“I had a Root Canal. Why do I need a Porcelain Crown?”

I had a Root Canal. Why do I need a Porcelain Crown? Root canals can save a tooth from decay, but they can also make it weak. A porcelain crown solidifies the tooth and maintains its integrity after it has been destroyed, by either tooth decay or from a trauma. When the pulp inside a tooth is infected or no longer living, Dr. Roberts at Adams Dental Group can treat the tooth through a root canal by removing the pulp and apply filling to replace it. When performing routine root canals; however, Dr. Roberts will drill through the tooth and ...
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Prone to Cavities? Sealants for Teeth Can Help Protect Your Smile!

Sealants for Teeth: What are they? For many outside the realm of professional dentistry, the term sealants for teeth (or dental sealants) might sound unfamiliar; however, as more and more patients are beginning to discover, sealants for teeth are an easy and effective tool in fighting against and ultimately preventing cavities from damaging your teeth. A dental sealant is a thin protective material (often made from plastic) that coats the outer surface of a tooth that protects the tooth from further damage. The purpose of this is to ensure that plaque and excess bacteria cannot build up within the inner ...
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How to Get Rid of Bad Breath

Before we really dive into the topic of “How to Get Rid of Bad Breath” … shouldn’t we figure out where bad breath comes from? Let’s start there. How to Get Rid of Bad Breath: Causes There are many factors that can cause bad breath. Most of them involve changes to your oral health routine and are fairly simple to treat. However, more extensive care can be required to make a fresh start and eliminate the source of bad breath. Medically called, halitosis can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. The ...
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My Teeth Are Sensitive!!

An Ode to Ice Cream "Ice cream, ice cream…so creamy, sweet, and cold To my tongue, you are delicious, flavorful, and bold But when you touch my teeth, I want to scream in pain I love you, sweet ice cream… but I fear my love’s in vain" - Anonymous Raise your hand if you often scream, “My teeth are sensitive!” when you bite into that ice cream cone (or can’t bite into ice cream, because you know better!!) Can you relate?? Then you, like many, have sensitive teeth. Sensitive teeth aren’t fun and they can affect your everyday life; especially ...
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Dentures: What is the best solution for you?

We cannot tell a lie! The truth about Dentures! From the time of George Washington to the modern day, dentures have provided assistance for those in dire need of tooth replacements, and will continue to do so for many years to come. Dentures, as you probably already know, are removable devices that are fitted to replace the missing teeth, and provide functional and aesthetic relief. Typically, dentures are used by individuals who have lost many or even all of their natural teeth due to gum disease, tooth decay or other accidents/injuries. Fortunately in the time since President Washington wore his ...
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