Beware Complications From an Untreated Dental Fracture

Tooth enamel can sometimes be chipped or fractured by bad oral habits like chewing on desktop items and crunching on ice. Individuals who use their teeth as tools or grind their teeth while sleeping are also at heightened risk of suffering a fractured tooth. Even if you aren’t experiencing significant pain or sensitivity, you should still have the compromised tooth... read more »

A Compromised Inlay or Onlay Dental Filling Might Require a Dental Crown

When a cavity or dental fracture alters the biting surface of a molar or premolar it can cause significant distress, while also limiting your ability to chew, and grind food. In many of these cases, Dr. David S. Peterson can repair the compromised area of tooth enamel with a dental filling. Inlay dental fillings are often used to repair a... read more »