Articles for tag: Dental Work, Root Canal, South Texas

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Root Canal Treatment

Sometimes, lunch with friends can seem like a pop quiz to a dentist. This is especially true when the topic of conversation turns to root canal treatment. Funny that people know so little about a treatment that is provided more than 24 million times a year (according to the American Association of Endodontists’ Web site ...

Signs You Might Need a Root Canal

For several months I went through horrible pain until finally I went to the emergency room for a severe ear infection. The doctor gave me prescription drops for my ear and sent me home. I went a few more weeks and my ear infection wasn’t any better. Finally I thought that perhaps it wasn’t my ...

Sensitive Teeth – Diagnosis and Treatment

For some, it’s that bite of ice cream or a swig of ice tea, for others is can be a brisk inhalation on a cold winter day that causes concern. Sensitive teeth are a leading reason for urgent dental appointments. That’s great, because the family dentist is the right doctor to figure out what is ...

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What to Expect After a Failed Root Canal

Did you know when you get a root canal performed on your infected tooth, it’s not always guaranteed to work? Five percent to 15 percent of all procedures fail, leaving you not only in physical pain but emotionally distraught as well, especially if you have dental anxiety like I do! I suspected I had a ...

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What to Expect During a Root Canal

Recently, my regular dentist said I needed a root canal on one of my front teeth. My two front teeth had suffered trauma 46 years ago, when I slipped on the ice and chipped one of them. Many years ago I had a root canal done on the chipped, front tooth and now I needed ...