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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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How Long Will Root Canal Treatment Last?
Root canal treatment can be an effective life preserver for a heavily decayed tooth...

Answering Your Questions about Your Upcoming Teeth Whitening
...Besides foods, beverages or poor hygiene, decay, abscesses or problems from root canal treatments can also cause discoloration...

Professional Whitening Offers an Effective Way to Restore Your Smile's Luster
...But you can also have discoloration deep within a tooth, known as intrinsic staining, caused by a variety of reasons like tetracycline use early in life or complications from a root canal treatment...

We may Still be Able to Save Your Tooth with a Root Canal Alternative
... But that scenario isn't inevitable — we can often save the tooth with a root canal treatment...

Root Canal Awareness Week: A Time to Learn How Teeth Are Saved
...How about root canal treatment...

Saving a Diseased Primary Tooth Could Mean Better Oral Health Later in Life
...Preserving a decayed primary tooth could include procedures similar to a root canal treatment, commonly used in adult permanent teeth with inner decay...

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...

Here's What you Need to Know about a Root Canal Treatment
A root canal treatment is a common procedure performed by dentists and endodontists (specialists for inner tooth problems)...

If a Root Canal Can't be Done, this Procedure Might Save Your Tooth
...And even if decay has advanced into the tooth's pulp and root canals, there's still a good chance we can stop it with a root canal treatment...

Despite Some Online Sources, Root Canals Don't Cause Disease
...” You may already have encountered one such example of online misinformation: the notion that undergoing a root canal treatment causes cancer...

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...

Tooth Type and Condition can Affect Root Canal Therapy Effectiveness
...If you would like more information on root canal treatment, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...