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Keep Kids’ Teeth Safe and Healthy This Winter

As a parent, you want to keep your child’s teeth safe and healthy all year long. Brushing, flossing, and regular dental visits are great ways to prevent tooth decay. What you may not realize is that the colder weather of the holiday season brings its own challenges to bear. Here are some ways to help [...]

By | 2018-10-19T16:08:57+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Keep Kids’ Teeth Safe and Healthy This Winter

Are Your Medications Damaging Your Oral Health?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly half of all Americans are currently taking prescription medications and more than half take vitamins or other dietary supplements. Even when used as directed and under medical supervision, you may experience medication side effects that can impact your oral health. Always let us know [...]

By | 2018-10-19T16:07:57+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are Your Medications Damaging Your Oral Health?

Louisville Endodontist Supports Boys & Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana

Dr. Scott Norton and Kim Norton attended the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana Gala on Saturday, June 9, 2018. This event provided exposure for the mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana and allowed members the opportunity to meet with guests, donors, and supporters like Dr. Norton. You can learn more about Boys [...]

By | 2018-06-13T15:48:53+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Endodontist, KY, Louisville, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Louisville Endodontist Supports Boys & Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana

What Kind of Technology Do Endodontists Use?

First, What Does an Endodontist Do? Unlike general dentists, endodontists do not clean teeth—they focus solely on diagnosing and treating infection with the dental pulp. Endodontists are the experts for pulp inflammation, infection, and root canal treatments. In addition to the four years of undergraduate and four years of dental school required, endodontists undergo an [...]

By | 2018-04-13T11:58:35+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Kind of Technology Do Endodontists Use?

How Long Does a Temporary Crown Last?

If you have recently seen Dr. Scott Norton for root canal therapy, you likely have a temporary crown placed over the tooth until the permanent crown is molded and created for your unique mouth. While some patients are eager to get through the entire process, some patients may be less eager to return for additional, [...]

By | 2018-04-09T12:04:09+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Long Does a Temporary Crown Last?

Dental Health Resolutions

Happy New Year from Dr. Scott A. Norton (practicing Endodontist in Louisville, KY) and staff. Dr. Norton has made some resolutions to eat even healthier and make exercise part of his daily routine. What are your resolutions for the new year? Do they include your dental health? Most of us start the new year with [...]

By | 2016-01-11T13:28:49+00:00 January 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dental Health Resolutions

Oral Hygiene After Root Canal Treatment

Many people are curious if it is safe to brush or floss after having root canal therapy on a tooth. Dr. Norton (practicing Endodontist in Louisville, KY) recommends that all of his patients continue with normal oral hygiene habits right after a root canal. Brushing and flossing are just as important after receiving treatment as [...]

By | 2015-10-06T12:31:33+00:00 October 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Oral Hygiene After Root Canal Treatment

What can dental floss do for you?

Did you know that flossing your teeth daily is as important as brushing them? Flossing your teeth can do so much to make your oral hygiene even better. Let’s face it, your toothbrush cannot clean between your teeth, yet food and plaque tend to build up there. Dental plaque, a nasty thick layer that consists [...]

By | 2018-04-05T19:09:49+00:00 October 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What can dental floss do for you?

Fall Food and Your Teeth

Fall is officially here, bringing a bountiful feast of fabulous food that is especially good for your teeth. Take acorn and butternut squash for example; both contain healthy amounts of vitamins A, B and C. Dr. Scott Norton (practicing Endodontist in Louisville, KY) recommends consuming an adequate amount of vitamins A, B and C to [...]

By | 2018-04-05T19:09:50+00:00 October 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fall Food and Your Teeth