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How Long Does a Root Canal Take?

Have you ever wondered, “How long does a root canal take?” The quick answer is: Simple root canals usually require one appointment that lasts 30 to 60 minutes. In more severe cases, the procedure may take 90 minutes or longer. A second appointment may also be required if the dentist […]

Prolonged Pain After Tooth Extraction

You may not realize how common tooth extractions are. Modern dental technology makes extractions easier and quicker than ever before, as dentists and oral surgeons remove teeth daily. Following their oral surgery, most patients feel as if they are back to normal. There are, however, some people who experience prolonged […]

Chipped Tooth or Tartar: Learning the Difference

There is a possibility that you might start to panic if you notice a small piece of white material coming out of your mouth. Is it a tooth falling out or something like that? Chipped teeth or tartar are the two most common issues that can cause this. (Hint: Probably […]

How to Avoid Bumps on the Back of Your Tongue

It is very rare for people to examine their tongues in the mirror to see if they have something wrong with them. What is your tongue’s shape telling you about your oral and general health? There are many reasons why your tongue can appear strange, and many of them go […]

We need to learn about cancer vs. canker sores

You may notice an unexpected sight one day inside your mouth, some white filled round shaped ulcer; it may be a canker sore. This issue is often confused with cancer. Having a foreign growth inside your mouth might cause a little scare, and that is why you must explore and […]