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Do My Wisdom Teeth Need to be Extracted?

Your third molars typically come through between the ages of 17 and 21. This is why we call them “wisdom teeth”  – they come through at a more mature age and are the last permanent teeth to erupt. For some people, wisdom teeth never erupt. If they do erupt, and if they erupt correctly, healthy […]

My crown fell out! What do I do?

If you have a dental crown that has come off, we know that can be a scary feeling. Crowns are designed to last, but they have been known to come off on occasion, especially when eating sticky candy such as taffy. It is best to avoid sticky candy, but if your crown does come off, […]

Are Your Wisdom Teeth Giving You Trouble?

Wisdom teeth are molars that erupt in the rear of the mouth. They typically come in at around age 17-21 and are part of a complete set of 32 adult teeth. In most patients, they won’t cause any problems, but in some cases, they only partially erupt, which will cause the patient pain and possible […]

Fix a Damaged Tooth with a Dental Crown

If you have damaged a tooth due to an accident or injury, such as a sports injury, you may have wondered how that tooth can be repaired. A dental crown is an effective solution to repairing a damaged tooth. A crown is placed over your existing tooth and is made to look and feel completely […]

Restore your Smile with Porcelain Veneers

If you don’t feel confident with your smile due to imperfections, cosmetic dentistry, specifically porcelain veneers, just may be your answer. Veneers can hide imperfections such as chips and cracks, minor gaps, discoloration, and oddly-shaped teeth. Veneers look like the natural dental enamel found in natural teeth and can immediately transform your smile with no […]

Is a Dental Implant Right for Me?

Missing a tooth can cause you to have a lack in confidence in your smile, but it can also cause issues in function such as chewing. It is important to address the issue to restore proper function and to give you back your confidence when smiling and interacting with others. A dental implant(s) may be […]

You Have Options When it Comes to Tooth Loss

If you have had a tooth extracted or lost a tooth due to injury and it impacts your smile, it can leave you feeling embarrassed and lacking in confidence. Fortunately, Dr. Khal of DaVinci Dentistry is a board-certified prosthodontist who can help. Prosthodontists are highly trained and specialize in restoring missing teeth. There are a […]

The Cost of Dental Implants

Because each dental implant case is unique, your prosthodontist will need to provide you a treatment plan that will include the cost and time needed to complete the installation of your implant(s). The time needed is based on each patient’s needs, jawbone condition, and the materials used in the process. Your prosthodontist must assess whether […]

The Two Types of Dental Implants

According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, there are two main types of implants: Endosteal implants — this type of dental implant is placed directly into the jawbone. The implant is normally made of titanium and is the most commonly used implant. Your prosthodontist will then place a post to the implant and upon the […]

The Benefits of a Dental Implant

If you have lost a tooth due to an extraction, infection, or decay, dental implants are a wonderful option to restore a missing tooth. There are several benefits to a dental implant when compared to other appliances, such as a dental bridge. An implant looks and feels just like a natural tooth, so no one […]