A Dental Bridge Might Be Used to Restore a Tooth Lost to a Severe Cavity

Without professional treatment a small cavity will inevitably start to expand, compromising an increasing amount of the surrounding dental structure. In time this could lead to the development of a dangerous dental abscess in the underlying gums or a severe fracture near the gumline. When a tooth is lost in this way there often isn’t enough healthy root structure remaining... read more »

An Accidental Blow to the Face Might Cause a Toothache

Each of your teeth is made up of a series of different structures and tissues. If you suffer a hard fall or accidental blow to the face, the soft internal pulp, nerve, or root structure of the tooth can be traumatized with little overt change to the visible tooth enamel. Sometimes it can even take a day or two for... read more »

A Dental Filling Can Often Be Used to Repair a Small Cavity on a Tooth

Each of your teeth plays an important role in your ability to bite, chew, grind, and break down food before you swallow. When a cavity develops on one of your teeth it can cause sensitivity, and discomfort, while also limiting your overall oral function. If you are concerned that a cavity has developed on one of your teeth, you should... read more »

Q & A: Adult Dental Care

If you have questions about your adult smile and oral health, then you’ve come to the right blog. Dr. Mitchell Olson and our dental team understand that dental care can be a little tricky and confusing, so we are happy to teach you more about dental care in Bloomington, Minnesota, so you can better understand your teeth, gums, and smile.... read more »