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Set Your Dental Fear Free

If, out of fear, you put off necessary dental treatment, you’re not alone. Nearly 75% of adults in the U.S. are projected to experience some fear of visiting a dentist. Between 10%–20% of Americans suffer from dental anxiety of that proportion. That’s between 30 million and 60 million people! It is a phenomenon that is […]

How to Deal with a Cracked Tooth?

Strongly anchored in your jaw, your teeth are protected by an external layer of hard enamel— but still chips, rips or even breaks. The tooth structure, resulting in tooth fractures, can happen from a bite on hard objects, blown to the bow or with large cavities (or old amalgam fillings). You can contact Dr Wooten […]

What Do You Need to Know about Root Canal?

The word “root canal” may refer to the internal portion (passages) of the tooth between the pulp and the roots of the tooth, as well as the dental procedure used to remove infected material and alleviate pain from the root canal. There are nerves and blood vessels in the root canals. Once an adult tooth […]

What to Eat after Wisdom Teeth Removal?

  Wisdom teeth are a third set of molars in your mouth’s back. They come in when you’re at the age of 17 and 25. Removing your wisdom teeth is common. They may need to be removed because they are affected and normally won’t come in. Or they might have to be removed by wisdom […]

Wisdom Tooth Extraction – Precautions and Recovery Period

While many teens and some adults are removing their wisdom teeth, there are other reasons why in adulthood tooth extraction may be essential. Excessive decay of the tooth, tooth infection, and crowding may involve extraction of the tooth. Those who get braces may need to remove one or two teeth as they move into location […]