Monthly Archives: December 2012

What is a root canal, really?

A root canal is performed when the pulp is damaged or if the nerve of your tooth is infected. Rather than extracting the affected tooth, a root canal can save a tooth that has extensive decay or infection. Explore what

Why Does My Jawbone Shrink When Teeth Are Lost?

Many different factors can contribute to tooth loss, such as gum disease, extensive decay, injury, poor oral hygiene habits, trauma or medical problems. In addition to affecting your appearance and self-esteem, tooth loss can also have a negative effect on