A Tooth with a Fracture Might Need a Crown

Dental fractures in tooth enamel can occur from several different sources. While some might result from something as traumatic as a blow to the face, it is possible to suffer a fracture from more mundane sources. This could be something as simple as chomping on ice, nibbling on foreign objects, or using your teeth as tools. Even if a dental... read more »

What to Watch Out for if You Suspect One of Your Fillings Is Going Bad

Here at Portland Dental our team of dentists commonly use fillings to repair small to modest sized cavities. Even though a filling is intended to last for a long time, it’s not unheard for the pervasive activity of bacteria to weaken the cement and cause a filling to slowly go bad. Generally, the older and larger a filling is, the... read more »