What We Can Do When You Come to Us for Help With a Cracked Tooth

Having a cracked or broken tooth is no joke, especially if it leaves you with a painful toothache. Cracked or broken teeth can happen if the inner workings of your tooth pulp become exposed, whether from the tooth’s nerves, blood vessels, or connective tissue. You will want to have it treated as quickly as possible... Read more »

If You’re Having Problems With a Restored Tooth, You May Need a Root Canal Retreatment!

Were you aware that if you consistently take good care of your oral health, you can often keep a tooth that has been through a root canal treatment for the rest of your life? Most people envision themselves in dentures at some point, and while there are some pretty amazing dentures out there these days,... Read more »

For National Gum Disease Awareness Month, Commit To Healthier Teeth and Gums!

February is National Gum Disease Awareness Month, and we are here for it! Working daily with gums makes us excited about creating awareness on how best to keep your gums healthy no matter what your age. When we say your smile thrives on good oral care, most patients typically think of their teeth, but the... Read more »

Flossing and Other Ways You Can Prevent Needing a Root Canal for a Damaged Tooth

Your oral health is crucial to a healthy, beautiful smile. If you have a tooth that has been damaged (because of fracture, cracks or a deep cavity), harmful oral bacteria can access the inner tooth pulp where an infection can take place. Pain and swelling will likely occur, and over time, your jawbone and general... Read more »

Pulp Capping Is an Endodontic Treatment That Can Keep a Damaged Tooth Alive and Prevent a Root Canal

If you’ve never heard of the term “pulp-capping,” you are not alone. Although related to endodontic treatment, it is the phrase “root canal” that most people recognize. In a nutshell, pulp capping is a dental procedure that is done to prevent a root canal later. By restoring a tooth that has heavy decay that hasn’t... Read more »

What Is a Root Canal Treatment and Why Would You Need One To Restore a Damaged Tooth?

Having a root canal treatment performed is easier and better than ever before. You might need to have a root canal done to save a damaged tooth from extraction and replaced with a dental restoration. Your teeth are typically better than a tooth replacement option, which is why your dentist works with you to help... Read more »

Root Canal Pain Management Tips

If you have ever had a toothache, you already know how much it can hurt. But rather than ignoring the toothache and hoping it will go away on its own, it really should be seen to rule out the need for a root canal to restore a damaged tooth. Most folks associate root canals with... Read more »

National Gum Care Month Is a Good Reminder for You To Prevent Gum Disease

September is National Gum Care Month, so let’s talk about everything related to gums. This month is a good time to reflect on your dental health and commit to taking better care of your gums. Sometimes, we forget your gums help keep your teeth in their place and functioning at top capacity. When your gums... Read more »

Knowing the Difference Between Endodontic Treatments

What do you know about the difference between nonsurgical root canal treatments, surgical retreatments and dental implants? You are probably like most people and can maybe guess. We are here to answer your questions! Surgical vs. Nonsurgical Root Canal Therapy When our endodontist mentions root canals, a nonsurgical root canal is generally recommended. The great... Read more »

What Does It Mean When You Have a Persistent Toothache?

If you have ever had a toothache, you will likely remember the pain. It is typically located in or around a tooth and indicates that you have something wrong going on with your teeth or gums. It can also be “referred pain,” meaning it’s coming from somewhere else in your body. Either way, tooth pain... Read more »