Cavities are one of the most common health issues in America. They can affect young children, teenagers, and adults. There are multiple reasons cavities may occur. Bacteria that linger in your teeth from frequent snacking, drinking sugary drinks, and not cleaning your teeth correctly contribute to the formation of cavities. Cavities can lead to extreme toothaches, infection, or loss of the tooth. So, at the first sign of a cavity, schedule a visit with your dentist.
If you’ve never had a root canal before, we know the procedure can sound intimidating. Many people believe that a root canal is one of the most invasive and painful dental procedures. However, only 17% of people who have had a root canal describe it as their most painful dental visit. A root canal is nothing to be ashamed of. According to the American Association of Endodontists (AAE), more than 41,000 root canals are performed every day. This common procedure is extremely important in the pres...