A Bone Graft Can Restore Lost Structure in Your Mouth

Chronic problems with gum disease, or past tooth extractions can potentially result in a loss of bone structure in key parts of your mouth. This can sometimes be a problem for providing dentures with a secure fit, or having enough structure to restore a missing tooth with a dental implant.... Read more »

A Tooth with a Missing Filling Often Needs to Be Restored with a Crown

Dental fillings are intended to repair cavities for a long period of time. However, as time goes on, the bacteria in your mouth can actually start to attack the seam where the filling meets the healthy tooth enamel. If the bacteria eventually gain access, they can cause additional pockets of... Read more »

How to Help Your Oral Health When You Have an Eating Disorder

If you have an eating disorder, your physical health is not the only thing that is in danger—your smile is as well, which is why our Prosthodontics of the Carolinas team strongly recommends seeking professional help as soon as possible. Until you receive the help you need, Dr. Ralph Hoffmann... Read more »