Posts Categorized: Restorative Dentistry

Chipped or Worn Teeth: Cosmetic or Restorative?

The problem with chipped or worn teeth is that their affects aren’t always confined to appearance, and if not treated, the damage could grow worse. Not to mention, the jagged edges of a chipped tooth could scrape or damage the soft tissues of your cheeks, lips, and tongue, if you’re not careful.  The truth is,… Read more »

Sedation Dentistry for Root Canals

You may not think of root canal procedures as cosmetic, and technically, they’re not. They are restorative dental procedures. However, if you need one and you don’t have one, cosmetic damage will eventually become your plight. When tooth decay is allowed to spread, the nerve of the tooth becomes infected, or the pulp becomes damaged…. Read more »

Cosmetic Dental Restoration Options

If your knowledge of dental restorations doesn’t span far beyond fillings and dental crowns, you are not unlike most laymen. Fillings work for mild to moderate tooth decay, while crowns provide much more support when the remainder of natural tooth structure is minimal and requires significant reinforcement. Skokie cosmetic dentist, Dr. Brent Engelberg will tell you… Read more »

Exciting Research Strides for Patients with Lost Teeth or Jaw Disfigurement

Severe gum disease (periodontitis) is the leading cause of adult tooth loss. When teeth became loose in the past, there was little we could hope to do to stop them from eventually coming out. Meanwhile, jawbone depletion means facial structure begins to collapse upon itself. People with mandibular cancer have a similar battle at hand… Read more »