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It is common knowledge that the human body is mostly water. As such, it makes perfect sense that drinking water is great for your health. When you are hydrated, all sorts of bodily processes operate more smoothly. Your skin glows, your muscles move, digestion is...read more
With modern technology and the right expertise, root canals are as convenient and comfortable as a common filling. Although endodontic treatments are completely successful the majority of the times, patients should be aware of potential complications. As such, it is...read more
Patients sometimes ask, “Why does my tooth hurt after a root canal?” It is a reasonable question. Today, root canal procedures are virtually painless. It can be a little disconcerting to undergo such a comfortable and effective root canal treatment, only to encounter...read more
Cracking a tooth is, unfortunately, much more common than many patients expect. Although dental injuries are common when participating in activities like contact sports or anything else that might result in a blow to your mouth, the reality is that it takes much less...read more
Everyone knows that great dental health is about more than just regular visits to the dentist. Healthy teeth require a consistent dental care regimen at home. Good habits include things like brushing and flossing, but your teeth’s needs extend beyond the bathroom...read more
Life happens fast, and even the best dental care regimen cannot always account for the unexpected. A blow to the mouth is never pleasant, but when it damages your permanent teeth, you need to know the best steps to take. Many patients are surprised by how many options...read more
The eleventh annual celebration of Root Canal Awareness Week kicked off on Sunday, May 7! Although modern root canal therapy is virtually painless, pervasive myths still intimidate prospective patients. A survey by the American Association of Endodontists found that...read more
For many people, dental problems can be a little bit scary. We use our teeth every day! When the stakes are that high, it is normal to worry from time to time, especially when you find yourself facing unexpected discomfort or other troubling symptoms. Fortunately, the...read more
Growing older should be a pleasant process, one that joyfully celebrates of your accomplishments. However, as the years go by, patients often come to face new and potentially unexpected health concerns. Comorbid conditions can make an older patient’s dental health...read more
A cracked tooth can cause intense, immediate discomfort. Patients note a variety of symptoms, including erratic pain when chewing or when the tooth is exposed to temperature extremes. The pain in your tooth may come and go, so your dentist might have difficulty...read more
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