Sharecare News posted a story about Dentistry:
TUESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- Dentists, as it turns out, may have one more reason than the rest of us to be wary of alligators. The toothy reptiles may one day put those who install implants, bridges and dentures out of their jobs.
Alligators continually make new teeth to replace t...Full Article
Jimmy Wu, DDS answered:Should I talk to my dentist if I still feel tooth pain after a root canal?
Most definitely you should speak with your dentist. Tooth sensitivity to pressure is common after root canal therapy, however temperature sensitivity is not. Ask your dentist to reevaluate if sensitivity is abnormal or if the sensitivity persists for more than a couple of weeks.
Jimmy Wu, DDS answered:How does tooth decay damage teeth?
Tooth decay is caused by acid releasing bacteria that form due to the buildup of sugars in the mouth. It's the acid that erodes and eats away at the enamel. Once the protective layer of enamel is gone, tooth decay will continue to advance further into the tooth. If left untreated, tooth decay can... Full Post