Category: Tooth Loss

What to do if You Have a Broken Tooth

What to do if You Have a Broken Tooth Dr. Dirk A Newman Newman Dental. General, Cosmetic, Restorative, Preventative Dentistry Dentist in Tucson, AZ 85712

Although teeth are one of the most complex components of our bodies, we rarely worry about breaking or cracking. However, anyone who has had a tooth broken or cracked knows how painful it can be. Breaking a tooth may seem like a significant concern because of what it can do to your smile’s appearance. On… Read more »

What Your Dentist Warns About Tooth Loss

As one of the more serious and impactful dental health conditions, tooth loss is something that most people want to avoid even without any warnings about it. For most people, the main worries are how their smiles will look and how their bite’s will function – two issues that can often be successfully addressed with… Read more »

Get Answers to Questions About Tooth Loss

One of the most distressing things about tooth loss is uncertainty. You may not be sure how your dental health got so bad, or what you should do next to prevent your dental health from getting worse. You might also worry how the lost tooth will affect your smile, and therefore, your confidence. Knowing the… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Tooth Extraction

You might not consider extracting a tooth a step forward in preserving your oral health. But, in many cases, it’s the best way to remove a significant threat to your oral health so your dentist can successfully restore your smile. Nevertheless, tooth extraction can still cause the same effects to your oral health as other… Read more »

Improve Your Chances of Preventing Tooth Loss

With today’s advanced dental techniques and technology, rebuilding your smile after suffering from tooth loss is simpler and more effective than it’s ever been. However, preventing tooth loss whenever possible is still preferable when it comes to preserving the long-term health and integrity of your smile. The good news is the most common causes of… Read more »

Importance Of Replacing A Tooth

Your dentist’s main objective is to protect your teeth. In doing so, a tooth extraction will be left as a last resort after all other options have been ruled out. There are times when the extraction (removal) of a tooth is absolutely necessary. When a wisdom tooth is extracted, there is no need to replace… Read more »

Ready to Complete Your Smile More Securely?

Did you lose a tooth or even several teeth recently? If so, you may have been struggling ever since. Adult tooth loss can create a sense of insecurity, as well as frustration, particularly while eating. Eventually, tooth loss can also lead to alignment problems for remaining teeth, and even changes to the jaw’s structure. Fortunately,… Read more »

Think You’re Too Young to Struggle with Tooth Loss? Think Again

Adult tooth loss may seem like the kind of problem only ever faced by senior adults. But anyone can suffer from tooth loss, regardless of age. The most common cause of tooth loss is actually gum disease, a chronic condition that impacts millions of Americans. Failing restorations, deep decay, infection and trauma can also lead… Read more »

I Need to Complete My Smile! How Do I Start?

Did you suffer from tooth loss in 2016? Were you forced to have a tooth extracted after a painful infection developed? Incomplete smiles can make it difficult to chew comfortably, or even smile confidently. Fortunately, modern dental prosthetics make it possible to address tooth loss with great-looking and natural-feeling results. If you are ready to… Read more »

Are Tooth Extraction and Tooth Loss Different?

Does it really matter, when a tooth is missing, how it happened? From a dental point of view there is a difference between a planned extraction and tooth loss. While the result may be the same: an empty spot where a tooth used to be, there is more to each situation. The good news is,… Read more »