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 »

A Root Canal Might Be Needed to Deal with a Severe Dental Trauma

Dental trauma can come in many different forms and degrees of severity. In the case of a simple chip or dental fracture that is limited to the tooth enamel layer, the problem might be remedied by a filling or a crown. If the incident was severe, and the internal structures of the tooth have been… Read more »

Endodontic Therapy Might Be Needed to Treat Toothache Pain

When the natural bacteria living in your mouth managed to exploit a chip, missing filling or cause an area of tooth decay, it can cause significant distress. One of the most serious causes for concern is when a toothache develops in a tooth. This typically starts out as a mild discomfort that gradually escalates. A… Read more »

A Severe Dental Fracture Might Need Endodontic Care

Oral injuries are increasingly more likely to occur for contact sport athletes or for people participating in rigorous activities. Chances of oral trauma also increase significantly if you are lax about using a quality mouthguard at the appropriate times. When a dental injury like a dental fracture occurs, it can likely cause discomfort or even… Read more »

A Tooth with a Badly Infected Root Might Require Endodontic Care

Tooth decay often afflicts a tooth with chipped or otherwise compromised tooth enamel. With early diagnosis and professional treatment, a small cavity can often be repaired with a dental filling or a dental crown restoration. Should the bacterial presence manage to infiltrate the inner structures of the tooth, it could lead to more significant oral… Read more »