What Causes Cracks in Teeth?

There are several causes which can create a hairline fracture or a larger fracture in a tooth. In many cases, more than one of the following events have occurred, and perhaps, multiple times over a period of years: (more…)

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Why Root Canal Treatment?

An inflammation or infection in the pulp of a tooth can be caused by decay, repeated dental procedures on the tooth, or a crack or chip in the tooth. Forces on a tooth can also injure the pulp, even if there are no visible chips or cracks. If pulp inflammation or infection is left untreated, it can cause pain or lead to an abscess. Abscesses can be life threatening. (more…)

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Why Did My Tooth Break?

Our Smile Design Dentists throughout Tampa Bay and Central Florida often see patients for the first time when they have an emergency like a broken tooth. We welcome anyone who has an urgent dental need to give us a call. (more…)

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When Do Dental Crowns Need Replacement?

Smile Design Dentistry offers affordable dental crowns and guidance for when your dental crowns need replacement. (more…)

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