The Basics of Having a Root Canal Treatment

Did you know that the bacteria in a cavity can cause the nerves to die and kill the tooth? Unlike other areas of your body, the teeth can’t regenerate, so if you don’t remove the diseased parts of a tooth being destroyed by plaque and bacteria, it will continue to spread. As this decay attacks... Read more »

What Happens When Winter Sports Leave You With a Dental Injury?

Winter recreation and sports, such as snowmobiling, skiing and snowboarding are popular pastimes for individuals and families this time of year. Wearing a helmet and a mouthguard can go a long way to protecting yourself from oral injury when engaging in these activities, but still, accidents do happen, and when they do, what will you... Read more »

Do You Know If You Have a Damaged Tooth and What to Do?

If you have a cracked or damaged tooth that needs repairing, our team is here to help! We know that with the right treatment, you can get back to your daily routine without the worries of a damaged smile interrupting your day. Who wants a damaged tooth to prevent keep you from eating a favorite... Read more »

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Your Endodontist

Your toothy smile isn’t just the pretty white crowns that you see when you look in a mirror. Underneath that enamel lives a network of little canals that comprise the living tissue of the tooth, complete with blood vessels and nerves to nourish it and keep it alive. This inner network, known as the pulp... Read more »

Why You Need to Preserve Your Tooth Pulp

Our goal is to save your natural teeth so that you can keep them for as long as possible. This not only benefits you functionally but aesthetically as well. Keeping your smile intact means your smile stays natural, so you can still eat all your favorite foods, instead of having food restrictions, especially after having... Read more »

The Process of a Root Canal and Other Treatments

When we perform a root canal, you will have had an X-ray to see the shape of the root canals, and we check for infection in the nearby bone. You will receive a local anesthetic and a dam will be placed in the area surrounding the tooth to keep it clean and dry while we... Read more »

How Does Endodontics Affect Your Smile and Your Oral Health?

As endodontic specialists, our job is saving your natural teeth. When you come to us for treatment, you have a greater chance of keeping your teeth and avoiding having to wear false teeth or tooth replacements, such as bridges, implants, or a removable partial denture. If an infected tooth is extracted, you still need to... Read more »

Addressing the Care of a Tooth Socket After Tooth Removal

While your natural teeth are always the most optimal choice for your smile, trauma and disease can result in severe damage to your teeth that even a dental restoration can’t overcome. If we need to perform a tooth extraction, we can help you protect the tooth socket until it is ready for tooth replacement. After… Read more »

Dental Implants: Common Questions Answered

Dental implants are strong, reliable and top-notch dental restorations that can help you in a myriad of ways. If you have questions about this dental treatment, then our doctors, Drs. Stosich, Viehweg, Brown, and Walker are happy to help you find the answers. The more you know about dental implants, the better choice you can… Read more »

Why Tooth Infection May Require Root Canal Therapy

Common signs of a tooth infection include tooth sensitivity, a bad toothache, pain when using the tooth, discolored tooth enamel and swollen and tender gums that have a pimple that doesn’t go away. If you have noticed tooth infection symptoms affecting your smile, we would be happy to discuss how root canal therapy can stop… Read more »