Few things send a chill up the spine like the words “root canal”. Unfortunately, wild rumors have given this safe and comfortable procedure a bad reputation. In fact, endodontic treatment helps protect and preserve your smile. In today’s blog, your Des Moines dentist, Dr. Stephen Burds, uses a fun and informative quiz to discuss the… Read more »
Category: Sensitive Teeth
Could a Non-Dental Issue Cause a Toothache?
You probably wouldn’t be surprised to learn that dental issues, like tooth decay and gum disease, are among the most common causes of toothaches. However, a toothache can have a wide variety of possible causes, some of which may not even be related to your teeth. A tooth’s sensitivity is typically due to a disturbance… Read more »
Des Moines Dentist Discusses Toothache Causes
Have you ever had a toothache? Considering the number of different issues that can lead to tooth sensitivity, there’s a good chance that you have. In fact, over 25% of adults in America say that they’ve had to take time off work to deal with a toothache. The first step to treating your sensitive tooth… Read more »
Des Moines Dentist Gives Tips to Reduce Tooth Sensitivity
A sensitive tooth can ruin an entire day, and cost you money. In fact, approximately 25% of working adults have had to take time off of work to visit a dentist concerning their tooth sensitivity. In most cases, sensitivity is a warning that your tooth’s protective layer of enamel has worn away and exposed your… Read more »