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Dental Health Benefits of Your Apicoectomy

Apicoectomy is a special endodontic procedure that focuses on decay and damage located at the very tip of the tooth root. Here’s how an apicoectomy can help you enjoy optimal oral health and avoid tooth loss.
Sep 12th, 2023

How are Holistic Root Canals Different?

Holistic root canals use special materials to help patients with specific sensitivities or allergies reap the benefits of a root canal without unpleasant side effects. Here’s how they differ from a traditional root canal procedure.
Sep 12th, 2023

When to See a Specialist About Your Toothache

Toothaches aren’t uncommon, but they should never be ignored. In fact, some types of tooth pain require special treatment that’s best administered by a skilled endodontist. Here’s when to seek specialist care for your tooth pain.
Aug 8th, 2023

The Good News About Your Calcified Root Canal Treatment

Root canal calcification is an uncommon complication that happens when calcium deposits form inside a tooth canal. Once challenging to treat, advances in technology mean calcified root canals can be successfully treated with special techniques.
Aug 7th, 2023

When Are Swollen Gums a Medical Problem?

Swollen gums are never normal, but do they always need medical attention, or is it OK to take a wait-and-see attitude? Here’s what to do if your gums are swollen or sore.
Jul 3rd, 2023

Why Is My Tooth Turning Brown?

Teeth can change colors for many reasons, but when a single tooth turns brown or dark, it’s almost always a sign of a serious problem that needs to be addressed right away. Here’s an overview of some of the most common causes.
Jun 1st, 2023

4 Signs You Need an Emergency Root Canal

Root canals play an important role in preventing tooth loss and tooth extraction. While some root canals are scheduled in advance, others need to be performed on an emergency basis. Here’s when emergency treatment may be needed.
Jun 1st, 2023

What Hot and Cold Sensitivity Mean for Your Oral Health

Few things are as refreshing as a nice glass of icy lemonade on a hot summer’s day — unless you have sensitive teeth. In this post, learn why your teeth react the way they do and how we can help provide some relief.
May 15th, 2023

How Is a Holistic Root Canal Unique?

Root canal therapy helps save teeth that have been badly damaged by decay or trauma, but if you have allergies, the materials might cause some issues. Holistic root canal uses different materials to avoid sensitivities. Here’s how it works.
May 5th, 2023

3 Reasons Why You May Need Root Canal Retreatment

Root canal therapy plays an important role in saving natural teeth that are badly damaged by decay or disease. But not all root canals are successful. Here are three reasons why we might recommend a retreatment.
Apr 10th, 2023

What Happens If You Have a Failed Root Canal

Root canals have a very high rate of success, but there are some times when a root canal fails. Here’s how to tell if you have a failed root canal, and how we can help if you do.
Apr 10th, 2023

Do I Really Need Treatment for a Cracked Tooth?

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.
Mar 20th, 2023

6 Myths Patients Believe About Root Canals

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.
Mar 15th, 2023

Is an Abscessed Tooth Serious?

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.
Feb 22nd, 2023

What Your Chronic Bad Breath May Be Telling You

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.
Feb 10th, 2023

Here's What to Expect At Your Apicoectomy

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.
Jan 25th, 2023

The Benefits of 3D Imaging

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.
Jan 25th, 2023

My Tooth is Darkening. What Does It Mean?

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.
Dec 1st, 2022

4 Steps to Keep Your Gums Healthy

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.
Dec 1st, 2022

5 Problems That React to Hot and Cold Exposure

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.
Nov 9th, 2022

Home Care Tips for Your Aching Tooth

Tooth pain is a common medical problem for people of all ages, and it’s also a clear sign that you need to see the dentist. Until your appointment rolls around, here are 10 ways to stay comfortable.
Nov 9th, 2022

What Does a Holistic Root Canal Entail?

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.
Oct 1st, 2022

What Causes Chronic Bad Breath and What Are My Options?

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.
Sep 7th, 2022

How to Handle the 5 Most Common Dental Emergencies

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.
Sep 7th, 2022

Why Would I Need Endodontic Surgery?

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.
Aug 11th, 2022

When a Toothache Is Cause for Concern

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.
Aug 11th, 2022

My Gums Are Swollen: Do I Have Periodontal Disease?

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.
Jul 27th, 2022