Cincinnati Root Canal

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Where can I get a Cincinnati Root Canal?

When a tooth has been severely compromised by traumatic injury or extensive decay, root canal therapy may be the best treatment option. At Fountain Square Cosmetic Dental Group, our team is skilled and experienced in providing root canal therapy. Using state-of-the-art equipment and sophisticated techniques, our team will make sure that you are as comfortable as possible while they restore your smile to mint condition. Our Cincinnati root canal  therapy is a highly effective method for preserving or saving a damaged tooth and relieving the symptoms of a toothache.

When you visit Fountain Square Cosmetic Dental Group, you can expect to be greeted with the individualized attention and care that you deserve. Our staff believes that the defining virtues of a dental practice include providing expert care as well as being sensitivity to every patient’s unique set of needs. In addition to helping you to schedule a convenient appointment time by offering flexible scheduling options, we strive to make every visit to our office a positive experience. 

At Fountain Square Cosmetic Dental Group, we do our utmost to preserve a natural tooth that has sustained damage and to prevent or treat any related infection. Our Cincinnati root canal  treatment is a precise procedure involving the gentle removal of the diseased pulp from the interior of the tooth and then thoroughly cleaning and sanitizing the area. As a final step, a biocompatible material is inserted into the canals to prevent any new infections from developing. After the procedure is complete, the tooth is ready to be rebuilt to its natural form and full function with an appropriate restoration.

 At Fountain Square Cosmetic Dental Group, we make sure that you are comfortable and relaxed throughout your Cincinnati root canal treatment. It’s our goal to provide the highest levels of compassionate care and service. To schedule an appointment, call our office today.  

105 E. Fourth Street Suite 1175
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 290-1144

Early Oral Cancer Detection Helps Save Lives

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Most patients have no detectable symptoms during the early stages of oral cancer, but with routine dental check ups we can help you find signs and and review symptoms that might indicate oral cancer.  In the United States alone, over 35,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer every year.  While early detection boosts the survival rate to 80-90%, many times the diagnoses doesn't happen until the cancer has progressed.  For the month of April we are trying to get the awareness of oral cancer out to our patients to help that survival rate go up.  Listed below are some signs and symptoms that you can watch for yourself:

  • Patches on the lining of the mouth or tongue, usually red and white in color
  • Mouth ulcers that do not go away
  • A sore that does not heal
  • A swelling in the mouth that persists for over three weeks
  • A lump or thickening of the skin or lining of the mouth
  • Pain when swallowing
  • Loosening teeth (tooth) for no clear reason
  • Dentures don't fit properly
  • Jaw pain
  • Jaw stiffness
  • Sore throat
  • A sensation that something is stuck in your throat
  • Painful tongue
  • A hoarse voice
  • Pain in the neck that does not go away

If you have some of these symptoms you should see your doctor/dentist.  There are many other conditions and diseases with similar symptoms, but it doesn't hurt to check.


             

Please visit this link to read about an oral cancer survivor:

www.butlerfirststep.org/2012/06/oral-cancer-survivor-impacts-students/ 

Early Oral Cancer Detection Helps Save Lives

Posted by FountainSquareCosmeticDentalGroup | Filed under , , , , ,

Most patients have no detectable symptoms during the early stages of oral cancer, but with routine dental check ups we can help you find signs and and review symptoms that might indicate oral cancer.  In the United States alone, over 35,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer every year.  While early detection boosts the survival rate to 80-90%, many times the diagnoses doesn't happen until the cancer has progressed.  For the month of April we are trying to get the awareness of oral cancer out to our patients to help that survival rate go up.  Listed below are some signs and symptoms that you can watch for yourself:

  • Patches on the lining of the mouth or tongue, usually red and white in color
  • Mouth ulcers that do not go away
  • A sore that does not heal
  • A swelling in the mouth that persists for over three weeks
  • A lump or thickening of the skin or lining of the mouth
  • Pain when swallowing
  • Loosening teeth (tooth) for no clear reason
  • Dentures don't fit properly
  • Jaw pain
  • Jaw stiffness
  • Sore throat
  • A sensation that something is stuck in your throat
  • Painful tongue
  • A hoarse voice
  • Pain in the neck that does not go away

If you have some of these symptoms you should see your doctor/dentist.  There are many other conditions and diseases with similar symptoms, but it doesn't hurt to check.


             

Please visit this link to read about an oral cancer survivor:

www.butlerfirststep.org/2012/06/oral-cancer-survivor-impacts-students/ 

Add a Little Sparkle to Your Summer Smile!

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Wanting to make that summer tan of yours a little darker? One way to accomplish that and avoid more UV rays is to bleach your teeth, for more contrast! There are many reasons for your teeth to become discolored or stained, most of them you can control, a few you cannot. The following is a short list of causes and cures.

1.       Drinks-Coffee and tea are the most common culprits causing staining of the teeth. Try to avoid sipping on these drinks over prolonged periods of time and try rinsing with water afterwards. This stain can be removed with regular cleanings and professional whitening treatments.

2.       Smoking/Tobacco-Smoking and chewing tobacco can have a negative effect on tooth color, gingival health, and breath. Of course, the best solution to this problem is to never start smoking or try to quit if you already do. Most of the sticky, tar-like tobacco stain can be removed during cleanings and whitening treatments can help minimize the yellowish color caused by the smoking.

3.       Dental restorations-Old silver fillings (amalgam) can tend to break down around the margins (edges) over time and can sometimes show through the enamel making the tooth look dark and gray. These restorations can be replaced with tooth colored restorations (composites) to reverse this effect.

4.       Age-Unfortunately, as we get older the outer, white layer of enamel tends to wear thin, causing the teeth to look more yellow. Porcelain veneers or dental bonding can help replace the missing outer later and restore that youthful glow.

5.       Chemicals and Medications-During tooth development as a child, certain antibiotics such as tetracycline or excess ingestion of fluoride can cause permanent tooth staining. This type of stain cannot be removed with a cleaning or bleaching; porcelain veneers or cosmetic bonding can be used to cover up the facial aspect of the tooth and give them a new face.

 

As always, genetics can also play a role in changing tooth colors. To keep your smile brighter and whiter, come in for regular prophylaxis cleanings and ask us about cosmetic options. Summer is the best time to give that smile a little sparkle, giving you that fresh “vacation” look!