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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Setting the Record Straight on Root Canal Treatments
If there was an “Unsung Hero” award for dental procedures, the root canal treatment would win hands-down...

What Is A Baby Tooth Worth?
...Alternatively, baby teeth in danger of being lost too soon can often be saved via root canal treatment or other procedures...

A Root Canal Treatment can Save Your Tooth and Relieve Pain
One of the most effective techniques for saving decayed or injured teeth is the root canal treatment...

Restore a Flawed Tooth in as Little as One Visit with Composite Resin
...Teeth that have become worn, fractured or have undergone a root canal treatment are best treated with a porcelain restoration such as a veneer or crown...

What Are Dental Crowns?
...They can also seal a tooth after root canal treatment, strengthen a badly cracked tooth, and restore a badly decayed tooth when a standard dental filling is insufficient...

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
...If the injury extends into the tooth’s inner pulp tissue, root canal treatment will be needed...

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham
... But if the damage exposes the soft inner pulp of the tooth, root canal treatment will be needed to save the tooth...

Adult Tooth Root Resorption is a Serious Issue that Requires Prompt Action
...If ECR has extended near the tooth’s interior pulp layer, then a root canal treatment may be needed...

3 Types of Tooth Pain and What They Might be Telling You
...To save the tooth, you may need a root canal treatment to remove the decayed tissue and seal the tooth from further infection...

Dental Injury Is Just a Temporary Setback for Basketball Star Kevin Love
...The condition of tooth’s pulp (soft inner tissue) must also be closely monitored; if it becomes infected, root canal treatment may be needed to preserve the tooth...

Porcelain Veneers Might not be the Best Option for Teenagers
...If that happens, we may need to perform a root canal treatment to save the tooth—also not an optimal situation for a developing tooth...

Less-Invasive Pulp Capping Could Save Your Tooth
... If it does advance to the pulp, you may need a root canal treatment to save the tooth...