You may not realize how closely associated your teeth and sinuses are related. There is only a very thin layer of bone that actually separates the roots of the upper teeth and the facial sinuses. This is why your teeth may ache when you are experiencing a sinus cold or infection. Likewise, many times an… Continue reading Sinus Toothache
Why is my dentist is referring me to a dental specialist? Although a general practitioners may recommend various treatment options for the care of your teeth and supporting structures and perform many different types of treatment, sometimes they may refer your care to a dentist who has received extensive training in a particular area of dentistry that… Continue reading What is a Dental Specialist?
Stainless Steel Crowns My Dentists wants to put crowns on my child’s teeth. This seems like an extreme measure since they will eventually fall out anyways! Usually, dentists repair decayed teeth with filling material. However, when teeth are badly broken down by the cavity (decay) process, have had nerve treatment or are weakened by a… Continue reading Crowns for Baby Teeth
The Nerve of this Tooth!!! Most people know that root canal treatment involves treating the "nerve" centre of the tooth, so it is understandable when patients are surprised to feel post treatment sensations after a root canal. They are also surprised, however, to learn that, although root canal treatment (endodontics) is time-consuming, it is no… Continue reading Does pain go away after a root canal?
Problems like disease, decay and injury can threatened the health of your teeth and ruin your smile. But thanks to advances in treatment and technologies, many teeth can be saved before they reach the point of disrepair. One way which a tooth can be saved is with a procedure called "Root Canal Therapy." When Teeth Need… Continue reading Signs that you may need Root Canal Treatment
Never heard of a friendly root canal? This is a phrase that has been used by some of our patients to describe their root canal experience. The fact is, most people are surprised by just how relaxed they become during the procedure and are thrilled that is was not as scary as they imaged or… Continue reading The Friendly Root Canal