Three Ways You Can Avoid A Root Canal Treatment
16 January 2018
One of the biggest misconceptions about root canal treatment is that it is painful. However, this is more myth than fact, as it is the infection in the tooth causing the pain, not the procedure to save the tooth. If you are someone who will do anything to avoid dental treatment outside of the yearly clean and checkup, then you might be wondering how to avoid having root canal treatment. There are three ways to achieve this.
What Is A Root Canal Treatment?
19 December 2017
Sometimes referred to by dental practitioners as endodontic therapy, root canal treatment is a procedure that is undertaken in order to deal with a tooth that has become so damaged that its pulp has become infected. The pulp of a tooth lies inside the outer casing of hard enamel and can be extremely sensitive if exposed. For patients who are suffering from severe toothache as a result of the corrosive effects of sugar, root canal treatment can offer a much-desired solution.
Answering Your Questions About a Dental or Tooth Implant
28 November 2017
A dental or tooth implant is a good choice for someone who has lost a tooth, or who needs a tooth extracted because of damage or decay. If you've been recommended for a dental implant, you want to ask your dentist any and all questions you might have about this product and the procedure for installing it, but note a few common questions many patients have about such implants, so you know what to expect with yours.
Scuba Diving and Dental Health: Tooth Squeeze
13 November 2017
If you have recently taken up scuba diving, you may not have considered how it may affect your dental health. At first, it may seem highly unlikely that diving underwater using professional equipment could cause any harm to your teeth. However, there are a number of dental issues which can occur when scuba diving. Below is a guide to one of the most common issues, tooth squeeze.
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