Posts Tagged ‘Root Canal Therapy’
What Are The Symptoms Of A Root Canal Infection?
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…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…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
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…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
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…Read More
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.…Read More
Warning Signs Of Tooth Decay
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…Read More
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?…Read More
Common Questions About Root Canal Therapy Las Vegas
Root canal therapy is a very important tool in a dentist’s list of dental services to save and maintain our teeth. For many, it can be a scary procedure we try to avoid, but with a little educational knowledge, it can take some of the fear away and put your mind at ease. A root…Read More