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Louisville KY Dentist | Saving Your Smile: How a Root Canal Prevents the Spread of Infection

Have you ever visited a dental office for a toothache? In addition to regularly scheduled cleanings with the dental hygienist, pain is a key motivator as to why we visit our dentist. Not surprisingly though, many patients decide to put off a visit to their dentist to address the problem. Moderate pain or discomfort in [...]

By | 2020-06-18T14:48:24-04:00 June 22nd, 2020|Dentistry, Endodontist|Comments Off on Louisville KY Dentist | Saving Your Smile: How a Root Canal Prevents the Spread of Infection

Louisville KY Endodontist | Healthy Smile, Healthy Body

Good oral hygiene habits are essential to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. What you might not know is that research has found the health of your mouth actually mirrors the overall condition of your body. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, there is a direct relationship between gum disease and many serious health [...]

By | 2020-06-18T14:47:18-04:00 June 17th, 2020|Dentistry, Endodontist|Comments Off on Louisville KY Endodontist | Healthy Smile, Healthy Body

Louisville KY Endodontist | Facts You May Not Have Known About Oral Cancer

According to The American Academy for Oral Systemic Health, oral cancer claims one American life every hour of every day. Unfortunately, most cases go undetected until it is too late, making the need for regular examinations of even greater importance. Those who are proactive and seek treatment early have the best chance of beating the [...]

By | 2020-05-22T16:38:52-04:00 May 26th, 2020|Dental Trauma, Dentistry, Endodontist, Root Canal|Comments Off on Louisville KY Endodontist | Facts You May Not Have Known About Oral Cancer

Louisville KY Endodontist | Get Rid of Your Tooth Pain Once and For All

Experts in saving natural teeth, endodontists can help patients alleviate pain without needing to remove natural teeth. Through advanced technologies, procedures, and materials, root canal treatment can restore comfort and confidence to many of even the worst cases to decay.  When it comes to saving your smile, no denture, bridge, or implant will feel and [...]

By | 2020-05-22T16:33:35-04:00 May 22nd, 2020|Dental Trauma, Dentistry, Endodontist, Root Canal|Comments Off on Louisville KY Endodontist | Get Rid of Your Tooth Pain Once and For All

Louisville KY Endodontist | How Vaping Can Cause Tooth Decay

About five percent of U.S. adults—nearly 11 million—now vape. The percentages are far higher for teenagers, with roughly 37 percent of high school seniors reporting having vaped within the past year. Since it was first introduced, vaping has been largely seen as a much safer alternative to cigarettes. That’s part of why its popularity has [...]

By | 2020-04-13T12:36:26-04:00 April 20th, 2020|Dentistry, Endodontist|Comments Off on Louisville KY Endodontist | How Vaping Can Cause Tooth Decay

Louisville KY Endodontist | Craze Lines: Not as Crazy as You May Have Thought

If you’ve ever looked in the mirror and seen what appeared to be small cracks on the outside of your teeth, congratulations. You may have craze lines. First, it’s important to know that these lines are relatively harmless in most cases. Craze lines appear as a natural response to years of normal tooth function. Throughout [...]

By | 2020-04-13T12:36:04-04:00 April 6th, 2020|Dentistry, Endodontist|Comments Off on Louisville KY Endodontist | Craze Lines: Not as Crazy as You May Have Thought

Louisville KY Endodontist | 5 Everyday Habits that Erode Enamel

Many of us have heard the word enamel used in the context of teeth and oral health. But what exactly is it, and why is it important? Enamel is the the hardest substance in the human body. That's in part because it has a crucial responsibility: enamel protects all the other types of tissue in [...]

By | 2020-03-04T15:56:11-05:00 March 18th, 2020|Dentistry, Endodontist|Comments Off on Louisville KY Endodontist | 5 Everyday Habits that Erode Enamel

Louisville KY Endodontist | Can I Replace my Toothpaste With Baking Soda?

Originally developed in 1843, baking soda is a great cleaning agent, deodorizer, and baking ingredient. But can you use it brush or whiten your teeth? While some people like to mix baking soda with water to create a cheaper alternative to regular toothpaste, this could be doing more damage to your oral health than many [...]

By | 2020-03-04T15:53:02-05:00 March 4th, 2020|Dentistry, Endodontist|Comments Off on Louisville KY Endodontist | Can I Replace my Toothpaste With Baking Soda?

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