Having a cavity is one thing, but having an infection in the root of your tooth is another. When bacteria gets inside of the pulp underneath your tooth, it can cause pain, swelling, and irritation. Typically, to get rid of bacteria and infection, your dentist will perform a procedure called a root canal. During a root canal procedure, your dentist will remove the pulp in your tooth and all of the bacteria. [Read More]
3 Signs It Is Time To See Your Dentist
You should see your dentist on a regular basis. However, that isn't always possible. If you have not seen your dentist recently, here are a few signs that you should schedule an appointment soon. #1 Your Mouth Feels Sensitive Your mouth should not feel sensitive during normal day to day activities if you have not experienced any trauma to your mouth. If you start to feel random pain in your mouth, or you start to notice areas in your mouth that feel more sensitive than others, your body is letting you know that something is wrong with your mouth. [Read More]
3 Faqs About Dental Implants
If you have missing teeth, there are a variety of options to consider if you want to restore your smile. If all or most of your teeth are missing, you might want to go with a complete set of dentures. However, if only a few of your teeth are missing, one option is a partial denture. If you would prefer to stay away from dentures altogether, dental implants might be your best choice. [Read More]
Why Get Veneers On Your Otherwise Healthy Teeth?
You are considering getting veneers on your teeth, even though you don't really have any oral health issues. Your gum tissue is vital and pink with no sign of infection. You have no cavities or teeth that are decaying. You have all your teeth, and any dental work you've ever needed you get done right away to avoid any potential issues in the future. In short, you and your dentist work hard to keep your teeth healthy and strong. [Read More]