What Are the Key Symptoms of Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

What are the key symptoms of baby bottle tooth decay? If your child is displaying signs and symptoms of pain or dental decay, they may be suffering from baby bottle tooth decay, which is the result of an increased exposure to enamel-eating products such as sugar, which are often associated with baby bottles. Protecting your child’s teeth at a young... read more »

The Ins and Outs of an Abscessed Tooth

If you or someone you know has an abscessed tooth, also known as a periapical abscess, the tooth has a pocket of pus (fluid) in it caused by a bacterial infection. This occurs when the nerve of a tooth is dying or dead, and develops on the tip of the tooth’s root and spreads out. If this thick, yellowish fluid... read more »

Toothaches, Pimples, and Root Canals

Did you know that a root canal is technically just a different name for the nerve (also called pulp) in the center of a tooth? Or that root canal therapy is simply removing that pulp if it is damaged or infected, then sealing your tooth again? While root canal therapy is dreaded, it is also very important to prevent the... read more »

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