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 Charlotte, North Carolina area will turn to Prosthodontists of the... 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 a tooth and its enamel layer can vary from case... 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 cannot save the affected tooth. In a rare case like... 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 prevent a worsening infection. Once all the affected periodontal tissues... 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 based extraction, it can significantly hamper your essential oral function,... 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 »