120 Office Park Drive, Mountain Brook, AL 35223, (205) 423-9140

   

Mountain Brook, AL Gentle Dentist
Mountain Brook Smiles
120 Office Park Drive
Mountain Brook, AL 35223
(205) 423-9140
Mountain Brook Gentle Dentist
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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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LeAnn Rimes Dental Drama: Emergency Root Canal
...And remember, root canal treatment doesn't cause tooth pain — it relieves it! If you have any concerns about tooth pain, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Only a Dental Exam can Identify the Root Cause of Your Tooth Pain
...Or it could be a sign of inner pulp decay: in this case you'll likely need a root canal treatment to save the tooth...

Signs You Might Need Root Canal Therapy
...Then root canal treatment may be necessary...

The Time Interval to Replant a Knocked Out Tooth Can Affect its Longevity
...With a subsequent root canal treatment (to remove dead tissue from the inner tooth pulp and seal it from infection), it’s possible the tooth can survive for at least a few years, plenty of time to plan for a dental implant or similar tooth replacement...

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham
... But if the damage exposes the soft inner pulp of the tooth, root canal treatment will be needed to save the tooth...

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
...If the injury extends into the tooth’s inner pulp tissue, root canal treatment will be needed...

Dental Injury Is Just a Temporary Setback for Basketball Star Kevin Love
...The condition of tooth’s pulp (soft inner tissue) must also be closely monitored; if it becomes infected, root canal treatment may be needed to preserve the tooth...

Dental Visits are Key to Detecting Early Developing Tooth Decay
... Even if decay gets a foothold we can effectively stop it and restore a tooth with a root canal treatment or a similar procedure...

Severe Dental Injuries May Require Endodontic Treatment
...A mature, permanent tooth with pulp damage, for example, may require a root canal treatment...

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment
...Once infection gets a foothold there, it's time for root canal treatment! In this procedure, the area is first numbed; next, a small hole is made in the tooth to give access to the pulp, which contains nerves and blood vessels...

Dental Glossary
... Apicoectomy A surgical root canal treatment used to seal the tip of a root when conventional root canal treatment has failed or is contraindicated...

Teeth Whitening
...The inside-out method, which is known as internal bleaching, is only an option for teeth that have previously had root canal treatment...

Fractured Teeth
...The tooth may also require root canal treatment...

Orthodontic Glossary
... Apicoectomy A surgical root canal treatment used to seal the tip of a root when conventional root canal treatment has failed or is contraindicated...

Root Canal FAQ
Root Canal Frequently Asked Questions What is root canal treatment...

Root Canal Surgery
... Back to top Blocked Canals Sometimes calcium deposits make a canal too narrow to treat the tooth with conventional procedures used in non-surgical root canal treatment to reach the end of the root...

Traumatic Injuries
...When the pulp becomes injured or inflamed, root canal treatment may be needed...