Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Survey Says: They'd Rather Have a Root Canal
...If this takes you by surprise, then let us bring you up to date on root canal treatment today...

Replacing a Tooth or Saving it - Which Should you do?
... If decay has invaded the pulp (the innermost layer of the tooth), you’ll need a root canal treatment...

The Right Treatment for Your Child's Injured Tooth Increases its Survival
...For an older tooth, a root canal treatment might be in order...

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham
... But if the damage exposes the soft inner pulp of the tooth, root canal treatment will be needed to save the tooth...

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
...If the injury extends into the tooth’s inner pulp tissue, root canal treatment will be needed...

Treating a Young, Permanent Tooth Requires a Different Approach
...For example, a decayed adult tooth may need a root canal treatment; but this standard treatment would often be the wrong choice for a child’s tooth...

What You Should Know About Veneers for Teenagers
...This increases risk of nerve damage during veneer preparation; if nerve damage occurs, the tooth could ultimately require a root canal treatment to save it...

3 Types of Tooth Pain and What They Might be Telling You
...To save the tooth, you may need a root canal treatment to remove the decayed tissue and seal the tooth from further infection...

What Happens in a Root Canal Treatment and How it Can Save Your Tooth
...But we can stop this advanced decay in its tracks with a procedure called a root canal treatment...

Do you need Simple Tooth Removal or Surgery? It Depends on a few Factors
...If the roots themselves are unhealthy and brittle from previous injury or a root canal treatment, they can fracture into smaller pieces during removal...

Root Canals are a Safe Way to Save Teeth
...dentists perform around 25 million root canal treatments and save countless teeth from the ravages of decay...

3 Tips for Successful, Safe Home Teeth Whitening
...But dental discoloration can also arise from inside a tooth, often because of trauma, tetracycline use, or as a side effect of a root canal treatment...

Despite Some Online Sources, Root Canals Don't Cause Disease
...” You may already have encountered one such example of online misinformation: the notion that undergoing a root canal treatment causes cancer...

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment
...Once infection gets a foothold there, it's time for root canal treatment! In this procedure, the area is first numbed; next, a small hole is made in the tooth to give access to the pulp, which contains nerves and blood vessels...

If a Root Canal Won't Work, This Procedure Might Save Your Tooth
Root canal treatments are the go-to procedures dentists use to treat a tooth with advanced internal decay that has resulted in the pulp (nerve) dying...

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