Surprising Myths About Root Canals

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You may need root canal therapy if your tooth pulp becomes infected or inflamed. This may be caused by a broken tooth or severe dental decay. If the tooth remains untreated, the infection may worsen or spread. In some cases, the tooth will need to be extracted. In most cases, a root canal can preserve your tooth so that it won’t need to be pulled. Here are some surprising myths about root canals to speak to your dentist about.…

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Thinking About Getting An Implant-Supported Dental Bridge? Here's What You Should Know

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If you’re like most people with one or more consecutive missing teeth, you’re probably wondering if you’re a good candidate for restorative dentistry. You undoubtedly already know that missing teeth can have a significant impact on your overall appearance that can negatively impact both your professional and social lives. Fortunately, dental technology has advanced to the point where no one has to live with missing teeth. Several types of dental bridges are available, but implant-supported bridges provide the most realistic appearance and function most like your natural teeth.…

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Should Kids Floss Their Teeth?

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If you have a young child, you might wonder if you should be flossing the child’s teeth. When kids are really young, this is usually not necessary, but as a child gets older, you will need to start helping him or her floss. Here are several things to know about kids and flossing. Most young kids have gaps The first thing to know is that small kids generally have gaps between all their teeth.…

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