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 »

Prosthodontists Provide Specialist Dental Care

The average person might not be aware of the difference between a general dentist and a prosthodontist. General dentists receive significant training in the preventive dental care and the treatment of many dental health conditions. This includes dental exams and dental cleanings. A prosthodontist receives this same level of education.... Read more »

A Dental Implant Restoration Can Replace a Lost Tooth

There are some unfortunate cases where a tooth is so severely compromised by dental trauma or untreated tooth decay that a dentist simply cannot save it with a root canal. In some cases, the dentist might need to extract whatever remains of the tooth’s root, to help alleviate pain or... Read more »

A Porcelain Dental Bridge for Restoring a Missing Tooth

Teeth that are visually apparent in the front of your mouth play a variety of important roles, including the ability to efficiently bite off pieces of food and appearing in your smile. When one of these teeth is lost to a severe dental avulsion, an untreated cavity, or a treatment... Read more »

Improperly Aligned Teeth Can Increase Your Chances of a Dental Fracture

Each one of your teeth has a specific shape related to its location in your mouth and its natural relationship with the surrounding teeth. As you age, it is possible for the structure of your mouth to gradually change, especially if you have not replaced lost teeth. Sometimes, even a... Read more »

A Custom Night Guard Can Help Prevent Various Complications Related to Bruxism

Chronic stress that goes unresolved and certain respiratory conditions can cause you to unconsciously clench and grind your teeth while you sleep at night. While it might seem banal this chronic condition, which is known as bruxism can lead to a myriad of potential oral complications. The excessive force applied... Read more »

A Chronic Eating Disorder Can Cause Several Oral Health Problems

Eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia can have a profound effect on the health of your mind, body, and mouth. The chronic malnutrition and potential exposure to excess gastric acids can harm your teeth, gums, and other soft oral tissues. Here at Prosthodontics of the Carolinas clinic in Charlotte, North... Read more »

A Partial Denture Can Help Restore the Presence of Multiple Missing Teeth

Losing one tooth to untreated tooth decay or a severe dental trauma can certainly cause discomfort while also impairing the natural function of your mouth. Losing multiple teeth in one area can be even more bothersome, especially if the teeth were in the front of your mouth. This can significantly... Read more »

Referring Doctors Can Trust Prosthodontics of the Carolinas to Provide Their Patients with Specialist Care

General dentistry offers a wide range of treatment methods to handle basic dental and oral care needs. However, not all dentists have the specialist training or availability to tools and technology to handle all forms of specialist care. In situations like this, many dentists in the Charlotte, North Carolina area... Read more »