Monthly November, 2015

Consequences of a cracked tooth–and how to fix it

A cracked tooth can occur due to trauma or because of repeated restorations. Sometimes, if a tooth must have multiple restorations, it will crack. A cracked tooth can introduce bacteria into the tooth’s interior, which requires treatment such as a root canal procedure. Causes of Cracked Teeth Cracked teeth are not uncommon, and can occur

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What is root scaling and planing?

Gum disease is a common affliction, ranging from mild inflammation to extensive infection that endangers your teeth. If you have gum disease, you should see an endodontist, who specializes in treating the gums. Treatment can involve minor hygiene changes for mild inflammation, deep cleaning such as planing and scaling, or, in more serious cases, gum

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