Month: December 2015

A Root Canal Can Restore An Infected Tooth

When it comes to your oral health, preventing a problem is preferable to treating one. If you do develop an issue, restorative treatments are available to return your tooth to good health. A root canal is a process where your dentist identifies and removes an infection that has infiltrated the pulp of your tooth. Because your… Read more »

Fully Treating A Damaged Tooth

A physical injury to a tooth can require a range of treatments. A cracked tooth may need treatment for an infection, while also needing a remedy for the physical signs of damage. A tooth may become discolored after trauma. If the tooth is too badly damaged to function on its own, you may require a… Read more »

How Your Diet Can Harm Your Teeth

The choices you make in your diet can have profound effects on your overall health. Along with brushing and flossing, maintaining a smart diet can provide big benefits for the health, and the appearance, of your teeth. Certain foods and drinks can affect the color of your teeth, and substances high in sugar can increase your… Read more »

Why Routine Checkups With Your Dentist Matter

Brushing and flossing regularly are crucially important to keeping your oral health in peak condition, but good habits at home are not enough by themselves. A routine visit with your dentist can provide a more comprehensive cleaning, and essential feedback on the state of your oral health. Your dental hygienist can clean your teeth with tools… Read more »