A Tooth With a Large Cavity Might Need to Be Restored with a Crown

If you have the bad habit of putting off routine dental checkups at Dr. Sheldon Kupferman's office, a small cavity could go undetected. In a situation like this, the decay could spread to a larger area of tooth enamel. As this happens you might notice increasing sensitivity and discomfort in the tooth. Sometimes a large cavity can compromise the structural... read more »

When a Tooth Is Lost to Untreated Decay a Dental Implant Can Replace It

The bacterial presence of tooth decay can often be pervasive and without timely treatment, the tooth can become significantly compromised. In time, a severe dental fracture could occur or a dangerous infection could form in the root and gums. In some of these cases, Dr. Sheldon Kupferman might be able to treat the tooth with a root canal. If the... read more »

Root Canal Therapy

Dental fillings are designed to restore the full function of a tooth and prevent complications after it was attacked by tooth decay. As the years go by, the pervasive bacteria living in your mouth can exploit the seam between the filling and the surrounding healthy tooth enamel. When this happens, the bacteria can eventually infiltrate this space and form a... read more »

Dental Implant Restorations Can Be Used to Replace a Severely Cracked Tooth

A blow to the face or other oral trauma can sometimes carry enough force to severely crack a tooth. This is even more likely to happen if you participate in contact sports without the protection of a quality mouthguard. If the damage is severe, the tooth might be so badly damaged that Dr. Sheldon Kupferman’s only viable course of treatment... read more »

Missing Teeth? Dental Implants may be Right for You

You know that a missing tooth can be embarrassing, but do you know what you can do about the problem? When you consider your options, we recommend considering the benefits of dental implants. But do you know what happens when you get an implant? Will your implant blend well with your smile? Dental implants are designed to feel and function... read more »