Dental crowns are a common restorative dental procedure. Even if you’ve never had one yourself, you’ve probably heard one of your friends talk about getting one. As you know, your comfort and health are our top priorities at Lynn Creek Dental Care. Today, we’ve put together a step-by- step guide to the dental crown procedure, so that you know exactly what to expect throughout the process.
Step 1: Diagnosis
If you have a weak, or discolored tooth, Dr. Cho may decide that a ...
You’re enjoying some ice cream or warm cup of coffee when all of a sudden a sharp pain ruins the moment. Most likely you’re experiencing tooth sensitivity. This is a condition where whenever your tooth makes contact with something hot, cold, super sweet, or super acidic and it feels sensitive or painful. Even breathing in cold air could prompt the uncomfortable feeling! It’s a common problem, and you might also hear it referred to as dentin hypersensitivity or root sensitivity.
There is a reason the phrase for teeth is “pearly whites” and not “dull yellows.” Yellow teeth can be a sign of poor dental hygiene, and, with today’s standards of beauty, they can significantly bring down the attractiveness of your smile. So what exactly leads to tooth discoloration in the first place? We tackle some of the main causes behind tooth stains and yellowing.
Some people have teeth that are naturally more yellow due to their genes. If you notice that ...
Think about how often you move your jaw each day – each time you talk, chew, yawn, or open your mouth at all, your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) hinges to open your mouth. If moving your jaw causes you pain, contact our office today! Your comfort and safety are our top priorities, so we will work with you to schedule an appointment with Dr. Cho as soon as possible.
What Are the Symptoms of TMD?
Disorders of the TMJ often involve pain, ...
At Lynn Creek Dental Care, we pride ourselves on providing comprehensive dental services for your whole family. We want you to feel confident that we’re providing quality care for your children’s developing teeth, so we encourage parents to ask questions. Our patients with young children often ask us what they can do to ensure their children’s teeth grow healthy and strong.
One recurring question we get from parents is: “Is fluoride safe for my kids?” Our answer is yes – ...