Veneers are an Excellent Alternative to Crowns

If any of your teeth are chipped, cracked, or discolored, veneers may be the right dental restoration for you. Here are the basics: What is a veneer? A veneer is a thin but durable sheet of porcelain designed to attach to your tooth to restore it to former glory. How would Dr. Chris Pallotto & Eric Osmolinski fit me with... read more »

How Dentures Can Help Your Missing Teeth

If you’re missing teeth, you understand how uncomfortable it may be. For instance, you might struggle with making certain sounds and may experience pain when you chew. Fortunately, there are restorations you can consider such as dentures. Furthermore, even though you might have heard that dentures are made for the elderly, they could be an affordable option for anyone, regardless... read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Crowns

Not all dental crowns need to be used for damaged teeth. Sometimes, a tooth may not be facing the right direction or it is slightly discolored. Rather than pulling the entire tooth out, a dental crown can be used to conceal it and present a better version for your smile. To understand more about dental crowns, here are some commonly... read more »

The Need for Regular Checkups

Do you long for a healthy, beautiful smile that turns heads whenever you walk into a room? Are you hoping to dazzle everyone you meet with a set of pearly whites that everyone will talk about after a job interview, party, or date? If so, then you need to do a few things to make sure you have the best... read more »

Be Prepared for a Tooth Emergency

At Oak Dental Associates, Dr. Chris Pallotto & Eric Osmolinski and our team have seen firsthand how unexpectedly dental emergencies can arise. As we strive to help you with all of your oral care needs, we want to review three possible dental emergencies that can crop up so that you might be prepared and receive the proper treatment as quickly... read more »

Bruxism and the Process of Grinding Your Teeth

Bruxism is the process of grinding your teeth, often unconsciously. At times those who suffer from bruxism will clench their teeth together during the daytime, often unconsciously, or clench and grind them at night while they sleep. In most cases, bruxism may not require treatment, unless other symptoms have presented themselves. If you experience jaw pain or headaches, treatment may... read more »

Craft a Better Smile for the New Year with Dental Crowns

As the year comes to an end, now is the perfect time to consider what you can do to benefit your oral health care for next year. Craft a better smile for the new year with dental crowns. Dental crowns are a wonderful procedure offered at Oak Dental Associates wherein damaged teeth are sealed and protected from an outer shell... read more »

A Tooth Suffering a Large Cavity Might Need a Crown

When a cavity forms on one of your teeth and it goes untreated, it will inevitably spread. In time, the tooth decay can compromise so much tooth enamel that your dentists, Drs. Pallotto and Osmolinski, might not be able to repair it with a dental filling. In a case like this, they might recommend restoring the entire tooth enamel layer... read more »

Improve Your Smile With Dental Crowns

Is your smile being marred by an unsightly tooth? Have you practiced safe and effective oral hygiene only to have your mouth afflicted by a bad tooth? If so, you may not have to have the broken or damaged tooth removed, but instead have it fitted with a dental crown. We are happy to improve your smile with dental a... read more »

The Curious Case of Mouthwash

Mouthwash can be a polarizing topic in the dental community as to what exactly its benefits can be. Some mouthwashes are much more effective than others, but none can replace the need for brushing and flossing. So the important question is what exactly mouthwash can do for you, and which products are effective at accomplishing those goals. Here some tips... read more »