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smoking and root canal

Smoking Increases Your Chances of A Root Canal

Everyone knows that smoking is bad for your health. However, did you know that smoking could increase your likelihood of having a root canal? A study conducted over the past 30 years shows that smokers may have more dental problems than non-smokers. Elizabeth Krall Kaye, Ph.D. conducted the study. As an expert from the Boston

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woman with dental crown

To Crown or Not To Crown: A Root Canal Dilemma?

After a root canal is completed, it’s essential to place a crown on top. The crown allows the tooth to be sealed and gives it the strength to last. In some cases, a crown is not necessary. For instance, the front teeth are powerful and rarely need any additional support. If you are looking at

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Holiday Snacks

Holiday Snacks That Won’t Harm Your Kids’ Teeth

During the holiday rush, there is an ample supply of cookies, cakes, pies, fudge, and just about any other dessert you want. Willpower aside, it’s difficult to avoid indulging in those goodies. Before you reach for some sweet treats, remember that sugar is the most significant cause of tooth decay. When it comes to your

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woman at dentist having root canal

Beyond The Pain: Understanding A Root Canal

Saying the words root canal evokes fear in the hearts of many. There’s something dreaded about needles, a drill, and sitting in a dentist’s chair. Thankfully, it sounds worse than it is. These procedures are done routinely in our practice, and it’s completely safe. The relief it brings is worth any discomfort you feel. If

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