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Oral Health Services: Root Canals

Root canal treatments are required for any damage that has occurred to your pulp within your root canal. If left untouched, damage to your pulp will destroy your tooth and possibly inflict life-threatening disorders upon the body due to severe infections. To avoid this a root canal treatment is required. Your oral health services guide for root canals features the... read more »

Small Dental Cavities Can Often Be Treated with a Standard Dental Filling

If you are inconsistent with you daily oral hygiene regimen or you have a bad habit of putting off your routine dental checkup, you are at increased risk of suffering a cavity. Once this happens you might feel a change in texture, color or increasing sensitivity in the tooth. If it’s diagnosed early Dr. Matthew Scaffa might be able to... read more »

Should you get Your Cavity Filled?

What keeps people from having a cavity filled? Generally, the answer comes down to one of two important issues: fear of the dentist or concern about the cost of the treatment. However, if you have a cavity filled, there are a few reasons you should get it filled immediately. You see, cavities are formed by tooth decay and erosion over... read more »

Finding Sources of Fluoride

Fluoride is a mineral that is important to dental health, as it strengthens the tooth enamel. The teeth become more resistant to acid attacks from bacteria in the mouth. Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay and can even reverse early tooth decay. So, where can I find fluoride, you may ask? Fluoride is found in many places naturally and has been... read more »