Root canal therapy often takes two or more appointments to complete, and a temporary filling is placed to protect your tooth between appointments. After each appointment when anesthetic has been used, your lips, teeth, and tongue may be numb for several hours after the appointment. Avoid any chewing until the numbness has completely worn off. Be aware that between appointments it is common (and not a problem) if a small portion of your temporary filling wears off or breaks away. Managing Pain & Discomfort It’s normal to experience some discomfort for several days after a root canal appointment, especially when chewing. To control discomfort, take pain medication as recommended. To […]
Read our blog to help ease any anxiety about your upcoming dental surgery. Our team understands that surgery can be a scary thought, so we’re here to prepare you every step of the way. Our dental office has a convenient in-house oral surgery practice. Call us for all your dental health needs!
One way to maintain great dental health is to brush and floss regularly. Did you know that the earliest version of toothpaste originated in 3000 BC? While it’s changed a lot since then, toothpaste has been an important part of maintaining dental health for thousands of years. To learn more, read our blog post!
Your four-legged friends need to maintain good oral hygiene, just like you do. Bad oral health can lead to other problems throughout their body. We’ve put together some tips on how to keep your dog or cat’s teeth clean. Don’t forget your own teeth; call us today to schedule your convenient appointment.
As the weather turns colder, you may notice that your teeth are more sensitive to the cold air. Read our blog post to learn about the many reasons why your teeth become more sensitive to the cold, such as age and worn enamel. Call our office to get even more tips on battling tooth sensitivity.