FAQ: Children’s Dental Sealants

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Many Columbus pediatric and general dentists offer sealants to their patients. Sealants can protect kids’ teeth from decay. The benefits overwhelmingly outweigh the very few risks. Two years after placement, dental sealants prevent over 80% of cavities in the permanent molars, in which nine in 10 cavities occur. Centers for Disease Control Q. What are dental…

Dental Implants: Too Good To Be True?

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You’ve probably come across dental implant hype. ‘Dental implants are as good as natural teeth!’ ‘Tooth implants can anchor dentures so they don’t slip around!’ ‘Dental implants are far superior to dental bridges!’ Those are bold claims. However, people with tooth implants understand that they aren’t exaggerations. A dental implant is the strongest natural-looking restoration…

How Long Will A Dental Crown Last?

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Endodontists, oral surgeons, and general dentists, including Mark A. Miely DDS in Upper Arlington, use dental crowns in many restorative treatments. A crown adds strength to a tooth that has a large filling or has been injured, a crown can correct bite misalignments, and a crown is usually necessary after a root canal. In a…