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Chewing on Ice Can Lead to an Emergency Dental Visit

Chewing on ice may be normal for you or someone you know, especially during that summer heat, but it can be extremely dangerous. Despite how strong and healthy your teeth may be, you are still at risk of cracking, breaking, or losing a tooth. No one wants to deal with emergency room visits, and emergency dentists are no different. Charlotte Emergency Dental, a great option for your oral needs here in Charlotte, North Carolina, is well equipped to handle any kind of dental emergency. However, we want to help you to avoid the problem in the first place.   Chewing on Ice Can be Painful Almost...

The Basics of Root Canal Treatment Shared by Our Emergency Dentist

Root canal treatment is a method of dealing with serious problems that often develop in human teeth. Using this technique, a dentist can save the base of a tooth and, in conjunction with a crown, return the affected area to its normal appearance. Understanding the Human Tooth The enamel of a tooth is known for its hardness and durability. However, the inside of a tooth is comprised of soft nerve tissue, known as pulp. The pulp is contained within in each of the two roots that hold the tooth in place and supply it with blood. Since the nerve is not necessary for the proper functioning of a tooth,...

How Do Dental Sealants Prevent Tooth Decay?

Molars are subject to tooth decay, because their surfaces are grooved. The grooves are difficult to clean through brushing, especially for children. Plaque then accumulates in these fissures, resulting in decay of the molars. Dental sealants can be applied by a cosmetic dentist to prevent decay in the grooves of molars. Sealants are usually confined to the surfaces of molars, and, when combined with fluoride treatments, are procedures for preventative dentistry. Are adults candidates for sealants? If an adult has teeth subject to decay and grooved molars that have not received fillings, sealants...