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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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What's Causing Your Toothache? The Answer Determines Your Treatment
...If decay has invaded the pulp you'll need a root canal treatment to clean out the infection and fill the resulting void with a special filling; this not only saves the tooth, it ends the pain...

Even if a Root Canal Won't Work, This Procedure Could Save your Tooth
A root canal treatment is a highly effective way to save a deeply decayed tooth...

Don't Ignore Tooth Pain - You May Need a Root Canal
...If decay reaches the tooth interior, the best course of action is usually a root canal treatment...

Early Action Needed to Save Your Tooth from Root Resorption
...If it appears the pulp (the tooth’s innermost layer) is involved, we may need to perform a root canal treatment to remove infected tissue and fill the empty space with a special filling...

Don't Fear the Root Canal - it Could Save Your Tooth
Many people consider a root canal treatment to be potentially an unpleasant experience...

Treating a Child's Tooth Injury May Require Special Consideration
...For example, the primary means for preserving an injured adult tooth is a root canal treatment: damaged or diseased tissue within the pulp, the tooth’s innermost layer, is removed and the empty chamber and root canals filled and sealed to prevent infection...

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)...