Fillings and dental crowns are two restorative dentistry treatments that address decay to rebuild damaged teeth. Here, Dr. James Altomare discusses the key differences between dental crowns and fillings, as well as how patients know which dental treatment best meets their unique needs.
When a root canal infection develops, there are really only two treatment options: root canal therapy and extraction. While saving natural teeth is always preferable, sometimes this type of infection leads to tooth loss. Learn more about the link between tooth loss and root canal infection in this informative blog post.
Restorative dentist Dr. James Altomare discusses some of the most common reasons for missing teeth and adult tooth loss. By teaching his dental patients about the common causes of missing teeth, Dr. Altomare hopes to provide them with insight that will promote a healthy smile for life.
Many people have gaps or spaces between their teeth. While this does not usually interfere with oral health or function, some patients do not like the way that gaps affect their smile’s appearance. Dr. James Altomare explains how porcelain veneers can close gaps and enhance your smile.
Archaeological evidence suggests that humans have experimented with various forms of toothpaste for several thousand years. The modern toothbrush can trace its roots back to China. Read this for more historical tidbits about the toothbrush and toothpaste.
Dr. James Altomare’s Invisalign® patients can learn the proper way to clean their aligners so that they stay fresh and attractive throughout treatment.
Traditional dentures and implant-supported dentures replace multiple missing teeth, but are secured in the mouth using different methods. Dr. James Altomare explains.
Dr. James Altomare goes over some of the factors that can affect the final cost of Invisalign® treatment. Schedule an appointment for a price quote.