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Dental Abscess Treatment

A Dental Abscess Means Severe Infection And A Serious Periodontal Problem A dental abscess is an infection, typically affecting the root of a tooth and the surrounding gums. What may start as a tooth fracture or an infection of the tooth interior (root) can quickly progress into a more severe problem. Furthermore, when periodontal disease is a factor, the pocket that surrounds each tooth is often compromised, becoming loosened and more prone to trapping bacteria. If you have a dental abscess, you probably already [...]

By |2022-01-04T08:00:43-08:00January 4, 2022|Periodontal Dentistry|

Cavities without Pain?

If It Ain't Broke, Why Fix It? Patients are sometimes surprised when they have a cavity or two and wonder, "How can I need a filling when I haven't been in any pain?" Unfortunately, this is common because cavities often don't give any warning signs at all. Teeth can become extremely broken down and even abscess due to decay and still never hurt. So while it may not be causing you any discomfort at the moment, our experience has shown that catching problems early [...]

By |2019-09-17T08:00:09-07:00September 17, 2019|Restorative Dentistry|