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Study: Nanodiamonds and the Future of Root Canals

Root Canals | Alpharetta Creek Restorative Dentistry

While most of us dread the thought of getting a root canal, the fact is that the procedure helps about 15 million people each year by saving an infected tooth from extraction.

If you think that nothing has changed about root canals in Alpharetta, you may be pleasantly surprised. The comfort and efficiency of root canals have improved dramatically in recent years because dentists continue to look for ways to improve not just the procedure but to deliver more favorable long-term outcomes.

Root Canals, Gutta Percha, and Nanodiamonds

The goal of a root canal is to remove infected material from inside the tooth to relieve pain and save the tooth. During the next ...

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Need a Root Canal? Here’s How the Process Might Change in the Future

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No one likes the idea of having a root canal, but a lot of the fear that still exists is unwarranted in modern dentistry. Improved techniques and technology mean that we can perform root canals in Alpharetta that are more efficient and more comfortable than you can probably imagine.

During a root canal, Dr. Kai cleans out the infection then disinfects and seals the tooth. A temporary filling will be placed to protect the tooth until you return for your follow-up appointment when he can ensure that all the bacteria has been removed.

Delivering Reliable Outcomes

However, the problem is that today there’s really no way to guarantee that all the bacteria have been ...

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3 Common Dental Emergencies We Treat and How to Handle Them

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There are all sorts of dental emergencies, but they all have one thing in common: You need relief, and you need it now.

It can be hard to think clearly when you are in pain or have lost a tooth, but recognizing an emergency and knowing how to handle it can save you time and discomfort.

Here are three emergencies we treat at our office and tips for dealing with them before you can get in to see us:

Chipped or Broken Tooth

If a tooth breaks, immediate attention is needed to avoid further damage. Gather up the pieces of the tooth, wrap them in tissue, and bring them to our office. Dr. Kai ...

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Do You Need a Root Canal? These Signs Point to Yes

Tooth Pain | Root Canals Alpharetta

Any sudden tooth pain is an indication that something is going on with your oral health and you need to see a dentist to find out what the problem is and if you need treatment. If your teeth are sensitive to hot and cold temperatures, the solution may be as simple as a dental filling, or you may require a root canal at our Alpharetta dental office. 

We know the thought of a root canal sends most people into a panic. It is unfortunate that this important treatment has such a bad reputation. We must perform a root canal to save the tooth and relieve the pain that’s a result of ...

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