I’m Having a Hard Time Chewing

Dr. Craig Ellsworth on Causes of Chewing Difficulty

Damaged teeth make your smile less attractive. Even worse, though, they can make it downright painful to chew. This means you can’t enjoy your favorite foods. Fortunately, Family Dental of Spokane Valley offers restorative dentistry services that will give you back a fully functional smile.

You can go back to eating whatever you’d like! And fixing your smile usually prevents further dental damage.

Call our Spokane Valley, WA dentist office at 509-850-3217 to find out how Dr. Craig Ellsworth can restore your ability to chew.

Restorative Dentistry Services Mend Your Smile

Among the restorative dentistry services offered at Family Dental of Spokane Valley are:

  • Tooth fillings. Tooth decay is unsightly and often painful. Dr. Craig Ellsworth will remove all of the decay from your tooth and then use sturdy, tooth-colored filling to seal your tooth and prevent further decay.
  • Root canals. Root canals can often save teeth where decay has spread beyond the surface to the material inside your tooth. Dr. Craig Ellsworth thoroughly cleans and disinfects your tooth, removing the damaged material and replacing it with an inert substance. Then, he seals the tooth and places a filling or a dental crown for the final step.
  • Dental crowns. Dental crowns can often repair broken, cracked, or decayed teeth that are too damaged for a filling.
  • Dental bridges. Dr. Craig Ellsworth can create a “bridge” between two healthy teeth to support your replacement tooth.
  • Dental implants. If you do lose a tooth, a dental implant is a good option for replacement. Dr. Craig Ellsworth attaches your replacement tooth to a titanium rod that is implanted in your jawbone. The replacement looks and functions just like your natural tooth.
  • Dentures. Sometimes dentures are the best fix for lost teeth. Family Dental of Spokane Valley offers several natural-looking options from Spokane Valley, WA dentist Dr. Craig Ellsworth.

If damaged teeth are affecting your quality of life, call Family Dental of Spokane Valley at 509-850-3217 or use our online form to see how Dr. Craig Ellsworth can fix your dental damage.

Patient Reviews

Over 1,000 5 Stars Reviews
Latest Blog Article See All
Do You Suffer from Dental Anxiety? [quiz]

Lots of people get a little nervous before their dental appointments, but if you suffer from dental anxiety, you may truly fear the dentist. So much so that you may actually go without checkups and other essential care. This, of course, puts you at risk for poor ...

Read More
How a Root Canal Stops Pain & Saves Your Tooth

Root canal procedures don’t deserve the bad reputation that still follows them. Root canals were first introduced in 1838. Understandably, they were painful to undergo and weren’t always successful. In the late 19th century, Dr. Weston Price, a dentist, wrote a ...

Read More
Choosing a Dentist Free E-Book at Family Dental of Spokane Valley | Dr. Craig Ellsworth - Spokane Valley, WA Dentist

Fill out the form below for instant access

Video: Chewing and Eating Problems Treatment as Discussed by Dr. Craig Ellsworth

If you are having a hard time chewing , there could be a lot of reasons behind. A skilled dentist knows that a thorough examination should be done first before any treatment. At Family Dental of Spokane Valley, our dental team has the latest technology to help them figure out the problem in your mouth before working on any treatment. Learn more about the resolutions to resolve your chewing concerns here: Visit Family Dental of Spokane Valley at 826 North Mullan Road, Suite C, Spokane Valley, WA. You may also speak with one of our staff to schedule your visit. Call us at 509-850-3217 or make an appointment online: Get connected with Family Dental of Spokane Valley: Watch more of our videos and subscribe to our channel: