Blog Posts in February, 2015

Reasons You May Need a Root Canal

Root canal therapy is common dental procedure. Safe and effective, root canal in Belmont can preserve teeth and prevent the need for dental implants. If you are unfamiliar with this treatment option, ...
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What Is Dental Pulp?

A minor cavity that damages only the outer layer of the tooth often causes no pain. A chronic toothache can signal a more serious tooth infection, though. Once bacteria reach the interior of the ...
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A Patient's Guide to Bruxism

You follow a consistent oral hygiene routine of brushing twice a day, flossing once a day, and seeing your dentist twice a year. These steps can help to keep your teeth healthy, but did you know that ...
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Answering Patients' Questions About Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies include severe toothache, as well as damage to teeth caused by physical trauma. You may crack, chip, or knock out a tooth in an accident, fight, or while playing sports. If you have ...
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Risk Factors for Gum Disease

Children are often told that if they do not learn to practice proper oral hygiene, they run the risk of developing cavities; while this is true, there are many other complications that may also arise ...
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What is a Canker Sore?

Canker sores are an extremely common condition. Many people find it difficult to distinguish between canker sores and cold sores. If you suffer from persistent sores in your mouth, consult your ...
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How Periodontal Disease Is Treated

Periodontal disease attacks your gums and might eventually cause you to lose one or more teeth. If you have gum disease, the periodontist has a few different methods of treating it to prevent the ...
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A Look at the Dental Implant Procedure

New advancements in technology make oral solutions like dental implants more effective than ever before. If your dentist has suggested using dental implants to replace missing teeth, keep reading to ...
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