A Loose Feeling Crown Needs Urgent Dental Care

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The dental restorations performed at Dr. Michael Hollingsworth’s St. Joseph, Missouri clinic involve replacing the tooth enamel layer of a damaged or decayed tooth in an alternate material. The crown is then cemented onto the anchoring abutment with a very potent dental adhesive. While this bond is strong, it is not completely impervious to bacterial complications from chronic gum disease... read more »

Dental Veneers Can Be Used to Improve the Overall Appearance of Your Smile

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The appearance of your smile makes a significant impact on your self-esteem and quality of life. If your smile is afflicted by chips, discolored fillings, stained tooth enamel or other cosmetic imperfections, you should schedule a cosmetic dental consultation at our dental office. Dr. Michael Hollingsworth is well versed and experienced in several different cosmetic treatments. One of the more... read more »

A Chipped Tooth Needs Timely Treatment and Repair

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Suffering a chipped tooth might seem like a mundane thing. It can often result from grinding your teeth, using your teeth to open something, or experiencing an abnormal accident. At the same time, people who participate in rigorous athletics without protection from a high-quality mouthguard are at increased risk of suffering a chip or dental fracture. Most chipped teeth don’t... read more »