A Tooth with a Bad Filling Might Need a Crown

Here at our office, Dr. Blake Lawlor often uses fillings to repair chips and small cavities. While these fillings are made from materials that will not be susceptible to tooth decay, the bacteria in your mouth can gradually affect the bond between the tooth enamel and the filling itself. This is even more likely to occur if you’ve struggled to... read more »

Large Cavities may Need Crowns

Tooth decay is often caused by the pervasive bacteria in your mouth exploiting textured areas of tooth enamel or enamel that has been weakened by erosion. Sometimes these large cavities can be so big that Dr. David Blake Lawlor, DDS, LLC simply can’t repair them with a basic filling. In a situation like this we might recommend having the entire... read more »