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When one of our patients comes in with a missing tooth, they typically have a lot of questions. So, we thought we’d try to answer some of the most frequently asked questions relating to dental implant bridge or dentures here.

Q. Why should I replace missing teeth?

A. Our patients always realize that a missing tooth affects their appearance; however, that’s not the only reason we should discuss tooth replacement options. Here are 3 main reasons:

  • Your appearance.
  • The gap left by a missing tooth can mean more strain is put on the teeth at either side.
  • A gap can also mean your ‘bite’ is affected, because the teeth next to the space can lean into the gap and change the way the upper and lower teeth bite together. This can lead to food getting packed into the gap, which causes tooth decay and gum disease.

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November 16th, 2021

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How Can You Tell if Your Tooth is Cracked?

It can be hard for you to tell if a tooth is cracked. If you have pain, you may not be able to tell which tooth hurts or even whether the pain comes from the top or bottom of your mouth. Cracks may be invisible to the eye and m ay not even show on an x-ray. And sometimes you won’t have any pain or sensitivity at all; your dentist will discover it during your exam.

If you are having symptoms you can help your dentist find the cracked tooth by sharing some information:

  • things that cause you tooth pain; such as: heat, cold, or foods that are sweet, sour, or sticky
  • the area where you feel pain

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August 30th, 2021

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Tooth pain and damage can keep your smile from looking as best as it possibly can. According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a healthy-looking smile is important to the vast majority of Americans – over 99%.

Thankfully, Adams Dental Group offers same day crowns, and can restore your smile in as little as one dental visit! Curious if you need a dental crown? Let’s discuss 3 things you need to understand about dental crowns.

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June 9th, 2020

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