An Eating Disorder Can Significantly Alter the Appearance of Your Smile

Eating disorders such as bulimia and anorexia can have a significant impact on the health of your body as well as your teeth. Frequent acid exposure from bulimia can cause extreme enamel erosion issues with multiple teeth. This can have the net effect of causing tooth sensitivity and fostering large areas of tooth decay. At the same time, malnutrition issues... read more »

A Dental Implant Can Restore the Natural Feel and Strength of a Missing Tooth

Losing a tooth to tooth decay or some form of oral trauma that required extraction can certainly be distressing. Fortunately, the dental restoration specialists at Prosthodontics of the Carolinas can offer several solutions for this most serious problem. One of the most effective dental restoration methods is to replace the tooth with a dental implant. This involves Dr. Ralph Hoffmann... 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 tooth decay and compromise the cement that is holding the... read more »