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 »

Professional Attention is Required for a Chipped or Fractured Bridge

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A dental bridge is custom crafted in a state-of-the-art dental lab from durable materials. While it is intended to endure the rigors of daily chewing, there are still things that can chip or fracture a bridge. This is even more likely to occur if you play contact sports without the protection of a mouthguard or if you regularly grind your... read more »