dental emergency

Do You Need Emergency Dental Care?

It is important to know what kinds of injuries require emergency dental care, so you can make sure that your family’s teeth are taken care of, while avoiding unnecessary trips to the emergency room. Accidents can happen at all times of the day or night. Some oral injuries may need immediate treatment, while others can […]

root canal

Root Canal vs. Extraction: Which Is Right For You?

Root canals and tooth extractions are two procedures dentists can use to treat teeth that are damaged or infected in some way. And although comparing root canal vs. extraction can prove to be a difficult decision, learning more about both methods can help you choose.   When Can Teeth Be Saved? Root canals can be […]

PULPOTOMY

What is a Pulpotomy Procedure?

Pulp, the innermost portion of a tooth, is made up of blood vessels and nerves. Sometimes during the process of removing deep decay, the pulp is exposed, and without treatment it can become infected with bacteria and die. In these situations, dentists may opt to do a pulpotomy. By removing the pulp tissue from the crown of […]