Month: July 2015

Do Root Canals Hurt?

A common concern when a patient learns they need root canal therapy: “Do root canals hurt?” This is perhaps the most common misconception about modern root canal treatment. Despite what outdated connotations or media portrayals of root canal therapy may suggest, your treatment will not be painful. In fact, root canal therapy aims to relieve… Read more »

What is Cosmetic Tooth Bonding?

Could your smile use some minor adjustments to look its best? With cosmetic dental bonding, you don’t need to go to extremes or sign on for invasive cosmetic dental treatment to give your smile a makeover. What is cosmetic tooth bonding? Dental bonding is a cosmetic dentistry treatment in which tooth-colored composite resin material is… Read more »

What to Do in a Dental Emergency

Dental emergencies come in many forms. Maybe you bit down on a hard piece of food only to hear the cracking sound of a damaged tooth. Or perhaps you fell and knocked out a tooth. You may suddenly be in discomfort or pain after a dental prosthetic, like a dental crown, comes loose or cracks…. Read more »

How Gum Disease Causes Tooth Loss

When good dental hygiene and recommended, routine dental care are implemented correctly, the goal is to prevent issues from forming and preserve your healthy, natural teeth. Still, tooth loss happens for a variety of reasons, and while accidents account for many of them, the majority of tooth loss cases could have been prevented. Though it doesn’t… Read more »