A Broken Tooth Can Be Restored by Endodontic Therapy

Even though your teeth are made from a very hard enamel substance, there are times when an accident, dental emergency or blow to the face can impart enough force to severely damage a tooth. A broken, fractured or cracked tooth often includes damage to the internal structures of the tooth. In extreme cases, the broken… Read more »

A Root Canal Can Restore a Tooth with an Infected or Damaged Root

If you have a tooth that suffers from unaddressed tooth decay that has penetrated deep into the tooth it can cause pain as well as a serious infection in the gums. If it isn’t addressed in short order you could develop an abscess deep in your gums. If this sounds like one of your teeth,… Read more »

What Is an Apicoectomy?

Endodontic procedures become necessary when the deeper root portions of a tooth become infected, often due to a damaged or decayed crown. Often, root canal therapy is sufficient to remove any infected material so that the tooth can heal. But sometimes the infection may still linger in the bony tip of the root. In this… Read more »

Using a Root Canal to Repair and Restore a Deeply Cracked Tooth

Your tooth enamel is made up of a dense microscopic mineral crystal structure that is very hard and durable. Unfortunately, there are things like a fall or a blow to the face can cause a deep crack in the enamel layer of one your teeth. Sometimes these fractures can go deep enough to cause significant… Read more »

Using a Root Canal to Restore a Severely Fractured Tooth

Your tooth enamel is made up of a dense microscopic mineral crystal structure that is very hard and durable. Unfortunately, there are things like a fall or a blow to the face can cause a severe fracture in the enamel layer of one your teeth. Sometimes these fractures can go deep enough to cause significant… Read more »

As Your Age Increases, So Do Your Cavities

Cavities are mostly attributed to children and individuals with poor dental hygiene. However, as you age, your mouth undergoes physical changes that leave it susceptible to cavities. Are you currently experiencing these changes? Youth doesn’t last forever, and neither does the enamel on your teeth. As you get older, that protective layer weakens, allowing plaque… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Root Canal Treatment

Something is amiss in your mouth. A severe toothache has arisen, and the pain worsens when you bite down. Maybe a tooth has sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures. A tooth may be discolored, or you may have swelling and tenderness in the gums. Maybe you’ve noticed a pimple on the gums that won’t go… Read more »

Tips for Dealing with a Cracked Tooth

The microscopic mineral crystals that make up your tooth enamel can be very dense. This gives your teeth the durability to chew very hard foods. Unfortunately, there are times when something like a blow to the face or a fall can crack this enamel layer. In some cases, the crack might be so deep that… Read more »

Managing Your Dental Anxiety

For some people, basic dental procedures can induce stress and anxiety. This is a recognized psychological condition known as dental anxiety. Making sure that you are comfortable, while receiving quality dental care is very important to us. If you have issues with dental anxiety, please feel free to let us know when you are scheduling… Read more »