Dental emergencies happen more often than you would think. We know most dental disease is preventable, however once a problem is identified treatment should be completed in a timely manner. The mouth is a sensitive area and can become very painful, very quickly. Incomplete treatment leads to unnecessary problems,
When we tell patients that we can save their tooth with a root canal, we are most often met with horror rather than with a sense of relief. While an option for rescuing your tooth should certainly bring with it a sense of joy, we understand that you may feel hesitant because you are not quite sure what to expect form root canal therapy.
Contrary to popular belief, root canal therapy is a relatively simple procedure that can be completed in just one or two visits. The treatment relieves the intense discomfort of a severely infected tooth, and restores the tooth’s good health, by removing decayed tissues from its interior chamber. Though not as complicated as some believe,
Whether due to decay or injury, bacteria may sometimes reach our tooth’s inner pulp. The pulp acts as the nerve center of the tooth and bacteria may cause the pulp to become infected, leading to an abscessed tooth. When this happens, root canal therapy may be necessary to save your tooth. At Sensitive Care Cosmetic and Family Dentistry,
A tooth infection is no walk in the park. Constant discomfort and difficulty chewing can make you irritable and leave a bad taste in your mouth. That unpleasant flavor occurs when infection spreads to the roots and creates pus-filled pockets. This occurrence signals an abscessed tooth, which means your tooth nerve, or pulp,