Root canal and crown: What you need to know

Root canal and crown: What you need to know

Who needs a root canal and crown? Your dentist may choose to perform root canal treatment if your tooth has signs of infection or significant pulpal nerve damage. Tooth cracks and cavities can allow bacteria to enter the pulp if the condition is not treated in a...
What causes tooth decay and cavities?

What causes tooth decay and cavities?

Causes of Tooth Decay and Cavities Tooth decay, also known as caries or cavities, is a disease that is caused by certain bacteria in the mouth. These bacteria thrive on sugars and refined carbohydrates and produce acids as a side effect. The acids first attach to the...