Dentistry Topics for Beginners: Root Canal Therapy

Are you aware of the causes of pulp damage? When your pulp becomes infected, it often requires a tooth extraction. However, it may be possible for a root canal therapy to be used to remove the pulp safely to allow the tooth to continue to function in your mouth. For a list of causes that can easily lead to pulp... read more »

A Damaged Tooth Often Needs Timely Attention and Treatment

Your tooth enamel has been designed to be strong enough to bite and chew your food. If a blow to the face or other oral accident fractures a tooth, it can lead to several complications. The damaged enamel can cause heightened sensitivity and pain. Providing quality first aid while seeking professional treatment will improve your chances of avoiding significant consequences.... read more »

A Severely Damaged Tooth Might Need a Root Canal and a Crown

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 or severe fractures in tooth enamel. Significant pain and sensitivity in the broken tooth are a clear sign that the damage extends into the pulp or root of the tooth.... read more »

Tooth Sensitivity after a Dental Restoration

If you have recently had dental restoration and are feeling unusual tooth sensitivity, please don’t worry. This is actually a common occurrence and will go away soon within a few weeks, normally. What kind of pain might you be experiencing? The most common is sensitivity to hot or cold foods and beverages, and even cold air if you breathe through... read more »