A Severely Decayed Tooth Might Need a Root Canal

Severe tooth decay that has gone unchecked for a significant period of time can allow the decay to penetrate deep into the tooth. This can degrade the sensitive pulp and root of a tooth can cause a serious infection as well as pain. In time it could even form an abscess deep in your gum… Read more »

A Root Canal Without the Pain

If you ask a person to make a list of things they hope never to have to do, there is a good possibility that getting a root canal would make it on. That is because root canals have developed a reputation for being quite painful. At , we take issue with that. While it may… Read more »

Using Endodontic Therapy to Restore a Severely Fractured Tooth

The microscopic mineral crystals of tooth enamel make it very strong. However, it’s not unheard of for something like a hard fall or a blow to the face to cause cracks chips, or fractures in tooth enamel. Significant pain and sensitivity in a fractured tooth is a clear sign that the damage extends into the… Read more »

Endodontics for Kids

You may not think that a root canal is something your child will ever need. And while he or she hopefully never will, there are circumstances when this treatment is necessary. At , we are experienced in provided top-quality pediatric endodontics. Primary (baby) teeth can become infected just as permanent teeth can. It can result… Read more »

Understanding Apicoectomy

A root canal procedure performed by is designed to remove any infected material and then rebuild the internal structures of the tooth. After a root canal, there might still be living root structures inside the tooth. While it is rare, it is possible for a small section of existing root to be compromised or become… Read more »

How a Root Canal Can Help

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 »

Endodontic Therapy to Restore a Tooth with an Infected Root

A tooth that has been severely fractured or suffers from a large area of decay, has the potential to cause some serious problems for your oral health. It can compromise your ability to chew and could even cause a dangerous infection to form in your gums. Endodontic therapy, more commonly known as a root canal… Read more »

Are Your Teeth Sensitive?

Have your pearly whites been feeling extra sensitive lately? Have you been feeling a quick, temporary pain when eating or drinking? Even brushing and flossing your teeth can cause a short burst of pain if you have tooth sensitivity. Why does this happen? If your teeth have cracks or chips, or if you have bleached… Read more »

Taking Good Care of Your Toothbrush

Protecting your teeth means brushing and flossing every day to avoid the ravages of tooth decay and gum disease. Although you will want to throw out any floss used to clean your pearly whites, you won’t want to throw your toothbrush away after use! You will, however, want to rinse your toothbrush well with warm… Read more »

Protecting Your Oral Health for Moms-To-Be

So you are eating for two now. Congratulations! You will also need to be cleaning your teeth and gums extra special as well. To enjoy a healthy pregnancy (and delivery) you will want to be in tip-top physical health, and that includes your oral health. If it has been awhile since you have had a… Read more »