Do You Have a Cavity in Your Smile?

Dental decay arises when oral bacteria feed on sugary foods, they produce acids. The acids mix with bacteria, food particles and saliva to form plaque, that sticky film you can feel on your teeth before brushing them. Plaque wears down tooth enamel and creates tiny openings in the tooth. This allows the decay to thrive as it reaches the softer... read more »

A Front Tooth with a Large Chip Might Need a Porcelain Crown

It’s relatively common for some of the front teeth to have a shallow amount of tooth enamel. When one of these teeth is chipped there might not be sufficient dental structure remaining to repair it with a standard composite filling. In a situation like this, you might need to have a porcelain crown restoration performed at ODonnell Family Dentistry’s office... read more »