Patient Education

Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Signs that You Might Need Root Canal Therapy
...Those who require root canal therapy may experience these issues: A severe or persistent toothache that gets worse when chewing or putting pressure on the tooth Increased and lingering tooth sensitivity to hot or cold Tooth discoloration or darkening Swelling and tender gums around the affected tooth The development of a pimple on the gums (also known as an abscess) If you have any of these symptoms it’s important that you get it checked out right away...

How Often Should I Visit My Dentist?
... As Soon As Possible: Let the dentist know if you experience a toothache, cracked or chipped tooth, tooth sensitivity, a lump in your mouth, white or red patches in the mouth, or a loose filling, veneer, crown, bridge or dental implant...

Don't Ignore Sudden Tooth Pain - Your Teeth may be Telling you Something
...To understand tooth sensitivity, we need to first look at the three layers of tooth anatomy...

Sensitive Teeth
...Ingredients found in some whitening toothpastes that lighten and/or remove certain stains from enamel, and sodium pyrophosphate, the key ingredient in tartar-control toothpastes, may increase tooth sensitivity...

Jaw Disorders
...Such disorders are often accompanied by frequent headaches, neck aches, and in some cases, tooth sensitivity...

Jaw/TMJ
...Such disorders are often accompanied by frequent headaches, neck aches, and in some cases, tooth sensitivity...