Be Sure to Brush and Floss Your New Dental Crown

The new dental crown installed in your mouth at Creekside Dental represents a significant investment in restoring your severely compromised tooth. Most dental crowns are made from special dental materials that will not be susceptible to cavities. Yet your new dental crown will still need to be included in your daily oral hygiene regimen.   If you fail to brush... read more »

Root Canal Therapy Can Save a Damaged Tooth and Restore Your Healthy Smile

Dr. Bennett Packard and Dr. David Packard are pleased to be able to offer root canal therapy for our patients who have extensive damage to a tooth in their smile. Root canal treatment is an endodontic procedure which essentially replaces the damaged nerves and tooth pulp within a tooth which has an infection or abscess. Neglecting to treat the tooth with a root... read more »

Treating Cracked Teeth

Cracked teeth can happen for many different reasons. Grinding or clenching your teeth, or taking a blow to the face during sports and similar activities can all cause cracks to appear in your teeth. Getting the crack treated is of great importance because it serves as a place for decay-causing bacteria to grow and the crack threatens the structural integrity... read more »