is Root Canal Therapy?
RCT is a procedure which saves an infected tooth by removing
an irreversibly damaged nerve and filling the resulting space.
is Gum (Periodontal) Disease?
Periodontal disease is the deterioration of the supporting
structures of the teeth.
are Dental Implants?
Dental implants are sterile titanium cylinders, which are
placed in the upper and lower jawbones. Crowns, bridges, or
dentures are attached to the implants to form stable restorations.
should I replace a missing tooth?
The empty space left by the missing tooth compromises your
ability to chew, alters your smile, and causes serious problems
for your surrounding teeth.
do I need a Crown (Cap)?
Crowns cover all or part of a tooth and hold teeth together.
They are the treatment of choice whenever decay, a crack,
a fracture, or a previously placed large filling has compromised
the strength of a tooth.
can I do to improve my smile?
Besides Braces, there are three additional methods available:
Bleaching, Bonding, and Veneering.
does the floss shred and get caught in my teeth?
Floss shreds when the contact between the teeth is either
too tight or rough and jagged.
can I avoid getting cavities?
Eat right, brush regularly with an ADA-approved fluoridated
toothpaste, floss daily, and visit your dentist at least twice
a year for cleanings and checkups. Children often benefit
by having Sealants placed.
what age should I start taking my child to the dentist?
Some say at one year of age, but definitely by the childs
do baby and permanent teeth erupt?
Each person is different. Check our linked site for normal
time frames or ask your dentist.
should I do if my tooth is knocked out?
Place the tooth in saliva or cool milk. If there is no danger
of swallowing, the tooth can be kept in your mouth between
your cheek and gum. Get to a dentist within 20 minutes. The
sooner the tooth is reimplanted the better its prognosis.