Does Root Canal Hurt?

does root canal hurt

Even when you are vigilant in your oral care habits, you may have a tooth infection. If not addressed early, the infection can get into the tooth pulp. When this happens, the tooth will need to be extracted or treated with root canal therapy. Most dentists, especially those at Palisades Dental Care, will always strive […]

How Much do Dental Implants Cost?

How Much do Dental Implants Cost

One of the most common dental issues faced by adults in America is tooth loss. This may be due to genetics, poor lifestyle and oral hygiene habits, medical conditions or treatments, and so much more. However, no matter what the cause, the problems are the same: Difficulty speaking Difficulty eating/nutritional issues Tooth misalignment Lowered self-esteem […]

When Do Kids Start Losing Teeth?

Children have 20 primary, or baby, teeth, which start coming in around the age of 6 months. By the age of 3, all of the primary teeth should be present. As long as the teeth are taken care of and the child doesn’t have any trauma to the face, the teeth should start falling out […]

Benefits of Denture Stabilization

Millions of Americans are missing most or all of their teeth. Many choose to ignore this problem due to time and/or financial constraints. However, this can lead to a variety of oral and overall health issues, including: Reduced self-esteem Loss of jawbone density, causing additional tooth loss, changes in facial structure, and more Difficulties speaking […]

What Foods Cause Cavities in Children

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Your child’s teeth affect their overall health. After all, they help your child speak clearly, as well as help cut/grind their food before they swallow it. Cavities, or tooth decay, are permanently damaged areas of the tooth and can cause speech and nutrition problems. A child is susceptible to cavities as soon as their first […]

Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?

Cost Of Dental Implants

Chances are you’ve probably heard that dental implants (Dumont) are the best solution for replacing missing teeth. But can anyone get dental implants? Unfortunately, no. Every dental implant candidate has specific criteria to meet. Thankfully, modern advancements allow more dental implant candidates to pursue this state-of-the-art tooth-replacement option. Ideal Dental Implant Candidate Requirements If you’re […]

Why are Children’s Checkups Important?

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Your child’s baby teeth will eventually fall out. So why is it so important to take your little one to a dentist for regular checkups beginning at a young age? Is it that important? Absolutely. Here’s why: Get Ahead of Anxiety and Dental Phobia It’s estimated that 1-in-3 people suffer from some extent of dental […]

How Does Invisalign Move My Teeth?

Have you ever wondered, “How does Invisalign move teeth if there aren’t brackets and wires”? You’re not the first to ask. How Invisalign Works Invisalign treatment in Dumont is based on cutting-edge digital imaging and treatment mapping. So how does Invisalign move teeth? First, our Dumont dentist takes a digital scan of your entire smile. […]

Are Root Canals Necessary?

Why are root canals necessary? Oftentimes, we’re asked if it’s just easier or better to remove a tooth than it is to get a root canal. But understanding the purpose of endodontic therapy (root canals) and the modern methods used to perform these treatments can help you feel more confident about your treatment decisions. When […]

What Are Same Day Dental Crowns?

Our dentist in Dumont offers state-of-the-art dental crowns that are fitted and delivered in just one day. But what is the difference between same day crowns and regular crowns (or is there one?) Same-Day vs. Traditional Crowns The biggest difference between same day crowns and regular crowns is that traditional treatments require gooey impressions and […]