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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.
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Root Canal Treatment FAQs
...While endodontists are dentists who specialize in root canal treatment, general dentists may also perform root canal treatment and are usually the dentists you will consult with when you first have tooth pain and who will refer you to an endodontist if necessary...

Getting to the Root of Tooth Sensitivity
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Sensitive Teeth” and “Tooth Pain...

Need a Root Canal? Fear Not!
...Maybe you're experiencing some unexplained tooth pain, and you think you might need to have this procedure done...

Top 5 Reasons Not to Delay Getting a Root Canal
...So if you’re experiencing tooth pain (a major symptom in most cases of root canal trouble), remember that the sooner you get it treated, the sooner you’ll be pain-free...

Acute Tooth Pain may be Signaling Your Need for Root Canal Treatment
...Your first indication may be an intense tooth pain that comes on quickly...

Oral Piercings: Five Things You Should Know
... Tooth pain and sensitivity are sometimes reported after the installation of an oral piercing...

Find and Treat the Actual Source of Tooth Pain to Relieve it
...Whatever the treatment course, we can put an end to your tooth pain and restore health to your teeth and gums...

4 Things you Should do if Your Child Complains of a Toothache
...And, any tooth pain that keeps your child up at night or lasts more than a day should be examined...

Where - and How - Does it Hurt? Getting to the Source of Tooth Pain
Although toothaches are common, not all tooth pain originates from the same source...

Use the Same Prevention Strategy to Defeat Tooth Decay and Gum Disease
...This introduces another commonality — they share the same prevention strategy of daily, comprehensive brushing and flossing for plaque removal, regular dental cleanings and checkups, and a sharp eye for any signs of disease like bleeding gums or tooth pain...

4 Problem Areas That Could Affect Your Child's Teeth
...Tooth pain could be a sign of decay, so you should see us for an examination...

Don't Fear the Root Canal - it Could Save Your Tooth
...The procedure doesn’t cause pain; in fact, it most likely relieves tooth pain...

What Happens in a Root Canal Treatment and How it Can Save Your Tooth
...And contrary to its undeserved reputation for being painful, a root canal can actually stop the severe tooth pain that decay can cause...

Your 'Toothache' Might not be Caused by a Tooth
...Here are a few common non-dental causes for tooth pain...

How to Keep Your Teeth and Gums Healthy During Pregnancy
...This includes spots on the teeth, tooth pain or swollen, reddened or bleeding gums...

Tooth Type and Condition can Affect Root Canal Therapy Effectiveness
...That's why you should see a dentist as soon as possible for any tooth pain, even if it goes away...

Tooth Pain? Here Are Some Possible Causes
...That's especially true of tooth pain...