A Badly Chipped Tooth Needs Timely Repair to Prevent a New Cavity From Developing

Tooth enamel is designed to give your teeth the strength to bite and chew common foods. However, there are still times when something like grinding your teeth at night or using your teeth as tools can chip a tooth. Beyond the adverse effect to your appearance, the damaged enamel can trap food particles and bacteria,… Read more »

A Crown Made from Porcelain Can Improve the Appearance of an Unappealing Tooth

If one of the teeth in your smile suffers from cosmetic imperfections, it can leave you feeling socially awkward. Here at Ultimate Smile Dental, your dentist, Dr. Robert Wagner, can often restore the appearance of a tooth like this by replacing the tooth enamel layer with a dental crown made of porcelain. Since it can… Read more »

A Missing Crown Needs Urgent Attention and Treatment

Dr. Robert Wagner installed your new dental crown onto the abutment in your mouth using a very strong dental adhesive. While it is meant to stand the test of time, there are still rare occasions that can threaten the connection between the cement and the crown. This is even more likely to happen if you… Read more »

Trouble with Gum Disease? We Can Help!

Gum disease is a condition which afflicts 64.7 million Americans, and this infection of your gum tissue can result in tooth loss while increasing your risk for diabetes and heart disease. Gum disease not only affects your oral health but your body as well. Treating periodontal disease is fairly simple in the early stages and is… Read more »

How to Brush Your Smile

Not only is brushing your teeth vital to a healthy smile, but there are simple brushing “tips” that can protect your pearly whites even more than you might already be. Today, Dr. Robert Wagner and our Ultimate Smile Dental team in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, are pleased to share the following brushing tips to help you… Read more »