A Fractured Tooth Might Need Treatment with a Crown

A dental fracture can vary in severity. Sometimes a dental fracture might be limited to the tooth enamel layer and it causes little to no sensitivity. Yet, you shouldn’t let this lure you into forgoing treatment at Frye Dental Care. As time goes on, the damaged tooth enamel could harbor bacterial matter and a new cavity. In a situation like... read more »

A Tooth with Chipped Enamel Needs Timely Dental Care

If you play a contact sport without the use of a protective mouthguard, you are at increased risk of chipping a tooth. This could also be a problem if you have a bad habit of chewing on objects or if you use your teeth as tools. Should a chip occur in the enamel layer of one of your teeth, you... read more »

Why You Should Consider Dental Crowns

What have you heard about dental crowns? Have you ever wondered why this dental option could be useful for you and the health of your teeth? In reality, crowns are designed to match the color of your other teeth. However, do you know what happens when you have a crown placed? Luckily, a crown is a useful treatment option for... read more »

A Missing Filling Can Be Repaired by Multiple Methods

Your dentist, Dr. Sarah Frye, routinely uses fillings to repair modest areas of tooth decay. While they are meant to last a long time, no filling is impervious to the pervasive bacteria living in your mouth. While some fillings might give you a warning sign that they are about to fail, like graying in the enamel or having a change... read more »

Using a Dental Implant to Restore an Extracted Tooth

Even though your teeth are strong, there are still times when a hard fall, blow to the face or other accident can crack a tooth. This can be a very serious problem. The depth of the crack will determine the treatment options that our Frye Dental Care team recommends. In many cases, a cracked tooth is so extensively damaged that... read more »