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There are alternatives to root canal treatment, if it is determined that the nerve is damaged in a tooth, but the tooth is still savable then a root canal would be the treatment of choice. The decision of whether...Full Answer
Tooth enamel is NOT removed during whitening procedures. The whitening agent is a powerful oxidizer that removes small bits of stain and debris that slowly builds up between the enamel rods. Only extreme...Full Answer
Generally a tooth may still be 'sore or sensitve' for 1-3 days after the completion of a root canal. Although the nerve has been removed from inside the tooth, the ligaments, nerves and blood vessels...Full Answer
The buildup of plaque and tartar will cause several problems if left untreated.
- it is unsightly so your smile won't look as good.
- plaque and tartar contain large amounts of bacteria, and will lead to
Implants are a great way to replace a missing tooth. In many cases, an implant is a better choice than a fixed bridge because you do not need to shape and crown adjacent teeth when using an implant,...Full Answer