A Cracked Tooth Might Need a Root Canal

Sometimes a hard blow to the face from a sports injury or a household accident can impart significant force to one of your teeth. This could potentially crack, shatter, or deeply fracture a tooth. A situation like this can cause severe pain and significant dental trauma. In a moment such as this, you will likely need to seek the endodontic... read more »

What is a Dental Crown?

Have you ever heard of a dental crown? If you have, do you know exactly how having a crown can help your smile? Similarly, do you know what benefits you can expect to enjoy if you decide on a crown? As you may know, dental crowns—which are sometimes referred to as caps—are a restoration used to cover a cracked, broken,... read more »

Should You Get a Root Canal of Tooth Extraction?

Do you ever hesitate to make an appointment with your dentist because you know—or even think—there’s a chance you could need root canal treatment? If you do, you aren’t alone. But did you know that if a root canal, which is the soft layer in the center of your tooth, is infected or damaged, the afflicted tooth could die? And... read more »