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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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General Dentist
...General dentists are highly educated and trained in multiple facets of dentistry, providing a variety of different services for you and your family including: Crowns and bridges Dentures Dental implants Gum disease (Periodontal) treatment Orthodontics Root canal therapy Teeth Cleanings Bonding Dental Fillings General dentists who do not perform a certain treatment will provide you with a specialist referral...

Can Your Dental Infection Lead to Tooth Loss?
...Once bacteria delve deeper into the tooth, the tooth’s root can become infected, followed by noticeable symptoms: Fever Toothache Inflamed, sore gums Bitter taste in the mouth Sensitivity to cold and hot food and beverages If you go the dentist and he/she tells you have an infection, there is a treatment that can still save your tooth—root canal therapy...

Tooth Pain
...Depending on the cause, treatment may involve filling, bonding, root canal therapy, or other procedures...

Root Canal Retreatment
Most of the time, root canal therapy is effective at permanently relieving tooth pain and halting infection of the soft tissues deep inside the teeth and gums...

Root Canal Treatment
... What to Expect During Root Canal Therapy If an examination shows that you do need root canal therapy, don't worry — it's one of the most routine and effective procedures in the arsenal of dental treatments and can often be accomplished in just one visit...

Root Canal Treatment for Children
...This resembles traditional root canal therapy, with a crucial difference: The sealant we use in children is capable of being dissolved by the body...

Endodontics
...One of the most common endodontic treatments is root canal therapy, a procedure which effectively eases the pain associated with a bacterial infection deep within the pulp of the tooth...