If you’re one of the roughly 5 million Americans having their wisdom teeth removed this year, you need to know how to ensure a speedy, uncomplicated recovery.  Even though it’s considered minor surgery and it’s relatively safe, it is still surgery and you may be surprised at how much it can knock you off your… Read More


A broken dental crown can be alarming, but it’s no cause for panic. There are several ways to solve the problem, one of which you can even do yourself at home, at least temporarily. Your options to fix a broken crown include: Bonding the broken crown Recementing the crown (if it’s still intact) Replacing the… Read More


Dental veneers and braces are both popular treatments to dramatically change the look of your teeth while also correcting specific dental conditions.  Although veneers can correct mild misalignment issues, the two treatments commonly tackle different problems. Therefore, it is rarely a straight choice between getting veneers or braces. In this guide, we will cover what… Read More


Gum contouring is the name that refers to both gum lifts (removing excess tissue to treat a gummy smile) and gum grafts (replacing lost tissue to treat gum recession).  Any reshaping to improve the profile of the gum tissue by raising or lowering it is included within the umbrella of contouring.  Despite requiring slightly different… Read More


Are you looking to achieve that dazzling smile of your dreams? If so, Bunker Hill Dentistry can help you decide on the right treatment to suit your needs. The good news is that there are far more options than just traditional metal braces these days. In fact, you can easily achieve a more perfect grin… Read More


More than 3 million dental patients have been helped by Invisalign since its introduction in 1999. As more people have heard from their friends and family how easy it is to straighten teeth without metal wires, more people have been wondering if Invisalign could benefit them, too. Invisalign is a widely applicable treatment, but it’s… Read More


Did you know there’s a way to replace up to an entire set of teeth with tailor-made prostheses that look and function like the real thing, and it’s not dentures? All-on-4 dental implants use cutting-edge medical technology to replace lost or damaged teeth and give you a brand new smile, permanently. We wouldn’t offer All-on-4s… Read More


A dental bridge is a custom-made appliance that “bridges” the gap created by a missing tooth. The gap is filled by a false tooth called a pontic, while the two teeth around it serve as anchors, called abutments, which are covered by crowns. The bridge is fixed in the mouth by cementing the crowns to… Read More


Are you an adult who is thinking about straightening your teeth with Invisalign? Invisalign, a treatment we offer here at Bunker Hill Dentistry, is a great option for most adults because it’s nearly invisible and it straightens crooked and improperly spaced teeth. It can also correct certain types of over, under and crossbites.  However, adults… Read More


Your dentist may suggest tooth bonding as a cost-effective and quick solution to repair some types of damage or to improve the appearance of your smile. Bonding means that your dentist will apply a composite resin to cover the damage or imperfection and match the shade of your teeth. Typically, you will only need one… Read More