A Severe Case of Dental Attrition with Tooth Decay Might Require Endodontic Therapy

A deviation in the relationship between two or more teeth in your mouth can gradually start to affect the structural integrity of a tooth’s enamel layer. If it isn’t addressed in a reasonable amount of time the area of dental attrition could start to accumulate bacterial deposits allowing a severe cavity to develop in the… Read more »

Tooth Decay in the Pulp of a Tooth Might Require a Root Canal

Sometimes even the most consistent and effective daily oral hygiene routine isn’t sufficient for preventing a cavity from developing on one of your teeth. If it’s allowed to progress you might experience discomfort and increasing sensitivity in the affected tooth. Without timely treatment, the cavity could spread the bacterial presence into the pulp or root… Read more »

Flossing 101

Most people don’t have a problem with brushing their teeth in the morning and before bed, but many people think it’s ok to skip flossing. Brushing and flossing removes plaque from the front, back, and chewing surfaces of the teeth, but flossing removes food particles and plaque from between the teeth, where toothbrushes can’t reach…. Read more »

Endodontic Therapy Might Be Needed to Treat a Knocked Out Tooth

Suffering a hard blow to the face from an accidental fall, sports injury, or automotive collision can sometimes cause significant oral trauma. Sometimes enough force can be applied to a tooth to cause it to break off at the gumline or to sever the connection between the root of a tooth and the periodontal ligaments… Read more »

Basics of Root Canal Therapy

If you have ever had a root canal treatment, you understand they are not always easy. However, the result of neglecting a root canal can lead to painful and costly effects. That is why it is important to have one if your dentist, Dr. recommends it for your health. Yet, like any procedure, it is… Read more »

What to Do If Your Child Has Weak Enamel

The enamel is the white outer portion of your tooth that shields the chomper from harmful substances. If the enamel is compromised, there is a good chance the tooth can experience dental issues. So, if your child has weak tooth enamel, their smile could be in danger, so it’s important to do what you can… Read more »

The Basics of Endodontics

Endodontics is a commonly used term to describe the specialty branch in dentistry dedicated to caring for the pulp of a tooth and the tissues within the root. For a better understanding of the basics of Endodontics, listed below are some important facts you should know about: – It is possible for teeth that have… Read more »

Endodontic Therapy Might Be Needed for a Tooth That Has Suffered a Severe Cavity and Fracture

When a cavity goes untreated, the bacterial presence within the tooth will gradually continue to spread. As this happens, an increasing amount of the tooth’s natural integrity becomes compromised. In time, this can cause the tooth to suffer a severe fracture. To effectively treat a tooth in this condition Dr. often needs to perform endodontic… Read more »

A Severely Damaged Tooth Might Need a Root Canal

An unprotected blow to the face, especially during sporting events can pose a serious threat to the health of one or more of your teeth. Sometimes this could result in a simple dental fracture that can be treated with a crown. Yet there are other times when a severe blow damages more than tooth enamel… Read more »

A Root Canal Can Might Be Needed to Restore a Badly Decayed Tooth

Tooth decay is often the result of long-term poor oral hygiene. When it afflicts a tooth the bacterial presence will inevitably start to spread deeper and deeper into the tooth. If the decay penetrates the root and the socket, it could so severely weaken the tooth that it starts to fracture dangerously. For a tooth… Read more »