Worried About Root Canal Pain? What You Need To Know

If you are in pain and your dentist suggests you need a root canal, you might feel a twinge of fear. Root canals are often thought to be uncomfortable or even painful. However, advances in dental technology make the process rather quick and virtually painless. The following are some things you need to know before you have your first root canal: Is the Procedure Painful? One of the first questions you might have is whether or not the root canal itself will hurt.

Bad Breath: What Is Behind It?

Bad breath is not just an embarrassing social problem. If you have bad breath, it's important to speak to your dentist so that they can identify the underlying cause and treat it. Read on and find out what is causing your bad breath and what you should do to remedy things. Your Diet  Certain foods that taste wonderful when you eat them can leave behind less-than-pleasant odors. Garlic, salsa, and other highly spiced foods and drinks will leave a lingering odor that others can detect.

Laser Dentistry Offers A Revolutionary Way To Treat Many Dental Problems

Laser technology has been developed as a dental tool that can treat many conditions that affect the teeth, gums, and other soft tissues of the mouth. Laser dentistry is often less invasive than other traditional treatment methods that may require drilling and incisions to complete. More dentists are now using laser therapy to help them perform these and many other dental treatments.  Cavity Treatment Patients who fear the dentist's drill can feel better about having their cavities filled by a dentist who has the laser equipment to do the work.