Is It Cheaper To Pull A Tooth Or Get A Crown?

Theoretically, it is much cheaper to extract a tooth than save it. Tooth extraction is cheaper in terms of time and cost. In reality, teeth extraction costs are higher than many anticipate. You will spend more time in the dentist's chair picking a replacement option, prepping your mouth, and getting the replacement.  Saving your tooth is pricier in the short term but better in the long term. Here is why.  [Read More]

What Are Dental Craze Lines?

Do you notice these odd vertical lines on your teeth, and are wondering what they are? These are known as craze lines, and they are quite common. Here are a few things you need to know about craze lines.  Are Craze Lines Noticeable To Others? The nice thing to know about craze lines is that they are not typically something that other people notice unless they are really close to your teeth. [Read More]

What Causes The Discoloration Of A Ceramic Dental Crown?

Anyone in need of a dental crown has three general options — acrylic (plastic), ceramic, or precious metal (typically a gold alloy). Acrylic crowns are the most cost-effective but will degrade and discolor more quickly than the other materials on offer. Precious metal crowns are very durable but can be noticeable. They're usually reserved for rear teeth (molars and premolars) where their strength comes in handy. This is why most patients opt for ceramic crowns. [Read More]

Considering Dental Implants? Most Common Life Improvements You May Experience

If you have missing teeth, it might be difficult for you to live your life in a way that makes you happy. When you feel bad about the appearance of your teeth, it can strongly impact your life. Thankfully, you have several teeth replacement options. One of those options is dental implants. Dental implants offer so many benefits, many of which you will notice in your daily life. Here are some examples of small but meaningful impacts dental implants will provide you. [Read More]