Managing Dental Emergencies Like a Pro

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  Dental emergencies can happen when you least expect it, causing pain and anxiety. However, with the right knowledge and preparation, you can manage these situations like a pro. This article is your comprehensive guide to handling dental emergencies effectively, providing essential information and tips to help you confidently navigate through emergencies. Understanding Dental Emergencies Dental…

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Top Signs Of Tooth Decay

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Tooth decay is a prevalent global health issue affecting individuals of all ages. Both children and adults grapple with this condition, which, fortunately, is highly preventable through diligent dental hygiene practices. Tooth Decay Explained Tooth decay, also known as dental cavities, involves the gradual or rapid destruction of tooth structure, impacting both the enamel (outer…

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What Are The Symptoms Of A Root Canal Infection?

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When dental pain arises, knowing what type of treatment might be needed can be difficult. A wide variety of signs and symptoms can indicate that you might need a dentist to evaluate for tooth decay, tooth sensitivity, fractured root, or the need for root canal therapy. An experienced dentist like Dr. Perrone can quickly identify…

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Why Does My Tooth Hurt At Night?

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  Many patients wonder why their tooth pain flares up in the evening. The horizontal position of sleep often amplifies dental pain; when a person lies down to sleep, increased blood flow to the head amplifies the pain or discomfort intensity. If a person has a toothache only at night or a toothache that worsens…

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What Is A Dental Abscess?

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A dental abscess is a bacterial infection localized in the mouth that results in a pocket of pus. The dental infection will affect the surrounding structures of teeth, gums, and bones and cause chronic toothaches and other symptoms. Three main types of dental abscesses can develop in the mouth, including: Gingival Abscess (Gum Abscess) These tooth abscesses…

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Is A Root Canal Painful?

Root canal and pain go hand in hand in many people’s minds. Generally our fears and anxiety stem from others telling us their experiences and not from our own. A root canal (also referred to as RCT or root canal therapy) is a dental procedure where the damaged nerve (also called the pulp) of a…

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How to Treat a Dental Abscess

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A dental abscess is an infection of the mouth, face, throat, or jaw that begins as a tooth infection or cavity. Generally these infections are caused by poor dental health and can be the result of lack of proper and timely dental care. A Dental abscess may also occur in people with medical conditions such as autoimmune disorders (Sjögren’s syndrome and similar conditions)  or…

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