Northern Hills Dental ~ Reid Stone, DDS
Where The Quality Is Set In Stone


All-Porcelain Crowns!!

Picture of an all-porcelain crown.

I’ve heard of gold and metal crowns. What are all-porcelain crowns?

All-porcelain crowns feel just like your natural teeth.  The porcelain used for the crown resembles natural tooth structure and comfort by being able to expand and contract with hot and cold at almost the same rate as your natural tooth. The material used also wears at almost the same rate as your natural tooth. The porcelain is stronger than other types of porcelain and the ability to color the material reflect the look of natural teeth.

How do you know if you need a crown?

Most people experience pain with chewing or other symptoms with temperature sensitivity, or they broke ...

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No Better Time Than Now

Man with a hook hand prosthetic

I don’t know about you, but I really like a nice steak; nice cut, cooked to order, tender, properly seasoned, and a good marbling.  For those who share the same sentiment, I apologize for the craving I may have started.  For those of you who do not share the same affinity for steak, substitute it with your favorite food/meal.

Now that you are thinking of your favorite food, would that food taste just as good if you have to drink it through a straw (supposing that it was solid food at some point)?  I’m sickened by that idea, even though it should taste fine.  However, eating soft foods or pureed foods ...

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