November 19, 2017
An abscess is a pocket of infection that forms around tooth roots. When patients experience these tooth infections, it’s important to seek treatment from a skilled dentist right away. In most cases, abscessed tooth comes along with severe pain or dental damage, so you’ll know it’s time to call the dentist for an emergency visit. However, some patients only see a small bump that may look a pimple on the gums. There are two main types of abscess periapical abscesses form on the top of the tooth root and periodontal abscesses form in the supportive alveolar bone tissue that surrounds your tooth. Keep reading to learn more about dental abscess, restorative dentistry treatments, and how to avoid this oral health concern.
September 12, 2017
CEREC stands for chairside economical restoration of esthetic ceramics, but what it means for patients is a flawlessly repaired smile in just one appointment. If you have a damaged or decayed tooth, you can save time with CEREC one-visit dental crowns from a skilled dentist. These high quality restorations recreate the lost natural dental structures and leave you with a flawless smile you’ll feel 100% confident sharing.
September 12, 2016
Aesthetic Dentistry by Design is an award-winning dental practice dedicated to the needs of the entire family. Why is it trusted and respected by so many people in the Colorado Springs area? Dentists, support staff, environment, services–together, they paint a picture of excellence and comfort that keep patients smiling for years.
July 19, 2016
Most people have heard of orthodontics and most people have probably seen them, too. Metal brackets and wires or other devices help to straighten teeth for a more attractive and healthy smile. But what if there are considerations beyond just the appearance of your smile? Problems such as TMJ dysfunction, malocclusion and facial imbalance may need treatment beyond ordinary orthodontics. In this case, functional orthodontics from Colorado Springs dentist Dr. Gasper can help create a pleasing facial shape and profile, as well as a balanced bite.
June 16, 2016
In a hurry but still want to take care of your smile? Dr. Gasper and his staff at Aesthetic Dentistry by Design have the perfect solution. In Colorado Springs, CEREC crowns provide strong coverage for a damaged tooth and they are made right here in our office! With a traditional crown, you’d have to wait a couple of weeks for the finished restoration to be delivered from a dental lab. With CEREC, those days are gone.