A Crown Might Be Required to Repair a Tooth with a Large Cavity

Cavities are often the unfortunate result of poor oral hygiene. Your twice-annual dental checkup at our dental office includes an examination to detect any signs of tooth decay before it can spread. If you put off attending a checkup, it will invite any existing cavity to exacerbate. For a cavity that has grown too large to be repaired by a... read more »

A Dental Crown Can Repair a Damaged Tooth

Fillings are intended to repair a chip or cavity for many years. If one falls out, the exposed tooth enamel could suffer a fracture or come to harbor a new area of tooth decay. This makes timely treatment critical to prevent further complications. In many cases, the loss of the filling compromises so much tooth enamel that a dental crown... read more »

A Cracked Tooth Might Need a Crown to Repair It

Even though your tooth enamel is strong, there are times when a blow to the face or a hard fall can carry so much force that it cracks the enamel layer of a tooth. Even if the crack doesn’t damage the internal structures of the tooth, your dentist, Dr. John Bosak, Jr., might recommend repairing the tooth with a dental... read more »