In a perfect world, every patient would have a bright, white, and healthy smile and never have to undergo a tooth extraction but unfortunately, that is just not the case. While dentists do everything in their power to avoid having to extract a tooth, there are certain circumstances where having a tooth pulled is unavoidable.
So you’ve made the appointment to take care of your infected tooth with an endodontic treatment, also known as a root canal. Soon, you’ll be enjoying the freedom from pain and discomfort that this procedure offers patients. However, you may have questions about what to do before your appointment, and how to ensure oral health and a speedy recovery immediately following the treatment.
Patients often have a hard time identifying when they are in need of emergency dental care. They assume that some issues can wait till their next dental appointment but while all dental issues may not require emergency dental there a few cases where seeking emergency care absolutely necessary. American Dental Care of New Jersey, offers emergency dental care services to any patient seeking top-quality family dental care in Tewksbury, NJ, and the surrounding areas.
When you lose a tooth, you may feel like there’s no need to replace it, especially if it’s a back tooth since no one can see that it’s missing. However, there’s much more going on at the lost tooth site than you think. In fact, there can be significant bone loss surrounding the tooth. And not only can this lead to infection, but it can cause your face to have a droopy or caved-in appearance, which can be unsightly and even lead to self esteem issues.