Root Canal Treatment

Dental fillings are designed to restore the full function of a tooth and prevent complications after it was attacked by tooth decay. As the years go by, the pervasive bacteria living in your mouth can exploit the seam between the filling and the surrounding healthy tooth enamel. When this happens, the bacteria can eventually infiltrate this space and form a... read more »

A Root Canal Repairs the Infected Root of a Tooth

Tooth decay that has been left unchecked can damage more than just the enamel of the tooth. It can also lead to an infection in the dentin layer as well as the root. In a situation like this, the root might be infected, requiring the dentist to perform a root canal. Early symptoms of a tooth that needs a root... read more »