Severe Toothache Pain Requires Timely Dental Care

Toothaches can be the result of a failing filling, untreated cavity, or a dental trauma. This often causes increased sensitivity, increasing discomfort, pain, pressure, or swelling in the underlying gums. In a situation like this, you should not delay in seeking treatment with Dr. Dexter Inniss. After a thorough examination and X-rays he can assess the severity of the problem... read more »

A Tooth Suffering from Dental Attrition Needs to Be Repaired

Minor orthodontic alignment issues in your mouth can cause one or more teeth to meet at an unnatural angle. This is sometimes the result of a missing tooth that slightly altered your bite alignment. As time goes by, one tooth can rub on the other, wearing away a tiny amount of tooth enamel. This altered surface can invite the bacteria... read more »

Recovering After Root Canal Therapy

Root canal therapy is a much-needed treatment when your tooth’s pulp and nerve are infected. After your dentist, Dr. Dexter Inniss, removes the infected parts of the tooth and fills the tooth with a special material, he will seal the tooth with a dental filling or dental crown. This is a more invasive dental treatment that requires the proper recovery.... read more »

A Tooth with a Large Cavity Might Need to Be Restored by a Dental Crown

Small cavities can often be repaired by a standard dental filling. When a cavity is ignored and goes untreated, it can decay a significant amount of tooth enamel. When this happens, your dentist, Dr. Dexter Inniss, might not be able to repair it with a dental filling. In a case like this, he might recommend restoring the entire tooth enamel... read more »