Tooth cracks happen to a lot of people, but that doesn’t mean it’s OK to ignore them. Even if a cracked tooth doesn’t cause symptoms, it still needs to be treated as soon as possible. Here’s how we treat cracked teeth to prevent more serious problems.
Swollen gums are never normal, even when they occur without painful symptoms. If you have swollen gums, here’s what could be causing them — and what we can do to relieve swelling and restore your healthy gums.
Despite the numerous advances in dental techniques, technologies, materials, and medications, many patients remain afraid of even a routine dental visit, and few procedures have the fear-inducing reputation of the root canal.
An abscessed tooth isn’t just extremely painful. Without prompt treatment, it can cause serious medical problems that can affect more than your teeth and gums. Here’s how our team treats abscesses and what you can do to prevent them in the future.
Occasional bad breath is pretty common, but if you have bad breath on a regular basis — chronic bad breath — it could be a sign of an underlying medical problem. In this post, learn some of the common causes of chronic halitosis and how it’s treated.
An apicoectomy is a special technique to treat and eliminate infections at the very tip of a tooth root. It sounds complicated, but the procedure is actually quite straightforward. Here’s what to expect during your treatment.
Dental imaging lays the groundwork for all sorts of oral health treatments, including oral surgeries and implant procedures. 3D imaging provides much more detail than standard dental X-rays, for truly custom treatments and optimal results.
Yellowed teeth and dingy smiles can often be corrected with a professional whitening treatment. But when a single tooth changes color, it usually needs a different type of treatment. Here’s what causes tooth darkening and how we can help.
Your gums play a central role in your oral health, and they need regular care just like your teeth. Here are four things you can do to keep your gums healthy and keep gum disease and other problems at bay.
You know the feeling: You take a sip of an icy drink or a bite of ice cream and, ouch! That aching tooth! Tooth sensitivity is common, and to eliminate it, you need to treat the underlying cause. Here are five that could be the source of your symptoms.
Root canal therapy is the go-to treatment for saving teeth that are badly damaged by decay and infection. But what if you’re allergic to the materials used in a regular root canal treatment? That’s when a holistic root canal can help.
Nearly everyone has bad breath at some point during their lives, but if you have chronic bad breath, it could be a sign of something serious. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the most common causes, and how seeing a dentist can help.
Dental emergencies happen when we least expect them. Fortunately, our practice offers extensive urgent care treatments for all sorts of emergencies, so you can feel better and avoid complications. Here are five emergencies you should know about.
Endodontists are widely recognized for their expertise in root canal therapy, but that’s just part of what they do. Here are four, state-of-the-art surgeries our team performs to help patients preserve their beautiful smiles.
There are lots of reasons for tooth pain — some serious and some temporary and benign. Ignoring serious tooth pain can lead to additional damage and pain. Here’s how to tell when a toothache needs professional help.
Needing a root canal can feel scary, but when you have all the facts, you’ll know you can relax a bit. Read to learn facts about root canals and how this procedure can help you avoid pain and dental problems.
Swollen gums don’t always mean that your oral health is in immediate danger, but it’s not something you should ignore either. Learn more about what your gums might be trying to tell you and what you can do to help them.