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What Are Dental Crowns?

Dental crowns are one of the oldest practices used to modify tooth structures or to even replace them entirely. They’re widely used and chances are, you might even know someone who has dental crowns. But what are dental crowns exactly? And how do they work? If you’ve ever asked yourself these questions, then continue reading below. We’ve compiled some general …

What to do if a Tooth is Knocked Out

What to do if a Tooth is Knocked Out

It’s a rather unfortunate scenario and one you hope will never happen to you. Regardless if it’s happened or not, however, you should be prepared for when you or someone you know has had their tooth knocked out. Learning how to save a knocked-out tooth will help save smiles and prevent future costly dental adjustments from taking place. Continue reading …

Chipped, Broken, Cracked Tooth

Chipped, Broken or Cracked Tooth

So there you are, snacking on popcorn at the movies and suddenly … CRUNCH … and you know it’s not a popcorn kernel. What happened?  Do I have a chipped, broken, or cracked tooth? Enamel may be the hardest mineralized tissue in the body, but that does not mean it can’t break.  Using your teeth as a bottle opener or …