What Is A Dental Abscess?

what is a dental abscess henderson nv

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…

Read More

What To Do After Root Canal Therapy

Periodontal Disease Las Vegas NV

Root canal therapy gives your dentist a tool to save your damaged or infected tooth or teeth. Root canal treatment involves removing the pulp tissues of the affected tooth. The dental pulp is in the center of our teeth below the enamel and dentin layers. Dental pulp consists of blood vessels, nerve tissue, and connective…

Read More

Top 5 Myths About Root Canal Therapy

Root canal procedure 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 procedure (also referred to as RCT or root canal therapy) is a dental procedure where a tooth’s damaged nerve (also called the…

Read More

What Causes Tooth Sensitivity?

  Tooth sensitivity is generally the result of worn tooth enamel or exposed tooth roots due to gingival recession. Other causes of tooth sensitivity include tooth decay, a cracked or chipped tooth, a worn filling, or periodontal disease. Tooth sensitivity is a very common problem affecting more than 1 in 8 Americans. For some they are aware and neglecting the problem and…

Read More

Antibiotics And Dental Infections

Dental Infections (also referred to as an abscess) generally develops as a result of untreated tooth decay and poor oral hygiene. However, a dental infection can also develop from other reasons previous dental work or traumatic injury. When a dental infection begins to develop, a pocket of pus forms in the mouth as a result of an overwhelming…

Read More

Why Is Good Dental Hygiene Important?

The effects of poor dental hygiene can range from tooth decay to periodontal disease, and loss of teeth. Luckily, maintaining a good dental hygiene regimen, including regular professional teeth cleaning and dental examinations can prevent most of these problems. If you choose not to maintain good dental habits (including brushing and flossing), you are putting…

Read More