Spotlight on Dental Pulp Damage

Practicing good oral hygiene and seeing a dentist for dental cleanings and exams make up a smart and effective oral health care routine. This is because taking these steps helps prevent decay and disease from developing in your mouth. When a cavity does occur, a hole forms in the enamel, which can allow bacteria to get inside of the tooth where it doesn’t belong. When this happens, the bacteria can infect a part of the tooth called the dental pulp.

Dental pulp is the soft tissue inside of a tooth containing blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissue. Before the root canal procedure was developed, a patient with dental pulp damage would need to have the tooth pulled to relieve the pain and prevent the infection from spreading. Today, root canal therapy gives dentists a way to treat an infection of the dental pulp while saving the patient’s natural tooth.

My Dentist has 2 general dentistry offices that offer root canals and comprehensive dental care near Bloomingdale, IL. For information about Eagle Falls Dentistry on Stratford Drive or Associated Dental Care on Bloomingdale Road, please give us a call today at (630) 894-5992.

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