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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.
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3 Things to do to Prepare for Dental Emergencies While Traveling Abroad
...Be sure especially to have decayed or cracked teeth repaired, as well as any planned dental work like root canal treatments before you go...

There's Still Hope for a Re-Infected Tooth After Root Canal Treatment
Most first-time root canal treatments achieve their purpose in saving an internally decayed tooth and extending its life to match those of the patient’s non-decayed teeth...

A Root Canal Treatment can Save Your Tooth and Relieve Pain
One of the most effective techniques for saving decayed or injured teeth is the root canal treatment...

Dental Porcelain is a Great Option for Creating a Natural Appearance
...They’re also useful as a protective cover for teeth that have undergone root canal treatment...

4 Reasons Saving Your Child's Decayed Baby Tooth is a Good Idea
...Saving it would require extensive treatment like capping it with a crown or performing a pulpotomy, similar to a root canal treatment...

Replacing a Tooth or Saving it - Which Should you do?
... If decay has invaded the pulp (the innermost layer of the tooth), you’ll need a root canal treatment...

Where - and How - Does it Hurt? Getting to the Source of Tooth Pain
... This usually calls for a root canal treatment for the affected tooth...

Even if a Root Canal Won't Work, This Procedure Could Save your Tooth
A root canal treatment is a highly effective way to save a deeply decayed tooth...

Professional Whitening Offers an Effective Way to Restore Your Smile's Luster
...But you can also have discoloration deep within a tooth, known as intrinsic staining, caused by a variety of reasons like tetracycline use early in life or complications from a root canal treatment...

Survey Says: They'd Rather Have a Root Canal
...If this takes you by surprise, then let us bring you up to date on root canal treatment today...

A Child's Damaged Tooth may require a Different Approach than an Adult's
... Because a full root canal treatment removes all of the pulp tissue, it could interrupt any remaining dentin development in a young tooth...

Treating a Young, Permanent Tooth Requires a Different Approach
...For example, a decayed adult tooth may need a root canal treatment; but this standard treatment would often be the wrong choice for a child’s tooth...

Why it's Worth the Effort to Save a Problem Baby Tooth
...If decay, for example, has advanced deep within the tooth pulp, we may perform a modified root canal treatment to remove the diseased tissue and seal the remaining pulp from further infection...

Protect Your Child's Long-Term Dental Health with Regular Office Visits
...Saving it by preventing and treating tooth decay with fluoride applications and sealants, fillings or even a modified root canal treatment could stop a bad bite and costly orthodontic treatment down the road...

Don't Fear the Root Canal - it Could Save Your Tooth
Many people consider a root canal treatment to be potentially an unpleasant experience...

Saving a Diseased Primary Tooth Could Mean Better Oral Health Later in Life
...Preserving a decayed primary tooth could include procedures similar to a root canal treatment, commonly used in adult permanent teeth with inner decay...

Treating a Child's Tooth Injury May Require Special Consideration
...For example, the primary means for preserving an injured adult tooth is a root canal treatment: damaged or diseased tissue within the pulp, the tooth’s innermost layer, is removed and the empty chamber and root canals filled and sealed to prevent infection...

Not all Dental Crowns Share the Same Quality of Life-Likeness
...Crowns are artificial caps that cover an entire visible tooth, often used for heavily decayed or damaged teeth or as added protection after a root canal treatment...

Lasers Beginning to Change Some Root Canal Procedures
... For decades now, the best way to save teeth in this condition is with root canal treatment...

3 Factors That Could Affect the Success of a Root Canal Treatment
...But tooth decay removal and a root canal treatment can stop advancing decay and resulting infection in its tracks...

Dental Visits are Key to Detecting Early Developing Tooth Decay
... Even if decay gets a foothold we can effectively stop it and restore a tooth with a root canal treatment or a similar procedure...

Root Canals are a Safe Way to Save Teeth
...dentists perform around 25 million root canal treatments and save countless teeth from the ravages of decay...

If a Root Canal Can't be Done, this Procedure Might Save Your Tooth
...And even if decay has advanced into the tooth's pulp and root canals, there's still a good chance we can stop it with a root canal treatment...

The Before, During and After of Root Canal Treatments
Root canal treatments have suffered a bad rap over the years—and undeservedly...

Get an Early Start Treating Root Resorption Before it's Too Late
...If ECR has spread toward the pulp, the tooth's inner nerve center, we may also need to perform a root canal treatment...

Porcelain Veneers Might not be the Best Option for Teenagers
...If that happens, we may need to perform a root canal treatment to save the tooth—also not an optimal situation for a developing tooth...

Why and How to Save a Diseased Tooth
...We may be able to stop decay and save the tooth with a root canal treatment...

What Really Happens During a Root Canal Treatment
...Then comes the good news: your dentist believes the tooth can be rescued with a root canal treatment...

3 Reasons a Root Canal Treatment Might Fail and What You Can Do About It
It's not an exaggeration to say the modern root canal treatment has saved millions of teeth over the last century...

Endodontic Treatment Could Save a Tooth in Crisis
...That often involves a root canal treatment to address decay threatening a tooth's interior...

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