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Why You Shouldn't Ignore That Cracked Tooth Aug 8th, 2019

Shooting pain and sensitivity to hot and cold food and drinks are telltale signs of a cracked tooth. Even if you can’t see the crack, it’s there causing pain and wreaking havoc with your nerve endings. It won’t heal itself like a broken bone. If you leave it untreated, it’s...

Why You Should Not See a General Dentist for Your Root Canal Needs Jul 9th, 2019

It’s never a treat when biting into an ice cream cone causes severe pain due to tooth sensitivity. It can feel even more unfortunate when it becomes clear that issues with your teeth and gums require a root canal procedure. However, there’s hope that you can save your smile and...

Who Needs an Apicoectomy? Jun 12th, 2019

When you have a badly damaged, decayed, or infected tooth, a root canal treatment is the best way to clear the infection and fix the problem. Sometimes, the infection may be too persistent for root canal treatment alone to save your tooth. Rather than heading straight for an extraction, an...

What Is Internal Teeth Bleaching? May 20th, 2019

Dentists perform more than 15 million root canals each year. That is 41,000 every day. If you’ve had a root canal procedure, you may notice your tooth is starting to darken. Don’t worry — internal bleaching can fix the discoloration. Here at the Charlotte Root Canal Center, we take pride...

Why are my Teeth Suddenly Sensitive and What Can I do About it? Apr 4th, 2019

If you have problems with tooth sensitivity, you’re in good company. It’s estimated that 40 million Americans experience the sharp pain associated with sensitive teeth when biting down on cold food, sipping a hot beverage, or enjoying a sweet, juicy orange for breakfast. For some, even exposure to cold air...

How to Handle Common Dental Emergencies Mar 14th, 2019

Dental emergencies are usually easy to identify by the symptoms -- like pain, loss of a tooth, and bleeding. But if you’re ever uncertain about whether you need immediate attention, call us at Charlotte Root Canal Center. We can ask a few questions, quickly assess your problem, and let you...

Why Root Canals are Nothing to Fear Feb 21st, 2019

Why is it that people who aren’t very concerned with getting a cavity filled still dread the prospect of getting a root canal? It probably comes down to rumor and misconception. More than 15 million root canals are performed every year in the United States. It’s a very common procedure,...