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What Happens If You Leave a Cracked Tooth Untreated

Say you bit down on that ice cube or piece of hard candy and cracked your tooth. It hurt at the time, but maybe the pain went away. Perhaps you felt discomfort when you sipped your morning coffee (or tea), but you figured it was manageable. You might be tempted to just ignore your cracked […]

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Is Dental Amalgam Harmful?

The term “amalgam fillings” might sound unfamiliar, but you probably know them as silver fillings…maybe you even have some! These kinds of fillings are made from dental amalgam, but many people wonder if that compound material is actually safe. History of Dental Amalgam Since the mid-nineteenth century, amalgam has been made from mercury, silver, copper, […]

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What to Expect When Getting a Dental Crown

You may require a dental crown for a number of reasons including when your tooth (or teeth) are weakened from cavities and require a large filling; when you’ve had or need a root canal; a combination of the both a root canal and a large filling; or cosmetic reasons like discoloration. While getting a crown […]