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Jul 11

While there are probably some people who have never had a cavity, most of us got our first cavity as a child. In earlier times, cavities were generally filled by a dentist using silver-colored amalgam fillings, but today, there are other options and better ways to get cavities filled. While cavities are no fun—and definitely […]

Jun 04

Healthy teeth are strong and durable, capable of withstanding years of biting and chewing. However, they’re not indestructible. Teeth can wear down from constant use or suffer damage in an accident. Dental trauma is a common cause of chipped, cracked, or broken teeth. That’s where dental crowns come in. Crowns are tooth-shaped caps that can be […]

May 09

Teeth that are cracked or broken can cause pain or discomfort when you bite or chew, making them difficult to use. Damaged teeth are also more fragile and susceptible to decay and further breakage. Fortunately, there’s a practical solution to dealing with compromised teeth, and that’s dental crown treatment. Crowns for teeth compromised by damage […]

Oct 14

Your mouth is a fascinating place. It sounds odd, but it’s right. Scientists refer to your mouth as a human oral microbiome, meaning millions of bacteria live there. No one knows how many species are there, but the estimate is about 500-600. Most of these bacteria live on the teeth and tongue, and some in […]

Apr 10

Barsanti Dental Group in Arcata, California, believes dentistry can be beautiful, even for common dental restorations. If you have cavities or minor tooth decay, we offer composite (white) fillings to restore your smile without altering its beauty.  Composite filling treatment: What to expect Dr. Trish Barsanti only needs one appointment to treat your cavities with […]

Dec 19

Accidents are a significant cause of tooth damage. A sports collision, slip and fall at work, or tumble off a skateboard can result in a chipped, cracked, or fractured tooth. Fortunately, your Arcata, California dentist can repair most instances of broken teeth with CEREC crown treatment. CEREC one-visit porcelain crowns from Barsanti Dental Group simplify […]