Posts made in June, 2017


Sometimes teeth are just touchy. But certain sensitivities are signs of trouble. You feel it when you sip a hot drink or bite into a cool dessert: an ache, an acute stab of pain. Even a sharp breath of cold air might trigger a twinge. “Any tooth sensitivity is trying to tell us something,” says Dr. Matt Messina, an Ohio-based dentist and spokesperson for the American Dental Association. “It may be easy to treat, but something is still...

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Luiz Bertassoni, D.D.S., Ph.D., assistant professor of restorative dentistry in the OHSU School of Dentistry has helped develop a process to engineer artificial blood vessels which are used to help regenerate teeth, possibly changing the way root canal treatments will be done in the future. (OHSU/Kristyna Wentz-Graff) While root canals are effective in saving a tooth that has become infected or decayed, this age-old procedure may...

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Pt presented with symptoms localized to tooth #19(3.6). Crack diagnosed under amalgam restoration. Pre and post op posted. .
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When the nerve of your tooth becomes infected, a successful root canal treatment lets you keep the tooth rather than having to pull it out. Keeping your tooth helps to prevent your other teeth from drifting out of line and causing jaw problems. Saving a natural tooth avoids having to replace it with an artificial tooth. What is root canal treatment? Who does this procedure? How is a root canal treatment done? How is a tooth restored...

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