What Should I Do If I Have a Toothache?

what should I do If I have a toothache

If you are in pain, we are here for you. Sooner or later, most people experience a toothache. Sometimes it may be a throbbing pain centered around one tooth, or it could be a more generalized ache. If you are currently experiencing either of these, you may wonder, “what should I do If I have…

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When Is It Time To Have A Tooth Pulled

can you pull a tooth that needs a root canal

Sometimes a patient asks, “Can you pull a tooth that needs a root canal?” While extraction is sometimes the only option for a tooth, the goal of a root canal is to save the natural tooth whenever possible.  Please be aware this article is for educational purposes only. It would be best to see a…

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Tooth Injury Symptoms: What You Need to Know

Tooth injury symptoms

Tooth injuries are not always as obvious as a missing or dislodged tooth. Injury may occur in portions of the tooth that you cannot see. To avoid losing your tooth permanently, or if you are worried from your Cracked or Chipped Tooth, know the most common tooth injury symptoms, and what to do when they…

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How Do You Treat an Abscessed Tooth?

how do you treat an abscessed tooth

Sometimes patients ask, “how do you treat an abscessed tooth?” If you are asking that question, we hope this post will be reassuring. With prompt, professional care, a dental professional or endodontist can effectively treat an abscessed tooth. Any painful dental concern requires professional care, and this blog post is no substitute. It isn’t intended…

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What are the top reasons for tooth pain?

reasons for tooth pain

Has a toothache or other pain ever kept you up at night? Pain often calls attention to a dental or medical issue that needs addressing. There are many possible reasons for tooth pain; in each case, your dentist is your first point of contact in relieving the pain. Tooth pain is more than just a…

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Top Dental Habits to Help Save Your Natural Teeth

top dental habits

You only have one set of adult teeth. These teeth need to last you for the majority of your life. When you think about it, most other cells within your body replicate and repair itself. Your teeth, though, these are forever. That means you need to take care of them. With the top dental habits,…

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What Causes Teeth to Crack?

what causes teeth to crack

A cracked tooth is serious. It doesn’t matter if you just discovered it or if it happened out of the blue, you need to have it addressed right away. This is because a cracked tooth will only become worse and worse. The crack will continue to split and, sooner or later, the tooth will completely…

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Mesial of The Tooth: Understanding Dental Lingo

“The mesial of the tooth has a cavity.” Have you ever listened to your dentist and thought they were speaking a foreign language? Sitting in the chair for a dental exam can be confusing, if you don’t know the technical terminology. Learning a little bit about dental vocabulary can help you to be more informed about your…

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Probiotics and Antibiotics: A Smart Match

According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, an antibiotic is “a substance produced by or a semisynthetic substance derived from a microorganism and able in dilute solution to inhibit or kill another microorganism.” What they don’t tell you, however, is that antibiotics not only kill the bad bacteria – they also kill the good.

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When is a Dental Implant Needed

when is a dental implant needed

Many patients ask – when is a dental implant needed? When you have a dental injury or infection, saving your natural tooth should always be your first choice. Even the most advanced implants or bridges cannot truly replace your natural tooth. For this reason, if you are experiencing dental pain or discomfort you should speak…

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