Don’t Ignore Early Signs of a Dental Abscess

A minor cavity or failing dental filling can sometimes go unnoticed. These problems are typically caught during your routine dental checkups. However, if you have a bad habit of skipping these important appointments the natural bacteria living in your mouth could exploit a compromised area of tooth enamel to affect the sensitive core of the tooth. As time goes on... read more »

Dealing with a Cracked Tooth

If you develop a cavity, or break or lose a tooth, chances are good that you will know it right away. You will have the pieces of your tooth, or the tooth itself. There may be blood and in most cases, there will almost certainly be some pain. Naturally, you will call you dentist and schedule an appointment for a... read more »

Rescuing Your Tooth with a Root Canal

Root canals have gotten a bad rap over the years. Comedians make jokes about them, people fear them, and just the words “root canal’ summon up images of long, painful hours in the dentist’s chair. But the truth is that over the years, root canals have saved many teeth that once upon a time would have needed to be extracted.... read more »