Category: Root Canal

What To Do About Infected Teeth Roots

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Dental decay and infection are among the most common oral health concern out there, affecting millions of people every single year. Though they can be treated when caught early enough, the longer the condition persists, the worse it will become. Indeed, there are countless threats out there attacking your grin every day, and the best… Read more »

Addressing Damaged Nerves With Root Canal Therapy

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Nothing is more annoying than doing everything in your preventive routinely correctly just to endure a noticeable chip or crack that tarnishes your entire smile. Well, nothing except for serious disease and infection. Indeed, dental decay is one of the most common oral health concerns out there, affecting millions of individuals every year. What’s more?… Read more »

It’s Not The Love Canal, But It’s Not That Bad Either!

When you hear “root canal” does it make you shiver? Do the hairs on your arms stand on end? Do you get a creepy, crawly feeling up your spine? If so, then you are frightening yourself for no reason. Sure, there was a time–way back before local anesthetics–that people dreaded the thought of a root… Read more »

Root Canal? Don't Fear Root Canal Therapy

Do you hear the phrase “root canal” and recoil in fear? Don’t! There’s no need to cringe at the anticipation of a painful procedure, as is often implied in popular culture, because root canal therapy is nothing to be scared of, and it’s not painful. Thanks to modern dentistry practices, you won’t feel pain or… Read more »

Why Tooth Extraction?

As a child losing a tooth was a time for celebration. If you kept it and put it under your pillow at night, the Tooth Fairy might come and leave some extra cash for your next ice cream cone or candy bar. Ironic isn’t it? As an adult losing a tooth is not the ideal… Read more »

Pella, IA Dentist Explains Root Canal Therapy

Your dentist is rooting for you to have good oral hygiene. If you brush twice each day, floss daily, rinse with an antibacterial mouthwash, and visit your Pella, IA dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Allen, every six months, you are well on your way. However, if you neglect your dental health, decay and gum disease can be… Read more »