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 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 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 alter the appearance of your smile, limit your basic oral... read more »

A Dental Filling Can Help Prevent Further Tooth Decay Complications

Problems with maintaining a consistent oral hygiene routine can cause an acidic environment to develop in your mouth. If plaque acid buildup isn’t neutralized and further prevented it can cause a cavity to develop on a tooth’s enamel layer. Without professional treatment, the area of tooth decay can continue to spread. In time, it could allow a bacterial presence to develop... read more »

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 »