The difference between having a cavity and needing a root canal
You are experiencing sensitivity to hot and cold foods and drinks You have some pain near one tooth or along your jaw You suspect you have a cavity and head to your dentist for a checkup…but you are surprised to find out that your dentist recommends a root canal instead! What is the difference between a fillable cavity and a tooth that[…]Read More
Dental Crowns: When Filling a Cavity Isn’t Enough
A dental crown is simply a cap that is placed over a tooth Dental crowns cover the entire surface of the tooth that is visible above the gum line Dental crowns are used when cavities are too large to be filled with normal filling processes Crowns are also used following a root canal, a complex process which removes dental decay[…]Read More
One way to treat cavities – tooth fillings
Tooth decay can lead to cavities, and when left unchecked, cavities can cause significant mouth pain and substantial dental health concerns So when your dentist discovers a cavity in your tooth, the cavity will be filled with one of several types of common tooth filling materials
According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial[…]Read More
Tooth Cavities – why do we get them and can they be prevented?
Cavities are holes or permanently damaged areas in the hard surface of your teeth Cavities be caused bacteria in your mouth, poor or improper teeth cleaning and consumption of too many sugary drinks or snacks If tooth decay is not treated, it can lead to discomfort and serious tooth issues including toothache, infection and loss of the tooth It is important to[…]Read More
Can home remedies really help treat a toothache?
Having a toothache is a big pain…literally The throbbing and stabbing pain can seemingly come out of nowhere, and may be caused by a variety of oral problems including a cavity, an abscessed tooth or other issues Any time you experience mouth pain or a toothache, you should see your dentist as soon as possible But while[…]Read More