Our office will resume normal dental appointments on June 3. CLICK HERE to schedule online.

Our office will resume normal dental appointments on June 3. CLICK HERE to schedule online.

Category: Emergencies

Podcast – Sectioning Teeth During Extractions

One of the serious consequences or side effects of losing a tooth is the jaw bone erodes over time. In the lower jaw, bone melts away and develops into a curved area where the tooth once was. In the upper jaw, bone loss occurs from both sides of where the tooth was, the top area called the crest, and the bottom area which is the floor of the sinus.

Podcast – Consequences of Losing a Tooth

Sometimes, a patient comes into my office in so much pain that the only thing they want is for me to extract their tooth. It’s hard to evaluate your options clearly if you’re in severe pain. There are lots of consequences of having a tooth extracted, leaving you with a space.

The Dreaded Root Canal & The Infamous Crown

You know it as the worst procedure to get done at the dental office. Even worse than pulling teeth! (That joke NEVER gets old!)
Many times I get asked when I prescribe a crown as the recommended treatment to restore a broken tooth “Do I need a root canal?”

The answer is – usually not.

Guide to Dental Emergencies

Hey all you active kids and parents out there! As a parent, it can be scary when your child falls and hits her mouth. It is important to have a trusted dentist to call when a dental emergency arises. Call Great Lakes Dentistry when a dental emergency arises! CUT MOUTH | TOOTH KNOCKED OUT | BROKEN TOOTH | TOOTHACHE | BROKEN JAW | BLEEDING AFTER LOSING A TOOTH | COLD / CANKER SORES