Do Root Canals Work

If you’ve ever had a tooth chip or an oral filling knocked out, you understand that life can cause some dental appliances to be less than permanent. If you are going to get a root canal and are curious about how successful it can be, don’t worry: root canal procedures are very successful, and with care, they can last for... read more »

Dentistry Topics for Beginners: Endodontics

Do you wish to ensure your smile has the best chance for oral health care success? If so, always make sure to protect the pulps of your teeth. This includes avoiding numerous forms of damage that can arise, including dental damage, dental abrasion, and oral accidents or injuries. However, if the worst should occur and the pulp of a tooth... read more »

Can Dry Mouth Be Prevented?

Xerostomia isn't anything more than a dry mouth, right? Wrong! Dry mouth is a major condition that can damage your capability to chew food, speak properly and breathe correctly, so you should take it very seriously. Learn a little bit more about the condition by continuing. The word xerostomia comes from the Greek words xeros (meaning “dry”) and stoma (meaning... read more »

Holiday Dentistry: Endodontics

Do you know what endodontics is? Did you know how important endodontics is for saving damaged or broken teeth from tooth loss? Thanks to highly complex procedures and our expert team, we can use an endodontic procedure such as root canals to drastically improve your smile and save your teeth from certain death. If you have any broken or damaged... read more »

A Tooth with a Distressed Root or Pulp Might Need Endodontic Therapy

Each of your teeth has several layers that give the tooth the structural integrity and basic vitality needed to chew and break down food throughout the course of your life. Yet there are times when tooth decay or dental trauma can exceed the capacity of your tooth enamel to affect the sensitive internal structures of the tooth. If the pulp,... read more »

A List of Common Halloween Candies and Their Effects on Your Teeth

It’s October, and Halloween is just around the corner. The time of candy has begun. Before you indulge, it’s helpful to know what you are getting yourself into. Candy’s primary ingredient is sugar. The bacteria in your mouth use sugar as their fuel and convert it into acid. The acid then wears away your tooth enamel, exposing it to decay.... read more »

Enhance Your Fall Smile with Endodontics Treatments

Are you familiar with the term endodontics? Endodontics is a specialized branch of dentistry designed specifically to treat issues arising with the pulp of your tooth. A tooth’s pulp is often considered the life source of a tooth, as it houses a tooth’s connective tissues, nerve endings, and blood vessels responsible for breathing life into a tooth. However, if a... read more »

An Endodontist Might Be Needed to Treat a Toothache

Toothaches can be caused by several different things. They often are the result of an untreated cavity, a dental trauma, or a bad filling that has allowed a new area of tooth decay to develop in the tooth. As this starts to happen, you will likely feel increasing discomfort, sensitivity, or a pain radiating from the underlying gums. If the... read more »

The Skinny on Teeth and Cavities

So you know all there is to know about cavities, eh? But have you ever really learned about them? Read on to fill your cavity knowledge. Dental cavities, which can be called dental caries or tooth decay, are spots on or between teeth where bacteria have decayed teeth and left holes. When you eat too many sugary foods, bacteria from... read more »

Sometimes a Toothache Can Be the Result of a Bad Dental Filling

When a tooth suffers from a small cavity or minor dental fracture, it might be possible for a dentist to treat the affected tooth enamel with a simple dental filling. This will essentially replace the compromised area with an alternate dental material that will not succumb to the ravages of tooth decay. If you fail to maintain good oral hygiene... read more »