After a procedure, you may be asked to do pulpal therapy. This is typically asked of a patient when your tooth has been through a lot of trauma and we are attempting to keep the swelling down in the pulp of the tooth. While it may have the effect of helping with pain, the real goal of this therapeutic practice is to give your tooth the best possible chance from dying and needing a root canal down the road.
- Take 2 Advil (Motrin, Ibuprofen, etc.) 200mg every 6 hours for 4-5 days.
If your dentist determined you have a temporomadibular disorder which is often referred to as TMD, here is what you need to know. The "T" in TMD stands for the temple, "M" for the mandible or jaw and "D" for a disorder within this complex. This disorder is usually due...read more
CEREC- CEREC is the short term for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, or CEramic REConstruction. CEREC uses CAD/CAM (computer aided design/computer aided manufacturing) technology to give us the opportunity to do same-day restorations and provide...read more