A Bridge That Feels Loose Needs Timely Attention

Dr. Paul Tetting installed your dental bridge with the intention that it would restore your lost tooth for a long time to come. Complications from advanced gum disease can compromise the cement that is anchoring your bridge to one or both abutments. It is also not unheard of for an accidental fall or blow to the face to affect or... read more »

Replacing a Knocked Out Tooth with a Bridge

Sometimes a blow to the face, or a hard fall can actually knock one of your teeth out of the socket. This is even more likely if you participate in contact sports or other vigorous activities without proper protection from a mouth guard. Even if some of the tooth remains in the socket Dr. Paul Tetting might still need to... read more »

The Risks of Missing Teeth

What would you do if you lost a tooth? Does the answer to that question depend on where the tooth was? Usually, if one of someone’s front teeth is knocked out, an appointment is set as quickly as possible. Still, what would you do if one of your back teeth falls out? Would you still rush to your dentist? Do... read more »