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What Happens if a Root Canal Fails?

August 15, 2017

Man in pain holding cheekRoot canals have a bad reputation. That’s no secret. However, apart from a few rare exceptions, root canals actually relieve pain rather than causing it. When done properly, root canal therapy allows patients to keep a tooth that would have otherwise been extracted. A root canal is needed when decay or damage accesses the innermost layer of the tooth where the nerve system is housed causing severe pain and dental sensitivity. In rare cases, the dentist may not completely remove the inner tooth layer, called the pulp, or the tooth may not be completely sealed. When this happens, the root canal may fail. In some cases, retreatment is possible, but for others, tooth extraction and replacement may be necessary. The treatment decision is a personal one, and no solution is right for every patient.
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Can I Get A Dental Crown in One Day?

August 5, 2017

Relaxed patient receiving a CEREC dental crownDental crowns are advanced restorations that allow dentists to save teeth that may otherwise need to be extracted. However, traditional dental crowns required patients schedule at least two appointment, and the process could take weeks or months to complete. In some dental offices, you can get the same, high quality restorations in just one appointment using the CEREC system.

What is CEREC?

CEREC literally stands for chairside economical restoration of esthetic ceramics, but it’s really much simpler than that. CEREC is a state-of-the-art restoration system that allows dentists to complete the entire dental crown preparation, creation, and placement process in one appointment. There’s no need to wait for a dental lab to craft the crown or schedule multiple appointments.
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Dentist OKC Provides A Few Reasons For Tooth Pain: Part 1

March 1, 2017

Dentist OKC: Temporary Tooth Pain Symptoms & Solutions

It can be difficult to concentrate on daily life activities when you’re in pain, especially if it’s from tooth pain. You may find that you tend to favor one side while chewing due to having pain on the other. This pain isn’t actually the tooth itself, of course, but instead it is caused by nerves inside a tooth’s pulp chamber. Unfortunately, one person’s tooth pain may be for a completely different reason than the next. While there is no cookie cutter answer as to what may be causing it, today, our dentist in OKC is going to go over 2 possibilities for your tooth pain.

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The Treatment For Stronger Teeth

September 1, 2016

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The Strengthener For Teeth

Candy, ice, citrus, coffee and sticky foods are the stuff of nightmares for teeth. Chomping down on these types of foods will certainly increase the chance for more damage to be done and possibly cause your bright smile to diminish. Of course, brushing and flossing are always recommended as the fluoride in the toothpaste will help to fight off nasty cavity causing bacterias, but there is something even more protective that you can do. This “miracle” treatment will require a trip to the dentist, but isn’t your smile worth it?

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The Effects Of Sugar On Your Oral Health

August 10, 2016

Dentist OKC: Talking About Sugar & Oral Health

When you were a child, your parents probably told you that too much sugar would rot your teeth, right? Our parents did, too! While this may have helped us avoid a lot of stomach aches, it isn’t necessarily true. While sugar is the main cause of tooth decay, it isn’t necessary to completely cut out sugar from your diet. Taking good care of your teeth and seeing your dentist in OKC regularly can help you avoid cavities and tooth decay even with a diet high in sugar (of course, we’re not saying you should go out and gorge yourself on donuts, candy, and soda. Be reasonable with your diet choices). Today, our dentist in OKC is going to dive right in and talk about sugar, tooth decay, and prevention methods.

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