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Louisville KY Endodontist | What to Expect During a Tooth Filling Visit

Fillings are one of the most common procedures performed in dental offices. Over 92% of adults between the ages of 20 to 64 have at least one during their lifetime. They are a safe and quick procedure that will bring you relief and restore your oral health. At Redwood Dental, we have the experience and [...]

By | 2020-01-10T10:10:53-05:00 January 20th, 2020|Dental Trauma, Dentistry, Endodontist, Root Canal|Comments Off on Louisville KY Endodontist | What to Expect During a Tooth Filling Visit

Louisville KY Endodontist | Longevity of Dental Implants

Broken or infected teeth are painful. Our expert team can save problematic teeth with root canal therapy, but that is not always an option. When a tooth can't be saved, dental implants can be a great alternative. How Long Do Dental Implants Last?   There are multiple factors that can impact the success of implants [...]

By | 2020-01-10T10:05:13-05:00 January 10th, 2020|Dental Trauma, Dentistry, Endodontist, Microscope Root Canal, Root Canal|Comments Off on Louisville KY Endodontist | Longevity of Dental Implants

Louisville KY Endodontist | I Chipped a Tooth! What Can I Do?

It usually starts pretty innocently. You’re biting into your favorite hard candy and suddenly you realize that there’s one little hard piece in your mouth you can’t seem to dissolve. You check it out and fear overcomes you when you see it’s a little chipped piece of a tooth. Enamel may be one of the [...]

By | 2019-11-25T13:50:06-05:00 November 30th, 2019|Dental Trauma, Dentistry, Endodontist, Root Canal|Comments Off on Louisville KY Endodontist | I Chipped a Tooth! What Can I Do?

Louisville KY Endodontist | Root Canals – Debunking the Myths

The internet is fraught with myths about everything. In this “information age” you might think it would be easy to find the truth, but that’s not always the case. Dentistry is no different. It’s no surprise that dental myths are abundant, especially in regard to some of the more intimidating procedures. However, advancements in dental [...]

By | 2019-11-25T13:45:30-05:00 November 25th, 2019|Dental Trauma, Dentistry, Endodontist, Root Canal|Comments Off on Louisville KY Endodontist | Root Canals – Debunking the Myths

Louisville KY Endodontist | Effective Prevention for Healthier Smiles

Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease for children and adolescents. About ¼ of children and more than half of teens currently have this illness. Additionally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 90% of adults over age 20 have some amount of tooth-root decay. However, tooth decay is highly preventable. [...]

By | 2019-10-31T17:10:31-04:00 November 2nd, 2019|Dental Trauma, Dentistry, Endodontist, Microscope Root Canal|Comments Off on Louisville KY Endodontist | Effective Prevention for Healthier Smiles

Louisville KY Endodontist | What is Endodontic Retreatment?

Endodontic, or root canal, treatment is a safe, effective solution for treating an infection in the tooth root or surrounding tissues. In most cases, this preserves the natural tooth, allowing it to remain healthy for many more years. While it is rare, there are occasions when an infection can return months or even years after [...]

By | 2019-10-31T17:02:28-04:00 October 31st, 2019|Dental Trauma, Dentistry, Endodontist, Louisville, Root Canal|Comments Off on Louisville KY Endodontist | What is Endodontic Retreatment?

Louisville KY Endodontist | Why See an Endodontist?

Whether you were referred by your general dentist or looking for a second opinion on a recommended treatment, we’re here to help. An endodontist, like our doctor, is a dentist with specialized training and experience in performing root canal treatment and preserving natural teeth.  Why is an endodontist different from a general dentist?  An endodontist [...]

By | 2019-08-23T15:38:53-04:00 September 20th, 2019|Dental Trauma, Dentistry, Endodontist|Comments Off on Louisville KY Endodontist | Why See an Endodontist?

Louisville KY Endodontist | Daily Flossing 

We’ve all been told at least once in our life that flossing daily is crucial. Here are four reasons why flossing may be beneficial for your oral health routine:  Preventative care. Food and bacteria buildup between your teeth is unavoidable. Over time, these bacterial colonies lead to tooth decay and the destruction of your dental [...]

By | 2019-08-23T15:29:52-04:00 September 6th, 2019|Dental Trauma, Dentistry, Endodontist|Comments Off on Louisville KY Endodontist | Daily Flossing 

Louisville KY Endodontist | Endodontist: Your Dental Health Partner

As a patient, you likely think of your general dentist or hygienist as your partner in your dental health. These are people you see frequently, who monitor your oral health during each visit and talk with you regarding any progress or potential issues that they find. While both of these dental professionals are vital, your [...]

By | 2019-06-19T12:44:02-04:00 June 19th, 2019|Dental Trauma, Dentistry, Endodontist|Comments Off on Louisville KY Endodontist | Endodontist: Your Dental Health Partner

Holiday shopping and your teeth

This time of year is a busy time with all of the shopping, parties and festivities. It’s a fun time that can also be quite stressful. There are many ways that the stress of the holidays can affect your teeth. Dr. Scott Norton (Endodontist in Louisville, KY) would like to remind you to take extra [...]

By | 2018-01-23T17:59:47-05:00 December 3rd, 2015|Dental Trauma, Dentistry, Endodontist, Louisville, Root Canal|Comments Off on Holiday shopping and your teeth