Archive for July, 2015

The Many Faces of Tooth Pain

Many people think that a painful tooth means they need a root canal treatment. While that is sometimes true, it’s not always the case. In fact, there are many other reasons that teeth can hurt! Here, we offer a guide to some common types of tooth pain and what that pain may be trying to […]

Save Yourself the Backache!

After a long day of work, you are probably no stranger to coming home to shoulder, neck, or back soreness. Many dentists tolerate the discomfort, not realizing that it may take up to 10 years for full chronic back and neck pain to materialize. The Institute of Dental Economics found that 75% of dentists and […]

What is an Apicoectomy?

  “What is an Apicoectomy? Is it surgery? Is it painful? And why do I have to have one?” In our practice, we hear these question almost every day, so we thought we’d take a moment here to clarify what an apicoectomy actually is. Word Origin: To better explain what an apicoectomy is, let’s look […]

The Five Enemies of Tooth Enamel

It’s true: Enamel is the hardest substance in your body. However, it is not invincible! Our teeth are covered in enamel. It is the first line of defense against cavities and decay, the very substance that protects the interior, living parts of your tooth! No wonder it takes a beating! This all adds up to […]