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Fixing a Chipped Tooth: Why and How

Your teeth are strong — they have to be, to put up with a lifetime of wear and tear. But sometimes, acidic foods, poor dental hygiene, injury to the mouth, or just overstress can cause a tooth to break. A chipped tooth may not feel as serious as a painful cavity, but it should be seen right away by a dentist. The sooner you fix a chipped tooth, the better. Here are the reasons why you should get a chipped tooth repaired, and how it can be done. Risks of Chipped Teeth There are many reasons to fix a chipped tooth. First, and most important, a chipped tooth can lead to further damage if the...

A Root Canal Isn’t as Terrifying as You Think

A root canal treatment is one of the most dreaded procedures in a dental office. Never mind the mind-numbing pain that the cavity is causing, people prefer to dread the procedure that brings pain relief over the pain itself. Technology has changed in the past few years and with it comes new and improved methods. The root canal is one of the most common things a dentist does in a day’s time. So why do people fear these simple processes so much? The main reason why this procedure gets a bad rap is because of storytelling. When someone had a bad experience, they feel compelled to share it with...