teeth are also represented when you smile and make certain facial expressions. When one or more teeth in the front of your smile... Read more »

Your Denture Needs Daily Care and Good Oral Hygiene Habits

A complete or partial denture provided by Prosthodontics of the Carolinas is created to conform to the unique shape of the underlying periodontal structure as well as the contours of the related teeth in your bite pattern. This attention to detail will allow the oral appliance to fit comfortably in... Read more »

A Bone Graft Might Be Needed in Advance of a Dental Restoration Treatment

Dental trauma and severe tooth decay can sometimes result in the total loss of a tooth. When this happens the empty void can hamper your ability to chew food efficiently. In time it could also lead to alignment issues with the neighboring teeth. Many people suffering from tooth loss in... Read more »

A Dental Crown Restoration Might Be Needed to Treat a Fractured Tooth

Dental fractures are often the unfortunate result of a foreign object introduced to the mouth or related to some form of oral trauma. They could be related to a fall in the home, a sports injury or some other type of physical injury that impacts the mouth. The damage to... Read more »

A Badly Compromised Tooth Might Require Extraction

Oral trauma and untreated tooth decay can range in severity and necessary treatment. Sometimes emergency endodontic therapy can remove the tooth’s affected enamel layer and restore sufficient structure to secure a dental crown restoration. However, some patients suffer from a tooth that is so severely compromised that endodontic treatments simply... Read more »