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Replace A Tooth Or Save It?

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Over a lifetime, teeth can endure temperatures ranging from freezing to near boiling, biting forces of as much as 150 pounds per square inch and a hostile environment teeming with bacteria. Yet they can still remain healthy for decades. But while they’re rugged, they’re not indestructible — they can incur serious damage from tooth decay […]

Answers To Common Root Canal Treatment Questions

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A root canal treatment is a commonly known but often misunderstood procedure. Contrary to popular belief, these treatments aren’t painful — in fact, they often stop a toothache. More importantly, a “root canal” can give a tooth on the verge of loss another lease on life. Still, if you’ve never experienced a root canal treatment […]

5 Myths About Root Canals

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Just hearing the words “root canal” can be enough to make most people cringe. The mental image of a root canal patient holding a grossly swollen jaw while groaning with pain has been perpetuated by movies, television, and cartoons. But is that the true picture of modern-day root canal treatment? Here are five commonly believed […]

When To Be Concerned About A Clicking Jaw

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Have you noticed a clicking, popping, or grating sound when you open or close your jaw? As many as 36 million U.S. adults experience this phenomenon in one or both of the joints that connect the lower jaw (mandible) to the skull. While the sounds may be disconcerting, there’s generally no cause for concern in […]

Oral Hygiene After The Age Of 60

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Newton, KS dental office, Tippin Dental Group offers experienced dental care tailored to the unique dental needs of mature adults. As we age, our oral health develops and changes. Older patients can experience more complex dental concerns including missing teeth, an increase in tooth decay and poorly fit dentures. Oral Hygiene, Always Important When it […]

What To Expect When Getting A Root Canal

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You’ve recently learned one of your teeth needs a root canal treatment. It’s absolutely necessary: for example, if you have decay present, it will continue to go deeper within the tooth and it will spread to the roots and bone and could ultimately cause you to lose your tooth. Although you’re a little nervous, we […]

Six Tips To Maintain Healthy Teeth While Traveling

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Happy summer! Do you and your family have any big summer plans this year? Whether you’ll be going up north to the lake, camping in the woods with kids, or heading out on a big road trip, it can be challenging to stay healthy while traveling. However, keeping your family’s teeth strong and healthy while […]