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When Is It Necessary to Get an Emergency Root Canal?

When Is It Necessary to Get an Emergency Root Canal?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
There are certain oral symptoms that people experience which indicate that a tooth needs to undergo endodontic treatment or a root canal. Some of these signs are pain in the teeth and gums, infection, and swelling.

Is It Safe to Get Dental X-rays?

by Douglas Liantonio (SU)
Dental X-rays are performed annually at your dental checkup. In some cases, your dentist may need additional X-rays during the year if there are any issues.

Home care instructions after dental implants

Home care instructions after dental implants

by Natalie (SU)
If you’ve just undergone dental implant surgery and it’s time to go home and recover, it’s very important to follow your dentist’s instructions. There is much to be expected that comes with mouth or dental surgery and procedures, but the most important one of all is to not fuss with your mouth more than your dentist advises. This means resting, icing, and letting your mouth and gums heal. What else can you expect in the coming days?

Preparing for Your Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Preparing for Your Wisdom Teeth Extraction

by Natalie (SU)
You have experienced pain from crowded or impacted wisdom teeth. Or, your dentist recommends removing your wisdom teeth to prevent pain and crowding, or other problems when they erupt. You have heard a lot about getting your wisdom teeth taken out, but how should you prepare for having your wisdom teeth extracted?

Wisdom Teeth Removal: A Care Guide

Wisdom Teeth Removal: A Care Guide

by Rismary Cabrera
Millions of people have one or more of their wisdom teeth removed every year. There is likely to be some discomfort and temporary swelling, but your dentist will prepare you for this with appropriate pain medications as well as any necessary antibiotics. Make certain you follow all the dentist’s instructions and take any prescribed medications exactly as directed.