A Tooth That Can’t Viably Be Treated by Endodontic Therapy Might Need to Be Replaced with a Dental Bridge

A large untreated cavity or a significant dental fracture can sometimes also traumatize the pulp or root of a tooth. When this happens you will likely experience persistent pain and discomfort. In a situation like this, you need to seek timely treatment from an experienced dentist like Dr. Richard Mantoan.... Read more »

Should You Get a Composite Filling?

Cavities can cause you to lose or break a tooth. They can also contribute to bad breath, and they can be very painful if left untreated. If a cavity appears in a tooth that is easily visible to other people, it can also be a source of embarrassment. Over the... Read more »

Talk to Your Dentist About Complete Dentures

Do you have teeth that have been compromised due to long-term problems such as cavities, tooth decay, chronic periodontal disease, or other dental problems? As a result of these oral issues, many of your teeth can be lost over time. This can alter the appearance of your smile, change the... Read more »

A Dental Crown Can Be Used to Treat or Restoring a Significantly Affected Tooth

As the years go by, a tooth can be altered by chips, fractures, cavities, old fillings, or cosmetic imperfections. Any one of these things can cause physical and even psychological distress. In many of these cases, Dr. Richard Mantoan might recommend treating or restoring it with a dental crown. This... Read more »

A Dental Filling Can Be Used to Repair a Tooth with a Modest Cavity

A cavity is a serious dental health condition that can compromise the integrity of a tooth. They are often the result of poor oral hygiene habits that allow bacteria to exploit the tooth enamel. As it starts to develop the tooth decay can cause significant discomfort. Without treatment by a... Read more »

Three Protective Measures You Can Take to Prevent Cavities in Your Smile

Preventing cavities isn’t difficult, it just requires diligence. But the benefits are worth it, because cavities can be painful, and if they are left untreated, they will only worsen. Cavities arise when bacteria and plaque wear holes in your tooth enamel, and tooth pain arises when the holes expose the... Read more »

How to Whiten Your Smile at Home With a Professional Whitening Treatment

Are you tired of your dull, yellow teeth? If so, teeth whitening is the right treatment for you! With our help, you can have the brilliant smile you desire. Fortunately, we offer a treatment that can give you the results you want in the comfort of your own home! First,... Read more »

The Causes of Gum Disease

Gum disease is an infection of the gums caused by bacteria found in the plaque and tartar on your teeth. Brushing and flossing every day, eating a healthy balanced diet, and seeing your dentist for regular cleanings and checkups can help prevent gum disease, and easily treat it, if it... Read more »

Nobody Wants a Toothless Smile

Nobody wants a toothless smile, so fill in missing teeth with dental bridges. A dental bridge is an effective form of tooth replacement that is permanently inserted into your mouth to fill a void left behind by missing teeth. For more information about dental bridges, consider the following: - Dental... Read more »

Stubborn Tobacco Stains on Teeth Often Require a Dental Bleaching Treatment

If you use tobacco products on even an occasional basis, you’ve likely noticed the teeth in your smile taking on a dull, yellow, or even brown shade. When this happens, the whitening products sold in stores will likely lack the potency to sufficiently remove the tobacco stains. Rather than risk... Read more »