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Expectations of a Root Canal Procedure

If you have been advised to fix your damaged or decaying tooth through root canal therapy, we want you to feel comfortable with the procedure before you are sitting in the dental chair. Many people develop anxiety surrounding a root canal procedure, so it is important to know and understand the process before it begins. […]

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What is Root Canal Therapy?

If you have a damaged or decayed tooth, your dentist may suggest root canal therapy. Our team at Charlotte Emergency has found that patients often associate the term “root canal” with a negative, scary, or painful experience. That’s why we have come together to explain any misconceptions surrounding the procedure, and to provide you with […]

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Time for a Dental Filling Replacement?

A dental filling is necessary to treat a cavity or repair a cracked tooth. Most people will need at least one filling in their lifetime due to the intake of sugary foods and drinks, or from poor dental hygiene. Once your dental filling is set in your damaged tooth, you want it to last as […]

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How To Care For Your Dental Filling

If you recently acquired a dental filling to repair a decayed or damaged tooth, you may be wondering what to expect throughout your recovery time. Dental fillings are extremely durable, but there are habits you can form to help it last as long as possible. At Charlotte Emergency Dental, we want to provide you with […]

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What is a Dental Filling? 

A dental filling is a type of restorative treatment that we will often use to replace any part of a tooth’s structure that has been lost or damaged due to decay. Decay may be caused by bacteria, trauma, or from general wear and tear over time. Fillings can be made from a variety of different […]

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Tooth Extraction Aftercare

So, you had your tooth extracted. If your tooth has been damaged by disease or trauma, then tooth extraction was a great option to get rid of that painful aching. But how can you ensure the aching does not return after treatment? At Charlotte Emergency Dental, we have come together to provide you with proper […]

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Signs Your Tooth Needs To Be Extracted

Many people think of a tooth extraction as a painful and anxiety-provoking experience. However, if you are living with pain in your mouth from a tooth, having that tooth pulled will not only be a sweet relief from the pain, but it can even help to prevent other problems from arising for your oral health […]

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Lost Filling or Crown? Let Us Help!

After you have had a filling or crown placed in your mouth, chances are you’ve completely forgotten it’s there! But what happens if it suddenly comes loose or falls out? At Charlotte Emergency Dental we are here every day of the week with extended hours to ensure incidents like these are taken care of quickly […]

Don’t Be Afraid of A Root Canal!

Over the years root canal procedures have gained a terrible reputation as a terrifying treatment that is extremely painful. The truth is, root canals are WAY more helpful than they are harmful. A root canal is only prescribed to eliminate your tooth pain. The purpose of the procedure is to remove infection in your tooth […]

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Bruxism: Teeth Grinding Symptoms and Prevention

Do you ever wake up in the mornings with soreness or slight discomfort in your teeth and jaws? This is one of the tell-tale signs of teeth grinding (also known as bruxism.) Teeth grinding can show up at almost any age and although it typically occurs unconsciously during sleep, it is not uncommon for someone […]

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