Top 5 Myths About Root Canal Therapy

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  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…

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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…

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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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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…

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Alternatives To Tooth Extraction

  If you have a damaged (from tooth decay or even periodontal disease) or traumatized tooth, extraction is not the only option as there is a chance that you can save your natural tooth. Whenever possible, it is always better to save your teeth rather than lose them, as missing teeth have negative effects on…

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Anatomy Of Our Teeth

Tooth issues can occur no matter what age you are. From the littlest child to the oldest adult, having good education when tooth issues arise is paramount. Have you ever wondered what parts make up your teeth? Why they are so strong? Anatomy Of A Tooth The anatomy of a tooth is actually quite simple.…

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Warning Signs Of Tooth Decay

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Tooth decay is a slow, destructive process. In its earliest stages, a decayed tooth, is easily treatable. If left untreated it will lead to dental infection and tooth loss. The best defense against tooth decay is good oral hygiene along with regular dental visits. These routine dental visits will give your dentist the ability to detect…

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Can A Dental Crown Develop Tooth Decay?

While the dental crown itself cannot become decayed, the underlying tooth structure can. A dental crown is placed after careful shaping and preparation of the tooth surface and then inserted over the remaining tooth structure to restore the crown to its proper form and function. How Does The Tooth Get Decay Under A Dental Crown?…

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Can Regular Dental Visits Save You Money?

With the economy stagnating, many people fore go dental examinations and professional cleanings to save money. The truth is it will cost you more in time, money, and discomfort in the long run. Preventive medicine, or rather preventive dentistry is better for our health, and finances . What Can Happen Without Preventive Dentistry? If you…

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