Repairing a Missing Filling Might Require Installing a Crown

When the bacteria in your mouth work to weaken the cement holding a filling in place, it could potentially fall out. If the filling was large, or new decay had set in, there might not be sufficient enamel remaining to repair the problem with a filling. In a case like this, your Paul Neumann, DDS dentist will likely recommend installing... read more »

Restoring a Severely Fractured Tooth With a Crown

The enamel layer of your teeth is very hard and extremely durable, yet it is not impervious. While most damage to tooth enamel comes from tooth decay, or cavities, it is possible to break or fracture a tooth. Sometimes this is caused by a hard fall or blow to the face. However, if you have a bad habits of chewing... read more »

Does My Crown Require Any Special Care or Maintenance?

A crown represents a significant investment in oral health and functionality. When properly cared for and maintained, they can potentially last a lifetime. Even though a crown is not subject to tooth decay like natural teeth, they still do require regular brushing and flossing. This is especially true if you have struggled with periodontal disease in the past. It’s important... read more »