Root canal treatment fails at times. The frontier reason for endodontic failure is that infection persists. It is also a fact that many a time the issues of failing root canal therapy are the same as those which called for root canal treatment in the first place. These could be tenderness or sensitivity to percussion and/or pain. Sometimes, there is swelling as well. It may even be that the tooth or a boil near the tooth has some odor stemming from it. At times, it even happens that these symptoms stay on or may disappear and then again reappear. The severity of the infection may reduce and then come back again.
As we welcome 2017, the biggest task we encourage our patients at Coral Springs Smiles to add to their new year’s resolution is daily flossing.
One easy way to accomplish this is creating a place in your shower for your floss. Actually the shower is the best place to floss quickly without worrying about creating a mess.
Another tip is to create a nightly reminder on your smartphone. Create the reminder for a time when you are usually getting ready for bed. As hectic as our days may be, the time we get ready for sleep is generally always the same.
You probably know that you should get a cleaning from your dentist every 6 months – but did you know the reasons for it?
One of the biggest is that most people simply don’t know how to brush their teeth correctly, meaning they never get rid of most of the plaque they get.
This is bad news, because dental cleanings or not, it’s best to keep your mouth clean from food particles and the bacteria that “digest” them – and in this article, we’ll help you do just that with 6 easy steps to brushing your teeth the right way.
You know the story: something unexpected happens that results to an accident and an emergency procedure must be done in order to stop further damage on a person, thing or property. There are emergencies that can happen anytime but we must be ready and know how to respond, even in dental emergencies. (more…)